Muhammad Ahmad

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David Mark sanctioned my visit to Ombatse chief priest- Senator

Senator Solomon Ewuga of the All Progressives Congress, representing Nasarawa North in the National Assembly, has said that his visit to Baba Alakyo, the chief priest of Ombatse, days after about 100 security operatives were killed by the militia group, was approved by Senate President David Mark. Answering questions at…

Nasarawa Crisis: Al-Makura sacks security adviser

The governor said the office is no longer essential in the state. (more…)

Nasarawa State

Ombatse crisis splits Nasarawa PDP

Some party members condemn statements made by the state PDP chairman. (more…)

Survivor narrates how Ombatse attacked Assakio in Nasarawa

The Federal Government has deployed troops to Nasarawa. (more…)

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa Crisis Latest: Police Micro Finance Bank Chief, 2 others missing

The police bank chief went missing around the area where the violence broke out. (more…)

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa Crisis: Shot Police officer admits membership of Ombatse cult

The officer shocked his boss when he admitted membership of the deadly cult. (more…)

Nasarawa Assembly summons Al-Makura, security chiefs for urgent meeting.

The Nasarawa lawmakers accuse the state government of not being proactive in checking the violence in the state. (more…)

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa crisis politically motivated, says ex-Governor

Abdullahi Adamu said the federal government was to blame for the violence that has hit Nasarawa state. A former governor of Nasarawa state, Abdullahi Adamu, said on Sunday that the frequent crisis that has bedevilled the state in the last two years was politically motivated. Mr. Adamu, who is a…

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa Violence: Scores killed, houses razed, 30,000 displaced

No fewer than 30,000 persons, mostly women and children within and around the affected areas, have fled to other parts of the state and the neighbouring Benue state for safety. (more…)

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa boils as Ombatse, Alago youth clash

Palpable tension has enveloped Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, and environs, following a clash between Eggon youths suspected to be Ombatse militia and Alago youths in Obi local government area of the state. Odobu, a village few kilometers to Obi town, mainly inhabited by the Alago tribe, has been razed…

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa Information ministry gutted by fire

No life was lost in the inferno. (more…)

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa Information ministry gutted by fire

No life was lost in the inferno. The office of the Nasarawa State Ministry of Information and Ethical Re-orientation was gutted by fire on Friday morning. The fire, which erupted in the ministry's store, reportedly destroyed properties worth millions of naira. Prior to the arrival of the state fire service,…

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa killings has nothing to do with Ombatse cult — Attorney General

Armed men who ambushed and killed more than 63 security personnel in a remote village in Nasarawa state in May 2013, sparking national outrage, did so without mystical powers as widely claimed, the state attorney general has told a government panel investigating the deaths. Widespread speculation of extra-natural powers in…


Nasarawa confirms outbreak of cholera

The Nasarawa government says it is scrambling to contain the spread of the disease. (more…)

Nasarawa to recruit 5980 ad-hoc staff for council polls

A court case had prevented the state government from conducting elections. (more…)

Civil servants groan over non-payment of salaries

Maku says Nigeria is not broke. (more…)

Former Nasarawa governor, others join Atiku-led PDP faction

All entrants to the new faction accuse the PDP leadership of being dictatorial. The Nasarawa state campaign coordinator for the election of the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur, has abandoned the party for a new faction led by former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. Rayyanu Iliyasu said Mr. Tukur’s…

Al-Makura’s incompetence worsening Nasarawa crisis- PDP

 The state has recently been embroiled in a political crisis. (more…)

Nasarawa lawmakers resume sitting after Tuesday attack

The lawmakers held a meeting with the governor. (more…)

Update: Nasarawa Assembly shut indefinitely following attack on lawmakers

Irate youth pelted the vehicles of the lawmakers with stones. (more…)

Nasarawa crisis: PDP lawmaker dismisses alleged plan to impeach Al-Makura

The Nasarawa governor will appear before lawmakers on Tuesday afternoon. (more…)

Nasarawa crisis: Lawmakers ban state media from covering Assembly proceedings

The governor of Nasarawa State and the House of Assembly are at logger heads. (more…)

Stay clear of Nasarawa politics, Justice Commissioner warns presidency

There are reports of a planned impeachment on the state governor. (more…)

PDP alleges attack on Nasarawa lawmakers for summoning Gov Almakura

The lawmakers have been accused of huge fraud. (more…)

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa lawmaker appeals for more allocation to ministries

The lawmaker wants the allocations to be properly utilised. (more…)