News - Keffi

Former Works And Housing Minister Hassan Lawal Buried

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The remains of the former Minister of Works and Housing Hassan Lawal have been laid to rest in Keffi, Nasarawa State. 

At Least Ten Killed In Abuja Multiple Accident

1 month ago /
Nation 

More than 10 people were feared dead and several others injured in a multiple accident in the Abuja-Keffi express way in the Federal Capital Territory on Friday.

Germany Offers Assistance In Resolving Nigeria’s Security Challenges

2 months ago /
Security 

The German government says it is committed to working with Nigeria to ensure its security challenges are solved.

Lassa Fever Kills Medical Doctor In Kogi

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria Medical Association, NMA in Kogi State on Monday announced the death of Dr Victor Idowu who was diagnosed with Lassa fever. Idowu was diagnosed of Lassa fever on January 19, 2018, after he contracted the virus in the line of duty at Irrua Specialist Hospital,  Edo state. Until his death, he...

Power Supply: TCN Tackles Collapsed Grid

3 months ago /
Nation 

Authorities of the Transmission Company Of Nigeria  (TCN) say  they are working hard to tackle the recent power outage experienced in parts of the country. Addressing newsmen in Keffi     Nasarawa State Capital, the interim managing director of the transmission company Usman Mohammed blamed the weakness of the power grid on the sudden system collapse. The minister...

Dogara Harps On Good Governance

4 months ago /
Nation 

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says the house is committed to its role of rescuing Nigeria from the clutches of hunger, poverty, political and infrastructural challenges. Dogara said this in Keffi while addressing representatives of key sectors in Nasarawa state on the role of the legislature in...

Buhari Decorates Commander Guards Brigade, Commend Professionalism Of The Army

4 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the guards brigade for demonstrating a high-level of discipline and professionalism expected from officers and men of the Nigerian army. Speaking on Tuesday at the decoration ceremony of the commander, guards brigade, brig-gen. Musa Yusuf as major-general, president Buhari said it was instructive that the senior...

Disaster Management Agencies Strategies For Improved Services

6 months ago /
Nation 

Recent disaster and emergency incidents in Nigeria call for stronger collaboration, deep reflection, confidence and consensus building in the humanitarian community. The director general, national emergency management agency, NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja, said this during a four-day workshop on the review and update of the national plan which opened on     Wednesday in keffi,...

Al-Makura Reaffirms Resolve To Minimise Youth Restiveness

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-makura has reaffirmed his resolve to minimise youths restiveness in the state. The governor made this known at passing out parade of the 2nd batch of the Nasarawa Youth Empowerment Scheme (NAYES). Addressing the marshals shortly after the parade, the governor said that there is need to...

Nasarawa Govt. Partners UNICEF To Tackle Malnutrition

1 year ago /
Nation 

Infants and young child feeding has been described as essential to ensure the growth and development of children. Nasarawa State Nutritional Officer, Amina Mohammed, stated this at a three-day training of community volunteers on infant and young child feeding held at Keffi Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. She also stressed...

 

Al-Makura Satisfied With On-going Lafia Airport, Road Projects

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura has expressed satisfaction with the quality of work  ongoing at the Lafia Airport and its environs. The governor made it known while speaking to the journalists during an inspection tour, which he deemed necessary to beat the specified time, as he had earlier promised. The...

ASUU Nasarawa State University chapter on indefinite strike

2 years ago /
Education  Nation 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Nasarawa State University Chapter has embarked on indefinite strike over allowances owed them by the management of the institution. The Chairman of the chapter, Dr. Theophilus Daniel-Lagi, made the statement on Monday in Keffi while addressing newsmen at the end of an emergency meeting of...

Emir of Keffi Dies After 37 Years On The Throne

2 years ago /
Nation  Religion 

Alhaji Mohammadu Chindo Yamusa II was reported to have passed on in the early hours of this morning in his palace in Keffi, Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state. The monarch who has ruled since 1978, for about 37 years died in his sleep after a brief illness as announced...

Abuja-Keffi Road Expansion

2 years ago /
Nation 

For years now, the Abuja-Keffi highway rush hour traffic has been a story of disappointment, frustration and loss of man-hours. Following increasing public outcry, the Jonathan administration just days before leaving office awarded the contract for the expansion of the road....

FEC In Last Ratification

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Executive Council approved road contracts worth over 44.2 billion naira on Wednesday. The projects include expansion of the Abuja-Keffi road as well as the construction of roads in Bayelsa, Ondo and Delta States. AIT’s Anoyoyo Ogiagbo reports that the ratifications will be the last for the administration as it...

 

FEC On Final Ratifications

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Executive Council approved road contracts worth over N44.2b on Wednesday. The projects are expansion of Abuja-Keffi road as well as the construction of roads in Bayelsa, Ondo and Delta states. The ratifications will be the last for the administrations as it winds down.  ...

Government To Expand Abuja-Keffi Road

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Works, Mike Onolomenem, says the federal government has directed the expansion of the Abuja-Keffi road which has become a source of worry to commuters and residents in the area. The Minister made this known at a two-day Town Hall Sectorial Conversation held in Abuja by the National Orientation...

 

Abuja-Keffi Expressway

3 years ago /
Nation 

Motorist and commuters say the traffic reduced drastically because of the pro activeness of security personnel and road safety officials in the past few weeks. Some blame the earlier gridlock on the negligence of duty by security personnel and advise that they continue in the current pace so that the gridlock...

 

Polls: NGO Urges Youths To Shun Violence

3 years ago /

The Northern Ethnic Youth Group Assembly, an NGO, on Thursday appealed to Nigerian youths to shun violence before, during and after the February general elections. Mr Usman Austine, spokesperson of the NGO, made the appeal during a one-day sensitisation and awareness workshop for youths in Keffi, Nasarawa state. The theme of the...

Maku Urges Students To Shun Violence During Election

3 years ago /

Mr Labaran Maku, Nasarawa state Gubernatorial Candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has urged Nigerian students to shun violence before, during and after the February general elections. Maku made the appeal on Sunday while addressing students at St Michael the Arch-Angel’s Chaplaincy, Nasarawa State University, Keffi. He expressed concern over the...


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