• Nasarawa Assembly Summons Al-Makura’s Aide Over Constituency Allowance

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    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly yesterday summoned the special adviser to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura on gender and disability matters, Hajiya Hajara Danyaro, over alleged payment of constituency allowances to the members of the state legislature. The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, gave the order yesterday, after Mr. James Dangana (APC-Doma) raised…

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  • Dangote’s N217bn Sugar Plantation, Refineries To Create 30,000 Direct Employment In Nasarawa

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    During his recent visit to Nasarawa state, the President, Dangote Group of companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, disclosed that his conglomerate has commenced work on the proposed N217 billion (700million dollars) sugar plantation and refineries in the state. Dangote lamented that despite the huge potential for the production of sugar, Nigeria produces less than a quarter…

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  • Nasarawa Assembly Passes Vote Of Confidence On Al-Makura

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    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has lauded Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura  for the massive execution of rural projects across the state so as to boost commercial activities and agricultural production. The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, made the commendation yesterday following a call by Mr. Mohammed Okpoku (APC-Udege/Loko) on the need for…

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  • Nasarawa Gets Food Processing Zone

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    Nasarawa state governor, Umaru Tanko Almakura has constructed a food processing zone in Lafiya to help farmers in adding value to their produce and minimize waste environmental pollution. Handing over rice incubation and processing facility to the leadership of Rice Millers Association in Lafia, Al-makura said the processing zone would provide all the necessary input…

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  • Nasarawa Gets Food Processing Zone

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    Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura has constructed a food processing zone in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, to help farmers in adding value to their produce and minimize waste and food and environmental pollution. Handing over rice incubation and processing facility to the leadership of rice millers association in Lafia, Almakura said the processing zone would…

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  • Nasarawa Assembly Promises Legislative Backing For Dangote Sugar Refinery

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    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has lauded Dangote Group of  Companies for investing N217 billion in the establishment of a  sugarcane plantation and refinery in the state so as to boost  employment and socio-economic development of the state. The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, stated this yesterday after the majority leader, Umar…

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  • Recession: Nasarawa Assembly Tasks Students On Entrepreneurship

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    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has tasked students of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi  and other Nigerians to embrace entrepreneurship programmes in order to become self reliant and to contribute their quota to national development even in the absence of white collar jobs after graduation. Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, the speaker of the House gave…

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  • Work Begins On N217bn Dangote Sugar Plantation, Refinery In Nasarawa

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    Chairman, Dangote Group of companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote says his  conglomerate has commenced work on the N217 billion (700 million dollars) sugar plantation and refineries in Nasarawa state. Alhaji Dangote made this known yesterday in government house Lafia  when he visited the state governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura to intimate  him on the commencement of the…

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