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A group known as the Peace Advocates Network of Nigeria (PANN) has accused former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, of plotting to destabilise the state through sponsored banditry.
More than 60 cases involving over N200 billion under the administration of former Zamafara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari are being investigated, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said on Monday.
Former Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara says the All Progressives Congress (APC) remains strong and intact in the state in spite of losing the political leadership of the state.
Kabir Marafa, a former senator, said some governors are plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with AbdulAziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara state.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, Senator Kabir Garba Marafa, has distanced himself from the purported reconciliatory meeting between a former governor of the state, Abdulaziz Yari, and members of the G-8, a group of eight aggrieved governorship aspirants.
The new commissioners are: Alhaji Sulaiman Tunau, Alhaji Aminu Sulaiman, Abdulkadir Buhari Gora, Jinaidu Muhammad, Muhammad Sadiq Maiturare, Zainab Lawal Gummi, Jamilu Aliyu, Dr Nura Isah and Rabiu Garba.
The vigilante group known as the Yansakai has surrendered 500 guns to Governor Bello Matawalle as part of efforts to accept the peace process of the state government.
Ibrahim Danmaliki Gidan Goga, the special adviser to former Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari and current publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress in the state, was on Tuesday arraigned before the Upper Shari’a Court in Gusau over alleged defamation of the character of Governor Bello Matawalle as well as inciting public disturbance.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.
The Zamfara State Government has called on the police to investigate the state’s immediate past governor, Abdulaziz Yari, over alleged arms possession as part of measures to stop arm banditry in the state.
The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the allegation that former governor Abdulaziz Yari supports banditry in the state.
According to a report, the governor made the accusation at government house, Gusau, while receiving some firearms that some “repentant bandits” surrendered.
A former lawmaker in Zamfara, Alhaji Manir Gidanjaja, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) three weeks ago, has dumped the party and returned back to the APC.
The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Friday told its members not to comment on the ongoing investigation of ex-governor Abdul’Aziz Yari by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed delight as the Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) budgeted 1.6 billion dollars to invest in the Nigerian market within the next three years.
Despite the federal government’s effort on technology, Nigeria could not be ranked among 82 countries in the Global Social Mobility Index 2020.
Borussia Dortmund arguably pulled off the deal of the month when they signed RB Salzburg striker Erling Haaland.
The longest-running transfer saga of the January transfer window may finally be drawing to a conclusion after Manchester United reportedly agreed a deal for Bruno Fernandes.
Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester were the “better side over the two games” as Trezeguet scored an injury-time winner to send Aston Villa to Wembley after a 2-1 win.
The fire gutted Sabo market in Sagamu, Ogun State early Tuesday morning.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
Following the outbreak of a deadly virus known as Corona Virus in China that has since killed six people, with over 300 also reported to have been infected, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, yesterday said it has deployed thermal scanners in all airports that monitor the temperature of passengers and capture their pictures.
Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has lost the Best World Music Album trophy to Beninese ace singer, Angélique Kidjo, at the 62nd Grammy Award.
Residents of Ureje in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, have bemoaned the deplorable state of Ureje Bridge connecting Ado-Ekiti to Abuja, and Ikare-Akoko in Ondo State.