Tag: Tanko Al-Makura

“I Won’t Sack Them” – Al-Makura of Nasarawa Says 80% of Teachers Not Qualified

Eighty percent of teachers in Nasarawa state are not qualified and would fail an aptitude test, Tanko Al-Makura, governor of the state, said on Monday. He said this in his speech at the opening ceremony of a conference to review the minimum standards of the National Certificate of Education (NCE). Al-Makura[Read More…]

My Cabinet Members Are Saboteurs Says Nasarawa Governor Tanko Al-Makura

The Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has lost confidence in some of his senior government officials, describing them as saboteurs. The governor stated this at the Council Chamber, Government House, during an expanded emergency meeting with heads of boards, ministries and parastals. Commissioners, special advisers, permanent secretaries, heads of[Read More…]

APC Stole My Victory In Nasarawa Says Labaran Maku

Labaran Maku, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in the March 28 governorship election in Nassarawa State, said in Abuja on Thursday that he won the contest and that the Independent National Electoral Commission wrongly gave his mandate to Governor Tanko Al-Makura. PM News reports that Maku made the[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 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…]