Posted on Fri 8 Jan 2021, 02:47 PM

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have rescued three kidnapped persons at Mararaba Udege in Nasarawa Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State.

The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, said in a statement on Friday that one bandit was neutralised in a cross fire during the operation which took place on Thursday.

Enenche said that the rescued persons had been reunited with their families.


Posted on Sun 22 Nov 2020, 02:04 PM

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of the state chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo, by gunmen on Saturday.

Mr Bola Longe, Commissioner of Police in the state, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Sunday in Lafia.

Longe said that the APC chairman was abducted from his residence in Bukan-Sidi, Lafia around 11 p.m. on Saturday.

Longe said the police had been deployed to comb the various forests and flashpoints in the state to ensure the rescue of the APC chieftain. (NAN)


Posted on Mon 14 Sep 2020, 05:06 PM

Two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have been killed in an attack by gunmen in Nasarawa State..

The FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, while confirming the attack in a statement, said the attack occurred on   Monday at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka.

He said one of the officers died during the attack while the other died in the hospital, adding that four others were injured.

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