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The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan heads APC reconciliatory committee

The Nigerian Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has been appointed as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ten-member National Reconciliation Committee.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor solicits supports

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has solicited for support and prayers from the people of the state to enable him deliver good governance.
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Monday, inaugurated a new complex of the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia, to boost health care delivery.

Appeal Court affirms Senator Al-Makura’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital has affirmed the election of the senator representing Nasarawa south senatorial district, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Governors behind illegal mining solid minerals

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, and the Chairman, Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Mines, Steel Development and Metallurgy, Senator Tanko Al-Makura, have accused some State Governors of being behind the illegal mining of some of the country’s solid mineral resources.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

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.

Senator Al-Makura: My election was credibly, fairly won

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.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa re-introduces monthly sanitation after seven years

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.
President Buhari receives in audience a Special Delegation from Nasarawa State led by the Governor in State House on 25th June 2019 4

President Buhari vows to end farmers-herders clashes

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 Buhari receives in audience a Special Delegation from Nasarawa State led by the Governor in State House on 25th June 2019 2

President Buhari vows to end farmers-herders clashes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday vowed to end farmers/herders clashes in the country.

Nasarawa assembly approves 12 more chiefdoms

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, yesterday approved the request by the outgoing governor, Tanko Al-Makura for the creation of 12 additional Chiefdoms to accommodate the fourth class chiefs in the state.

Governor Al-Makura: Why I sold Nasarawa properties in Lagos, Jos and Kaduna

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 commissions 115 rooms liaison office in Abuja

Nasarawa state government has commissioned a newly completed 115 rooms liaison office complex in Abuja.

Minister: Federal government will diversify economy through technology application

Federal Government will deploy technology to diversify the economy, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonanaya Onu, said.

SERAP: I need more time to disclose spending on security votes – Governor Al-Makura

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.”

Al-Makura hugs Senator Adokwe at monarchs’ coronation

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.
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Ninth National Assembly: APC North Central governors endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

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.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari to attend inauguration of Senegal’s Macky Sall

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.

Nasarawa governor-elect receives certificate of return

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Thursday issued a certificate of return to Nasarawa State governor-elect, Engr. Abdullahi Sule.

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Juergen Schedema, the Log Yard Manager of the ICC, was discovered dead early Wednesday morning, January 22.

German businessman shot dead in Liberia

Details of the incident are unclear, however, a government statement gave his name as Juergen Schedema and local media reported that he worked as a manager in a logging firm in the West African state.
China Eastern Airlines crew wear face masks after arriving in Australia on Thursday. There has been a rush for masks among people living in China amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan in December [Joel Carrett-EPA]

China advises against travel to Wuhan as coronavirus deaths surge

Chinese authorities have urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of a new virus outbreak that has killed 17 people.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after he returned to action for Leicester City in their 4-1 win against West Ham United, in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Brendan Rodgers praises Wilfred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return from injury

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has opened up on Wifred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna introduces electronic traffic enforcement

The Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Authority (KASTLEA) is being automated to make traffic enforcement in more efficient, a government statement said on Wednesday.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen, raises the alarm over threat to life

Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, Senior Special Assistant, (SSA) Edo State Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, on Wednesday cried out over what he described a series of threats to his life.