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September 21, 2018 5:59 AM APC primaries: Nnamani, Sylva, Mamora, others head screening, appeal committees

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated legislative screening and appeals committees for the party’s 386 Senate and 1,587 House of representatives aspirants. According to the ruling party’s revised timetable, the primaries will begin next Tuesday. Oserheimen Osunbor, Clement Ebri, Timipre 23

September 11, 2018 7:23 AM Nasarawa explosion: Ortom reacts, sympathizes with victims’ families

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has sympathised with the government and people of Nasarawa State, particularly families of victims of the gas explosion at a filling station in Lafia. The incident occurred Monday afternoon at the popular Natson gas station, leaving many vehicles, shops and offices completely razed. Terver Akase, his Chief Press Secretary 39

August 16, 2018 1:18 PM DSS finally gets spokesman, appoints Afunanya as PRO

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr. P.N. Afunanya as its spokesman and Public Relations Officer. A statement by the Public Relations department of the service said Afunanya obtained BA. English (1997), Abia State University, Uturu; MA. English (2009), University of Uyo; and MA. Peace and Strategic Studies 22

August 8, 2018 7:37 PM What Saraki said about Akpabio dumping PDP for APC

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said that ‎the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not a national issue. When asked during his world press conference on Wednesday, what he thought about the former Akwa Ibom State Governor’s exit from PDP, Saraki replied: “Akpabio’s 23

August 8, 2018 2:31 PM BREAKING: Senator Akpabio formally dumps PDP for APC

Former Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has officially decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Akpabio was welcomed to the ruling party on Wednesday at a rally organised for him by the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the APC. Among Senators in attendance were: Abdullahi Yahaya, Abdullahi 22

July 30, 2018 1:42 PM Al-Makura fires 9 commissioners, 2 SAs –

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has sacked nine commissioners from his cabinet in a major shake-up in the remaining nine months of his administration as governor of the state. The sacked commissioners were Hon. Abdulhamid Yakubu Kwarra, Environment and Solid Minerals, Barr. Gabriel Ortan Aka’aka, Water Resources and Rural Development 25

July 28, 2018 2:50 PM 2019: PDP zones elective, appointive positions

Nasarawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has zoned elective and appointive positions across the three senatorial zones in the state ahead of the 2019 general elections. Francis Orugu, PDP Chairman in the state, stated this on Saturday in Lafia after a meeting with the relevant organs of the party. According to him, the party at the meeting 42

July 19, 2018 1:07 PM FG to take over, complete Farin Ruwa Dam– The Sun News

In its bid to complete all on-going and abandoned water sector projects in the country, the Federal Government said it would take over and complete Farin Ruwa Dam in Nasarawa State. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Musa Ibrahim, disclosed this when he received a delegation of the Nasarawa State, on Thursday, in Abuja 19

July 13, 2018 6:18 AM Give Buhari govt ranches in your village – PDP carpets Al-Makura

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa has advised Governor Tanko Al-Makura to site some of the proposed ranches in his Kwandera village, Lafia East Local Government Area. Nasarawa State PDP Chairman, Francis Orugu, condemned alleged plan to site four out of the seven proposed ranches in the state in Alogo communities in the Southern Senatorial 21

July 9, 2018 12:11 PM UNICEF pledges more support to Nasarawa govt. to meet child needsThe Sun NewsThe Sun News

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has pledged to increase its support to Nasarawa State Government so as to adequately meet the needs of children in the state. Dr Zakari Adam, the Chief of UNICEF, Kaduna Field Office, made this known in Lafia on Monday in an interview with newsmen shortly after an advocacy visit to the state Commissioner for Finance 19