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3 Dec 2018
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Monday confirmed the 11 commissioner nominees submitted to the assembly for screening and confirmation by Gov. Umaru Al-Makura. The Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, announced the confirmation after the screening during plenary session in Lafia. The screened and cleared nominees include Hajiya Halima Jabiru, Salisu Abubakar Haske,…
30 Nov 2018
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has approved the dismissal of Dr Silas Gyar, Rector of Nasarawa State Polytechnic Lafia. According to a statement signed by Mohammed Bako, Chairman Governing Council of the Polytechnic on Friday in Lafia, the governor’s decision is in line with the government white paper report on the investigative committee into…
17 Jun 2018
Governor Umaru Al-Makura has appealed to the newly elected chairmen of the 13 local government areas of the state to promote unity and peace in their localities.
16 Jun 2018
Gov Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says that he will not sponsor any candidate as his successor in 2019. Al-Makura stated this on Saturday when Permanent Secretaries and Chairmen of the 13 Local Government Areas (LGA) paid him a Sallah homage in Lafia. He said that though he was not going to sponsor any candidate,…
24 May 2016
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Tuesday in Lafia, inaugurated a 23-member Committee to review the salaries of political office holders, civil and public servants in the state.
14 Apr 2015
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says security will be the first priority of the second term of his administration. Al-Makura disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Lafia following his re-election  at Saturday's polls. He said government would consolidate on the gains so far recorded in the area of security by…


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Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that efforts will be made by the National Assembly to amend the electoral act to serve as a safeguard against weaknesses identified in the law.
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Romelu Lukaku is expected to land in Italy on Tuesday evening ahead of his return to Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea, the club's CEO Giuseppe Marotta has revealed.
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At least 49 inmates were killed and dozens more injured early Tuesday after a fire broke out during a prison riot in southwestern Colombia, the national prisons agency said.
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Eight people in eastern Burkina Faso have been killed in an attack by suspected jihadists on a baptism party, a security source and a local resident said on Tuesday.