Tag: Nasarawa State

Nasarawa State workers begin Indefinite strike over minimum wage

Organised Labour in Nasarawa State has begun an indefinite strike action from Tuesday, June 15, over the partial implementation of N30, 000 minimum wage and other welfare-related issues. The strike was declared on Monday in Lafia after the State Executive Council (SEC) meeting of the labor movement in the state.[Read More…]

Health workers in Nasarawa begin Indefinite Strike

The Coalition of Nasarawa State health professionals Association (CNSHPA) has commenced an indefinite strike action to press home its demands for better welfare. Spokesperson of CNSHPA who doubles as Chairman, Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, Mr. Kyari Caleb disclosed while briefing newsmen in Lafia the State Capital. He[Read More…]

Police arrests Nasarawa Governors aide, others, for vandalism

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested the Special Adviser on Infrastructure to Governor Abdullahi Sule for vandalising railway tracks and slippers in Lafia and Keana local government areas of the state. The Command also arrested two police officers, personnel of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps, a former[Read More…]

Local Government workers block convoy of Nasarawa Deputy Governor

Aggrieved workers of Doma Local Government area of Nasarawa State on Friday staged a protest over the non-payment of their two months salaries and the alleged disappearance of N20 million deducted from their salaries by the Federal Mortgage Housing Scheme. Daily Trust reports that the aggrieved workers blocked the convoy[Read More…]

Breaking: House of reps member, Haruna Maitala is dead

A member of the National Assembly from Plateau State, Haruna Maitala, is dead. He died at the Federal Medical Centre in Keffi, Nasarawa State, following an auto crash involving his car along the Abuja-Jos Road. The lawmaker’s media aide, Joseph Adudu, in a statement said, “This is to announce the[Read More…]

Breaking: Chairman of the Miyetti Allah cattle breeders association has been shot dead

The Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Mohammed Hussain, has been killed by suspected bandits. Hussain was murdered alongside the chairman of the association in Toto Local Government Area, Mohammed Umar, on Friday night. Police Public Relations Officer in Nasarawa, Ramham Nansel, confirmed the tragic[Read More…]

Insecurity: Nasarawa State turns to President Buhari for help

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdulahi Sule, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to help address the security challenges troubling the State. Speaking to State House Correspondents after he met with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday, he said some elements of the boko haram terrorists’ group were involved[Read More…]

Nasarawa Governor signs 2021 budget of N115.7Billion

The Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule has signed the 2021 budget of N115,722,814,343.31. After the signing it in Lafia on Wednesday, Governor Sule appreciated the Speaker and his members for according to the 2021 Appropriation Bill the desired relevance and attention resulting in an early passage of the proposal into[Read More…]

The killing of APC Chairman left Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule in shock

The Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, on Sunday said he was shocked at the killing of the Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Philip Tatari Shekwo. Shekwo’s body was found dead on Sunday after gunmen forcefully gained entrance into his residence on Saturday night and[Read More…]

For allegedly confiscating N284.5m, Nasarawa State Assembly demands sack of SSG

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has requested Governor, Abdullahi Sule to sack the Secretary to the Government of the State, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed Tijani, of his appointment for confiscating a sizable amount of money worth N284.5m when he was the Commissioner of Education in the state. Speaker of the House Hon. Ibrahim[Read More…]