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Nyeri County government has urged two members of parliament - Simon Mathenge (Kieni) and Peter Weru (Mathira) - to keep off some of the County matters.
Othaya Member of Parliament, Mary Wambui will know her fate as the area MP on February 13, 2014 according to the Nyeri Appellate Court.
Nyeri Governor, Nderitu Gachagua got a reprieve after the court of appeal upheld his election as the area governor.
Former Gatundu North MP, Clement Kung’u Waibara told a Nyeri court that a conspiracy to murder case leveled against him was politically instigated and was engineered by his political opponents.
Nyeri County MP Priscilla Nyokabi backed the Dec 13 digital switch saying that most of programmes aired on TV currently are morally destructive to the society.
A woman in a Nyeri was arrested alongside his lover for conspiring to secretly withdraw money from her ex-husband's bank account.
The National Aids Control Council (NACC) has warned that HIV/Aids prevalence is on the rise in Central Kenya especially among married couples.
A woman caused a stir outside the Central Provincial Police offices after she perched on a tree in bid to get a chance to air her grievances.
A college student and police recruit who were found guilty of impersonation and lending certificate for impersonation were remanded at Nyeri Police.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) opened a three-day workshop in Nyeri to educate business people and investors on financial literary.
A 76-year-old man who denied bigamy charges was released on cash bail of KES 10 000.
Uasin Gishu Deputy Governor should apologize for ejecting British diplomats from an Eldoret Hotel,Homa Bay Women Representative Gladys Wanga has said.
Homa Bay County MP,Gladys Nyasuna Wanga,has lashed out to her fellow ODM members pushing for change in the party leadership.
A Nyeri court released on bond two people who were allegedly found in possession of four money minting papers.
The standoff between KNEC and KUPPET over marking of exams will not delay release of exam results, Education Cabinet Secretary, Jacob Kaimenyi, has said.
A 54-year-old woman who allegedly stabbed her husband to death will have to undergo a mental check up before standing trial, a Nyeri court ordered.
More than 69 death row convicts at King’ong’o GK prison in Nyeri are fearing for their lives, claiming they are being tortured by prison authorities at the facility.
A woman was arrested for murder of her 64-year-old husband whose body was found lying outside his house at Soweto village in Narumoru, Nyeri County.
Kenya Primary Schools Heads Association (KEPSHA) have asked the national government to increase funds for Free Primary Education (FPE).
A suspected member of the Al Shabaab was acquitted by a Nyeri court due to lack of sufficient evidence linking him with the group.
Police in Othaya have arrested three people who allegedly conspired to steal and later swindled Othaya Dairy Cooperative Society out of more than KES.3.8 Million.
Kieni police morning combed a form four leaver for allegedly abandoning her newborn baby in a dump site at Bagamoyo village in Kieni West sub-County.
A woman who was captured on CCTV stuffing her armpits with two milo sachets she had shoplifted from a supermarket was forced to pay over KES 5,000 in compensation.
A house help has been fined KES 200,000 by a Nyeri court in default serve three years in jail for stealing items worth KES 48,800 from her employer.
The Parliamentary Defence and Foreign Relations Committee will move a motion in the National Assembly to adopt the position of the AU in regard to the ICC.
Residents of Lusoi village in Kieni sub-County, Nyeri, are spending their nights beating drums in a bid to keep elephants off their farms.
A butcher at Mwireri shopping centre in Nyeri Central was sentenced to three years in jail after he pleaded guilty to stealing and slaughtering a cow worth KES 30,000.
A meeting of coffee farmers affiliated to Kiandu Coffee Factory, Nyeri County, was thwarted by police following a declaration by the area OCPD, that it was illegal.
Police in Kieni Sub-County have launched investigations into the death of a man who is said to have been murdered over wife rivalry.
Two employees from Othaya hospital were arraigned in a Nyeri court on charges of stealing equipment worth KES 12 million from the hospital.
Nyeri Women Rep, Priscilla Nyokabi, said politicians should refrain from commenting on the ICC cases against the President and his Deputy and urged them to let the Foreign affairs Cabinet Secretary to handle the matter diplomatically.
Nyeri County is expected to host a two-day investors’ forum from Friday to Saturday, Governor Nderitu Gachagua said.
Court of appeal at Nairobi nullified the nomination of 13 Members of Nyeri County Assembly from TNA party saying the exercise was not fairly done.
The National Government’s move to disband the Transition Authority (TA) is not wise, former Ndaragwa MP Jeremiah Kioni said.
A vegetable farmer was arraigned in a Nyeri Magistrate court on charges of assaulting a police officer.
A Nyeri County governor has dismissed allegations by certain area members of parliament that he was sidelining them in his development agendas.
Seventeen inmates are seating for the Kenya Certificate for Primary Education (KCPE) examination behind bars at King’ong’o GK prison.
A middle-aged man accused of battering his sister was released on a bond of KES 10 000 by a Nyeri magistrate’s court.
A Nyeri Technical Training Institute student was released on KES 30 000 bond after denying charges of stealing a laptop worth KES 50 000 from his colleague.
The county government of Nyeri is in the process of cutting down the cost of managing diseases through early detection and intervention.
A man claiming to be a secret lover of his boss was sentenced to 15 years in jail for stealing KES 358,000 from her.
Bar and pubs owners operating beyond the stipulated time within Nyeri County risk hefty fines and closure, area deputy governor, Samuel Wamathai, has said.
Nyeri County MP, Priscillah Nyokabi, has distanced herself from parliament’s decision to gag media with the proposed draconian bill.
A man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a Nyeri court sentenced him to life imprisonment for defiling a 9-year-old girl and committing an indecent act with her 4-year-old sister.
A Nyeri court has issued a warrant of arrest for a woman accused of running an unregistered chemist.
The County government of Nyeri has termed as erroneous a report released by the Treasury indicating that they are not utilizing well the funds disbursed by the national government.
An inmate at King’ong’o GK prison who attempted to escape last week was sentenced to three more years in prison by a Nyeri court.
A Nyeri businessman narrated to court how he bought shares of a building currently in dispute, from Mwai Kibaki’s brother, Samuel Githinji Kibaki.
A 37-year-old woman died in a Nyeri lodging while attempting to procure abortion, police have said.
Othaya polls loser, Peter Gichuki King’ara, has moved to the court of appeal seeking the reversal of a judgment that confirmed Mary Wambui as the area MP.
About 890 students of Othaya Boys High School held democratic elections for their leaders.
Two elderly men were arraigned in a Nyeri Court facing defilement and incest charges.
Three armed robbers entered the Eco Bank Karatina branch and made away with KES 5.4 million, Mathira OCPD Rashid Mohammed has said.
A watchman was arraigned in a Nyeri court for stealing electronic goods worth KES 260,000 from tenants in an apartment he had been employed to guard.
The inmate who escaped from King’ong’o G.K. prison Friday morning has been arrested in Mukurwe-ini.
A Nyeri court has released two men accused of kidnapping Solio assistant chief on a bond of KES 200,000 each.
Courts should not be releasing criminal suspects on bond terms,Kieni Member of Parliament James Mathenge has said.
Rift among KNUT officials has deepened as regional leaders continue to express support for different candidates for the secretary general’s position ahead of December polls.
TheTNA chairman, Johnson Sakaja, has said he will lobby for MPs’ support to pass legislation on the establishment of National Disaster Fund.
Armed thugs broke into Kihuti High School in Mukurwe-ini sub-County and stole property worth thousands of shillings.
A 40-year-old man who raped and infected a 17-year-old girl in Nyeri was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission vice-chairperson, Irene Keino, has expressed concern of devolving corruption trends to the new system of governance.
KNUT Nyeri County branch executive secretary, Mutahi Kahiga, has expressed interest in the national chairman’s position currently held by Willson Sossion.
The judiciary staff in Nyeri has expressed their support towards the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) move to sack Glydys Shollei.
Women holding key positions in public offices are being haunted, Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) chairperson Ruth Aura has said.
A businessman was fined after he breached his business licence by selling alcohol beyond the recommended time.
A middle aged woman was released on KES 30,000 bond after she denied charges of burglary and threatening to harm.
Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta not to attend his trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
An application by a woman accused of murdering her husband to be released on bond has hit a snag following an objection by the prosecution.
A group of more than 100 County Ward Reps condemned the SRC chairperson, Sarah Serem, saying she is frustrating them and misleading the public into believing that they are earning well.
A Nyeri based lawyer, Muthui Kimani, has told the Lands Court that Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) sold a ‘non-existent land’ to his clients.
A 27-year-old man was sentenced to two years imprisonment by a Nyeri court for breaking into his aunt’s house and stealing her household goods.
A civil suit in which former head of state, Mwai Kibaki, is embroiled was on postponed because there was no judge to handle the matter.
Former National Assembly speaker Francis Ole Kaparo has raised the alarm over the shortage of teachers in Laikipia County.
The Judicial Service Week has been launched at Nyeri law courts by area High Court Resident Judge, Justice James Wakiaga.
Othaya MP, Mary Wambui, has pledged to give a priority to all development projects initiated by former area MP and head of state, Mwai Kibaki.
Retired Chinese basketball star, Yao Ming, is at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Isiolo for an anti-poaching campaign.
Politicians from Nyeri County have exposed their differences in the development sector and the political landscape.
The government will free 400 inmates from King’ong’o and Nanyuki GK prisons to decongest the prison facilities.
A Family Bank employee was freed on KES 100 000 bond by a Nyeri court after he pleaded not guilty to theft charges.
Police in Nyeri have launched manhunt for several illicit brew suppliers at Kangemi Estate who escaped during a police raid in the region.
A man is being held at Nyeri central police station for allegedly attacking and injuring his neighbour’s cow with a panga.
A High School student from Nyeri County was freed on a bond of KES 100 000 after he denied charges of sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl.
Residents of Balozi Estate in Nyeri town are in shock after a mutilated body of a woman was found hidden in a thicket.
The Ecobank central regional manager has said the bank will progressively participate in the fight against cancer as part of its social responsibility to the community.
A 60-year-old man who was arraigned on charges of defiling a 8-year-old girl in Nyeri was released on a KES 300 000 bond after denying the charges.
A former police inspector was conned KES.50,000 by an alleged ‘fake cop’, a court heard.
There was drama at Ngangarithi estate on the fringes of Nyeri town after a ward representative was caught pants down with a married policewoman.
Police in Kieni sub-County are holding two women suspected to be behind a fire incident that occurred at an AP camp in the area Monday night.
A church watchman who was found guilty of stealing electronic equipments worth KES 749,000 from his employer was ordered to offer free community service for six months.
More than 70 youths from Nyeri Central sub-County aspiring to join KDF were turned away from Ruring’u stadium where the recruitment exercise was going on.
An elderly woman was sentenced to 18 months in jail after failing to repay a KES 100 000 loan taken from the KWFT and guaranteed by her Chama members.
A 21-year-old man who had been accused of possessing three elephant tusks worth KES 50,000 was sentenced to one-year jail term by a Nyeri court.
Drama unfolded at a Thika level 5 Hospital mortuary when three women arrived separately at the facility claiming ownership of a man’s body.
Nominated MP Sarah Paulata Korere has said that some cultural practices such as FGM are negative and ought to be shunned.
A group of four men claiming to be rastafarians were arraigned before a Nyeri court facing charges of trafficking and possessing bhang.
Laikipia County governor, Joshua Irungu Wakahora, has exempted himself from the group of governors pushing for a referendum.
President Uhuru Kenyatta should sack government officials found to have absconded their responsibilities before the Westgate terror attack, a group of Mt Kenya politicians have opined.
Police in Nyeri arrested six suspected robbers who were hiding at a lodging in Ruring’u estate.