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Governor Al-Makura: Eighth National Assembly lacks committed Senators, House of Reps members

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has described the Eighth National Assembly as the worst set of legislators Nigeria ever had, saying none of them had shown real commitment to national development.

Governor Al-Makura: President Buhari’s opponents out to loot Nigeria again

Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has said those opposed to the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari are targeting the country’s treasury which they intend to loot.

Nasarawa governorship candidate accuses Governor Al-Makura of corruption

Ishak Ahmed Kana, the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Nasarawa State, on Sunday, accused Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura-led government of being corrupt, adding that Al-Makura awarded contracts to himself and members of his cabal at the detriment of the people of the state.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Governor Al-Makura: IGP Adamu will deliver free, fair elections

Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura has allayed fears of the new Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, compromising the 2019 general elections in favour of any particular candidate, describing him as a professional to the core.

Governor Al-Makura urges Nigerians to vote for President Buhari, APC candidates

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has urged the electorate to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and other candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election.

Nasarawa university begs state assembly over earned allowance

Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, Acting Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has appealed to the state House of Assembly to increase the subvention to the institution to enable it pay salaries and tackle other challenges.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

President Buhari mourns as Emir of Lafia passes on

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, said he has received with “profound sadness,” news of the passing of the Emir of Lafia, Isah Mustapha Agwai I.
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Elections: Senator Adamu begins campaign, urges Nigerians to vote President Buhari, APC

The Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, has begun his third term senatorial campaign with a call on Nigerians to vote President Muhammadu Buhari, to complete his good work beyond 2019.

Labaran Maku: I don’t need political structures to win Nasarawa governorship seat

Former information minister Labaran Maku, who is contesting the Nasarawa governorship seat on the ticket of APGA, says he does not need political structures to win the election.
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Senator Solomon Ewuga dumps PDP, joins APC

Former FCT minister and leader of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State, Senator Solomon Ewuga, alongside his followers are re-viewing their membership of the party with a view to switching to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Umaru Al-Makura presents N86.64 billion 2019 appropriation bill for approval

The Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, on Friday presented the 2019 budget proposal of N86.64 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.
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Muhammadu Buhari appoints Suleiman Hassan as new minister of environment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Suleiman Hassan as the minister of environment, following the resignation of Ibrahim Jibrin, the minister of state.

Umaru Al-Makura declares free education for Nasarawa PLWDs

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has declared free education for people leaving with various forms of disabilities schooling at the comprehensive special school for disabled in the state.

Umaru Al-Makura’s aide dump APC

A Special Assistant to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, Jacob Ajegana-Kigbu, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nasarawa APC aspirant resigns from party

Mr Jacob Ajegana-Kudu, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has withdrawn his membership of the party.

Ogbonnaya Onu: Federal government has made progress in science, technology roadmap

Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, on Thursday, said his ministry has made tremendous progress in the implementation of the national science, technology and innovation roadmap.
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Nasarawa council chief appeals to farmers, herders to live peacefully

The Chairman, Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Mr Saidu Kurki, has appealed to farmers and herdsmen in the area to co-exist peacefully in order to boost food production.

Primaries: Nine APC governors meet Muhammadu Buhari, demand justice

The governors are Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rochas Okorocha (imo), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Sani Bello (Niger), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), and Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa).

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