Al-makura inaugurates enquiry panel on Agyaragu crisis »

By Abdullahi Ibrahim Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, has inaugurated 8-man Panel of Enquiry headed by Justice Ridwan Maiwada Abdullahi into the bloody crisis that engulfed Agyaragu, headquarters of Jenkwe development area recently. Other members of the panel are Barrister Tim Yiga, Dr. Salisu Muhammed Raj, Mrs. Abigail Waya, Mrs. Phoebe Ayaenajeh, Mr. Jolly […]

Alakio killings: Commission submits report »

The long awaited report of the judicial commission of inquiry into the killings of the Nigerian security forces at Alakio village of Lafia local government area and other matters connected therewith have been submitted to Governor Tanko Umaru Almakura by the commission at  Government  House in Lafia yesterday. Presenting the six volume report to the […]

Al-makura’ administration will partner serious private schools – Commissioner »

By Abdullahi Ibrahim Nasarawa State Commissioner for Higher Education, Mr. Philip Tatari Shekwo, has said that the administration of Gov Umaru Tanko Al-makura will be ready to partner any management of serious private school for the interest of development of education standard in the state. Shekwo, who made the statement during his visit to Ipere […]

Nasarawa crisis may spread to FCT, Senator warns »

Senator representing Nasarawa South senatorial district, Suleiman Adokwe, has said unless the ongoing killings in Nasarawa State are quickly checked, they will spread to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the effect will be monumental. This is coming as the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked President Goodluck .Jonathan to relieve the Minister of Information, […]

APC wants Defence portfolio taken from Maku »

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded that Information Minister Labaran Maku be relieved of his new assignment as the Supervising Minister of Defence, because he is an interested party in the spiralling crisis ravaging Nasarawa, where the FG has ordered the deployment of troops to help end the violence. In a statement issued in […]

Nasarawa monarch in soup over attempt to sell community school for N50m »

By Abdullahi Ibrahim A traditional father in Duduguru community of Obi local government area, Nasarawa State, is now in soup over his alleged attempt to sell the community’s secondary school. Royal Times gathered that irate youths in the area who turned out in their large number invaded the palace of the paramount ruler, Mr Jonathan […]

Al-makura inaugurates Judicial Commission of Inquiry on killings in Alakyo »

By Abdullahi Ibrahim Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko A-lmakura, on Wednesday formally inaugurated 9-man judicial commission of inquiry headed by an eminent jurist, Justice J. Fola Gbadeyan,  into the recent killings of over 100 security operatives, destruction of their operational vehicles and confiscation of their weapons in Alakyo village in Lafia local government and other […]

Al-makura to Ombatse militia group: I know your sponsors »

By Abdullahi Ibrahim Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, on Monday disclosed that his administration has uncovered sponsors of the Ombatse, an Eggon militia group that were allegedly responsible for the killing of over 100 security operatives in May this year at the Alakyio village in Lafia Development Area. Al-makura, who made this statement at […]

Al-makura says all sponsors and members of ‘Ombatse’ will be arrested, prosecuted »

By Abdullahi Ibrahim The Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, has given the assurance that sponsors and members of ‘Ombatse’ cult, who were responsible for the killing of over 90 security agents in Alakyio village in Lafia North Development Area about three weeks ago, must be arrested to face the law no matter how highly […]

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