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Kaduna governor praises federal government on Zaria Water Project, asks for refund

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has thanked the Federal Ministry of Finance for approving a refund of N17.32bn to Kaduna State for capital expenses it had spent on the Zaria Water Project.

Kaduna monarch laments frequent rape of minors

Shehu Idris, the Emir of Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, has frequent cases of rape of minors in the society.
Shehu Idris, emir of Zazzau, says Nigerians are suffering as a result of “palpable hardship” in the country.

There’s hardship in the land – Zazzau emir

While delivering his Sallah message at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna state, the monarch said intervention is needed at both the federal and state levels.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari urges UniAbuja graduands on skills for national development

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the 4,946 University of Abuja graduands to use skills and knowledge acquired to transform the country and contribute their quota to national development.

Zamfara guber: APGA to challenge INEC declaration of Bello Matawalle as governor

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is set to challenge the declaration of Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the March 9 Governorship Elections in Zamfara State.

Emir wants elected politicians to prioritise security of lives, property

The Emir, Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Dr Shehu Idris, today urged elected officers to prioritise security of lives and property of Nigerians above any other issue.
Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu Idris of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Zamfara State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Zamfara governor-elect sues INEC over refusal to issue certificate of return

No fewer than 20 political parties in Zamfara State have sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its refusal to issue Certificates of Return to the governor-elect and members-elect of the state House of Assembly.
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Governor Yari presents N135 billion budget

Zamfara State Governor Abdul Aziz Abubakar Yari has presented a budget of N 135, 326, 920 for 2019 to the House of Assembly.
Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu Idris of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Zamfara State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Zamfara elections: APC’s Mukthar Idris wins gubernatorial poll

Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu Idris of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Zamfara State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kaduna government executes 99 projects in Zaria council at N52.5 billion in 3 years

Kaduna State Government said it has spent over N52.5 billion on 99 projects in Zaria Local Government Area in the last three years, out of which N49.4 billion was expended on water supply and sanitation.

INEC: We’re yet to receive court judgments on Zamfara APC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it is yet to be served any of the two conflicting court rulings issued last Friday on whether or not it could accept candidates for Zamfara State presented by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general election.

Ayodele Fayose: APC, federal government behind Zamfara killings

The former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that the Nigerian government plotted the killings in Zamfara State in a bid to suspend general election from holding in the state in 2019.

2019: Opposition parties bemoan Zamfara APC over crisis

Reacting to the release of Governorship and State House of Assembly candidates in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with APC candidates missing, the political parties noted that contest without the ruling APC would be a set back to the democracy and electorates.
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Muhammadu Buhari vows to punish perpetrators of Kaduna violence

President Muhammadu Buhari vowed on Tuesday that the federal government will take the strongest measures possible to punish perpetrators of the Kaduna violence.
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Crisis: Muhammadu Buhari arrives Kaduna for meeting with traditional, religious leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has just arrived Kaduna State for a meeting with religious and traditional rulers in the state over the crisis that bedeviled the state.

Emir pushes for girl-child education

The Emir of Zazzau, Dr Shehu Idris on Thursday canvassed more support for the girl-child education, saying it is necessary for societal development.

Air Peace begins daily Lagos-Kaduna flight operations

Six months after its foray into Kano and Yola on February 12 and 15, 2018 respectively, leading domestic carrier, Air Peace, Monday commenced Kaduna flight operations from Lagos with one of its six-50-seater Embraer 145 aircraft acquired recently.

Emir commends federal government’s agricultural policies

The Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, says the Federal Government’s focus on agriculture is yielding positive results.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.