News - Nasarawa State Governor

2019 Guber Race: Campaign Shifts To Nasarawa North

1 week ago /
Nation 

Sen. Abubakar Sodangi on Thursday threw his weight behind the calls to zone the Nasarawa State governorship seat to the north senatorial district in 2019. “Nasarawa North is the only senatorial district yet to produce a governor. “The first civilian governor, Abdullahi Adamu, is from the West senatorial district, while his successor,...

State Economy: Al-Makura Reaffirms Diversification Stance

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-makura, has reaffirmed his stance on diversification of the state economy in line with the Federal Government's initiative. The Governor made his position known when he inspected the Karu international Market. Governor Al-Makura believes that the provision of a conducive environment will enable businesses to thrive and...

NUC approves pre-clinical studies for federal university, lafia

2 weeks ago /
Education 

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has approved the takeoff of pre-clinical studies at the federal university, Lafia, teaching hospital, which has taken over the Lafia specialist hospital. Nasarawa state Governor Tanko Almakura made this known during an inspection visit to the proposed new site of the teaching hospital. Almakura said existing facilities...

Flood Prevention Is A Collective Responsibility, Says Al-Makura

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has said that flood prevention is not only the responsibility of the government but also of the people. To this end, the Governor cautioned residents of the state against indiscriminate disposal of refuse on water channels so as to prevent blockage. He gave the warning while inspecting...

Al-Makura Warns Herdsmen, Farmers Against Avoidable Clash

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has cautioned farmers and herdsmen to stick to their respective portions in order to ensure lasting peace in agrarian communities. The Governor gave the warning at the launch of the sale of fertiliser for the 2017 cropping season in Agyaragu village in Jenkwe Development Area...

Al-Makura Urges Peaceful Coexistence In Nasarawa

4 months ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-makura, has called for peaceful coexistence among the diverse ethnic groups in the state, to enable speedy actualisation of his administration’s programmes and policies. In 2013, a number of communities in the state were affected by the communal crisis which left many displaced and homeless. After frantic efforts...

Labour Strike: Al-Makura Prohibits Activities of Academic Staff Union

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has ordered the prohibition of the activities of the Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools in the state. This was contained in a statement signed by the Head of Service, Thomas Ari Ogiri. The statement said that the activities of ASUSS posed a serious threat to peace...

Al-Makura Condemns Illegal Felling Of Trees In Nasarawa

5 months 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

6 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

2 years 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...


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