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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.

Governor Al-Makura inaugurates transition committee

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.

Governor Al-Makura: My government inherited 40 billion debt, I cleared it

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.

Nasarawa election: PDM granted permission to inspect electoral materials

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.

Nasarawa Assembly minority leader defects to APC

The minority leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Peter Mbucho (PDP-Akwanga North) on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nasarawa elections: PDM candidate drags INEC, Governor Al-Makura to tribunal

The Nasarawa South senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement, Mr Abdullahi Agwai, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission to court.

Nasarawa elections: Governor Al-Makura, wife vote in Lafia

The Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and his wife, Mairo, have voted at his Lugun Wambai polling unit in Lafia, the state capital.

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.

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).

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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