News - Nasarawa State Governor

Al-Makura Condemns Illegal Felling Of Trees In Nasarawa

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has condemned the rate at which people illegally cut down trees in the state. Governor Al-Makura made the censure during a meeting with stakeholders at the Government House in Lafia, the state’s capital. He noted that felling of trees for the purpose of cooking and farm...

Al-Makura Reaffirms Resolve To Minimise Youth Restiveness

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-makura has reaffirmed his resolve to minimise youths restiveness in the state. The governor made this known at passing out parade of the 2nd batch of the Nasarawa Youth Empowerment Scheme (NAYES). Addressing the marshals shortly after the parade, the governor said that there is need to...

Education Secretary Applauds Al-Makura For School Renovation

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Education Secretary of Lafia East Development Area, Yusuf Ogbole, has applauded the Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-makura, for the renovation of a dilapidated primary school in the state. He made the remarks when he visited the school to inspect the ongoing construction. The governor, had during an unexpected visit to the...

Aisha Buhari Urges Nigerians To Know Their Consumer Rights

1 month ago /
Nation 

The wife of the Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari, has urged Nigerians to understand their rights as consumers, in order to stand up to market abuses that undermine those rights. She said the rights of the consumer must be protected and those on the wrong side of the law should be made...

 

Al-Makura Satisfied With On-going Lafia Airport, Road Projects

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura has expressed satisfaction with the quality of work  ongoing at the Lafia Airport and its environs. The governor made it known while speaking to the journalists during an inspection tour, which he deemed necessary to beat the specified time, as he had earlier promised. The...

Al-Makura Commends FG’s Mass Housing Initiative

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has commended the Federal Government’s mass housing initiative which is aimed at providing affordable houses for citizens. He made the commendation, when he visited the site earmarked for the Federal Government’s Mass Housing Scheme in the Unguwar Rere village of Lafia. He said the efforts of...

Al-Makura Calls For Peace And Sanity In Nasarawa State

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State governor, Tanko Al-Makura has called for relative peace and sanity being enjoyed in the state. He made the call during the first Executive Council Meeting of the year in Lafia, the state's capital. “There appears to be a tremendous amount of sanity, peace within the state, I urge all...

Nasarawa Airport To Serve As Agricultural Produce Export Platform

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, says the ongoing Nasarawa State Airport project will serve as a platform for exporting perishable agricultural products. He also believes that the airport will serve as a catalyst for the development of the economy. Speaking during a meeting with the Nasarawa State Governor,...

Diversifying the economy, Governor puts hope on Nasarawa state mineral development

1 year ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Governor Umaru Tanko al-Makura of Nasarawa state says the deposit of mineral resources in Nasarawa state can sustain the country if harnessed. He said the effort of the federal government to diversify the economy, Nasarawa state has large deposit of over twenty seven solid mineral resources that can earn the country...

Nasarawa State Governor visits Osinbajo, talks on power supply, Agatu killings

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura has pleaded with the federal government for an upgrade of power infrastructure in the state. Commenting on his visit to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the state house on Monday, Al-makura explained that the 33KVA which the state is connected to since 1978 is no longer...

Buhari never promised unemployed youths N5,000 monthly stipend – Presidency

1 year ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari never promised to pay N5,000 monthly allowance to unemployed graduates. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, said this in an interview with State House correspondents last night. According to Akande, the N5, 000 monthly stipend provided...

National Assembly Crisis: Democracy In Action - Al-Makura

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura, says the crisis that followed the election of Bukola Saraki as senate president and Yakubu Dogara as speaker of the House of Representatives was only democracy in action. Exchanging views with newsmen in Lafia, governor Al-Makura said the All Progressives Congress (APC) remained a united family...

Nasarawa Gov. To Focus On Rural Areas

2 years ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Almakura says his focus in the next four years will be geared towards developing rural communities in order to make the rural dwellers feel the impact of democracy. Governor Almakura said this in Lafia where various groups came to celebrate with him on his victory at the...

Gov. Tanko Al-makura Picks Silas Agara As Running Mate

2 years ago /
Politics 

Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has picked Hon. Silas Agara as his running mate in the forthcoming general elections. Announcing his choice in a press statement signed by Yakubu Lamai, chief press secretary, he said Agara’s choice was a product of wide consultations with party and community leaders intent upon...

 

Nasarawa PDP Governorship Candidate Donates Office To Goodluck Jonathan Support Group

2 years ago /
Politics 

Alhaji Yusuf Agabi, Nasarawa State governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, donated office to the Goodluck Support Group (GSG) in Lafia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the office, popularly known as 'Gabi Foundation,' is located on Shendam Road in Lafia. Agab said...

Appeal Tribunal Sacks PDP In 2 Nasarawa LGs

2 years ago /
Politics 

Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura yesterday swore in two local government chairmen who were declared winners of the March election by the Local Governments and Wards Appeal Tribunal. Mohammed Dikko of Keffi, and Mustapha Eladoga of Keana Local Government Area, contested the election in March under the All Progressives Congress...

Nasarawa: Government Is Committed To Distribution Of PVC - Al Makura

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa state governor, Tanko al-Makura has reassured the people of the state of the government’s commitment to making all eligible voters in the state get their permanent voter cards before the 2015 general election. The governor who made the pledge on Saturday in Lafia, appealed to all aggrieved persons in...

Al-Makura Sues For Peace With Assembly Members, Stakeholders

2 years ago /
Politics 

Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has called on the residents in the state to seek peace and live in harmony with one another, saying it is the only way the state can develop.

Nasarawa Impeachment: Residents Hail Panels Verdict

2 years ago /
Politics 

Residents of Nasarawa state have applauded the dismissal of the 16-count charge of gross misconduct leveled against Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura by the state house of assembly.    

Nasarawa Impeachment: I Will Appear Before Probe Panel - Al-Makura

2 years ago /
Politics 

Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, yesterday said he is prepared to defend himself on all allegations leveled against him by the state House of Assembly, preparatory to his impeachment.


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