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Zamfara governor may sack new cabinet members after three months

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State says members of his newly inaugurated cabinet are on three months probation during which their performances would be measured.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Zamfara emirs beg IGP over police commissioner

Emirs in Zamfara have said any move to transfer the State Commissioner of Police, Usman Nagogo, will be a great disservice to their people given his contributions in curtailing the menace of banditry, cattle rustling, kidnapping and other crimes in the state.
A former Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Onyekachi Monday Ubani, says President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution for failing to hand over to the Vice President while embarking on a two-week private visit to London.

Monday Ubani: Court didn’t ask governors to refund pensions

The immediate past Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Monday Ubani, said on Thursday that the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos never ordered former governors to refund pensions collected from their states.
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Anthony Sani: Nigeria‘ll transform to one party state in 2023

Secretary General, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Mr. Anthony Sani, has said that he has foreseen a situation where the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will become the only political party in Nigeria after the 2023 general elections.
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CISLAC lauds Zamfara Assembly for repealing pension law

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has commended Zamfara State House of Assembly for what it calls, giant stride by abolishing “the despicable law” that allows payment of pension and other entitlements for former governors, their deputies, former speaker and their deputies.

PDP governors strategies on IGR

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are currently meeting in Abuja’s, with top party functionaries in attendance.
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.

Zamfara governor sues predecessor’s aide over ‘defamation of character’

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.
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Protest in Zamfara over ‘arrest’ of APC stalwart

There is an ongoing protest in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, over the arrest of an All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Ibrahim Danmaliki.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT residents, vendors waiting for carnival date

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and festival vendors are calling for a quick fixing of a new date for the 2019 Abuja Carnival.
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.

Governor Matawalle gives former governor condition to visit Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said his predecessor, Abdul Aziz Yari, could visit the state provided that he would be a law-abiding citizen.
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.

Zamfara: Abdulaziz Yari must explain whereabouts of 1000 AK47 rifles – Governor Matawalle

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.

Zamfara government seeks probe of former governor over alleged arms possession

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.
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Zamfara APC denies allegations former Governor Yari behind recent bandit attacks

The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the allegation that former governor Abdulaziz Yari supports banditry in the state.
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Zamfara assembly reaffirms suspension of Shinkafi council chairman

Zamfara House of Assembly on Friday reaffirmed the suspension of Alhaji Sani Galadi, Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area, until it completes its investigation.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Cattle rustling: Police reads riot act to Miyatti Allah in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police command has vowed to shut down suspected cattle rustling markets across the state and prosecute anyone found guilty of the existing laws of the land.
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Governor Matawalle threatens to arrest predecessor

Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has vowed to arrest and appropriately deal with his predecessor, Abdulazeez Yari.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

House of Reps to summon IGP, security chiefs, over Zamfara killings

The House of Representatives has summoned heads of relevant security agencies, over fresh attacks on some communities in Zamfara State.

DPR warns Zamfara filling stations to stop supplying products to bandits

The Department of Petroleum Resources has warned filling stations in Zamfara State against supplying petroleum products to bandits.

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The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
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Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

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Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

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Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

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