In Nasarawa, APC stakeholders pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Sule, Al-Makura

September 26, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders from Nasarawa south senatorial district, Saturday, passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammad Buhari. The stakeholders made this known in a communique read by one of the stakeholders, Mamman Alakayi, in Lafia, the state capital after an expanded meeting of APC critical stakeholders from the zone. Alakayi said the meeting has passed the Read More

Gana: Tiv youth group commends Army

September 21, 2020 Editor 0

The Tiv Youth Advancement Vanguard ( TYAV) has heaped praises and commendations on the Nigerian Army and other security agencies for the killing of wanted militia warlord, Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Gana in a gun battle. Gana who terrorised communities in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa and particularly Katsina-ala, Ukum and Logo local government areas of Benue was killed during Read More

How Buhari’s emergence, Military’s counter-insurgency tactics wiped out Boko Haram from Bauchi – CSOs

September 18, 2020 Editor 0

A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s emergence in 2015 and the military’s counter-insurgency measures have ended Boko Haram activities in Bauchi state and other parts of the North East.  The team led by Global Amnesty Watch (GAW), also consisting of non-governmental organisations and the media came to this conclusion at the end of Read More

Withdraw your statement on Gana, youth group tells Suswam

September 12, 2020 Editor 0

The Sankera Youth Forum (SYF) has called on the lawmaker representing Benue North East in the National Assembly, Senator Gabriel Suswam, to withdraw his statement on notorious militia leader, Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Gana.  Sankera consists of three of the seven local government areas which make up the senatorial district which the ex-governor represents and was among the worst affected Read More

Revealed! How notorious criminal, Gana, was killed in Benue – Investigation

September 11, 2020 Editor 0

A preliminary report by the Coalition of Human Rights Groups in Nigeria has revealed that Terwase Akwaza popularly known as Gana was killed during a shoot-out with security operatives on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, along Makurdi-Gboko Road in Benue state. The deceased terrorist had been declared wanted by security operatives for his atrocities in the state and the environs. He Read More

Nasarawa assembly suspends LG chair, deputy over ‘insubordination’

August 11, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

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, Barrister Mohammed Alkali moved a Read More

In Nasarawa, Police haul robbery, kidnapping suspects

August 10, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

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 said the command arrested armed Read More

New NMA Chair, other excos emerge in Nasarawa

August 9, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

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 votes. The new chairman pledged Read More

Indicted former SSG: Nasarawa lawmaker heads to Appeal

August 8, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

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 a High Court judgement that Read More

Breaking – Nasarawa: Lawmakers pass revised 2020 budget in 3 days

July 23, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state House of Assembly Thursday, passed into law a revised 2020 budget of N62.96 billion, three days after governor Abdullahi Sule transmitted it to the lawmakers. Speaker of the House, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced the passage after Hon. Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader of the House moved a motion for the passage of the bill into law and it was Read More

Breaking: Disquiet as pregnant teenage student commits suicide

July 14, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

A 14-year-old teenager, Anita Haledu Ibrahim, an SS1 student of government science school Andaha has committed suicide. Anita who is a resident of Angwan Dorowa, Gbuja village, Andaha in Akwang local government area of Nasarawa state was said to have drank herbicide last Saturday which resulted to her death. Blueprint gathered that Anita got pregnant for her boyfriend, who is also a resident of Read More

Take charge in Nasarawa, PDP directs zonal c’tte chair

July 4, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed the chairman of the Zonal Working Committee (ZWC), Hon. Theophilus Dakas Shan, to take charge and oversee the activities of Nasarawa state chapter of the party until further notice. This was contained in a letter dated PDP/DOM/GF.2/VOL.1A/20/096(B) 02 July 2020, addressed to Hon. Shan, and made available Read More

Crack as media director ‘opposes’ Ibrahim Adra’s appointment as Nasarawa gov’s CPS

July 3, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 1

There is a impending crack, laced with concussion in the media department of governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state over the appointment of Ibrahim Inuwa Addra as the new Chief Press Secretary (CPS). The governor, had on Thursday announce the appointment of Ibrahim Addra of the Channels Television as his CPS. By the appointment, Addra is meant to henceforth manage Read More

In Nasarawa, Speaker condoles Blueprint COO’s family, Umaisha community over death of Turaki Opanda

June 27, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the speaker, Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Saturday, condoled with Ohimege Opanda, Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, over the death of Alhaji Isa Bukar, the Turaki Opanda. Alhaji Bukar, a notable traditional title holder within Umaisha emirate council is the elder brother to the Chief Operating Officer of Blueprint, Alhaji Salisu Umar. The number three man in Nasarawa Read More

Breaking: Nasarawa gov picks new SSG

June 10, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has approved the appointment of Barrister Ubandoma Muhammad Aliyu as the Secretary to the Nasarawa state government. A statement signed by Director General Strategic Communication and Press Affairs to the governor, Yakubu Lamai, on Wednesday evening, said Ubandoma’s appointment would take effect immediately. Ubandoma, who was one time Executive chairman Lafia local government area from 1999 Read More

Breaking: Again, Gunmen kidnap CAN chairman

May 28, 2020 Mohammed Yangida 0

Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Nasarawa state, Bishop Joseph Masin, has been kidnapped. Immediate past Secretary of the association Elder Yohanna Samari revealed this to Blueprint in a telephone interview in Lafia, the state capital. He said unknown gunmen stormed the resident of the CAN Chairman at Bukan Sidi in Lafia and whisked him away to an unknown Read More

In Nasarawa, 30-year-old man commits suicide in school

May 9, 2020 NAN 0

The Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the death of a man, identified as James Samuel, who allegedly hanged himself in his former school. Samuel, 30, hanged himself in a classroom at Government Secondary School, Gurku in the Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Ramhan Nansel, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Read More

Breaking: In Taraba, runaway Covid-19 patient returns as govt rejects 100 almajiris from Nasarawa

May 4, 2020 Andrew Ojih 0

The Taraba state government has found Mrs Talatu Idris, the Covid-19 positive patient who escaped from the state isolation centre. The Chairman of the Taraba state Covid-19 Technical Committee, Dr Innocent Vakai, who made this known while briefing newsman in Jalingo did not disclose how she was found. Vakai also said that the state government has rejected 100 students of Read More

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NPFL Matchday 17: Full results, scorers emerge

January 26, 2020 Editor 0

FULL TIME RESULTS OF MD17 #NPFL20 Dakkada 2-0 Jigawa GS Osimaga Duke 47’, Spencer Bassey 71’ Adamawa Utd 2-1 Kwara Utd Idris Abubakar 36’, Isa Garba 45’ – Alao Danbani 14’ Katsina Utd 1-0 FCIU Tasiu Lawal 3′ Sunshine Stars 2-2 Kano Pillars Anthony Omaka 36’, 61’ – Auwalu Ali 49’, 70’ MFM 0-0 Plateau Utd Lobi 2-1 Nasarawa Utd Read More

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Gov. Sule presents N100.5bn 2020 budget to Nasarawa Assembly

December 4, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state Wednesday presented the 2020 budget proposal of N100.52 billion to the state House of Assembly for consideration and approval. Governor Sule urged the lawmakers to give the budget speedy passage to enable the state government executes developmental projects across the state. He assured the Assembly of full implementation of the budget if finally passed Read More

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Nasarawa, gov-elect, deputy, others get certificate of return

March 28, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday issued certificates of return to Nasarawa state governor – elect, Engr. Abdullahi Alhaji Sule, and his deputy Emmanuel Akaabe. Shortly after receiving his certificate at INEC office in Lafia, Sule promised to run an all – inclusive government that would lead to co-operation between all the arms of government and the people Read More