Tag: Nasarawa state Governor

Gunmen Assassinate Governor Al-Makura’s Aide

Unknown gunmen on Saturday morning assassinated Abdullahi Mairuwa, the head driver to Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, Nigeria’s PREMIUM TIMES reports. The late Mr. Mairuwa, who was in charge of all drivers attached to Government House, Lafia, was travelling to his home town in Keana local government area of the state in[Read More…]

Nasarawa Assembly Not Yet Done With Al-Makura, Plots Fresh Impeachment Bid

A fresh impeachment proceedings against Governor Umaru Al-Makura over allegations of misuse of funds has begun. Al-Makura had survived an impeachment plot against him when the panel set up by the Chief Judge of the state cleared of all allegations. In fact, he said in August that he has put[Read More…]

Bloodbath In Nasarawa As PDP, APC Supporters Clash Over Al-Makura’s Impeachment

No fewer than three persons were feared killed and two others injured on Tuesday when supporters of the People Democratic Party, PDP and All Progressive Congress, APC clashed in Dadere, Obi local government area of Nasarawa state over the impeachment imbroglio in the state. Vanguard’s Abel Daniel gathered that the[Read More…]

Nasarawa: Seven Man Impeachment Panel Clears Governor Tanko Al-Makura

The seven-member panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against Nasarawa Governor Umaru Al-Makura has dismissed all the charges. The panel, which had listened to Mr. Al-Makura on Monday and the legal representation of the House of Assembly on Tuesday dismissed the 16 charges against the governor. The panel dismissed the[Read More…]

Youths Protest Against Attempts To Impeach Governor Al-makura

The Police Command in Nasarawa State on Wednesday beefed up security in major towns following youths protest over the House of Assembly notice of impeachment on Gov. Umaru Al-Makura. The command’s spokesman, ASP Ismaila Numan, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that some youths in Lafia, Mararaba and Keffi[Read More…]

Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura Gets Impeachment Notice

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Musa Ahmed on Monday, directed the Clerk of the House to serve Gov. Tanko Al-Makura with notice of impeachment for `gross misconduct’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development followed a motion of public interest raised by the Deputy[Read More…]

Gov. Almakura Says Slaughtered Fulani Herdsmen By The Nigerian Soldiers Are Not Insurgents

Governor Umaru Tanku Almakura yesterday condemned the killing of some Fulani herdsmen by soldiers in Keana Local Government Area of the state Thursday saying that those killed were not insurgents, describing the action as uncalled for. Almakura spoke at the palace of His Royal Highness, the Osana of Keana, Emmanuel[Read More…]

Governor Al-makura Demands A Review Of Military Operations, Condemns The Killings Of Fulani Herdsmen In The State

NAN Gov. Umaru Al-makura of Nasarawa State has called on the Federal Government to review the military operation in the state to guide against civilian casualties. Al-makura made the call when he paid a condolence visit on the paramount ruler ‘Osana of Keana’ Emmanuel Elayo, over the killing of herdsmen[Read More…]