Nasarawa suspends free healthcare policy
Due to dwindling allocation and revenue generation, Nasarawa State government has abolished its free healthcare policy meant for pregnant women, under-five children and the elderly.
Bello, Sule present 2020 budgets to states’ assembly
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has presented a budget of N176.12 billon for 2020 to the House of Assembly for consideration. The deputy governor, Edward Onoja, on behalf of the governor, presented the ‘Budget of Prosperity’ on the floor of the Assembly.
Nasarawa Government to organise cultural festival – Commissioner
The Nasarawa State Government says it will organise cultural festival to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the people of the state. Dogo Shammah, the newly inaugurated Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, said this while addressing people from his area, in a reception held in his honour on Saturday in Lafia.
Uyo to host actors guild election October 31
All is set for the national election of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. According to the AGNEC Chairman, Steve Eboh, the choice of Uyo is not unconnected to the fact that Akwa Ibom
150 athletes set for 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championships
A total of 150 athletes from 20 teams will compete for honours at this year’s 10th edition of Korean Ambassador’s Cup for Taekwondo holding between October 17 and 18 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Lagos.
FCTA, Nasarawa to set up joint development commission
A joint development commission that will foster a strong economic relationship between the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration and the Nassarawa State government is in the offing.
Rep seeks review of N46b proposed for health in 2020 budget
A member of the House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions, Henry Nwawuba, has advocated an upward review of the N46 billion budgeted for health in the 2020 Appropriation Bill by at least 15 per cent, as required by international standard.
FRSC arrests 1,750 riders over non-possession of number plates, licence
Pursuant to the earlier public statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) that they would begin a clampdown on tricycles and motorcycles without number plates and riders without class ‘A’ licence from October 2, 2019, the FRSC has commenced full enforcement of the policy. According to the agency, it…
18 die in Nasarawa road mishap
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday said 18 persons died in an accident on Sunday evening on the Akwanga-Nasarawa Eggon highway. The Nasarawa State sector commander of the corps, Ismaila Kugu, told the News Agency of Nigeria..