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  • Eggon Land Where Beans Determines Traditional Wedlock

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    Mostly found in Nasarawa State and southern parts of Kaduna State, Eggon people have come to be identified with butter beans as the central item that seals a traditional marriage between a couple. DONATUS NADI, takes a look at the traditional significance of the food as it relates to marriage ceremonies among the Eggons. utter…

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  • Sheriff, Makarfi Feud Triggers Mass Defection From PDP

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    The leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) involving the Senator Ahmed Makarfi camp and that of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff is responsible for the gale of defection that is currently blowing across the party, LEADERSHIP checks have revealed. It was gathered that stakeholders, including founding members of the party, are disturbed over the…

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  • Al-Makura Inaugurates Assembly, LG Commissions, Boards

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    Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, yesterday, inaugurated the chairmen and members of the Local Government and State Assembly Commissions. Also inaugurated were the chairman and members of Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (NSUBEB) alongside chairmen and members of the Christian and Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Boards. Performing the inaugural ceremony in Lafia, Al-Makura said the commissions…

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  • Nasarawa: A First Lady And The Task Of Empowering The People

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    In Nasarawa State, wife of  the governor, Hajiya Salamatu Almakura, is disdaining misfortune by providing succour for underprivileged persons in the state through her Mother and Child Care Enhancement Foundation (McCEF). DONATUS NADI writes on her recent effort to give the deprived a second chance to succeed in life. Under the present dispensation, some wives…

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  • Al-Makura Assents To N69.9bn 2017 Appropriation Bill

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    Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, yesterday, assented to the 2017 appropriation bill of  N69,971,427,596 passed by the Nasarawa State House of Assembly. Assenting to the bill in Lafia, the state capital, shortly after being presented by the Speaker of the House,  Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe- Abdullahi, Al-Makura commended the legislature for discharging their constitutional responsibility…

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  • Al-Makura Tasks Employers Not To Reject Corps Members

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    Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has ordered all employers in the state to stop rejecting corps members posted to their organizations for national service. He made the call during the closing ceremony of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream 2) orientation course at the Magaji Dan Yamusa Orientation camp in…

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  • Al-Makura To Reorganise Non-performing Govt Agencies

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    Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has said that the state government is set to reorganise non-performing government agencies, just as he said others would be phased out completely. Al-makura made this disclosure yesterday  while on  inspection tour of ministries and agencies in the state with a view to fine tuning modalities on how…

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  • Nasarawa Assembly Receives List Of 9 Commissioner Nominees

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    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly  yesterday  received the list of 9 commissioner nominees submitted to it for screening and confirmation by Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura. The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi made this known after the majority leader of the house, Mr. Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North) presented Al-Makura’s request during the house…

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  • Nasarawa Moves Against Land Syndicates In Karu

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    In an effort to check activities of land racketeers in Mararaba-Greater Karu, Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has inaugurated a 10-man task force on verification of land titles, demolition of illegal structures and reclaiming of government land. Inaugurating the task force in Lafia, yesterday, Al-Makura said henceforth government would not condone the nefarious activities…

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    Fear Grips Nasarawa Commissioners Over Cabinet Dissolution

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    Tension has gripped members of the Nasarawa State executive council over rumours making the rounds that Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has concluded arrangements to dissolve his cabinet. LEADERSHIP reports that the governor and his commissioners held a closed-door meeting in Lafia Government House, yesterday, for hours though the subject of the meeting was not made…

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