Tag: Nassarawa

NLC in Nasarawa has suspended its 3 weeks strike, signs MOU with State Government

The organised labour in Nasarawa State has suspended its three weeks strike action after reaching an agreement with the state government in Lafia It would be recalled that labour had on June 15, embarked on strike action to press home it’s demand for full implementation of new national minimum wage,[Read More…]

Nassarawa Government to use attendance register to pay June salaries

Nasarawa State government has announced that it would pay June salaries based on the attendance register of workers who did not participate in the ongoing workers strike in the state. This was contained in a statement after an emergency expanded executive council meeting presided over by the state governor, Engr[Read More…]

Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu becomes Nassarawa’s first female chief Judge

Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu has been sworn in as the substantive Chief Judge of Nassarawa state. Effectively, she becomes the first female Chief Judge in the State. Shortly after administering the oath of office on the new CJ, the Governor Abdullahi Sule said his administration takes the judiciary as a critical[Read More…]

Nasarawa governor cautions Miyetti Allah over reprisal attacks

Nasarawa state Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has warned against reprisal attacks over the killing of two leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the state. Mohammed Hussaini, the state chairman of MACBAN; and Mohammed Umar, chairman of the association in Toto LGA, were killed by suspected bandits[Read More…]

Nassarawa Government to partner with local hunters to fight bandits

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa says his administration will collaborate with hunters to curb insecurity in the state. Sule made this known while hosting members of the Hunters Group of Nigeria at the Government House, Lafia. He said his administration would support them in addressing security threats such as banditry[Read More…]

Nasarawa to construct access road to break up terrorist hideouts

The Nigerian Army has commended Nasarawa government’s decision to construct an access road through the Kenyehu Uttu Forest and contiguous hills in Toto Local Government Area. Daily Trust Newspaper reports that the road is expected to break up the remote area that’s been used as hideouts by the terrorist group[Read More…]

APC wins Nasarawa Central state constituency bye-election

All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Ismail Danbaba, has won the bye-election for the Nasarawa Central State Constituency in the state House of Assembly. Mr Iiyasu Umar, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer, announced the result of the bye-election conducted on Saturday in Nasarawa. Announcing the result, Umar said[Read More…]

Former Nassarawa SSG cleared of all allegations of financial misappropriation

The High Court Of Justice Sitting In Akwanga has cleared the Former Secretary to the Government Of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Ahmed Tijjani of claims of financial misappropriation by the Nasarawa State House of Assembly. The former SSG had been accused of misappropriation of funds by the members of the Nasarawa[Read More…]

COVID-19: Nasarawa State cabinet members go on self-isolation

The Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Dogo Shammah, says all members of the state executive will go on self-isolation, from Friday, to avoid Coronavirus infection. Shammah told Journalists on Friday, that the directive was from the state Governor, Abdullahi Sule on the advice from the state[Read More…]

Health workers in Nassarawa go on strike over lack of PPE, welfare

Resident doctors and other health workers at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia on Tuesday embarked on a seven-day warning strike to press for adequate provision of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) and improved welfare. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the striking health workers included the National[Read More…]