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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.
Senator Kabiru Marafa, Senate Committee Chairman on Petroleum (Downstream), has revealed how Abdulaziz Yari, Zamfara State governor, allegedly plotted to use 8,500 armed youths under the guise of civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) to destabilise the 2019 elections in Zamfara State.
The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, has revealed that the Federal Government has rejected the N22,500 minimum wage proposal by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF).
Members of the Economic Management Team led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are currently meeting with some state governors with a view to taking a position on the new national minimum wage.
Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday in Abuja accused the electoral panel constituted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct election primaries in Zamfara State of frustrating the success of the elections.
Mr Pius Anyim, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation under PDP’s administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday held a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has for the third time postponed the governorship primary in Imo state.
Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has revealed that God has anointed his commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Muktar Idris, as the next governor of the state in 2019, and called on the electorates to support him.
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.
Governors under the auspices of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) say they were not voted into power to pay salaries alone but also to provide good roads, electricity, education and other necessary amenities.
Chairman of Nigeria’s Governors Forum, NGF, and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that freezing accounts of Benue State government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was an attempt to shut down the state.
Zamfara State Governor Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has condemned the recent bandits attacks in some parts of the state describing it as callous and inhuman.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Wednesday said the Federal Government bought 18 new aircraft for Nigerian Air Force from 2015 till date.
Goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu has said the Super Eagles did not miss first-choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho in a 1-1 draw with South Africa at the weekend.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has appealed to traditional and religious leaders in the North Eastern states affected by Boko Haram to accept insurgents that renounced their weird ideology and repent for re-integration into the society.
Australian researchers on Wednesday said they are developing novel artificial intelligence technology that will allow people to self-diagnose skin cancer using smartphones.
A political group, the Atiku/Obi Vanguard, has vowed to deliver one million votes from Delta State for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Peter Obi, in next year’s presidential election.
International police body Interpol elected Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as president for a two-year term on Wednesday, beating a Russian national whose candidacy raised concerns in Europe and the U.S. about the risk of Kremlin interference.
Lagos State governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD), High Chief Owolabi Salis, has described theatre practitioners as direct influencers of the society.
The Management of Institute for Health Insurance and Managed Care of Nigeria (IHIMN) and other stakeholders have called for improved funding of the health sector.
Mr Tunji Olawuyi has described his victory in Saturday’s Ekiti/Isin/Oke-Ero and Irepodun federal constituency by-election in Kwara as a victory for the people of the state.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other-Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday said it would probe the allegation of corruption leveled against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, during the recently concluded party primaries.
The National Secretariat of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has affirmed Godfrey Miri as the party’s governorship candidate in Plateau State.