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Nasarawa procures N222m beds, mattresses for schools

September 4, 2017 Administrator 0

Nasarawa state government has said that it has bought over 7000 beds and mattresses worth N222 million for distribution to the 28 public boarding secondary schools in the state, ahead of resumption. Th e Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Governor Umaru Al-Makura, Ahmed Tukur, made this known to newsmen at the weekend in Lafi a. Tukur said that Read More

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Newspapers distributors, vendors hail Al-Makura over urban planning

August 21, 2017 Administrator 0

Newspapers distributors and vendors in Nasarawa state have applauded Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for his urban renewal projects and appealed to him to consider them by mapping out strategic portions in the capital. They made the appeal at the weekend in separate views, saying that newspaper business was part of information dissemination and a platform for education of the populace Read More

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Nasarawa Okada riders attack NGO secretariat, destroy property

August 17, 2017 Administrator 0

Modibbo Haruna Buhari Charity Organisation (BCO), Abuja, an NGO secretariat in Nasarawa state, has been attacked by commercial motorcycle operators (Okada riders) in which property worth N3.7million have been destroyed. National Chairman of Board of Trustees (BoT) of the organisation, Mr. Madibo Sulaiman, stated this yesterday while briefing newsmen at the NGO Secretariat in Masaka, Karu local government area of the Read More

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No faction in Nasarawa PDP – Chair

July 11, 2017 Administrator 0

By Mohammed Yangida Lafi a Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state, Mr. Francis Orogu, has refuted insinuations that the party was factionalized in the state. Orogu told newsmen on Monday in Lafi a that some suspended party members briefed newsmen on Sunday, and claimed that the National Chairman, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff , had dissolved the party’s Read More

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Nasarawa Assembly urges Nigerians to resist military coup

May 26, 2017 Administrator 0

By Mohammed Yangida Lafia The Nasarawa state House of Assembly, on Thursday urged Nigerians to resist any attempt by the military to take over the country because it is not in the interest of peace and national dev elopement. Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, made the call in an interview with newsmen in Lafia. He described democracy as Read More

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Al-Makura, Nasarawa’s best gov – NUJ

May 24, 2017 Administrator 0

By Mohammed Yangida Lafia Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nasarawa state chapter, has commended Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for coming to the aid of the union at its “critical time.” In a letter of appreciation address to the governor, which was signed by the state chairman, Dogo Shammah, the newsmen described Al-Makura as “a lover of the journalism profession and Read More

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Gunmen abduct lawmaker’s mother, sister in Nasarawa

May 8, 2017 Administrator 0

Gunmen Saturday night abducted the mother and sister of Kassim Mohammed-Kassim, member representing (APC) Akwanga South constituency at the Nasarawa state House of Assembly. The police spokesman in the state, Kennedy Idirisu, confirmed the abduction to the News Agency of Nigeria yesterday in Lafia. According to him, the gunmen in their numbers stormed the residence of the lawmaker at Moroa Read More

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Nasarawa poly dialogues with striking union

April 12, 2017 Administrator 0

By Mohammed Yangida Lafia Rector of Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia, Dr. Silas Gyar, has said that the management had entered into dialogue with the Union of Tertiary Institutions to find ways of ending the strike in the state’s tertiary institutions. He stated this yesterday in an interview with newsmen in Lafia. He said the reasons for the union of the Read More

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Thieves burgle Leadership correspondent’s home in Nasarawa

March 1, 2017 Administrator 0

By Mohammed Yangida Lafi a Th ieves have broken into the residence of Nasarawa state correspondent of Leadership Newspaper, Donatus Nadi, carting away a laptop, Samsung galaxy notepad, phones and other valuables. Narrating what happened to newsmen in Lafi a, Nadi explained that the thieves broke into his house at about 3am yesterday forcing their way after destroying the burglary Read More