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The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
The immediate past governor of Nasarawa State and Senator representing Nasarawa South, Senator Umaru Tanko Almakura, said Sunday that the judgement delivered by the National Assembly sitting in Lafia was a confirmation of the credible, fair and just election by INEC in the state.
Worried by the high rate of unhygienic situation in the state, Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Sule, has re-introduced the monthly environmental sanitation exercise earlier suspended about seven years ago by the immediate past administration of Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura.
The President noted that Nasarawa state has been supporting him right from the time he was in Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and the only state that produced a governor under the party platform then.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday vowed to end farmers/herders clashes in the country.
Outgoing governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has explained that he sold state government assets in Jos, Kaduna and Lagos state to fund the construction of an ultra modern Nasarawa state liason office in Abuja.
Nasarawa state government has commissioned a newly completed 115 rooms liaison office complex in Abuja.
Federal Government will deploy technology to diversify the economy, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonanaya Onu, said.
The governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has responded to a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and asked “for more time within which to compile and provide details on the spending by the State on security votes, as this will require more than 7 days to process given that the information being requested covers a period of eight years.”
Nasarawa State governor and senator-elect for Nasarawa South senatorial zone, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, at the weekend, hugged his main opponent in the senatorial election, incumbent Senator Sulieman Adokwe, who is challenging his declaration as winner of the senatorial election at the ongoing election petition tribunal.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North-central geo-political zone on Thursday endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Monday for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall, following his re-election for a second term.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Thursday issued a certificate of return to Nasarawa State governor-elect, Engr. Abdullahi Sule.
The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has called on people of the state to support the new Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Bage (rtd), to enable his succeed in his new assignment as a traditional ruler.
Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Wednesday inaugurated a 31-man committee to kick-start the handover of government to the next administration in the state.
Outgoing Governor of Nasarawa state, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has disclosed that his government inherited 40 billion naira debt in 2011 when he assumed office.
The National and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia Tuesday granted Abdullahi Agwai, Nasarawa South Senatorial Candidate of Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) permission to inspect electoral materials used in the February 23 election.
The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.
South African Government on Monday formally apologised to Nigerians and the Nigerian Government over recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals including Nigerians in that country.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ahmed Wase (APC-Plateau), has been sworn in as the first Deputy Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States Parliament.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility” in negotiations over Britain leaving the EU on Thursday, after the Finnish prime minister said London must produce new proposals by the end of this month.
Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.