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Governor Yari: I spent Zamfara Paris club refunds on projects

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State Monday boasted that he would not be in a hurry to remember that he utilised Zamfara State Paris Club refunds for development projects.
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Ekiti guber: Be magnanimous in victory – NGF tells Kayode Fayemi

The chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Hon. Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, on behalf of the governors of the 36 states of the Federation has congratulated Dr John Kayode Fayemi on his resounding victory in last weekend’s election to become the governor of Ekiti State once again.
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NLC: Tension heightening in states over unpaid June salaries

The inability to pay June salaries of government workers is generating tension and agitation across the various states of the federation, the Nigeria Labour Congress has stated.

Sokoto killings: Senate urges federal government to use helicopters to fish out bandits

The Senate has urged the federal government to deploy the helicopters of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to carry out aerial surveillance of Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi States, with a view to identifying locations and hideouts of the bandits terrorising the states and deal with them.

Governor Tambuwal: Death toll in Sokoto attacks 39

The death toll in recent attacks in Sokoto state has risen to 39, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal said Thursday.

Governor Yari: Banditry requires collaborative efforts by northern governors to tackle

The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulazeez Yari, Thursday said the menace of banditry is an internal problem that requires collaborative efforts by northern governors to tackle.

Zamfara government inaugurates drugs regulatory committee

The Zamfara state government has inaugurated two drugs regulatory committees established by the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) as part of its efforts to ensure effective drugs regulation in the state.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

President Buhari: Opposition blackmailing me with herdsmen-farmers clashes

President Buhari lamented that such politicians had been doing everything possible to link him with the clashes, saying that such insinuations were far from the truth.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

Ekiti guber: PDP claims APC used “rented crowd” in mega rally

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described yesterday’s mega rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State as a charade and mockery of the party and its governorship candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

PDP asks President Buhari to learn governance from Governor Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to learn the art of governance from Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.
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President Buhari, APC governors, Asiwaju Tinubu, others storm Ekiti for Kayode Fayemi

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are in Ekiti State to drum up support for Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the party’s flag bearer in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

Zamfara governor, minister bicker over security challenges

Over the last seven years, one of the untidy but reoccurring issues in Zamfara State is the deplorable state of its internal security, which led to deaths and has destroyed property worth billions of naira.

APC vows to deal with members linked to R-APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the party is not factionalised contrary to the picture painted by members of the splinter Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC).

Governor Yari: No panic over factional APC

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday said there was no panic in the camp of the ruling All Progressives Congress over the Wednesday emergence of a faction known as Reformed-APC.

FAAC deadlock: President Buhari to decide on NNPC – Kemi Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to take the next step to address the issues that led to deadlock of the last Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting, in Abuja.

APC governors keep mum after meeting with President Buhari

Three state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Governor Yari’s special adviser passes on at 61

Alhaji Sani Abdullahi-Tsafe, the Special Adviser to Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on intergovernmental matters is dead, aged 61.
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Report: 23 corpses found in Zamfara forest

Bodies of 23 unidentified persons were reportedly found inside a forest in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state on Friday.

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Hajj: NAHCON advance team departs for Saudi Arabia

The advance team of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) for the 2018 hajj on Wednesday departed Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja to Saudi Arabia to make arrangements ahead of arrival of Nigerian pilgrims.

ADC: President Buhari’s team, APC offer opposition parties N50 million

The African Democratic Congress has alleged that the All Progressives Congress and the President Muhammadu Buhari team are offering opposition parties N50m to compromise them.

Governor Fayose: Police helicopter threatening my life

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Wednesday raised the alarm over aerial surveillance of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti by a police helicopter.

APC postpones primary election in Osun

Sequel to persistent criticism and rejection of the direct mode of primary election adopted for Osun APC, the party has announced its postponement.

INEC to suspend voter registration till after 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections.