Nasarawa assembly suspends LG chair, deputy over ‘insubordination’

The Nasarawa state Assembly has suspended the chairman of Nasarawa local government council, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Ottos for alleged insubordination. The House also suspended the deputy chairman, Karu local government council, Lawal Yakubu Karshi, for the same act. Speaker of the House, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced this after chairman, House Committee on Local Government,…

In Nasarawa, Police haul robbery, kidnapping suspects

The Nasarawa state Police Command, Monday, paraded 27 suspects over alleged armed robbery and kidnapping in the state, Blueprint reports. The state Police Commissioner (CP) Bola Longer, said the suspects were arrested from various locations across the state. Longe said 21 of the suspects were arrested for armed robbery while six were for kidnapping. He…

Nasarawa Assembly suspends LG Chairman over insubordination

By David Odama – Lafia Nasarawa State House of Assembly Monday orders the suspension of Nasarawa Local government Council Chairman, Muhammed Sami Otto for alleged insubordination and disrespect to the state government. Also suspended is the vice Chairman, Karu local government council, Lawal Yakubu Karshion account of disrespect to the constituted authorities. Announcing the suspension…

School closure: Nasarawa to revoke operational licenses of erring schools

Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule The Nasarawa State Government has threatened to withdraw the operational approval for any private schools caught violating the lockdown order by reopening schools for all categories of students. Mr Usman Abu, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, made the threat in a statement on Monday in Lafia. “It has…

New NMA Chair, other excos emerge in Nasarawa

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Nasarawa state branch Saturday, elected new executive to run its affairs for the next two years in the state, with Dr. Sabo Emmanuel as its chairman. The election which was held at nurses’ house Lafia saw Dr. Emmanuel polling 206 votes to defeat his fellow contestant, Dr. Paul Nwanje who polled 62…

Indicted former SSG: Nasarawa lawmaker heads to Appeal

The Speaker, Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, Saturday, said the house would appeal the judgement nullifying the indictment of the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Aliyu Ahmed Tijani, over alleged N248.5 million unaccounted funds for school projects in the state. Abdullahi made this known while addressing Journalists in Lafia over…

INEC will remain apolitical – INEC Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmud Yakubu has assured Nigerians that the election umpire will remain apolitical in the conduct of polls in the country. He gave the assurance Wednesday in Nasarawa during an on the spot assessment of state of preparedness for the Saturday’s Nasarawa State Assembly bye – election.Yakubu who was accompanied…

Gunmen kill traditional ruler in Nasarawa

By David Odama – Lafia Unknown gunmen invaded Odu Community, Udege Development Area of Nasarawa State at about 10 pm, shot and killed a traditional ruler, Amos Ewa Obere (ASP Rtd) leaving the community in fears. The traditional ruler who sustained a serious injury in his stomach as a result of the gunshot was rushed…

774, 000:  Don’t jeopardize recruitment process, Nasarawa Chairman tells politicians

By David Odama – Lafia The Chairman and the coordinator of the Federal Government Special Public Works (FGN/SPW) Programme in Nasarawa  state, Kasim Mohammed Kasim has appealed to politicians not to jeopardize the federal government move towards addressing the unemployment situation, sufferings of the youths  in the country Kassim who spoke at the registration and…