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The speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, stated this in Abuja, on Friday, while speaking at a press conference. 5

Speaker Gbajabiamila donates drugs worth N60 million to Borno IDPs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), on Friday in Abuja, donated drugs worth over N60 million to the Borno State Government for onward distribution to the victims of insurgency in the state.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Governor Matawalle applauds Speaker Gbajabiamila for appointing Zamfara indegene as chief of staff

The Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Matawalle, has commended the Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abdulhakeem Olufemi Gbjabiamila, for his nationalistic approach over the honour done to the state in the appointment of former Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alh. Sanusi Garba Rikiji, as his Chief of Staff.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: No more business as usual

The New Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the running of the House would no longer be business as usual, as he pledged to introduce drastic reforms.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara workers bid Governor Yari farewell

Zamfara civil servants on Saturday bade the outgoing state Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, farewell at the last Ramadan breakfast of his eight years tenure as governor.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Insecurity: Zamfara government spends N35 billion on victims – SSG

The Zamfara State Government on Tuesday announced that it spent N35 billion to provide logistics, allowances for security agencies, and assist attack victims in the state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari signs Zamfara’s 2019 budget into law

Governor Abdula’ziz Yari of Zamfara State, on Saturday, signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.

Zamfara assemblymen approve salary increment for traditional rulers

The Zamfara State House of Assembly on Wednesday approved salary increment for traditional rulers in the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara donates N60 million to families of victims of bandit attack

The Zamfara State Government has donated N60 million to families of victims of the attack on Tudun-Maijatau and Takoka villages in Gusau Local Government Area.
Zamfara House of Assembly

Suspension: Seven Zamfara assembly members threaten court action

Seven members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly have threatened to sue the Speaker of the house along other members for allegedly breaching the nation’s Constitution.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara donates to families of fallen Nigerien soldiers

The Zamfara Government has donated N8.5 million to families of five killed and some Nigerien soldiers injured by bandits during a joint operation with Nigerian troops.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government picks medical bills, expenses of soldiers injured by bandits

The Zamfara Government says it will pay all medical bills of soldiers injured by armed bandits in an ambush at Dumburum forest recently.

Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari has sidelined me – deputy

The Deputy Governor of Zamfara, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, says his Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari, has sidelined him.

Abdulrahman Dambazau: Federal government to mobilise additional security in Zamfara

The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), has assured Nigerians of the Federal Government’s readiness to deploy additional security resources to end the destruction of lives and property in Zamfara.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Abdulrahman Dambazau: Federal government to mobilise additional security in Zamfara

Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), the Minister of Interior, has assured Nigerians of the Federal Government’s readiness to deploy additional security resources to end the destruction of lives and property in Zamfara State.

Insurgency: Nigerian Air Force to open Quick Response Unit in Sokoto

The Chief of Air staff, Air Marshall Sadiqque Abubakar, has said that a Quick Response Unit of the Air Force would soon be established in Sokoto to support Operation Diramikiya across the north western zone.

Abdulrahman Dambazau: Why Zamfara killings will affect food security

The Federal Government says the persistent attacks on residents of Zamfara by bandits will affect food security in the country.

Police deploy another unit to tackle bandits in Zamfara

Police have deployed another unit to Magami village in Maradun local government in Zamfara to tackle rampaging bandits, who again on Saturday, killed some persons.

Police deploy more personnel to Zamfara community after attack

The Police Command in Zamfara says it has deployed another police unit to Magami village in Maradun local government area where bandits killed a number of persons on Saturday.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.

NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.