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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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  • New Year’s Eve Tragedy: 6 Perish In Auto-crash

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    No fewer than six persons yesterday lost their lives in a road accident while on their way to attend a wedding ceremony in Jankwe Development Area, Obi local government area of Nasarawa State. The accident involving a Golf-2 saloon car, with registration number AA 475 TAK Nasarawa, and a fuel tanker, belonging to Conoil. The…

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    6 States Benefit From $15.5m Family Planning Aid

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    Six states of the federation have benefitted from over $15 million provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under its Strengthening Health Organisation through Private Sector (SHOPS) aimed at promoting family planning activities. SHOPS’ Chief of Party, Mrs. Ayodele Iroko who disclosed this at a ceremony in Lafia to mark the end…

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  • Ondo Election: ‘PMB’s Change Mantra Has Come To Stay’

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    Governor ofNasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-makura has said that the victory  of All Progressives Congress (APC)  in the just concluded Ondo State governorship election is an indication that the change mantra of President Muhammadu Buhari has come to stay. In a statement signed by the chief press secretary to the governor, Ahmed Tukur, the governor…

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  • Nasarawa Varsity Back-tracks On Tuition Fee Hike

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    The Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) has backtracked on an earlier decision to increase tuition fee by 20 per cent for the 2015/2016 academic year. The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Mohammed Mainoma, had disclosed that the management of the university had planned to hike tuition fee by 20 per cent, which was still…

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