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    University of Nigeria Alumni Association, Abuja launches website

    The Abuja branch of the University of Nigeria Alumni Association (UNAA) on Friday launched its unique website (www.unaaabuja.org) for easy management of the group’s membership database and activities. The digital milestone was formally launched by a past president of the association and former Nigeria Police Force spokesman, Commissioner of Police COMPOL Emmanuel Ojukwu, at Topview […] More

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    Gov Sule reads Riot Act to rapists, launches action plan

    By Francis Nansak

    Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has condemned the rampant cases of rape in the state, promising to deal decisively with anyone caught in the dastard act He disclosed this at the formal launch of Nasarawa State Action Plan (SAP) on the domestication of the United Nation’s Security Council Resolution (1325) on women peace and security, […] More

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    Nasarawa pensioners clash over Garnishee Order

    By Francis Nansak

    Nasarawa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has reacted to a High Court order that garnisheed the entire accounts of the Nasarawa State Government. The leadership of the union on Thursday made their stand known on the recent garnishee order during a press conference in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital. The Chairman […] More

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    Gov Sule flags off programme to tackle poverty

    By Francis Nansak

    The Nasarawa State Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, in line with the National Social Safety Net Programme launched by the Federal Government in 2017, has flagged off the training of participants to enrol vulnerable households in the State. The exercise which aims to establish a Single Social Register for the poor in Nasarawa State, will be […] More

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    Nasarawa overcomes hurdles, pays July salary

    By Francis Nansak

    Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State said the unfortunate challenges that hampered payment of workers salaries recently had been overcome. A court garnishee order against the government had also affected the payment of some pensioners entitlements. The governor who blamed the situation on years of accumulated gratuity since the military era amounting to huge billions […] More

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    UNFPA, KOICA support 5,299 people to overcome Gender based violence in Borno

    By Hassan Zaggi

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has supported 5,299 community members from three local government areas of Borno State to enable them overcome the effect of Gender Based Violence (GBV). UNFPA has continued to deliver services including medical and mental health and psychosocial support services to […] More

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    School reopening: Nasarawa assures of students’ safety

    By Francis Nansak

    Ahead of the August 17 final examinations for exiting students of secondary schools, Nasarawa State Government says it will prioritise the safety of its students in all the 51 centres, in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines. The State Government gave the assurance on Tuesday during a press briefing by the Commissioner of Education, Hajiya Fatu Sabo […] More

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    Covid-19: FG to set up sample collection centres in 774 LGAs

    By Hassan Zaggi

    The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, says that the Federal Government will work closely with the State Governments to prepare spaces and human resources at General Hospitals and Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) to set up one Covid-19 sample collection site at every local government area. He disclosed this at a Presidential Task Force (PTF) on […] More

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    Security agents lock down Abuja over #RevolutionNow protests

    Security agents have put Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, under partial lockdown to stop a scheduled protest by #RevolutionNow led by Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. Early this morning, a combined team of police, army, air force and some paramilitary personnel was deployed to the streets of Abuja, thus, preventing the protesters from converging. Prompt News […] More