News - Nasarawa State Governor

Almakura Visits Benue IDPs In Border Communities

5 days ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Almakura has embarked on an assessment visit of border communities between Nasarawa and benue states to appraise the situation of internally displaced persons that fled the attacks in Benue state. Governor Almakura said the state government will provide additional relief materials to the displaced persons. The governor Visited...

IGP Convenes Benue/Nasarawa Peace Talk Over Killings

6 days ago /
Security 

The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris wants the public to desist from making inflammatory comments on the recent crisis in Benue state so that the issue can be quickly addressed.         Idris made the appeal during a peace talk organized by the police in Abuja. The past few weeks have no doubt...

Herdsmen-Farmers Clashes: Solution Will Come Very Soon, Says Al-Makura

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, is hopeful that the herdsmen attacks that hit the country recently will soon be a thing of the past. The governor, who addressed an expanded security meeting on Wednesday at the Council Chambers of the Government House in Lafia, said there would soon be a solution...

Power Supply: TCN Tackles Collapsed Grid

1 week ago /
Nation 

Authorities of the Transmission Company Of Nigeria  (TCN) say  they are working hard to tackle the recent power outage experienced in parts of the country. Addressing newsmen in Keffi     Nasarawa State Capital, the interim managing director of the transmission company Usman Mohammed blamed the weakness of the power grid on the sudden system collapse. The minister...

FG Will Not Condone Further Attacks By Herdsmen, Says Dambazau

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians in all parts of the country that it will not condone further attacks by herdsmen. Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), gave the assurance on Monday at a meeting with some state governors in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He told the governors that President...

Al-Makura Presents N122bn 2018 Budget

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has presented the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N122,820,943,284 to the State House of Assembly. The bill, which is tagged ‘Budget of Sustainable Development’, has an increase of 34.25% which represents N31billion as against the 2017 budget which was N91billion. While presenting the budget on Wednesday, the governor scored...

Al-Makura Convenes Security Meeting Over Tension In Border Communities

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura has convened an expanded security meeting over tension arising at the border communities between the state and Benue State. The tension is said to have emerged as a result of the Anti-Open Grazing Law signed by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State which took effect on...

2019 Guber Race: Campaign Shifts To Nasarawa North

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

6 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

6 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

7 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

10 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

10 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

11 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

11 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...


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