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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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