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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Father of 15 allegedly chains and drags daughter through the streets for missing school – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Dahiru Inusa, a 56-year-old father of 15 children has been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly chaining and dragging his 15- year-old daughter through the streets in Lafia, Nasarawa State’s capital. The man who was arrested at...
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    Metro 23-Year-Old Man Arrested For Slicing Step Mother’s Throat In Nasarawa – Channels Television

    The police in Nasarawa State has arrested a 23-year-old man for slicing the throat of his step-mother in Agyaragu village, Lafia Local government Area of Nasarawa State... Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I’ll never contest election defeat in court – APGA Chairman – Pulse Nigeria

    Mr Adams Gwamna, the Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, says he will never contest any election defeat in court, adding that he will rather accept his loss with equanimity. Gwamna, a two-term member of the state House of Assembly under the … Read more via...
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    Metro 18 die in Nasarawa road mishap – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday said 18 persons died in an accident on Sunday evening on the Akwanga-Nasarawa Eggon highway. The Nasarawa State sector commander of the corps, Ismaila Kugu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Metro Controller speaks on ‘jail break in Keffi prison’ – Daily Post Nigeria

    Emmanuel Okoro, the Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, on Thursday, refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison. Okoro denied the news while speaking to newsmen in Lafia, adding … Read more...
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    Metro Keffi jail break attempt foiled – Daily Trust

    Pandemonium broke out on Thursday morning in Keffi prison when over 50 prisoners allegedly attempted to escape from the prison to protest over poor feeding and lack of facilities.... Read more via Daily Trust – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ABDULLAHI SULE: Almajiri Now a Problem of the Whole Country – Thisdaylive

    Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State is fast coming up strong on the concept of the Almajiri system of education in northern Nigeria, saying measures were already being taken to stop the culture of begging in his state, while also insisting that there were more than 10 million child-beggars...
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    Metro Confusion in Mararaba, as vigilance group, traders clash – TODAY.NG

    The ever busy Mararaba area in Nasarawa State was on Saturday night thrown into confusion when members of a vigilance group stormed the area to dislodge traders that had displayed their wares under the overhead bridge. The vigilance group, said to be working for the state government, had...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari mourns former Governor – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the family and people of Nasarawa State over the death of Vice Admiral Husaini Abdullahi (retd). He also commiserated with military authorities on the.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro Nasarawa man plans own kidnap after his business collapsed – Vanguard News

    A businessman, Abdullahi Mohammed, whose businesses reportedly collapsed, and conspired with his friend, Haruna Saidu, to staged his own kidnap in order to force his family to pay ransom, has been arrested by the Police. The Police in Bauchi disclosed this yesterday, during the parade of 86...
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    Metro Court Orders Government To Pay Breeze FM N67m In Damages – Tori News

    The Nasarawa state government has been ordered by a court to immediately pay Breeze FM N67 million in damages.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Police arrest 2,175 for kidnapping, armed robbery – Daily Trust

    The police have arrested 2,175 suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and banditry since the launch of the “Operation Puff Adder,” Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has said... Read more via Daily Trust – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 62 suspected kidnappers arrested in Nasarawa by Police – Pulse Nigeria

    The Nasarawa State police command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week. Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, while parading the suspects at the.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro NYSC Member Returns Home After Service, Finds Wife Pregnant For Best Friend (Photo) – YabaLeftOnline

    A National Youth Service Corps member is currently nursing his broken heart after his wife reportedly got pregnant for another man, his BESTFRIEND. No young man or old man would pray to be in the.... Read more via YabaLeftOnline – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Gov. Al-Makura sacks political appointees in Nasarawa – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has disengaged all his political appointees ahead of his exit from office on May 29. Al-Makura announced the disengagement of the appointees during an..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Gunmen attack Commissioner’s residence, Kill 400 Level Student in Nasarawa – Vanguard News

    LAFIA- Suspected gunmen in the early hours of Sunday attacked the residence of the Nasarawa State commissioner for higher education, Chief Clement Uhembe, and killed a 400 level student, Terlumum Hemba of the Federal University, Lafia. Police The incident is said to have taken place …...
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    Metro Gunmen Attack Nasarawa Community, Kill Two – Channels Television

    Gunmen on Friday attacked Gwanje community in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, killing two persons in the process. The State... Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Tears as Nasarawa Bury 16 Persons Killed by Herdsmen – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Tears and anger overwhelmed Nasarawa community wednesday as 16 victims of the suspected Fulani herdsmen massacred in community were laid to rest in Kochum-Numa village of AKwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State..... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – Get...
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    Metro Newborn, Pregnant Woman Killed as Gunmen Storm Nasarawa Party –

    A pregnant woman and a newborn are among the 16 people killed in an attack on Numa village, Akwanga local government area of Nasarawa state, on Sunday. Philip Gyunka, senator representing Nasarawa north, disclosed this to reporters on Monday, saying the gunmen struck during a naming ceremony...
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    Politics Nasarawa attacks: I lost a pregnant daughter, 3 others-Bahago – P.M. News

    A resident of Numan-Chuko in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Maiwuya Bahago, on Monday narrated how she lost a pregnant daughter and three other children to suspected herdsmen attack. Bahago said the unfortunate incident occurred on Sunday, when her children were attending …...