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SPECIAL SALLAH MESSAGE FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI A SULE OF NASARAWA STATE

Fellow Citizens I bring you heartfelt felicitations and universal greetings of "Assalam Alaikum to our Muslim brothers and sisters, and the entire good people of Nasarawa State.
This is a period of Eid-Il-Kabir, the last month of the Islamic calendar, Zhul Hijjah where we celebrate Eid-Il-Kabir which in most cases is being considered the bigger side of the Eid. Read More

PUBLIC COMPLAINTS COMMISSION IS A TRUE PUBLIC DEFENDER, SAYS GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI A. SULE

Governor Abdullahi A. Sule of Nasarawa State has restated the his administration believes firmly upholding values of justice and fairness to all.
He stated this when he recieved a delegation from the Public Complaints Commission, Nasarawa State Chapter who were on a courtesy visit to Government House Lafia, Thursday. Read More

NASARAWA TO GENERATE 1000MEGWATTS FROM COAL, SAYS GOVERNOR SULE

Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi A Sule has said his administration is finalizing arrangement with a private electricity firm, the General Electric, towards generating 1000 megawatts from coal reserves in Obi Local Government Area.
Engineer Sule disclosed this while flagging off the construction of a 2km solar powered streetlights in Obi on Friday. Read More

Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule Administration Continues Bursaries Disbursement

The government of Nasarawa State would continue the disbursement of Bursaries to its students of higher citadel of learning. A statement issued by scholarship board's Executive Secretary, Hon. Danlami Ikpobose, confirms. According to the statement, the disbursement would commence on Tuesday, August 06 with Akwanga zone. Read More

"THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE THAN NASARAWA STATE FOR THE AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS TO THRIVE" DECLARES GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI A. SULE

Engineer Abdullahi A. Sule made this declaration in NIRSAL: (THE NIGERIA INCENTIVE BASED RISK AND SHARING SYSTEM FOR AGRICULTURAL LENDING) where he asserted that Nasarawa State is blessed with 2.7 million hectares of land; out of which 1 million hectares is arable and suitable to any form of Agricultural business. Read More

MINISTER DESIGNATE SIGNS REGULATORY INSTRUMENTS INTO LAW

As the countdown begins for the Minister Designate / Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami to join the Federal Executive Council, the charismatic leader today signed 5 Regulatory Instruments into law, which are aimed at moving Nigeria’s IT sector to a greater height. Read More

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reiterated its readiness to sustain partnership with Nasarawa State Government

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reiterated its readiness to sustain partnership with Nasarawa State Government to realise set goals of the various sectors the fund is involved in. Read More

Nasarawa Government to partner with PAN on locally made vehicles, vocational training for youths..

Nasarawa Government to partner with PAN on locally made vehicles, vocational training for youths. Governor Abdullahi .A. Sule made this known while hosting a team from PAN Nigeria Limited, led by its General Manager, Strategy and Marketing, who were on a courtesy call on Thursday.
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The Northern Governors Forum has taken steps to revitalize the Northern Nigerian Development Company Limited.:

NNDC with a view to making it a viable structure for the rapid development of northern Nigeria. To this end, a Committee chaired by the Jigawa State Governor, Badaru Abubakar held an inaugural meeting with the Governors of Niger state. Speaking shortly after the meeting, Jigawa state Governor, Badaru Abubakar stated that the main has formed a sub committee to be chaired by Doctor Shamsuddeen with a view to finding out new business Strategies that can be ventured into by the NNDC. Read More

GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI A. SULE WILL UNVEIL A PEACE PLAN THAT GUARANTEES EQUITY, BALANCE AND SECURITY IN NASARAWA STATE:

The manifesto of Engineer Abdullahi A. Sule even before he became governor was modelled on PEACE-BUILDING AS THE CORNERSTONE FOR SECURITY and in attempting to achieve his lofty vision of industrialization for Nasarawa State, Engineer Abdullahi A. Sule stated during an interview with NASARAWA EYE on 30th November, 2018 that: NASARAWA STATE NEEDS PEACE FIRST AND ABOVE ALL THINGS, BECAUSE WE MUST LIVE IN PEACE IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THE INDUSTRIALIZATION WE ARE LOOKING FOR! Read More

Without corruption, Nigeria can compete with UK, US-Gov Sule.

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Alhaji Sule has said that only corruption is stopping Nigeria from competing with other developed countries like the United Kingdom and United States. Governor Sule stated this while delivering a speech at a rally jointly organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Coalition of Unions Against Corruption, marking this year’s African Union Convention on Preventing and Fighting Corruption in Africa.
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NASARAWA STATE GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE JOBS THROUGH ICT

Nasarawa State Government has expressed its commitment to provide job opportunities for the youth in the state through the use of Information Communication Technology, ICT sector. The State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi A. Sule stated this at the Consumer Outreach Programme organised by the Consumer Affairs Bureau of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC held at the Crown Luxury Hotel Lafia, the Nasarawa State Capital. Read More

STAKEHOLDERS SAY GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI A. SULE WILL MAKE THE ULTIMATE DIFFERENCE IN NASARAWA STATE:

For the first time in its 23 years of existence, the government of Nasarawa Stats on Tuesday 9th July 2019 hosted the most inclusive meeting of stakeholders and political elite across party lines, at the invitation of His Excellency, Governor Abdullahi A. Sule. Read More

The Nasarawa State Government on Monday began distribution of 3,000 free eye glasses and carried out surgeries on residents of the state with eyes problem.

3,000 eye glasses distributed in Nasarawa
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 The Nasarawa State Government on Monday began distribution of 3,000 free eye glasses and carried out surgeries on residents of the state with eyes problem.
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GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI A. SULE IS USING SPORTS TO CATAPULT NASARAWA STATE TO NEW HEIGHTS:

This day Saturday 6th of July 2019, His Excellency Governor Abdullahi A. Sule has reiterated that he will use sports to rekindle investor interest and tourist attraction to Nasarawa State. His Excellency, Engineer Sule made this assertion at THE SPECIAL POLO TOURNAMENT organised by the prestigious Keffi Ranch to CELEBRATE AND USHER IN THE NEW SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Read More

Governor Abdullahi A Sule Maps Out Strategy to Curtail Insecurity

Governor Abdullahi A. Sule of Nasarawa state has expressed his commitment to fighting insecurity and foster unity and peaceful coexistence in the society.
He stated this while responding to journalists shortly after concluding the inspection of some project sites in Lafia and Doma Local Governments on Thursday. Read More

Nasarawa Govt unveils Media Policy

The Nasarawa State government has unveiled a media policy that will guide interactions with the media for the effective communication of its policies.
Unveiling the document, Governor Abdullahi A. Sule, in a meeting with practising journalists in the state, on Tuesday, said the policy prescribes the rule of engagement to enable his administration achieve its objectives
While reiterating the significance of the media, Governor Sule emphasized that no government will succeed without taking the media as partner in progress.
" We understand the importance of the media, the press in ensuring that accurate information is dessiminated" the governor said. Read More

FG, Nasarawa to partner on Industrialisation

The Office of the Secretary to Government of the Federation (OSGF) has entered into partnership with the Nasarawa State government for the rapid industrialization of the state. This followed a meeting between the Nasarawa State Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Audu Sule and the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties Office (SDO), OSGF, Engr. Festus Daudu, on Thursday in Lafia, the State capital. Read More

NASARAWA OPEN TO INVESTORS - GOVERNOR SULE

Nasarawa State Governor, His Excellency Engineer Abdullahi Alhaji Sule has opened the doors of the state wide for genuine investors in order to facilitate the speedy industrialization of the state.
Governor Abdullahi Alhaji Sule made the pronouncement while receiving in audience at the Government House, the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, Office of the Secretary to the Federation, Engineer Festus Y. N. Daudu Read More

GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI A. SULE WILL MAKE NASARAWA STATE A MODEL AND WORTHY EXAMPLE FOR PEACE BUILDING IN NIGERIA

In his determination to fulfill and surpass the high hopes placed on his shoulder by expectant citizens of Nasarawa State, Governor Abdullahi A. Sule has proclaimed that “He will make Nasarawa State a model and worthy example for Peacebuilding in Nigeria!” Read More

NASARAWA GOVERNOR TASKS INVESTORS ON ACCOUNTABILITY

As Nasarawa State opens its door to investors, Governor Abdullahi Alhaji Sule has tasked investors coming into the state on accountability and transparency.
The governor laid the task in a speech at a dinner organized in his honour by officials of the Kenyang Mining Company Limited, which held at the Taal Conference Hotel Saturday evening. Read More

NASARAWA STATE WILL IMMORTALIZE PRESIDENT BUHARI UNDER THE STEWARDSHIP OF GOVERNOR ABULLAHI A. SULE

HGovernor Abdullahi A. Sule has reiterated that the people of Nasarawa State will continue to give overwhelming support, commitment and total loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari in his quest to build an inclusive, secure and prosperous Nigeria.

His Excellency, Governor Sule gave this assurance when a high powered delegation of the highest echelon of political leaders, traditional rulers and stakeholders from Nasarawa State paid a special courtesy call on Mr. President at the Aso Villa in Abuja on Tuesday 25th June 2019. Read More

Speech Delivered By His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Committee on the Restructuring of Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the State Public Service, Lafia: Thursday, 27th June, 2019

It is with deep sense of fulfillment that I welcome you to the inauguration of the Committee on the Restructuring of Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the Nasarawa State Public Service. This is in furtherance to our determination to carry a holistic review and reform of the public service for effective performance and service delivery. Read More

NASARAWA GOVERNMENT TO PARTNER NYSC ON GRASSROOT DEVELOPMENT

Nasarawa State Government has indicated its readiness to partner with National Youth Service Corps to promote socio-economic development at the grassroots.
The State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi A. Sule disclosed this when he led a delegation of political and traditional leaders from the State on a courtesy visit to the National Directorate Headquarters of NYSC in Maitama, Abuja. Read More

GOVERNOR ABDULLAHI A. SULE IS POISED TO SET AN ELEVATED BAR OF PERFORMANCE FOR POLITICAL APPOINTEES

His Excellency, Governor Abdullahi A. Sule of Nasarawa State has restated that he is resolute in his commitment to set a new operating standard and an elevated bar of personal merit and outstanding record of performance and proven integrity as the yardstick for his choice of political appointees. Read More

Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, Governor of Nasarawa State on the Occasion of the Swearing-in of the Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State and the Special Advisers, Lafia: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

When I took over the mantle of leadership of our dear State, I made a solemn commitment to revitalize and refocus the public service with the view to make it vibrant, stable and responsive to the yearnings and aspirations of the people of Nasarawa State. Concomitant to this, is my resolve to package a team of tested technocrats, resourceful bureaucrats and experts that will bring their experience to bear on the actualization of the policies and programmes of our Administration. Read More

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

In furtherance to the commitment of the new Administration to commence the implementation of its policies and programmes for the sustainable development of the State, His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, Executive Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the following appointments:
i. Hon. Aliyu Tijani Ahmed - Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State. Read More

Public Announcement.

His Excellency, Engr Abdullahi A. Sule, the executive governor of Nasarawa State has approved the following appointments:.

Public Announcement.

 

His Excellency, Engr Abdullahi A. Sule, the executive governor of Nasarawa State has approved the following appointments:

 

1.Hon. Samuel Egya- SSA Government House

 

2.Hon Yakubu Kwanta- SSA Youth affairs and non governmental organizations

 

3.Hon Murtala Hassan Lamus- SSA Special Duties

 

4.Hon Ibrahim Abdullahi - SSA investment and economic planning

 

5.Hon James Thomas- SSA - Liaison office Abuja

 

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“THE NEXT LEVEL MANDATE: CONSOLIDATING THE LEGACIES AND CHARTING A FRESH VISION FOR GREATER NASARAWA STATE”

BEING TEXT OF THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY, ENGR. A. A. SULE, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR, NASARAWA STATE, AT LAFIA, ON WEDNESDAY, 29TH MAY, 2019
PROTOCOL
1. Your Excellency, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-makura, my immediate predecessor in
Office as Governor of Nasarawa State; 2. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Dr. Emmanuel A. Akabe;
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Being Text of a State-Wide Radio and Television Farewell Broadcast by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, Governor of Nasarawa State, Lafia: Tuesday, 28th May, 2019 My dear good people of Nasarawa State.

Tomorrow Wednesday, 29th May, 2019 marks the end of my tenure as the Governor of Nasarawa State having spent eight (8) years in Office. It is, therefore, with special gratitude to Almighty God and a sense of fulfillment that I address you as part of the processes for the swearing-in of the Governor-elect, Engr. Abdullahi Alhaji Sule as the Governor of Nasarawa State.
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Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of the Commissioning of High Court Headquarters Complex, Lafia: Monday, 28th May, 2019.

1. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State;
2. His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
3. His Excellency, Deputy Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
4. The Right Hon. Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly;
5. The Hon. Chief Judge of Nasarawa State;
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Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of the Commissioning of the New Nasarawa State Liaison Office Complex, Abuja: Sunday, 26th May, 2019.

1. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State;
2. His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
3. His Excellency, Deputy Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
4. The Right Hon. Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly;
5. The Hon. Chief Judge of Nasarawa State;
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Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of the Presentation of First Class Staff of Office to His Royal Highness, Lawrence Sylvester Oho Ayih II, Abaga Toni of Garaku: Saturday, 25th May, 2019

1. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State;
2. His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
3. His Excellency, Deputy Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
4. The Right Hon. Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly;
5. The Hon. Chief Judge of Nasarawa State;
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Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of the Presentation of First Class Staff of Office to His Royal Highness, Ibrahim Usman Jibrin, Emir of Nasarawa: Nasarawa, Saturday, 25th May, 2019

1. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State;
2. His Excellency, Engr, Abdullahi A. Sule, Governor-Elect of Nasarawa State;
3. His Excellency, Deputy Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
4. The Right Hon. Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly;
5. The Hon. Chief Judge of Nasarawa State;.
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Gov. Al-Makura holds Expanded Exco , dissolves political appointees, Commissioners to stay in Office till 29th

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has directed the Hon. Commissioners and Members of the Executive Council to submit their handover note to him on Monday 20th May 2019 and hold their office to between 10 and 11 am on May 29th , 2019.
He disclosed this at an expanded executive council meeting with all political appointees, the Governor Elect and Deputy Governor Elect in attendance at the Council Chamber of the Government House Lafia
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Gov. Al-Makura Assents Nasarawa State Administration of Criminal Justice Law

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has made history by signing into Law the Nasarawa State Administration of Criminal Justice Law 2018, flanked by the Chief Judge of Nasarawa State Justice Suleiman Dikko, the Attorney General Dr. Abdlkarim Kana, the SSG Barr. Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi and the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice and the Solicitor General Barr. Ishaku Usman the Governor altered the course of Justice in Nasarawa State as he put his pen to this all important Law .
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Nasarawa Gov. Elect Moves To Hit The Ground Running In Provision of Enabling Environment For Administrations Industrialization Agenda.

His Excellency Nasarawa state Governor Elect, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule has expressed the readiness of his incoming administration to hit the ground running towards providing another solution to Nasarawa States power problem and ensuring that the planned industrialization policy is encouraged and thrives through the states friendly policy to investment.
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Governor Elect says only God can reward Al-Makura for what he has done for Nasarawa state , as Practical Handover Tour Continues in Abuja .

His Excellency Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura in continuation of his administration’s comprehensive and total hand over to the incoming administration of His Excellency Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule (Governor Elect) embarked on another round of visitation to some of the major and critical projects under taken by the Nasarawa State Government in Abuja with him at the helm of affairs. Read More

Nasarawa State Commissions West Africa’s Frist Smart Street light Project.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has stated that his administration would continue to do its best in its quest to improve the lives and wellbeing for the people of Nasarawa State , particularly as it relates to physical planning and modern technology as Nasarawa state was one of those that have embraced the smart city concept .
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Measures have been adopted to ensure unhindered take off of activities at the Dangote Sugar Cane plantation and sugar refinery in Tunga, Awe local government.

This was arrived at during a meeting held between Governor Almakura and stakeholders from Dangote group, Awe Communities and State government officials, where the Honorable Commissioner of Information Tourism and Culture gave a press briefing on the issue. Full text Read More

Gov. Al-Makura Commends Nigerian Prison Services, Set to Release Prisoners before End of Tenure

Governor Al-Makura has stated that his administration has always attached premium to the wellbeing of inmates, and the importance of the Prison Service officials to ensure value addition in the discharge of their responsibilities as rehabilitators and reformers in society.
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His Excellency Umaru Tanko Al-Makura with the Director General Nasarawa Geographical Information Service (NAGIS) Hon. Sonny Agassi alongside the Nasarawa state Commandant Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp NSCDC

Photo News:Mr. Mohammad Mahmoud-Fari as they inspected locations for the siting of the Nigeria Police Public Relations School and a pioneer Barack for Nasarawa state Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp NSCDC.
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WE SHALL INSULATE AND PROTECT THE INCOMING ADMINISTRATION IN NASARAWA STATE:

His Excellency Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura has reiterated that his outgoing cabinet in Nasarawa State has a sacred duty to protect and insulate the new incoming administration of Governor-Elect Engineer A.A. Sule from the burden of last minute expenditure. Read More

Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of the Presentation of First Class Staff of Office to His Royal Highness, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad I, JSC Rtd., the Emir of Lafia: Friday, 3rd May, 2019.

1. His Excellency, Barr. Mohammed Abubakar, the Governor of Bauchi State;
2. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State;
3. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Hon. Nasiru Gawuna;
4. His Excellency, Engineer Abdullahi Alhaji Sule, Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
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SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF FIRST CLASS STAFF OF OFFICE TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS, ALH. ISA ABUBAKAR UMAR II, SARKIN AWE: SATURDAY, 4TH MAY, 2019.

1. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State;
2. His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
3. His Excellency, Deputy Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
4. The Right Hon. Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly;
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SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF FIRST CLASS STAFF OF OFFICE TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS, ALH. ABDULLAHI AMEGWA AGBO, OSANA OF KEANA: SATURDAY, 4TH MAY, 2019

1. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State; 2. His Excellency, Engr, Abdullahi A. Sule, Governor-Elect of Nasarawa State;
3. His Excellency, Deputy Governor-Elect, Nasarawa State;
4. The Right Hon. Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly;
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His Royal Highness The Gom Mama Buried , Agara, Sule, Ewuga Join Hundreds To Bid Late Monarch Farewell

Nasarawa State and the Mama-Chiefdom of Farin Ruwa Development Area where thrown into mourning as the remains of the paramount traditional ruler of Gom Mama of Mama Chiefdom, Alhaji Audu Nuhu was buried amidst tears. Read More

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the Chairmen and members of the following.

Teachers Service Commission Audu Abu -Chairman Abubakar Gada Mohammed -Full time Member Micheal Madaki -Full Time Member Musa Ugya - part time member Amina Jibrin -Part time member. Read More

Gov. Almakura Tasks Civil Servants on Competence and Dedication to Duty as He Swears-in Two Permanent Secretaries and the Health Insurance Executive Secretary.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has stated that competence remains a major criteria for any appointment or elevation in office. The Governor disclosed this at the inauguration of two newly appointed Permanent Secretaries and the Executive Secretary of Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency at the Council Chambers of the Government House. Lafia . Read More

Gov. Almakura Directs the Integration of Nigerian Newsday Staff into Mainstream Civil Service.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has directed that the Staff of the Nigerian Newsday Newspaper be absorbed into the mainstream Civil Service of the Nasarawa state Government , bringing an end to the lingering question of the what becomes the fate of the staff following the closure of the state owned newspaper. Read More

Nasarawa Govt. clears N40bn debt – Al-Makura.

Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, on Wednesday said the state government had cleared more than N40 billion debt incurred before the inception of his administration in 2011. Al-Makura disclosed this in Lafia at the inauguration of the state transition committee for the smooth hand-over on May 29. Read More

Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of the Inauguration of Transition Committee and Boards of some State Institutions, Lafia

1. His Excellency, the Deputy Governor; 2. The Right Honourable Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly; 3. The Honourable Chief Judge of Nasarawa State; Read More

His Royal Highness The Gom Mama Buried , Agara, Sule, Ewuga Join Hundreds To Bid Late Monarch Farewell

Nasarawa State and the Mama-Chiefdom of Farin Ruwa Development Area where thrown into mourning as the remains of the paramount traditional ruler of Gom Mama of Mama Chiefdom, Alhaji Audu Nuhu was buried amidst tears. Read More

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the Chairmen and members of the following.

Teachers Service Commission Audu Abu -Chairman Abubakar Gada Mohammed -Full time Member Micheal Madaki -Full Time Member Musa Ugya - part time member Amina Jibrin -Part time member. Read More

Gov. Almakura Tasks Civil Servants on Competence and Dedication to Duty as He Swears-in Two Permanent Secretaries and the Health Insurance Executive Secretary.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has stated that competence remains a major criteria for any appointment or elevation in office. The Governor disclosed this at the inauguration of two newly appointed Permanent Secretaries and the Executive Secretary of Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency at the Council Chambers of the Government House. Lafia . Read More

NASARAWA STATE GOVERNOR AND LASSA FEVER SURVIVOR GOVERNOR UMARU TANKO ALMAKURA DELIVERS TOUCHING KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE FIRST-EVER INTERNATIONAL LASSA FEVER CONFERENCE AT THE TRANSCORP HILTON, ABUJA-NIGERIA

The conference which marks 50 years of discovering the virus in Nigeria attracted health experts, researchers and scientists from all parts of the world who have been working on the Lassa fever disease, especially since its inception. Read More

ARMED FORCES REMEMBRANCE DAY : ALMAKURA CALLS FOR PRAYER/ REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO SACRIFICE THEIR LIVES FOR THE SAKE OF THIS COUNTRY.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called for remembrance of the fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for the country , calling on every Nigerian to rededicate their commitments to the oneness , unity and stability of o our great country. Read More

PRESS STATEMENT “THE REIGN OF LATE EMIR ISA MUSTAPHA AGWAI WAS THE GOLDEN ERA IN THE HISTORY OF LAFIA EMIRATE!”

His Excellency Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura has described the 44 year old reign of HRH Al Dr Isa Mustapha Agwai I as Emir of Lafia as “The golden era in the history of Lafia Emirate!” Governor Tanko Al-makura asserted that the revered late Emir was the true progenitor and cornerstone of modern Lafia Emirate under whose royal stewardship, Lafia witnessed its most astounding developments. Read More

BUDGET OF TRANSITION

SPEECH PRESENTED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2019 FISCAL APPROPRIATION BILL TO THE NASARAWA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, LAFIA: FRIDAY, 28TH DECEMBER, 2018.

1. The Right Honourable Speaker;
2. Principal Officers and Honourable Members of Nasarawa State House of Assembly.

Today marks yet another milestone in our journey to bequeath a legacy of good governance, progress and development to the people of Nasarawa State. It is, therefore, with gratitude to God, the Almighty that I stand before you, Honourable Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly to present the 2019 Appropriation Bill in compliance with section 121(1) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended). Indeed, this is yet another unique opportunity and privilege to perform this constitutional duty before this hallowed chamber for the last time as Governor of Nasarawa State.

2. The Right Honourable Speaker, Honourable Members, it will be recalled that last year, I stood before you to present the 2018 Budget which necessitated the implementation of this Administration’s well thought out policies and programmes aimed at sustaining our commitment towards consolidating on our developmental endeavours.

3. This is in tandem with our policy thrust since our assumption of office in May 2011. As you may recall, we made solemn undertaking to the people of Nasarawa State to execute policies and programmes that will uplift the living standard of our people and transform the State into a beehive of socio-economic activities. This is evident in our modest efforts in the construction of road networks and other physical infrastructure, provision of social amenities, healthcare delivery, education, agriculture, economic empowerment and, indeed, robust market development. This, we have continued to do mindful of our core principles of transparency, accountability, probity and prudent management of meagre resources as accrued to the State.

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SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN OF HONOURABLE COMMISSIONERS AND MEMBERS OF THE STATE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, LAFIA: THURSDAY, 20th DECEMBER, 2018

Today marks yet another watershed in the history of this Administration as we are gathered here to witness the swearing-in of Honourable Commissioners and Members of the State Executive Council which I am obliged to christen “Transition Team”. Read More

Nasarawa State Government to Partner with NAPTIP to Stop Trafficking of Persons, and Setup NAPTIP Institute in Nasarawa State

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the readiness of the Nasarawa State Government to partner with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) towards stopping the trafficking of persons in Nasarawa and Nigeria at large as well as partnering with NAPTIP towards setting up a training institute in the state Read More

West Africa College of Physicians lauds Nasarawa State for provisions of healthcare facilities

The West Africa College of Physicians have lauded the huge strides made by the Nasaraw State Government towards the provision of healthcare facilities , especially in the rural areas. Read More

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura Gives Assurance on the Continuity of the Special School as he Celebrates His 66th Birthday

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has given assurance to all the citizens of Nasarawa state and Nigeria that the school would not die or fade away when he leaves office , he disclose that provisions and plans had been made to sustain and keep the school going able to stand on its own after he leaves office May 29th, 2019. Read More

Gov. Almakura Assures Residents Of Affordable Houses As He Visits 240 Plot Site And Services Housing Site In Mararaba Karu

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called citizens of Nasarawa state to come forward and benefit from the Sites and Services Housing Scheme Mararaba put in place by the state Government which would enable hundreds of small medium workers own houses near the Federal Capital. Read More

FG / Nasarawa State Sign MOU To Take Over And Complete Farin Ruwa Dam project

The Federal Government on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nasarawa State Government to enable her takeover and complete the Farin Ruwa Dam project. Read More

NASARAWA STATE HAS LOST A COLOSSUS

His Excellency Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura and the entire people of Nasarawa State have lost a man of honour, a colossus in administration and an a royal father of the highest esteem. Read More

POSTING OF PERMANENT SECRETARIES IN THE NASARAWA STATE PUBLIC SERVICE

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura , Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the immediate posting of Permanent Secretaries in the public Service as follows Read More

Nasarawa State Government Donates 50 Hecters For EFCC Training Academy In Lafia

Speaking to the press after taking land, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu to the vast expanse of land along Kwadere road His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura disclosed that the gesture was in line with the commissions desire to establish an academy which has long been in the pipeline ,where the state government has secured the land and donated 50 hectares to EFCC for this purpose. Read More

Address Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of Flag-off of 100 Housing Estate in Kwandere by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Kwandere: Wednesday, 10th October, 2018

It is my pleasure to join you here today on the occasion of the Flag-Off of the construction of 100 Housing Estate in Kwandere by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), taking place here in Kwandere, Lafia the State capital. Read More

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMISSIONING OF THE NEW OFFICE COMPLEX OF THE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF NASARAWA STATE, LAFIA: WEDNESDAY, 10TH OCTOBER, 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen. It is with a sense of fulfillment that we are gathered here today to commission the new office complex of the Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State. Read More

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

Following the expiration of the tenure of office of Prof. Muhammad Mainoma Akaro as the Vice-Chancellor of the Nasarawa State University , Keffi on the 8th October , 2018 and pursuant to the commitment of the present Administration in Nasarawa State to reposition the State University as a citadel of learning as envisioned by the founding fathers of the institution , which is tandem with the Administration's educational policy in the State. Read More

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Almakura, Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the underlisted new appointments in the Nasarawa State Public Service:
A. Special Advisers to the Governor:
1. Hon Mohammed Yakubu Dikko, Keffi LGA
2. Yahaya Ogba Ibrahim, Nasarawa LGA
3. Hon Danjuma Fanda, Nasarawa Eggon LGA Read More

Nasarawa State Government To Ensure Gas Explosion Victims Get The Best Treatment Possible - Gov. Almakura

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has stated that all burn victims especially those in critical condition would receive the best medical care possible regardless of tribe, religion or financial standing, even if it means flying them outside the country for life saving treatment . Read More

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN OF SPECIAL ADVISER, OVERSEERS OF DEVELOPMENT AREAS AND INAUGURATION OF THE CHAIRMEN AND MEMBERS OF GOVERNING COUNCILS OF THE STATE-OWNED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS, LAFIA: TUESDAY, 11TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

It is with a sense of responsibility that I address you today on the occasion of the swearing-in of: Read More

Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service Commissions Operational Vehicles, State Revenue Boss Confident to Meet Revenue Targets

The Executive Chairman, Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service, Alh. Ahmed Yakubu Muhammad has given the Boards assurance towards meeting its annual targets through ensuring the board functions better for optimum performance increasing the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to the state, commending His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura for the political will to move the State Revenue Service to greater heights. Read More

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

In the exercise of the powers vested on the Governor of Nasarawa State in the relevant enabling Laws establishing the Nasarawa State-Owned University, Keffi College of Education, Akwanga; College of Agriculture, Lafia and the Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia and as Visitor to these Tertiary Institutions, His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the reconstitution of the Governing Councils of the aforementioned State-Owned Institutions as follows: Read More

Gov. Almakura Receives Sallah Homage From the New Turakin Keffi (Sen. Abdullahi Adamu)

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has assured all APC members in Nasarawa State to rest assured that they would be part of the decision making process in the state that would lead to a candidate for the APC in Nasarawa State Read More

Governor Almakura Commissions Wamba Water Project

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has restated his administration's commitment towards ensuring bettering the lives of communities through the provision of needed infrastructure and utilities
Governor Almakura disclosed this during the commissioning of the modular Solar Powered Water Scheme in as Wamba Local Government Area as part of efforts to provide potable water in rural communities Read More

Gale of defections will not reach Nasarawa State - Al-Makura

Governor Umaru Al-Makura on Thursday expressed confidence that the gale of defections sweeping across various state chapters of the All Progressive Congress (APC), would not reach Nasarawa State.
"The gale of defections rocking the APC will not reach Nasarawa"; I am very confident of that Al-Makura declared in Lafia, during an expanded stakeholders' meeting of the party. Read More

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State has, in a cabinet reshuffle, dropped the following Commissioners and Special Advisers:
1. Hon. Abdulhamid Yakubu Kwarra
2. Barr. Gabriel Ortan Aka'aka
3. Hon. (Mrs.) Mary E. Enwongulu
4. Mr. Bamaiyi Anangba
5. Dr. Daniel Iya
6. Yusuf Shehu Usman, mni
7. Sonny Agassi
8. Engr. Mohammed Wada Yahaya
9. Hon. Tanko Abdullahi Zubair Read More

Nasarawa State Government Distributes Relief Material to Returning Communities around Benue Boarder

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called the residents of Nasarawa State to continue to live in peace with one another , expressing his happiness that people were moving around freely with the return of peace to the areas that had been engulfed with crisis early in the year. Read More

Nasarawa State to Relocate Orphanage To GRA. - Gov. Almakura.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has disclosed that the state orphanage / motherless babies home was moving the GRA to provide a befitting home that would provide a good beginning as well as a better quality of life for children living in the orphanage. Read More

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

His Excellency. Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the appointment of Yakubu Lamai as the Director General Strategic Communications and Press Affairs to the Executive Governor with effect from today, Thursday, 26th July, 2018.
Yakubu Lamai's functions will be to interact with the citizens. organizations and communities on behalf of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and speak to public policy issues Read More

Gov. Almakura Receives Award As Best Governor In Rural And Urban Infrastructure In Nigeria.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has received the award of Best Governor In Rural And Urban Infrastructure In Nigeria by the highly intellectual Newspaper Business Day during its 2018 Business Day States Competitiveness and Good Governance Awards. Read More

Gov. Almakura Assures APC of his support as National Vice Chairman Visits Government House.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has assured the All Progressive Congress (APC) of support towards the success of the party.
Governor Almakura disclosed this as he received the National Vice Chairman (North Central ) Hon, Ahmad Suleiman Wambai, Read More

FG to take over, complete Farin Ruwa Dam

In its bid to complete all ongoing and abandoned water projects in the country, the Federal Government said it will takeover the construction of Farin Ruwa Dam in Nasarawa State.
Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Dr Musa Ibrahim, made the disclosure Read More

Gov. Almakura Meets with Bassa Community

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called for contious peaceful coexistence between the Bassa and the Ebira communities of Nasarawa State.
Governor Almakura made the call as he had an interactive meeting with representatives of the Bassa community and stakeholders at the Nasarawa State Liasion Office Abuja recently. Read More

Governor Al-Makura increases minimum pension by 100%

The Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, has approved increase in minimum pension for the state retirees from N5, 000 to N10, 000, Abdullahi Sani-Oseze, Director-General, Nasarawa State Pension Bureau has disclosed.
Sani-Oseze made the disclosed this on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lafia. Read More

Nasarawa Government to start commercial production of fertiliser in 2019 - Commisioner

Mr Jamil Zakari, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, says the state will start large-scale, commercial production of fertiliser in 2019.Read More

Nasarawa State To Partner With MCCEF To Enhance Capacity Of Traditional Birth Attendants

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the readiness of the Nasarawa State Government partnering towards enhancing and equipping the Traditional Birth Attendants towards providing quality service leading to a lower mortality rate of women and children during childbirth. Read More

Alh. Usman Makeri Appointed Chief of Eggon Eron Chiefdom.

His Exellency UmaruTanko Almakura has approved the appointment of Alh. Usman Makeri as third class Chief of Eggon Eron Chiefdom with immediate effect. Bringing to rest the Eggon Eron chieftaincy issue . Read More

Briefs From the Nasarawa Sate Executive Council Meeting of 27th June , 2018.

Following the Executive Council Meeting the Press were briefed by the Hon. Commissioner of Information , Tourism and Culture Barr. Yusuf Usman Shehu flanked by the Commissioners of Education , Women Affairs, Agriculture , Works , Housing and Transport and Lands and Physical Planning . Read More

Dangote Foundation disburses N130m to 13,000 women in Nasarawa

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF SYMBOLIC PRESENTATION OF N130 MILLION DONATED BY THE ALIKO DANGOTE FOUNDATION AS PALLIATIVE TO VULNERABLE WOMEN IN NASARAWA STATE: LAFIA: WEDNESDAY, 30TH MAY, 2018. Read More

Nasarawa Flags Off Sale of Fertilizer

NASARAWA STATE GOVERNMENT SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE 2018 FLAG-OFF OF FERTILIZER SALES, KWANDARE: WEDNESDAY, 30TH MAY, 2018. Read More

Gov. Almakura Tasks Elected Chairmen on attention to Security and Good Governance

Nasarawa state Governor, His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has tasked chairmen of local Government areas in the state to secure their communities and promote social harmony and intergration amongst diverse ethnic groups in their areas.Read More

Vice President reiterates FG's commitment to ending herdsmen killings

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has restated that the Federal Government was determined to ending the incessant killing of farmers by herdsmen in parts of the country. Read More

Gov. Almakura Assures INEC of Commitment of Nasarawa Citizens towards ensuring Democratic processes are given Priority

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has restated the commitment of Nasarawa State towards entrenching true democracy being the will of the people as his administration was also a product of true democracy Read More

APC Flags Off Local Government Campaign

The All Progressive Congress has flaged off the Nasarawa State 2018 Local Government Election Campaign.
The Flagoff was done by the Nasarawa State Governor Umar Tanko Almakura who presented the Party Flag to the Candidates at the Lafia Square immediately after the State Congress.Read More

Nasarawa govt commence N400m payment of pensioners

Nasarawa State Government said it has begun the disbursement of N400 million to deaths and retirees of the state Civil Servants.
The state Director General, Pension Bureau, Abdullahi Sani-Oseze, disclosed this at the flag up of phase one payment exercise in Lafia, explaining that this was in consonance with Governor Tanko Umaru Al-makura's promise made during the worker's day celebration. Read More

Nasarawa State Government Signs Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to Establish Biggest Solar Power Plant in Africa

The Nasarawa State Government has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Kuber Power Limited (KPL) on an Eligible Customer Basis which allows licensed generation company to access underserved customers and also promote the rapid expansion of generation capacity.
Nasarawa State has accepted KPL's Proposal to be a 2.5% equity shareholder in the KPL's $300 million 200mw solar power plant to be established on Shendam Road, Lafia, Nasarawa State. Read More

Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of the 2018 International Workers Day Celebration, Lafia: Tuesday 1st May, 2018

It is with sense of commitment and patriotism that I join you today in celebration of the annual International Workers' Day, taking place here in Lafia.Read More

Gov. Almakura Lauds President Buhari's Policy, As Beneficiaries Start Receiving In Nasarawa

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the President Muhammadu Buhari Led administration for its care and concern by carrying out people oriented projects that would impact on the vulnerable. Gov. Almakura gave the commendation when he flagged of the Federal Government Social Investment Programme that would provide funds of N10,000 to 4625 less privileged in the state which was flagged off at the Lafia Square in the Nasarawa State Capital. Read More

Almakura calls for Better Tax Remittance as Joint Tax Board and Nigerian Governors Forum Visit

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called for better tax remittance from the citizens of Nasarawa State , urging them to see taxes paid as a means of contributing to the development and sustenance of the State through growth of Internal Generated Revenue of the State. Read More

Nasarawa To Partner With FMW / China Engineering Coy To Ensure Speedy Completion Of Kwandere - Keffi Road

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has disclosed that the Nasarawa State Government has expressed interest in partnering with the Federal Ministry of Works or a China Based Engineering Company to ensure that the new Kwandere to Keffi road was completed on or ahead of schedule.Read More

Nasarawa to Upgrade Health System with Multi-functional Medical Complex

HHis Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has disclosed that Nasarawa State was currently putting together the vital components that would enable the state provide comprehensive solutions to many health challenges across Nigeria. Read More

Gov. Almakura Lauds Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) For Efforts At Promoting Peace In Nasarawa State

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) (Nasarawa State Chapter) for their relentless efforts of imbibing spiritual teaching and prayers towards sustaining peace and peaceful coexistence amongst the people of Nasarawa State. Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT

The Governor of Nasarawa State and visitor to the College of Education Akwanga and Nasarawa State Polytechnic Lafia, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has approved the following appointments for the two institutions.
a) Safiyanu Audu as the Registrar of the College of Education, Akwanga. He holds a Master Degree in Public Administration from the University of Jos. Until his appointment he was the Deputy Registrar of the College.
b) Ibrahim Alhaji Adhama as the Bursar of Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia. He holds a Master Degree in Public Sector Accounting from Nasarawa State University, Keffi. Until his appointment he was the Assistant Director and Head of salary at the National Assembly, Abuja.
2. All the appointments are with immediate effect.
Musa Elayo
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor
8th April, 2018

Governor Almakura Hopeful that Lafia- Keffi new road would be opened March 2019

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed optimism that the Lafia - Keffi new road embarked by the administration would be complete on schedule, expressing confidence that the contractors were very capable of delivering the project. Read More

Posting of Permanent Secretaries in the Nasarawa State Public Service

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura , Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the immediate posting of Permanent Secretaries in the public Service as follows: Read More

Almakura Applauds NSCDC, Security Outfits at POP of NAYES / VGN

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has highlighted security as being in the forefront of the agenda of the Nasarawa State Government , describing security as being in the vantage position of the state as regards the operations of the Officers and men of the Nasarawa state Empowerment Scheme (NAYES) Read More

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OFNASARAWA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN OF THE CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE NASARAWA STATE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION (NASIEC) AND A PERMANENT SECRETARY, LAFIA: MONDAY, 12TH MARCH, 2018.

It is with a heavy heart and great sense of loss that I am performing this exercise in view of the recent demise of the former Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Aliyu Akwe Doma, OON Read More

Gov. Almakura Condoles Doma Traditional Council and Family of Aliyu Akwe Doma over death of Former Governer

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described death of Alh. Aliyu Akwe Doma of robbing the state of a distinguished elder statesman who impacted positively on the lives of many within and outside the state. Read More

Photos from the burial of immediate past Governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe Doma

Umaru Al-Makura describes the death of his predecessor, Alhaji Aliyu Akwe-Doma, as a personal loss - Al-Makura was one of the many dignitaries that paid the deceased last respect The governor calls the late Akwe-Doma an advocate of peaceful coexistence and religious tolerance Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT

Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji'un

2. This is to inform the general public that in the late hours of Tuesday, 6. March, 2018 we received with shock and sense of bereavement but with total submission to the will of Almighty Allah the death of our father, His Excellency, Alhaji Aliyu Akwe Doma, OON (Madauchin Doma), the former Governor of Nasarawa State which sad event occurred in Israel on Tuesday, 6. March, 2018 after a protracted illness.

3. The death of Alhaji Aliyu Akwe Doma is a monumental loss, not only to Doma's family, Doma traditional council but to all people of Nasarawa State and, indeed, Nigeria at large. However, we are consoled by the divine injunction that all mortals must taste death.

4. Governor Aliyu Akwe Doma was a seasoned bureaucrat who rose through the ranks to the coveted position of Permanent Secretary and later Deputy Governor in the then Plateau State. This iconic leader vied for and became the second Executive Governor of Nasarawa State. During his reign as Governor, he transformed the State to the next level of development through his 13-Point Agenda that encapsulated various areas of socio-economic development. These included; Agriculture, Education, Health, Urban Development, Rural Development, Industrialization, Economic Empowerment, Security, Tourism, Solid Mineral Exploration, Civil Service Re-organization, Housing and Cultural Re-orientation.

5. His legacies as a dynamic leader and astute politician exemplified pragmatism, modesty, integrity, accountability, humility, dedication and commitment to the service of the people of Nasarawa State and humanity at large. He would continue to be remembered by these virtues which have written his name in the sand of history.

6. As we continue to mourn this gem, we pray that Almighty Allah will grant the gentle soul of His Excellency, Alhaji Aliyu Akwe Doma Al-jannatul Firdaus.

MOHAMMED HASSAN ABDULLAHI
Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State 7th March, 2018.

Gov Al-Makura donates 35 Operational Vehicles to Security Agencies

Al-Makura, while presenting the vehicles in Lafia, said that the gesture was part of his governmen's commitment to boost the security architecture of the state in view of the incessant skirmishes. Read More

Nasarawa Govt. donates N200m to Army for Construction of Doma Barracks

Nasarawa State Government on Tuesday, donated N200 million to the Nigerian Army to facilitate the construction of its barracks in Doma Local Government Area of the state.
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura announced the donation when he received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, who paid him a courtesy visit in Lafia.. Read More

Gov. Almakura Assures Air Force of Commitment / Support Towards creation of an Airforce base in Nasarawa

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has assured the Nigerian Airforce of the state government commitment and support towards the realisation of an Operational Air base in Nasarawa state that would allow they have a base in Nasarawa State. Read More

Government to Train Lower Cadre Health Workers

The Nasarawa State Government says it will empower lower cadre health workers to deliver higher responsibilities than their portfolios suggest.
The government said it hope to boost healthcare services through domestication of a policy document called the "National Task-shifting and Task-sharing" in collaboration with Pathfinder International.Read More

Nasarawa Government to Establish Electricity Power Agency

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for the establishment of the State Electricity Power Agency (NAEPA) to provide constant power supply in the state
Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House, announced the passage of the bill when the Majority Leader, Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North) moved a motion for the passage during plenary in Lafia. Read More

REMARKS DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE ON THE OCCASION OF INTEGRITY AND SERVICE DINNER-AWARD NITE IN HONOUR OF HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, GCFR, ORGANIZED BY THE NTA INTEGRITY AND SERVICE COMPENDIUM, ABUJA: TUESDAY, 13TH FEBRUARY, 2018

It is with gratitude to God the Almighty that we are here today on the occasion of the Integrity and Service Dinner-Award Nite in honour of our Role Model, our Benefactor, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR Read More

Almakura Receives Commendations for Commitment to Security.

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State leader of a delegation of the National Economic Council's sub-committee on a fact-finding visit to Nasarawa State has lauded the commitment and efforts of Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura has placed on security and peace of the nation,Read More

Gov. Almakura Signs Nasarawa 2018 Appropriation Bill in to Law

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the signing of the Nasarawa 2018 Appropriation Bill as a very historical event that was like no other budget as it would ensure sustainable development in the state, as well as ensure that all that was conceived in the start of the administration and forecasted till the end of the administration would be realized Read More

The Success of Presidents Visit Was Due To The People of the State. - Gov. Almakura

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has attributed the success of the one day working visit President Muhammadu Buharis to the commitment and sense of patriotism of the people of Nasarawa State. Read More

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMISSIONING OF COMPREHENSIVE SPECIAL SCHOOL, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE: TUESDAY, 6TH FEBRUARY, 2018

I am very pleased to be with you here today in Lafia, the Capital of Nasarawa State. I am, indeed, overwhelmed by the warm reception accorded to me.Read More

SPEECH BY GOV. UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMISSIONING OF COMPREHENSIVE SPECIAL SCHOOL, LAFIA

Today marks a watershed in the annals of history of the APC Administration in Nasarawa State as we are honoured to host our political icon, mentor and role mode Read More

PHOTOS FROM #PMBINLAFIA

President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Ta'al Model e-Library, the Comprehensive Special School and Model Primary Health Centre and also launched the Community Health Influencers, Promoters and Services (CHIPS) Read More

Nasarawa Government Committed to Provision of Conducive Atmosphere for Learning in Schools - Governor Almakura

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has restated the commitment of the Nasarawa State Government towards ensuring a conducive atmosphere for learning is provided at all schools, and ensuring the safety of children in schools.Read More

Malaria: 1.6 million mosquito nets to be distributed in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Government says it will distribute 1.6 million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) to all households as part of efforts to eliminate malaria. Dr Ibrahim Adamu, Director of Public Health, Ministry of Health, made this known when he briefed newsmen in Lafia on Monday. Adamu said that the distribution, which would hold between Feb. 23 and Feb. 27 across the state, was supported by the United States Government through the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) Read More

Kogi Governor Sympathizes with Almakura, people of Nasarawa State on recent issues.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa State during a visit by his Kogi State counterpart His Excellency Yahaya Bello at Government House Lafia recently. According to Governor Almakura, the visit of Governor Bello was a "loud testimony of the unity and peace that exists among the APC Governors". He thanked Governor Yahaya Bello for standing up for a united Nigeria. Read More

President Buhari to Visit Nasarawa State 6th February, 2018

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has made it known that President Muhammadu Buhari has graciously accepted to visit Nasarawa State on the 6th of February 2018. Stating that there are a line of activities put together for Mr, Presidents visit.Read More

Gov. Almakura Receives Reports on Tertiary Institutions, Vows to Ensure Justice is Done

His Excellency Umaru Tanko has appreciated and commended the members of the fact-finding and investigative committees on the activities of the three (3) state owned tertiary institutions in Nasarawa state for a successful completion of the assignment and performing a great service to Nasarawa State. Read More

Nasarawa safe, free from militias - SSG

The Nasarawa state government has applauded the prompt efforts of the Police and other security agencies in stabilizing the tension that arose as a result of the herdsmen and farmers crisis in Benue state. Read More

Dangote Supports Nasarawa State with donation of N50 million.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended and appreciated the Dangote Group for their consistent support, care and collaboration with Nasarawa State, as they provide donation of fifty Million Naira to support the efforts of government .Read More

Gov. Almakura Approves Payment Of Outstanding Salary As NLC Pay New Year Visit

"Workers in Nasarawa state to receive outstanding one month salary by Friday" Speaking to the Press the Chairman Nigerian Labour Congress (Nasarawa State) Abdullahi Adeka disclosed this following a New Year Courtesy Visit to His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura , stating that the visit has brought good things to Nasarawa state workers. Read More

"Remain your brother's keeper" - Gov. Almakura as he Visits IDP Camps

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called on the people of Nasarawa State especially those communities that were home to internally displaced persons to continue be their brothers keepers, tasking them to continue to show hospitality to the 25000 persons who had sort refuge in their communities. Read More

Al-Makura Inaugurates Power Station to boost Electricity Supply

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Monday in Lafia inaugurated two 7.5 MVA power injection substation to boost electricity supply to the state capital and environs. While inaugurating the project in company of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said it was a dream come true for the people of Lafia and environsRead More

Almakura Commends Fashola's Monthly Power Meeting Initiative

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the Honourable Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Barrister Babatunde Raji Fashola, for commencing monthly meetings with stakeholders in states around the country appreciating the huge success and attention the President Mohammadu Buhari led administration had given the power sector Read More

Nasarawa State Government Donates Relief Materials worth over Fifty Million Naira to IDPs

Nasarawa State Government has donated relief materials worth over fifty million naira to the internally displaced persons in the state.
The Deputy Governor explained that the items were procured based on the directive of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for IDPs in Awe and Keana, affected by the recent suspected herdsmen invasion of some Tiv communities at the Nasarawa- Benue border. Read More

BUDGET OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Speech Delivered By His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, Governor Of Nasarawa State On The Occasion Of The Presentation Of The 2018 Fiscal Appropriation Bill To The Nasarawa State House Of Assembly, Lafia: Wednesday, 29th November, 2017Read More

Press Release (NSHIP)

Nasarawa State Government has revealed that modalities have been put in place towards mainstreaming the Nigeria States Health Investment Project (NSHIP) currently being piloted in the State. Read More

Nasarawa 2018 Appropriation Bill Passes First Reading

The Rt, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has made it known that the Nasarawa 2018 Appropriation Bill which was presented by His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura to the Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed the First Reading and would be brought forth for the Second Reading on the 6th of December. Read More

Nasarawa State Government welcomes New Civil Defence Commandant

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has assured the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps of the continuous support of the Nasarawa state Government towards ensuring their very vital role in securing the lives and assets of the citizenry is sustainedRead More

Speech Delivered By His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura Governor, On The Occasion Of The Official Handing-Over Of Rice Post-Harvest Processing And Marketing Pilot Project (RIPMAPP) Incubation Plant: Thursday 23rd November, 2017

It is with a sense of fulfillment that I address you on this occasion of the official handing-over of the Rice Post-Harvest Processing and Marketing Pilot Project (RIPMAPP) to Lafia Rice Miller and Dealers Association, taking place here in Lafia, the State capital. Read More

Address Delivered By His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, The Governor Of Nasarawa State On The Occasion Of The Commissioning Of Umaru Tanko Al-Makura Lecture Hall, Federal University, Lafia: Thursday, 23rd November, 2017

Today marks a watershed in the annals of history of my life as we are gathered here to commission a newly constructed twin 500-Seater Lecture Hall christened Umaru Tanko Al-makura Lecture Hall. Indeed, this is a historic occasion that will remain indelible in my life; to wake up with the realization that this state-of-the-art edifice was named after my humble self. Read More

Nasarawa State Government Assures NNPC of Support and collaboration

HHis Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has assured the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of the commitment , support , collaboration and partnership towards the success of their explorative activities in Nasarawa StateRead More

Gov. Almakura Swears In Interim Management Committee Chairman

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has warned the Interim Management Committee Chairmen of Nasarawa State that their acceptance of the position is acceptance to serve the people. Read More

Gov. Almakura Receives American Ambassador

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the readiness of the Government of Nasarawa state to collaborate with the American Embassy in the areas of Special Education, Empowerment, Real Estate and Smart City Advances. Read More

Nigerian Football Federation Commends Nasarawa State for its Efforts at Sports Development

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has highlighted sports as a major component towards curtailing youth restiveness by creating conducive environment engaging youth in sporting activities.Read More

Nasarawa State to Support Immunization

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has given the assurance of the Nasarawa state Government towards compliance and support toward effective immunization and eradication of polio in the Nigeria.
Gov. Almakura gave the assurance as he received the Northern Traditional Rulers Committee on Primary Health Care led by His Eminence Sultan of Sokoto HRH Mohaamad Sa'ad Abubakar Read More

Speech at the Swearing in of High Courts Judges and Head of Service

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN OF THREE HIGH COURT JUDGES, HEAD OF CIVIL SERVICE AND SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE GOVERNOR, LAFIA, AND THE GROUND BREAKING / FOUNDATION LAYING STONE OF THE MULTI-MILLION NAIRA HIGH COURT COMPLEX: TUESDAY, 17TH OCTOBER, 2017 Read More

Nasarawa State Pension Bureau

His Excellency, the Governor of Nasarawa State, Umar Tanko Al-makura, in continuation of Nasarawa State Government's policy to ensure payment of pensioners their entitlements, has approved the 4th in the series of the payment of retirement benefits to Local Government retirees, who retired from service before 2011. Thus, the following beneficiaries are to report to Nasarawa State Pension Bureau with the following documents for payment from Wednesday 11th October 2017. National Identification Card or Valid Driver's License or Voter Card
Original copy of Retirement Letter
Two recent coloured Passport Photographs.
Signed
Abdullahi Sani Oseze Director-General
List of Beneficiaries

Gov. Almakura Lauds Dangote Foundation Programme

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the micro-grant scheme by the Dangote Foundation as a very well thought out programme that would go a long way towards helping help the people it was targeted to reach. Gov. Almakura made this known as he received Zouera Youssoufou MD/CEO Dangote Foundation and the Mr. A. A. Sule MD Dangote Sugar and other members of the Dangote group who were in the state to brief him on the micro-grant scheme by the Dangote Foundation Read More

Opening Remarks of Geo-Strategic Study Tour of Nasarawa State: Monday, 9th October, 2017

It is my honour to specially welcome Amb. (Dr.) C.W. Wigwe, who is the provost and team leader of Course 26 on Geo-Strategic Study Tour of Nasarawa State from the National Defence College, Abuja. Similarly, I welcome other directing staff and the Course participants to the State who are here to appraise the efforts of Government as it relates to the theme of this year’s Study Tour Read More

Photo News: Gov. Almakura Receives Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed gratitude to renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi for his visit to Nasarawa State appreciating the prayers and blessing he wished on the state and its people. Full Story

Nasarawa, IHVN sign MoU on Research Laborator

The Nasarawa State Government and Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a world-class research laboratory for viral epidemics. Read More

Nasarawa to Manage The Corridor To FCT For Better Utilization For All Residents

Briefing the Press His Excellency the Deputy Governor Hon. Silas Ali Agara assured the public that the Government was on top of the issues, stating that the lives and property of the citizen is the top most priority, people should go about their normal businesses and activities as everything was okay and under control. Read More

Almakura urges FG to Give Consideration to Awe - Tunga, Kwandere - Keffi Roads

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called the attention of the Federal Government on the need for the Federal Government to continue the Awe - Tunga road and the Kwandere - Keffi road embarked upon by the Nasarawa State Government due to their importance to the State and the nation. Full Story

Nasarawa State Signs MOU, to Receive $500,000 Grant to Boost Health Care

Nasarawa State Government has signed a MOU which would provide a performance based grant of $500,000 to strengthen Primary Health Care Systems in the state with bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Read More

Nasarawa State Hold Security Meeting: Reassures Public of Safety

Briefing the Press His Excellency the Deputy Governor Hon. Silas Ali Agara assured the public that the Government was on top of the issues, stating that the lives and property of the citizen is the top most priority, people should go about their normal businesses and activities as everything was okay and under control. Read More

Nasarawa State to Partner with Turkish Investors on Education

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the readiness of the the Nasarawa State Government to partner with the Turlip International College in improving the quality of education in Nasarawa state. Full Story

POSTING OF PERMANENT SECRETARIES IN THE NASARAWA STATE PUBLIC SERVICE

His Excellency, Umaru Tanko AI-makura, the Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the posting of Permanent Secretaries in the State Public Service as follows: Read More

Governor Almakura Lauds Nasarawa Residents, Presents Official Vehicles to Legacy Commissioners

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has thanked and commended the people of Nasarawa State for the support and followership they have recently been giving to the administration, which has enabled the administration carryout its plans and projects for the state and its people. Read More

Gov. Almakura Lauds Efforts of Nigerian Army

Nasarawa State Government has appealed for the establishment of more forward operation bases to be sited in Nasarawa state as support towards improving on the security situation in the State
His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura made this known when he paid a courtesy visit on the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai at the Army Headquarters in Abuja. Full Story

Nasarawa State Government to Strengthen Relationship with the Peoples Republic of China

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the readiness of the Nasarawa State Government to enhance its relationship with the Peoples Republic of China and its provinces. Governor Almakura's made the aim of strengthen relations the highlight of his visit the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Zhau Pingjan at the Chinese Embassy Abuja. Read More

Nasarawa Governor wows Audience at Smart City Summit

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the administrations readiness to welcome investors into the ongoing plan of the Nasarawa state Government to develop smart cities , by ensuring new layouts such as the 13,000 hectre Gurku-Kabusu City Project and restructuring plans for existing townships to confrere with the smart city concept. Read More

The Elevation of HRH Uehra-She

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has affirmed his Administration's commitment to protect the sanctity of the Traditional Institution, aimed at extolling their roles as the conscience of the society. Full Story

The Enthroning of the 22nd Emir of Karshi

The twenty second Emir of Karshi, Alhaji Dr Muhammad Sani Bako the third has been urged to be steadfast in the delivery of his duties. His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura made this known at the installation and presentation of a first class staff of office to the monarch. Read More

The Enthroning of the 15th Emir of Keffi

The contribution of the traditional institution in ensuring unity among the diverse institution in Nigeria cannot be misconstrued. Gov Umaru Tanko Almakura said this at the presentation of a first class staff of office to the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo Yamusa the third Read More

Speech Delivered by Gov. Almakura at The Elevation Ceremony of HRH Uehra-She

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has affirmed his Administration's commitment to protect the sanctity of the Traditional Institution, aimed at extolling their roles as the conscience of the society. Full Story

Speech Delivered by Gov. Almakura at The Enthroning Ceremony of the 22nd Emir of Karshi

The twenty second Emir of Karshi, Alhaji Dr Muhammad Sani Bako the third has been urged to be steadfast in the delivery of his duties. His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura made this known at the installation and presentation of a first class staff of office to the monarch. Read More

Speech Delivered by Gov. Almakura at The Enthroning Ceremony of the 15th Emir of Keffi

The contribution of the traditional institution in ensuring unity among the diverse institution in Nigeria cannot be misconstrued. Gov Umaru Tanko Almakura said this at the presentation of a first class staff of office to the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo Yamusa the third Read More

Gov. Almakura Commends Federal University Lafia

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the Federal University Lafia for being one of the most peaceful, most stable learning environments in the country. Full Story

Nasarawa Government to revive abandoned yam conditioning centre

Nasarawa State Government says it has commenced plans to complete the abandoned yam conditioning centre in Keffi Local Government Area to boost exportation in line with the Federal Government’s initiative. Read More

Nasarawa Confirms Receipt of N4.5 Billion Paris Club Refund

Governor Umaru Almakura of Nasarawa state has confirmed the receipt of 4.5 billion Naira Paris club refund for disbursement to civil servants in the state. Read More

Gov. Almakura Condoles Keana Emirate on Late Alh. Usman Aboki

THis Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura called on the people of Keana to continue to with their peaceful nature as it will be their legacy when they will be called upon, reminding them from everything is preordained, from God we come and to him we shall all return. Full Story

Nasarawa State Receives Report From Task Force to Verify Land in Greater Karu Area

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has pledged to totally implement the report by the Task Force to Verify Land in Greater Karu Area, declaring that the government would not relent in prosecution of all identified speculators and illegal developers. Read More

Gov. Al-Makura threatens prosecution over hate speech

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says government will henceforth arrest and prosecute individuals and groups engaging in hate speeches capable of breaching the peace of the state. Read More

NSG Receives Report on Establishment of Institute of Technical Education

The Nasarawa State Deputy Governor has made it known that the state government was to make it mandatory for all NAYES participants to partake in an area of technical education to boost their capacity and allow them get some on the job educational training which would encourage youths around the state on the need for technical education Full Story

Chinese Investor Set to Open Large Scale Vehicle Service / Logistics Center in Nasarawa State

The Chairman of CIG Motors, distributors of GAC Motor cars in Nigeria, Chief Diana Chan has lauded the Nasarawa State Government for its pro-activity and developmental potentials, stressing that she was ready to work with the state government to bring even more investors in to the state. Read More

Gov. Almakura Lauds Nasarawa State Resilience and Brotherliness as he Presents N300 Million Relief Material

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has appreciated all citizens of Nasarawa State for their resilience in ensuring that we have a united Nasarawa state , where we are our brothers keeper. Read More

Nasarawa State Set to Provide Relief Material to Communities Affected by Crisis

The Nasarawa State Government is set to distribute another round of relief materials worth millions of Naira to over 50 communities affected by communal crisis that rendered thousands of people homeless across the state. Full Story

Governor Almakura Tasks Karu Communities on Peace and Patience

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has tasked the Karu Community to see the creation of the chiefdom as a basis for further cooperation with other communities, reminding them that Karu is not just the gateway to the federal Capital ,but a sanctuary that houses a lot of other nationals from vast cultures who reside and transact their daily activities in the FCT. Read More

Signing Ceremony of the Deed of Acquisition, Lease and Development Agreement between NSG and Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the agreement signing with the Dangote Group as a fall out of deliberate Government Policies to attract private investment by providing avenues for ease of doing business and complement the faith Dangote Group have in the potentials of the Nasarawa State. Read More

Gov. Almakura Swears in Special Adviser on Security

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the need to be proactive towards ensuring that Nasarawa State remains peaceful and accommodative to all the citizens of the state Full Story

Akurba 330KVA Power Project: Gov. Almakura assures Contractors of full support

His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the management of the Ak-Ay Elektrick for their dedication to work and wanting to keep to the timeline for completion of the Akruba 330KVA substation which would greatly benefit Nasarawa State in the area of power supply. Read More

Almakura and The Milk of Human Kindness - by Barr. Yusuf Shehu Usman

As part of the democracy day celebrations, the Governor of Nasarawa State Umaru Tanko Almakura today granted reprieve to about 68 prisoners across all the prison formations in the state. Read More

Democracy Day: Politicians and other stakeholders in Nasarawa State have been tasked to be guided by the collective interest of the state

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has urged current and past political appointees to be dedicated to the vision of a better Nasarawa State. Full Story

New Sarkin Tunga Emerges

Alh Bala Ibrahim Galadima has emerged the new Sakin Tunga following the election by the Tunga king makers , ratification by the Nasarawa state Traditional Council and final approval by the Executive Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura Read More

Gov. Umaru Tanko Almakura Urges Corps Members To Harness The Opportunities of NYSC

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has urged the corps members to harness the opportunities the NYSC heralds and dedicate their time to the service of their father land so as to impact to national life. Read More

Gov. Almakura Reiterates Commitment Towards Meeting Housing Deficit in Karu

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has reaffirmed the commitment of the Nasarawa state Government towards meeting the housing deficit in Karu Area of the state to ensure affordable housing for all. Full Story

Nasarawa Govt to Purchase over 240,000 Bags of Fertilizers

The President of Beidou Corporation Mrs Jin Chuan and some of her colleagues from China getting soil samples from farmland in Awe, Obi and Doma to test and know the right kind of fertilizer that would be suitable for the best yield in those areas. Read More

Nasarawa State Signs MOU on Fertilizer Blending Plants

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the readiness of the Nasarawa State Government to expand and rehabilitate the existing fertilizer blending plants Aaround the state as a means of job creation and increasing agricultural yield in the State. Read More

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE 5TH COMBINED CONVOCATION CEREMONY OF NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, HELD AT THE CONVOCATION SQUARE OF THE UNIVERSITY: SATURDAY, 6TH MAY, 2017.

I feel honoured and privileged to be part of the grand occasion of today, the 5th Combined Convocation Ceremony of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi. It is exciting that this convocation is coming up after over 8years since the last one. I have great admiration for the emphasis this institution places on life-long learning and development, positive engagement with the community, developing leadership skills, qualities that will positively impact not only in Nasarawa State alone but Nigeria at large. Continue Reading

Gov. Almakura Inaugurates Joint Committee On Establishment of Nasarawa State Institute of Technical Education

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has made it known that the Nasarawa state Government was partnering with the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) toward the establishment of an Institute of Technical Education that would have the objective of youth empowerment skill acquisition, as well as promote science and technology, Full Story

Gov. Al-Makura nominates Nasarawa University Chancellor

Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has nominated the Emir of Keffi, Shehu Usman-Yamusa III Ph D., as the Chancellor of the State University in Keffi.
The Deputy Majority leader of the state House of Assembly, Daniel Ogazi, read the governor's letter conveying the nomination on the floor of the House in Lafia on Tuesday. Read More

Nasarawa State Ready to Partner with Team of Experts from UK University to Survey Underground Water in the State

His Excellency, Deputy Governor Silas Ali Agara, has assured Resilience In Ground Water Supply System (RIGSS) a team of experts from the University of Cardiff, UK visiting Nigeria on a pilot study in three States i.e. Lagos, Nasarawa & Maiduguri of the of full support of the Nasarawa State Government Read More

Work Progressing at Power Sub-Station, Akurba

His Excellency, Hon. Silas Ali Agara, Deputy Governor, Nasarawa State during a visit to site of ongoing installation & construction of Power Sub-Station at Akurba, Lafia recently.
Hon. Agara was there to inspect the pace of the work which has since swung into high gear as the heavy equipment and engineers were seen at the site , which has since become a beehive of activity . Full Story

Nasarawa State in Talks with China Investors Interested in Coal

The Some members of the Nasarawa State delegation to China His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura. the SSG Barr. Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi and the Commissioner of Commerce Hon. Tanko Abdullahi Zubairu during a tour of the 2000 MW HYPEC Ezhou Coal-Fired Power Plant at Ezhou located in Hubei Province, China. Read More

Nasarawa State Set To Attract International Investment

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has affirmed the readiness of the Nasarawa State Government and people towards attracting international investment and partnership in various sectors of the Nasarawa State economy.
Gov. Almakura made this known as he presented the investment potentials of the State at the first Nigeria-China Governors Business and Investment Forum holding Guangzhou, China. Read More

Nasarawa State Govt. releases N300m to pay gratuity, death benefits

Gov. Umar Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, has approved the release of N300 million for the payment of gratuity to retirees and death benefits to families of deceased civil servants in the state. Mr Thomas Ogiri, the Head of Service (HoS) in the state, made this disclosure while addressing newsmen on Monday in Lafia. Ogiri explained that the fund was sourced from the Paris club remittance fund which accrued to the state. He said the gesture was to alleviate the sufferings and pains of citizens in view of the current economic realities. According to Ogiri, beneficiaries include, widows and widowers, the sick and the aged; as well as people living with disabilities. He said a committee had been constituted to ensure the success of the distribution of cheques to beneficiaries as from April 12 in Lafia. "All the state beneficiaries are expected to check their names on the notice board of the HoS office, the state Pension Bureau, secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners and the Lafia city hall," he said. Ogiri urged beneficiaries to come along with their National Identity Cards, original copies of their letters of retirement or letter of administration for the deceased persons and two coloured passport photographs for verification. He reiterated the governor's commitment to the welfare of pensioners, adding that in view of the current economic situation, it would be done quarterly. Ogiri, however, called for the understanding and support of all retired officers. See List of Beneficiaries

Gov. Almakura Receives Minister of Solid Minerals

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called for the renewed exploration of coal to be used for power generation and desk officers put in place to register where minerals are mined instead of where they are processed or sold.
Gov. Almakura made this call as he received the delegation led by the Hon. Minister of Solid Minerals Dr. Fayemi John Kayode and the Minister of State for Solid Minerals Hon. Bawa Bwari Abubakar and staff of the Ministry at the Government House Lafia . He described the Minister as the man Nasarawa is waiting for , as the Federal Government has put his Ministry in the forefront in finding ways to diversify the economy so as to ensure Nigerian have other opportunities.
Thanking him for the visit which he said had given encouragement that the state could not only help the Federal Government in diversification but also help the state and our people by opening prosperity to every home, he described their coming with the policy trust they put forward as giving the state great optimism that the future will be very very bright. Read More

Gov. Almakura Commissions 1500 Youth into Youth Empowerment Scheme

Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura tasks newly commissioned Nasarawa State Youth Empowerment (NAYES) Marshals to be committed to the nation as the carry out their civic duties for which the scheme was founded. Full Story

Gov. Almakura Welcomes NIPP Engineers as Akurba Electrification begins.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described today as a day of joy to the people of Nasarawa state as the engineers from the Nigerian National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) were in the state to start off the project of dropping the 330 line in Nasarawa State (Akurba) so Nasarawa state would also join the league of states that would enjoy steady power supply. Read More

Briefs from the Nasarawa State Executive Council Meeting March 29th, 2017

The Exco Meeting was presided over by the State Governor His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura , the Deputy Governor His Excellency Hon. Silas Ali Agara was in attendance with the SSG Barr. Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi, the Head of Service Mr. Thomas Ogiri and all serving Honorable Commissioners. Read More

Dangote Visits Nasarawa State, to Invest $750,000,000 in Sugar in Nasarawa State

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has assured the Chairman and management of Dangote Group of the support, participation and security of the Government and people of Nasarawa State towards ensuring the success of the planned investment of the Dangote group in Nasarawa State. Full Story

Nasarawa State Receives British High Commissioner

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has assured the international Community of the readiness of the Nasarawa state Government to provide any needed assistance to prospective investors willing to invest in Nasarawa state.
Gov. Almakura made this known as he received His Excellency the British High Commissioner to Nigeria Mr. Paul Thomas Arkwright who led a British delegation on a visit to the Government House Lafia. Full Story

Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura

Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State, on the Occasion of The Inauguration of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Service Commission, Local Government Service Commission, State Universal Basic Education Board, Muslim and Christian Pilgrims Welfare Boards, Lafia: Monday, 13th March, 2017 Read More

Nasarawa State commissions 19 vehicles and 65 motorcycles for use by NAPHDA

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura meets with team from World Bank on Primary Health Care (PHC) Delivery as Nasarawa State commissions 19 vehicles and 65 motorcycles for use by the Nasarawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NAPHDA) today was a good day for Nasarawa State. Read More

Nasarawa State to Partner with Chinese Investors on Agriculture

The Nasarawa state Government has expressed its willingness to partner with Chinese Companies willing to come and work with the state in the areas of agriculture, hydro power, mining and construction. Full Story

Gov. Almakura hails Mada Nation for Contributions to Development of Nasarawa

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has lauded the Mada Nation for their contributions to the development of Nasarawa State, and the huge support they have given the administration. Read More

Nasarawa State Government to Construct Ultra - Modern Exam Centre

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has made it known that the five (5) E-Libraries constructed and furnished by the Nasarawa State Government would soon start work and the Government will construct an Ultra-Modern Mega Exam Center that would enable hundreds of persons sit for National Examinations at a time. Read More

Nasarawa state Receives Commendation For Renewed Efforts at Waste Disposal

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has made it known that the state Government was donating a structure within the Three Arms Zone of the State to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to serve as the new Police Headquarters For the Nasarawa State Command of the Police Full Story

Solid Mineral Development in Nasarawa State Tops Federal Government Focus

The Minister of Solid Minerals Dr. Kayode Fayemi has highlighted that the Federal Government has made the harnessing and development of the vast abundant solid minerals found in Nasarawa state part of its focus for 2017 and was current working on data collection within the state. Read More

Gov. Almakura Restates Administration's Commitment Toward Uplifting Education

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has restated his administration',s commitment towards up lifting the standard of education in Nasarawa State, by ensuring that all schools are rehabilitated to ensure a conducive learning environment. Read More

Nasarawa State Donates Structure to Serve as New Police Headquarters

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has made it known that the state Government was donating a structure within the Three Arms Zone of the State to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to serve as the new Police Headquarters For the Nasarawa State Command of the Police Full Story

Gov. Almakura Assents 2017 Appropriation Bill, Commends NSHA

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the leadership and members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly for their speedy passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill. Read More

Gov. Umaru Tanko Almakura Swears-in 9 New Commissioners

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has swore-in 9 new members of the State Executive Council charging them to ensure they think outside the box and come with fresh ideas that would move the state forward. Read More

Aisha Buhari, Gov. Tanko Al-Makura, Sen. Jummai Alhassan Commend McCEF Efforts

The Wife of the President Her Excellency Aisha Buhari has commended the efforts of the Nasarawa State First Lady Haj. Salamatu Tanko Almakura for her efforts in touching the lives of women and children in Nasarawa State, by graduating 300 participants sending them back to their communities with new skills, knowledge and mindset to create a better, healthier and more productive lives for themselves and their communities.

Mrs. Buhari represented by Dame Pauline Tallen at the 6th Graduation Ceremony of the Mother and Child Care Enhancement Foundation (MCCEF) praised the scheme for producing more enlightened mothers who would in turn raise enlightened children as well as reduce poverty. Full Story

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF NASARAWA STATE CHRISTIAN PILGRIMS WELFARE BOARD

In furtherance to the determination of the present administration to realize its development objectives, His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the appointment of the following as Chairman and Members of the Nasarawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board:
a. Rev. Markus Shammah - Chairman
b. Christopher Jatau - Member
c. Danladi Uta Vakpa - Member
d. Mr. Philp Audu - Member
e. Mr. Daniel Ayewa - Member

2. His Excellency wishes them success in their new assignments.

Barr. Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi
Secretary to the State Government

17th February, 2017.

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APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF NASARAWA STATE MUSLIM PILGRIMS WELFARE BOARD

In furtherance to the determination of the present administration to realize its development objectives, His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, Governor of Nasarawa State has approved the appointment of the following as Chairman and Members of the Nasarawa State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board:

a. Mallam Moh'd Umar Ubangari - Chairman

b. Abdullahi Limamin Gabas - Member

c. Ibrahim u. Audu Nunku - Member

d. Mallama Aisha Ibrahim Madayana - Member

e. Alh. Umaru Abubakar Umaisha - Member

2. His Excellency wishes them success in their new assignments.

Barr. Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi
Secretary to the State Government

17th February, 2017.

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Nasarawa Governor Swears in New SSG and New Head of Service

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has sworn in Barr. Mohammed Hassan Abdullahi as the new Nasarawa State Secretary to the State Government and Mr. Thomas Ogiri as the new Head of the Civil Service. Full Story

Briefs from Nasarawa State Executive Council Meeting 30th January, 2017

The Nasarawa State Executive Council has met under the leadership of His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura where council discussed on some issues that were pertinent to the development and strengthen the administration. Full Story

Nasarawa State Government Posed to take Land Administration to Yet Another Level.

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura in a high profile meeting with the Minister of Environment Hon. Ibrahim Usman Jibrin, Commissioner of Lands Hon. Sonny Agassi , Special Adviser Projects Hon. Mohammed Wada, SSA Banking Hon. Aliyu Abdulkadir, SA Special Duties Mohammed Sarki Nuhu and Special Projects Consultant Arc. Shehu Tukur where they met with the Nasarawa Development Platform Consultants led by Dr. Kamal Azar MD of Siraj Holdings who have been the major backbone behind the huge achievements the state Government has recorded in land administration. Read More

Army Remembrance Day, A Day to Reflect on the Unity of the Country

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has made it known that the Army Remembrance Day was a day to reflect on the sacrifices of our soldiers and the unity of our country. Full Story

Farmer Herder Problems in Nasarawa / Benue May be at an End - Gov. Almakura

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed hope that the long standing problem between the Fulani herdsmen and the Agatu farmers of Benue may finally be at an end, as they have had very useful meetings with the Fulani leadership of the areas involved who were now ready to come to the table and discuss the solutions. Full Story

Gov. Almakura Meets with Osana of Keana

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has assured the people of Keana of the government's resolve to support Keana LGA and ensure speedy completion of road projects Read More

Gov. Almakura Welcomes Hon. Wadada to APC

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described Hon. Wadada as a wonderful addition to the All Progressive Congress (APC) and a politician equal to the task of running for any office he chooses. Full Story

Gov. Almakura Receives Tripartite Committee (Salary Committee) Report

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the leadership and members of the Tripartite Committee set up to look into and resolve the impasse between the Government and the Organized Labour. Full Story

Nasarawa State Receives N8. 4 Billion As Paris Club Over Deduction Refund

His Excellency Umaru has made it known that Nasarawa State has accessed the sum of eight billion, four hundred million Naira (N8.4) as Paris Club over deduction refund which would be shared with the state receiving N5.4 billion and the Local Governments receiving N3 billion. Read More

Gov. Almakura Inspects ongoing Road Projects

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura during an inspection visit to the ongoing road/bridge project around Karu International Market and Angwan Hasimu in Karu. Full Story

Gov. Almakura commiserates with Gov. Udom

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura Governor of Nasarawa State during a condolence visit to His Excellency Governor Udoms Gabriel Emmanuel who narrowly escaped death during the collapse of a Church. Full Story

BUDGET OF REFORMATION

Speech Delivered by His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State on the Occasion of the Presentation of the 2017 Fiscal Appropriation Bill to the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Lafia: Wednesday, 14th December, 2016 Read More

Nasarawa State Government Condoles Cuba Government

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the former leader of Cuba late Fidel Castro as a great world leader, motivator and a true man of the people whose contributions would never be forgotten. Full Story

Nasarawa State Government Tasks Revenue Mobilization

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has tasked the Revenue Mobilization to correct the revenue due to Nasarawa state so as to enable Nasarawa State take its rightful place on the allocation table and meet up with its huge responsibility of housing a majority of FCT workers Full Story

Nasarawa State Government To Partner With Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has made it known the Nasarawa State Government will enhance the collaboration between it and Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), for improved healthcare delivery. Read More

Nasarawa State Government Vows to Apprehend Attackers of Chinese Miners

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has expressed the commitment of the Nasarawa State Government towards bringing to book the attackers of the Chinese Miners that led to the death of a Chinese Miner and 3 Nigerians including a police escort. Full Story

Nasarawa Government warns against Indiscriminate Dumping of Refuse on Railway lines / Waterways

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has warned against the Indiscriminate dumping of refuse and waste on the railway lines and the water ways within the Nasarawa State capital , which has become the common occurrence around Lafia. Full Story

Prudence, Accountability, Transparency and Fear or God Secret to our Success

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has attributed prudence, accountability, transparency the fear of God as the secrets to the success of his administration since he entered office which have been the articles of faith that guide the running of his government Read More

Gov. Almakura Commissions Police Officers Quarters Akwanga

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the Nigerian Police Force for their efforts at ensuring peace in Nasarawa State and upholding law and order in Nasarawa state. Full Story

Gov. Almakura Receives Sen. Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has given his assurance toward ensuring that the women of Nasarawa State get the Federal Government empowerment loans to be provided by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration in fulfillment of the 2015 campaign promises to the people. Full Story

Gov. Almakura hosts Nasarawa United

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the players of Nasarawa United as heroes for their wonderful performance in the Federations Cup where they lost out in the finals to FC Ifeanyi Ubah Read More

Gov. Almakura Receives Water Resources Minister

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura commended the efforts of the Minister Of Water Resources Engr . Suleiman H. Adamu for the visible transformation in the ministry of water resources , stating that since his coming on board the activities of the ministry have been committed to the goals it was set up for , further stating that couldn’t have been a better time than now that agriculture has become the focus of the administration. Full Story

Gov. Almakura Welcomes Course 39 Participants of the Armed Force Command to Nasarawa State

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has affirmed that the choice of Nasarawa among the states for the study tour by of the Course 39 participants of the Armed Force Command and Staff College, Jaij is not out of place saying it would go a long way towards entrenching the value of governance. Full Story

Gov. Almakura Condoles the family of the Late Alh. Ibrahim Dasuki

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the loss of the former Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki as a great loss to the nation and the people.h Read More

Gov. Almakura Commissions Police Officers Quarters Akwanga

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the Nigerian Police Force for their efforts at ensuring peace in Nasarawa State and upholding law and order in Nasarawa state. Full Story

Gov. Almakura Receives Leadership of NBA

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has stated that as an administration that is a product of the rule of law, his administration would continue to work with the Judiciary to ensure the rule of law is upheld by those charged to lead it. Full Story

Gov. Almakura hosts Nasarawa United

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the players of Nasarawa United as heroes for their wonderful performance in the Federations Cup where they lost out in the finals to FC Ifeanyi Ubah Read More

Governor Almakura Receives Gen. Yakubu Gowon and Nigeria Prays Team

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended His Excellency former Head of State Gen. Dr. Yakubu Gowon for his love and concern for Nigeria which has preoccupied his time as he has worked for more unified and prayerful Nigeria. Full Story

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His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Almakura,during his recent trip to China led a government delegation which included Hon Tanko Tunga, Majority Leader, NSHA, the Hon. Commissioner of Commerce, Haruna Iliya Osegba, the State APC Chairman, Philips Tatari Shekwo and the Senior Special Assistant Banking and Finance, Aliyu Abdulkadir. Full Story

Nasarawa State to Partner with Cuban Government on Health Care Provision

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has lauded the Cuban Government for its firm stand on health related issues and expressed the readiness of Nasarawa State to partner Cuba in the areas of healthcare and agriculture Read More

Independence Day Speech

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, GOVERNOR OF NASARAWA STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE CELEBRATION OF THE 56TH ANNIVERSARY OF NIGERIA’S INDEPENDENCE AND THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF NASARAWA STATE, LAFIA: SATURDAY, 1ST OCTOBER, 2016 Full Story

Gov. Almakura Commissions Refurbished VIP Guest Houses

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called on all citizens of the State the see the 20th Anniversary of the state as the beginning of better thing to come for the state . Full Story

Gov. Almakura Commissions E-Library

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has hoped to revive the reading culture and out of school learning by students within Nasarawa State, as well as provide them with some socio economic potential that would move and invigorate them when not it school environments. Read More

Almakura Commissions Water Project in Nasarawa Eggon LGA

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura with His Excellency Silas Ali Agara during the commissioning of the Multi Million Naira Nasarawa Eggon Water Project that would bring relief to the people of Nasarawa Eggon Township and environs by providing 1000s of gallons of drinkable water that would be pumped daily. Read More

Gov. Almakura Commissions Male and Female Hostel

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has hoped to revive the reading culture and out of school learning by students within Nasarawa State, as well as provide them with some socio economic potential that would move and invigorate them when not it school environments. Read More

Gov. Almakura Swears in Civil Service Commission

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has reaffirmed his commitment towards repositioning and strengthening civil service for optimum performance.
This was made known during the swearing in Ceremony of the Newly Reconstituted Nasarawa State Civil Service Commission , Appointment of Permanent Secretary and Auditor General for the Local Government. Read More

Gov. Almakura Receives Chief of Army Staff

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the Nigeria Army for their efforts and success in keeping the internal peace of the nation which has brought peace to the country especially the North East. Full Story

Nasarawa Development Platform Set to Develop 13,000 Hectare Land

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the 13,000 hectare Gurku- Kabusa project as a gold mine that is greatly needed , given the proximity of Nasarawa State to the Federal Capital Territory , stating the project would commence in no distant time. Read More

Almakura welcomes Technical Education Officials from Singapore

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has described the coming of the team from the Institute of Technical Education ,Singapore to Nasarawa State as timely and at a time the state needs this type of collaboration. Read More

Foundation Cermony of Akwanga Modern Market

Two days ago, I laid the foundation stone of Lafia Ultra Modern Market in the State Capital. It is with ...Read more

AL-MAKURA SAYS ICPC ANTI-CORRUPTION ACADEMY WILL

BEING TEXT OF AN ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, UMARU TANKO AL-MAKURA, ... Read more

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