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Nasarawa Assemby passes youth empowerment bill

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Nasarawa State Agency for Youth Empowerment Scheme (NAYES) bill.

Governor Al-Makura submits 18 nominees to lawmakers as overseers

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has submitted a list of 18 nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation as Overseers of Development Areas in the state.

Nasarawa Assembly okays $1 billion deduction by federal government to fight insurgency

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Friday passed a resolution, authorising the Federal Government to deduct the state’s share of the $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account.

Nasarawa Assembly approves three years tenure for elected local council officials

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed the Local Government Bill 2018 which approved three years tenure for elected local government officials to strengthen democracy at the grassroots.

Nasarawa Assembly passes amended 1968 Area Court law

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed into law a bill for a law to amend the Area Courts law 1968 which made it clearly for the appointment of only graduates of law as Area Court judges in the state.

Nasarawa assembly passes disability bill into law

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, had passed into law a bill for a law for the establishment of the state Disability Right Commission law 2018. in order to protect the rights of disable persons in the state.

Nasarawa govt establishes electricity power agency

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for the establishment of the State Electricity Power Agency (NAEPA) to provide constant power supply in the state.

Nasarawa Assembly passes state’s 2018 budget

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed the state’s 2018 appropriation bill of N125.4 billion.

Nasarawa Assembly approves N124bn 2018 budget

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed the state’s 2018 appropriation bill of N125.4 billion.

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