Nasarawa appoints first female CJ as former retires

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has appointed Honourable Justice Aisha Bashir as the first female Chief Justice (CJ) of the State.The appointment followed the mandatory retirement age of Justice Suleiman Umaru Dikko who bowed out of the service of the Nasarawa on Thursday in Lafia.Recalled that the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria[...]

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Nasarawa gov travels to US for medical check-up

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has notified the State House of Assembly of his medical trip to the United States, from Sunday, December 13 2020 to Saturday 29th December 2020.Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Abdullahi, read the governor’s letter to the lawmakers. The letter was titled, ‘Notification to Travel to the United States of[...]

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Food security: Nasarawa govt distributes 38 trucks of fertilizer to farmers

The Nasarawa State Government has procured 38 and distributed 31 trucks of fertilizers to farmers across the 13 local government and 18 development areas in order to boost food security in the state.Commissioner for Agriculture, Professor Alanana Otaki disclosed this when he appeared before the state House of Assembly Committee on Agriculture to defend the[...]

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Gov Bello mourns Nasarawa APC chairman

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has condoled with the government and people of Nasarawa State over the death of the state chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo.Bello in a condolence message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, in Minna on Monday, expressed shock over the sad incident, describing the deceased[...]

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Kidnapped APC Chairman in Nasarawa murdered

The Nasarawa APC chairman kidnapped last night has been killed and dumped few meters away from his residence in Lafia metropolis.Meanwhile, Governor Abdullahi Sule, Senator Tanko Al-Makura, the speaker of the statehouse if Assembly, Abdullahi- Balarabe Ibrahim, the state commissioner of police, Bolak Longe, government official, party faithful and sympathizers are now in the house[...]

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Police confirm abduction of Nasarawa APC chairman

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of the state chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo, by gunmen on Saturday.Mr Bola Longe, Commissioner of Police in the state, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Sunday in Lafia.Longe said that the APC chairman was abducted from his residence in[...]

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COVID-19: Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa resumes Nov. 16

The Management of Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa State has fixed Nov. 16 for the resumption of all academic activities in the institution.The Rector of the federal polytechnic Nasarawa, Dr Abdullahi Ahmed, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday in Nasarawa Local Government Area.Ahmed explained that the decision for the resumption of[...]

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Islamic New Year: Zamfara declares Friday work-free

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved Friday [today] as public holiday for all categories of workers in the state in commemoration of the Islamic New Calendar Year 1442.This was contained in a statement signed by Jamilu Iliyasu, the Press Secretary to the governor and made available to journalists in Gusau on Thursday.The News Agency[...]

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WASCE commences examination in 521 centres in Nasarawa

WEST Africa School Certificate Examination WASCE commenced examinations for the final year students in 521 centres in Nasarawa with adequate arrangements in accordance with the Covid-19 pandemic protocols.The State Commissioner of Education, Fati Sabo while monitoring the conduct of the examination in some public and private centres in the state to ascertain the level of[...]

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COVID-19: Nasarawa Govt to convert NYSC camp to isolation centre

Nasarawa Government says it is converting the NYSC Magaji Dan Yamusa Orientation Camp in Keffi Local Government Area of the state to an isolation centre. Nasarawa Government says it is converting the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Magaji Dan Yamusa Orientation Camp in Keffi Local Government Area of the state to an isolation centre.The state’s[...]

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