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PDP supporters defect to APC in Zamfara

A group of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters in Kungurki Ward in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara has defected to All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Christmas: Zamfara APC donates 250 bags of rice, 15 cows to CAN, others

Presenting the items to the beneficiaries in Gusau on Friday, APC Chairman, Alhaji Lawal Liman, said the items were donated by a former governor and APC leader, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari.

INEC declares Zamfara bye-election inconclusive

Prof. Ibrahim Magawata, the Returning Officer of the Bakura state House of Assembly by-election in Zamfara has declared the exercise inconclusive.

Former Zamfara deputy governor dumps APC for PDP

Mr Ibrahim Wakkala, immediate past Deputy Gov. of Zamfara, has announced his decision to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) and join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Banditry: Zamfara APC faction throws weight behind Governor Matawalle

Senator Garba Kabiru Marafa’s faction of Zamfara state chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) has declared its willingness thrown it weight behind governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle on his decision to deal ruthlessly with bandits and their sponsors in the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Former Zamfara governor’s ally arrested over ‘secret meeting’ with bandits

Operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command have arrested Abu Dan-Tabawa, an ally of former Governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, after allegedly holding a secret meeting with bandits in Gusau, the state capital.

Three die, over 90 houses, farmlands destroyed in Zamfara

No fewer than three persons have been feared dead as a heavy downpour overtook many parts of Gusau, Zamfara State capital on Sunday night.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokot governor blames manpower challenge for increased banditry

Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has identified inadequate manpower and lack of regional cooperation as some of the factors militating against the ability of Nigeria and her neighbours to successfully wage the war against terrorism and other forms of insurgency.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

Nigerian government threatens sanctions over violation of airport coronavirus protocols

The probe, government said, involving Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Fintiri and the former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, is with a view to sanctioning violators if it is established that they indeed violated the rules, or apologise to them should the result of the investigations exonerate them.
Port Harcourt international Airport

Nigerian government rues airport protocols violations by VIPs

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, made the lamentation on Thursday in Abuja at the 51st joint national briefing of the taskforce.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari: I never assaulted airport official

The immediate past Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has denied reports that he assaulted an airport official last Saturday at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

FAAN berates former Zamfara governor for violating airport protocols

The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday condemned the conduct of a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC distributes 1400 bags of assorted grains in Zamfara

The Zamfara chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday distributed 1400 bags of assorted grains to the people of Tsafe Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written an emotional tribute about his late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, who died in Lagos on 17th April.

Abba Kyari: President Buhari receives condolence messages from foreign, national leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday received several messages of condolences from foreign and national leaders over the death of Abba Kyari, his late Chief of Staff.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Zamfara elections: Supreme Court dismisses APC’s application for review judgment

The Supreme Court, on Friday, dismissed an application, asking it to review its judgement which nullified the victory of the candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) at the 2019 general elections held in Zamfara State.

Zamfara election: Supreme Court adjourns review until March 17

The Supreme Court adjourned until March 17, hearing in an application by all candidates of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), seeking to review its judgment that sacked them in Zamfara in the 2019 general elections.
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APC group appeals to Supreme Court to review Zamfara election judgment

The Support Group of All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the Supreme Court to review its judgment nullifying all the party’s candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Imo, Bayelsa on tenterhooks as Supreme Court reviews judgments

The Nigerian states of Imo and Bayelsa are on tenterhooks as seven justices of the Supreme Court sit today to review their verdicts on the governorship elections in the two states.

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Nigerian records 1,964 new coronavirus infections

Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Nigeria have continued to surge as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 1,964 new cases, bringing the total number of infections to 116,655.
Recording Academy, Organisers of the Grammy Awards, has pledged to support the administration of Joe Biden, the newly elected United States of America President and his vice, Kamala Harris, in rebuilding and revitalising the U.S. creative economy.

Grammy Awards organisers pledge support to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

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Former presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) sits in the bleachers on Capitol Hill before Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th US President on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI - AFP)

Anti-fashion Bernie Sanders sparks inauguration meme storm

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Arsenal have reportedly made a move for Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard.

Arsenal close in on Martin Ødegaard despite Real Sociedad links

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Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.

Japan doubles down on Tokyo Olympics, denies report of cancellation

Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to temper public fears of holding the event during a global pandemic