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The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the allegation that former governor Abdulaziz Yari supports banditry in the state.
Seven aggrieved governorship hopefuls, including the deputy governor, Ibrahim Wakkala, had organised a rally in Gusau on Sunday, where a multitude of their supporters turned out to receive them.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Senator Kabiru Marafa, yesterday said that the Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari was supposed to resign as a governor if he has conscience for saying that he had resigned as the Chief Security Officer of the State.
Zamfara Acting Governor Ibrahim Wakkala has commended the joint military operations in fighting armed bandits in the state.
The ongoing banditry in Zamfara State has claimed over 3,000 lives with the state government spending some N17bn in the past seven years on fighting the problem.
The Secretary to the Government of Zamfara State (SSG), Prof. Muhammad Shinkafi, has disclosed that the state government has spent over N17billion in its quest at finding lasting solution to the lingering insecurity issue that has been ravaging the state in recent times.
The Zamfara State Police Command has captured 20 suspected bandits and recovered seven AK 47 rifles.
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, on Friday, said it was perturbed over the increased spate of killings in Zamfara State, even as it tasked the Federal Government to wake-up to its responsibility of protecting lives and properties of its citizen.
The Speaker of the Zamfara House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Sunday, commended the federal government for the deployment of military troops to communities affected by bandits attacks in Zurmi local government area.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and the Special Security and Human Rights Committee.
The FCT judiciary on Wednesday in Abuja launched a digital speech recording machine and video transcription system for quick and efficient court proceedings.
The Benue Government said it had spent about N36 billion on the payment of pensions and gratuities for the state’s and local government retired workers in the last five years.
A human rights advocacy group, Amnesty International, has released a new timeline on the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers in Lekki, Lagos, last week Tuesday.
The Supervising Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, South East Geopolitical Zone, DIG Celestine Okoye, Wednesday said the Nigerian Police was still collating the number of policemen killed in the South East region, following the #EndSARS protests.
The European Union (EU) is providing 400,000 euros ($471,000) to assist flood-hit families in Cambodia, said a press release on Wednesday.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abdulkadir Jimoh, who spoke with newsmen on Monday in Calabar, said that the police had recovered some of the looted items.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation on the alleged attack and killings of peaceful protesters by security agents in Lagos state.
Kwara State Police command has said that it has arrested some of the hoodlums that took part in the looting of public and private property, adding that efforts are on to arrest those on the run.
Bright Osayi-Samuel has been omitted from Queens Park Rangers squad for Tuesday (tonight) Sky Bet Championship clash against Barnsley after turning down a new contract.