Commuters plying the Abuja-Keffi-Lafia highway in Nasarawa State have expressed concerns over the increasing cases of armed robbery on the road.
Labaran Maku, National Secretary, All Progressives Grand Alliance, has commiserated with victims of the gas explosion in Lafia that killed nine people and left many others injured.
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has arrested 23 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers in August, the Commissioner of Police, Yahaya Bello, said on Friday.
The Federal Government National Home Grown School Feeding Programme has trained 2, 746 food vendors in Nasarawa state to enhance the implementation of the initiative, an official has said.
Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, has approved the appointments of Chairmen and members of the governing councils of the four state-owned tertiary institutions.
The Nasarawa State Police Command has vowed to tackle armed robbery and kidnapping cases in Udege and Agwada Development Areas of the state.
Students of Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia, on Wednesday took to the streets to protest the non-accreditation of courses offered in the institution.
Nasarawa House of Assembly on Tuesday approved a five-year single tenure for Vice-Chancellor for the state-owned University, Keffi and other principal officers of the institution.
The Nigeria Police Pension Fund on Monday in Lafia held a sensitisation seminar for about 300 personnel of the force in the North-Central zone, due for retirement between July 1 and December 31.
The Nasarawa State Government says that 1000 persons in the state are expected to be screened and counseled for hepatitis on July 28, to aid the eradication of the disease.
Commuters traveling through Lafia- Akwanga Federal Highway were on Friday left stranded for over six hours, following the heavy rain that flooded the bridge at Shabu near Lafia.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Friday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 25 to 32 and 17 to 22 degrees Celsius respectively.
NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Thursday also predicted day and night temperatures in the range of 29 to 33 and 19 to 24 degrees Celsius respectively.
The commissioner disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Match Day 8 fixture in the Nigeria National League was played at the Kwara Stadium Complex in Ilorin.