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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.

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).

Nasarawa APC aspirant resigns from party

Mr Jacob Ajegana-Kudu, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has withdrawn his membership of the party.

NMA urges Umaru Al-Makura to assent to health insurance bill

The Nigeria Medical Association, Nasarawa State Chapter, on Saturday appealed to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura to assent to the State Health Insurance Scheme Bill as passed by the state legislature.

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.

Umaru Al-Makura’s son in motor accident, three feared dead

Khalid Umaru, the son of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state on Friday night allegedly knocked down about six people at Mararaba area in Lafia, the state capital.
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Three APC delegates die in Nasarawa

No fewer than three delegates reportedly died in a ghastly motor accident in Keana Local government area of Nasarawa State shortly after the just concluded All Progressive Congress governorship primary election in the state.

Labaran Maku: Abdullahi Adamu, Umaru Al-Makura fighting over my stolen mandate

Labaran Maku, former minister of information, says Tanko Al-Makura, governor of Nasarawa, and Abdullahi Adamu, senator representing representing Nasarawa west; are fighting because of his mandate to govern that was stolen.

2019: Umaru Al-Makura, Abdullahi Adamu crisis deepens

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Nasarawa State, is currently mired in crisis between Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and a former governor of the state, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, over who succeeds the outgoing governor in 2019.
Abdullahi Adamu

Governor Al-Makura, Senator Adamu spar over alleged imposition

A former governor of Nasarawa State and senator representing Nasarawa West senatorial district, Abdullahi Adamu, has vowed to teach Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura a political lesson of his life for sponsoring a candidate against him in the APC senatorial primary.

Two killed, 37 injured in Nasarawa gas explosion

The Nasarawa State Government on Monday expressed shock and sadness over a gas explosion in Lafia in which two persons have been confirmed dead and 37 others injured.

All Tiv IDPs in Nasarawa back to their villages – Tiv leaders

The leadership of Tiv Development Association (TIDA), Nasarawa State, have explained that the tireless efforts of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura in resolving the farmers/herdsmen crisis has yielded fruitful result as all the Tiv displaced farmers have returned back to their villages.

Nasarawa donates 2,000-capacity boarding school to Police

Nasarawa State Government says it has constructed a 2,000 capacity boarding secondary in Lafia, the state capital, which it donated to the Nigeria Police Force.

Defection: Nasarawa Assembly declares member’s seat vacant

Nasarawa State House of Assembly (NSHA) on Wednesday 29th, declared the legislative seat of a member representing Wamba constituency, Makpa Malla, vacant.

2019: Senator Sodangi wants governorship position zoned to Nasarawa-North

A three-term Senator, Abubakar Sodangi, on Friday advocated the zoning of Nasarawa State governorship position to Nasarawa North senatorial district come 2019 general elections.

NLC: Governor Al-Makura will pay new minimum wage in Nasarawa

Abdullahi Adeka, the Chairman of Nasarawa State Chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress, has expressed optimism that Governor Umaru Al-Makura would implement the new minimum wage as soon as it is announced.

2019: Give me guber ticket or lose Nasarawa – Governor Al-Makura’s ex-deputy tells PDP

A former deputy to the incumbent Governor of Nasarawa State, Hon Dameshi Luka Barau, has said that the people Democratic Party in the state risks losing in the forthcoming general elections if he is not picked as the party’s governorship candidate for the 2019 poll in the state.

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Christmas: Enugu announces free ride for indigenes

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Presidency: PDP spreading fake news

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Lai Mohammed: Olusegun Obasanjo’s candidate will be defeated roundly in 2019

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Oby Ezekwesili urges Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral bill

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.