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The ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, CFR, as his new Chief of Staff.

Senator Al-Makura: President Buhari’s new chief of staff will be highly resourceful

Sen. Umaru Al-Makura (APC, Nasarawa South Senatorial Zone) says the newly-appointed Chief of Staff (CoS) to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, will be highly resourceful to the President and Nigeria.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor appoints new procurement bureau chief

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa on Thursday announced the appointment of Dr. Dominic Bako, as the Director General (D-G), of the newly established state’s Bureau for Public Procurement.

APC names Senator Lawan, Bisi Akande, 8 others into national reconciliation committee

The National Working Committee, NWC, of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has named Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to head its 10-member National Reconciliation Committee.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule, Senator Al-Makura deny friction over alleged inherited debts

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
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).

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.
Abdullahi Sule

Nasarawa governor appoints SSG, director of press, 5 other aides

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the appointments of Alhaji Aliyu Tijjani-Ahmed as new Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Senator Al-Makura urges Nasarawa residents to support his successor

A former governor of Nasarawa state, Senator Umaru Al-Makura, has called on residents of the state to support the administration of his successor, Abdullahi Sule, by giving him a chance to work.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .
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.

Governor Al-Makura inaugurates 400-bed specialist hospital in Lafia

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.

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.
Abdullahi Sule

Nasarawa: Only competent politicians will make my cabinet – Governor-elect

Nasarawa State Governor-elect, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has said that only competent politicians will be appointed into his cabinet.

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.”

Emir of Nasarawa to get staff of office May 26

The Emir of Nasarawa, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has confirmed that he will be presented the staff of office by the Nasarawa state governor, Umaru Al-Makura, on May 26.

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.

Emir of Lafia tasks parents on proper upbringing of children

The newly installed Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Muhammad I, has tasked parents to pay more attention to the upbringing of their children.

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Ondo governor appoints two new aides

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Police warn cult group over planned disruption of public peace

The Ogun state police command says it has gathered an intelligence report which reveals that members of a notorious cult group are planning to unleash terror and violence on Tuesday 7th of July 2020 across the state in order to mark what they call the 7/7 day.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA suspends issuance of building plan approvals for Lugbe district

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has suspended the processing and issuance of building plan approvals for Lugbe and all on-going developments in the district.