Nasarawa

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Nasarawa

(nəˈsaːrəwə) or

Nassarawa

n
(Placename) a state of Nigeria, in the centre east of Abuja. Capital: Lafia. Pop: 1 863 275(2006). Area: 27 117 sq km (10 470 sq miles)
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Similarly, Benue had IGR of N11.21bn, Sokoto, N18.76bn; Kogi, N11.33bn; Niger, N10.43bn; Jigawa, N9.24bn; Osun, N10.38bn; Bauchi, N9.69bn; Nassarawa, N7.56bn; Katsina, N6.96bn; Adamawa, N6.2bn; Borno, N6.52bn; Ekiti, N6.46bn; Zamfara, N8.2bn; and Taraba N5.96bn.
The state (Figure 1) is surrounded by Nassarawa State in the north, Cross River State in the south, Taraba State in the east, and Enugu/Kogi state in the west.
Project progress report presented to the AfDB supervisory mission's meeting held in Lafia, Nassarawa State, Nigeria on 17th - 19th, 2010.
The study area of this research is made up of eight local government areas (LGAs): Dala, Fagge, Gwale, Kano Municipal, Nassarawa, Tarauni and parts of Kumbotso and Ungogo Local Governments.
Although anecdotal evidence suggests that the pilot performance-based financing (PBF) scheme in Ondo, Nassarawa, and Adamawa States have led to improved quality of care, improved health worker motivation and increased utilization of maternal and child healthcare services.
The universities created include Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State (North West Zone), Federal University Dustsin-Ma, Katsina State (North West Zone), Federal University Kashere, Gombe State (North East Zone), Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State (North Central Zone), Federal University Lafia, Nassarawa State (North Central Zone), Federal University Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State (North West Zone), Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State (North West Zone), Federal University Gashua, Yobe State (North Zone), Federal University NdufuAlike, Ebonyi State (South East Zone), Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa (South South Zone), Federal University of Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State (South West Zone) and Federal University of Wukari, Taraba State (North East Zone).
The study was however limited only to public universities, while the geographical scope was North-Central Geo-political zone of Nigeria comprising of Benue, Kwara, Kogi, Nassarawa, Niger and Plaeteau States and Federal Capital Territory-Abuja.
The role of Nassarawa State Water Board in enhances socio-economic development in the State.
110 Almajirai children in Nassarawa LGA, Kano state received food, handwashing and health outreach.
They are currently working on the production of lead and zinc ore in Bauchi and Nassarawa States.
In 2013, the highest number of fatalities resulting from intra-party clashes was found within the CPC in Nassarawa. Overall, 27% of fatal incidents involving political parties between 2006 and 2014 were internal, but they only accounted for 18% of the total number of deaths (fig.