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2019: Governor Yari’s endorsement tears Zamfara APC apart

The recent endorsement of the Commissioner for Finance in Zamafara State, Alhaji Mukthar Shehu Idris, by Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari, as his successor, is tearing the fabric of the All Progressives Congress in the state into shreds.

SGF tasks retired civil servants on peace, progress, unity of Nigeria

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has urged retired civil servants to keep working for the peace, progress and unity of the nation.

CSOs hail Governor Abdulaziz Yari’s strides in agriculture, education, others

A coalition of Civil Society Groups (CSOs) has lauded Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamafara State on his achievements in agriculture, Information Technology Communication (ICT), healthcare, education, among others.

Senate to reconsider rejected nominee for INEC REC

The senate has resolved to reconsider Ahmed Mahmud, nominee for the position of resident electoral commissioner, representing Zamfara state on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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UN reports significant results against rebels in DR Congo

A joint military operation by UN and Congolese troops to rout rebel forces from their strongholds in the Ebola-hit northeast Democratic Republic of Congo has "achieved quite significant results" and is still under way, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Friday.

Firm tasks government on cyber security

Mr Bello Adedayo, the President of branch of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on Saturday tasked Federal Government to establish cyber security firm that would check cyber crime and data theft in the country.
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In Enugu, price of rice remains stable

A market survey conducted by NAN on Saturday revealed that prices of both local and foreign rice had neither increased nor reduced when compared to what their prices were some months ago.

Abdulaziz Yari, Kabiru Marafa bicker over recruitment of 8,500 civilian JTF in Zamfara

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Kabiru Garba Marafa, has alleged that there is a plot by the Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari to use 8,500 armed youths under the guise of civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) to destabilise the 2019 elections in the state.