Governor Sule to host Nasarawa inaugural investment summit in May

Governor Sule to host Nasarawa inaugural investment summit in May

Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has revealed plans to host the state’s inaugural business summit in May. Managing Director/CEO of the Nasarawa Investment Development Agency (NASIDA), Barrister Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this recently. According to Barrister Abdullahi, the inaugural Nasarawa investment summit, which has the theme “Diamond in the Rough, The Making of a New Investment Frontier,” will see world class business leaders and captains of industry, brainstorm on how to achieve the state’s vision to become Nigeria’s top investment hub. “We are pleased to announce the Inaugural Nasarawa Investment Summit, with the theme ‘Diamond in the Rough, The Making...

Group urges Katagum emir to relieve Adamu Adamu of traditional title

Group urges Katagum emir to relieve Adamu Adamu of traditional title

By Najib Sani Barely one day after the former speaker of the house of representatives Yakubu Dogara was suspended by the Bauchi emirate from his traditional title of jakadan Bauchi over alleged disrespect for traditional rulers, a coalition of APC youth groups yesterday called on the emir of Katagum to also relieve the minister of education Adamu Adamu of his traditional title of Katukan Katagum. Recall that the Bauchi emirate accused Dogara of having hands in the recent attack on the emirs of Bauchi and Dass during the memorial gathering of Baba Gonto. Also, the coalition in a press release...

Nasarawa adopts Sen. Almakura For National Chairmanship

Nasarawa adopts Sen. Almakura For National Chairmanship

The Leadership of the Ruling All Progressives Congress APC in Nasarawa State has officially announced it’s endorsement of Senator Umar Tanko Almakura for the position of the National Chairman of the party ahead of next month convention. The occasion which took place at Government House Lafia today had the presence of Governor Abdullahi Sule, APC serving Members of both the National and State Assemblies, Party Executive and critical stakeholders of APC in the State. Governor Abdullahi Sule who expressed optimism on the chances of Senator Almakura to clinch the position of the National Chairman considering his efforts as the only...

Industrial Court begins hearing on suit against Taraba govt versus aggrieved Journalists

Industrial Court begins hearing on suit against Taraba govt versus aggrieved Journalists

By Chuwang Dungs, Jalingo Justice P.A Bassi of the Jos National Industrial Court on Thursday commenced hearing on a suit filed by 18 staff of the defunct Taraba Publishing Company Ltd against the Taraba state government.The judge however adjourned the case till November 18, 2021.The 18 staff through its lead Counsel Mr. A.Y Shagaiya sued the Taraba state government over the non payment of their salaries since 2014, amounting to N79,917,507.6k, and discrimination based on their states of origin. They also claimed that while the indigenes were absorbed into the civil service, they were abandoned by the government without any formal...

LG election: Nasarawa Eggon with 127,000 registered voters given only 90,000 ballots

LG election: Nasarawa Eggon with 127,000 registered voters given only 90,000 ballots

Local government election in Nasarawa state continues to suffer more setbacks as the exercise is yet to commence in many parts of the state. Reports monitored by The EYEWITNESS reveals that in Nasarawa Eggon local government, as at midday election materials were yet to be distributed to the polling units in the local government. The uncertainty on how to distribute the election materials arose due to the fact that of the 127,000 registered voters in the local government, only 90,000 ballot papers were supplied for the election. However, at about 12:30pm it was agreed that the ballot papers be shared...

As at 10:30 voting materials yet to reach polling units in Lafia, Keffi, Nasarawa, Akwanga, others

As at 10:30 voting materials yet to reach polling units in Lafia, Keffi, Nasarawa, Akwanga, others

By Donatus Nadi,  LafiaThe local government election in Nasarawa state has suffered an early setback as the exercise which was scheduled to commence at 8:00am could not commence as at 10:30am in most parts of the state.The EYEWITNESS observed in Lafia that as 10:45am polling units in Lafia and Akwanga were deserted as only police officers were seen in the various polling units with a few voters waiting to cast their votes.Reports monitored from Nasarawa and Obi local government shows serious voter apathy as polling units were deserted. A voter who spoke to the EYEWITNESS said there was no semblance...

Why I want to be APC National Chairman, Sen. Al-Makura finally Declares

Why I want to be APC National Chairman, Sen. Al-Makura finally Declares

The long wait for Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura to declare his intention to contest for the national Chairmanship of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the party’s forth coming national convention is over. Senator Al-Makura made the declaration on Monday at Lafia East Primary School, during grand finale of the local government chairmanship campaign of candidate of APC in Lafia local government area of the state. Giving reasons for his decision to formally join the race, he said his zeal was borne out of his conviction to safeguard the good tenets of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. “I feel this...