News - Nasarawa State Governor

 

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

4 days 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

1 week 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 weeks 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

1 month 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

11 months 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

1 year 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.

2015 Election: APC Threatened By Recent Political Development

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The aspiration of the All Progressives’ Congress, APC, to dominate the Nigeria political landscape after the 2015 general elections is being threatened by recent political development in the country.      

PDP, Jonathan Acting With Impunity - John Oyegun

2 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s main opposition All Progressives Congress, APC has described Tuesday’s impeachment of Adamawa state governor, Murtala Nyako and the threat to impeach the Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura as gross impunity on the part of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in their bid to retain power in 2015.

Adamawa Impeachment: Nigerians Give Varying Opinions

2 years ago /
Politics 

Mixed reactions are trailing the impeachment of Adamawa state governor, Murtala Nyako, the resignation of his deputy, Bala Ngillari and eventual swearing-in of the house of assembly speaker, Umaru Fintiri as acting governor.              

Nasarawa Impeachment: Al-Makura Rushes To Abuja To Meet Jonathan

2 years ago /
Politics 

Following the impeachment notice served on the Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura by the state Assembly, the embattled state chief executive hurriedly left Lafia, the state capital yesterday for Abuja in an effort to prevail on President Goodluck Jonathan to intervene in the matter.


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