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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.

Election postponement: INEC has crippled PDP – Senator Adokwe

PDP senator representing Nasarawa South, Senator Solomon Adokwe, says that the last minute postponement of the general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has “crippled” and rendered the party “broke”.
Barambu and other neighbouring communities in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, near the border with Gombe State, came into the limelight when President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Kolmani River II well.

Cheers, fears as oil search resumes in the North

Barambu and other neighbouring communities in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, near the border with Gombe State, came into the limelight when President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Kolmani River II well.

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.

Senator Adamu: Don’t succumb to plot to derail Nigeria

North Central presidential director of Buhari/Osinbajo campaign organisation, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has appealed to Nigerians not to succumb to plots by enemies of Nigeria to derail the country through the ballot as the 2019 general election draws near.

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.
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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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.

Umaru Al-Makura raises the alarm over child trafficking in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has expressed concern that the closeness of the state to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, makes it vulnerable to child trafficking.
TROOPS ENCOUNTER ARMED MILITIA IN BENUE STATE

Muhammadu Buhari has chased away herdsmen from Benue land – Tiv group

President General of Mdzough U Tiv, a socio-cultural association of Tiv people, Chief Edward Ujege, has declared that the military has chased away herdsmen from Benue land.

Abiola Ajimobi, Rauf Aregbesola, others lead APC reconciliation committees

Nigeria’s governing party, APC, has set up six committees to resolve the crises from its primaries across the country.

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NJC extends acting CJN’s appointment for three months

The National Judicial Council said it has extended the appointment of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, for another three months.
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Morocco: Cameroon should be disqualified for alleged age-cheating in U17 Afcon

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