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Governors meet over local council allocations

Nigerian governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors Forum met in Abuja on Wednesday night to deliberate on the remittance of statutory fund from Federation Account direct to the 774 councils based on the orders of Nigeria Financial Intelligent Unit.
President Buhari receives in audience Zamfara State Governor H.E. Bello Matawalle over Zamfara Insecurity in State House on 6th June 2019 2

Zamfara governor secures two mobile police squadrons

Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Mohammed Maradun (Matawallen Maradun), has visited the Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, at the Force Headquarter and succeeded in securing two mobile police squadrons.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara suspends emir, district head over bandits’ attacks

Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District Head of Kanoma Alhaji Yahaya Mohammed.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara emir, district head suspended over alleged involvement with bandits

Zamfara state Governor Bello Muhammad has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Sallah: Zamfara governor buys 750 cows worth N83 million for needy, IDPs

Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawallen-Maradun has approved the purchase of 750 cows worth N83 million for the celebration of Eid-El-Fitr Sallah in the northwestern Nigerian state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Elections: INEC withdraws 64 certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has so far withdrawn 64 Certificates of Return and re-issued them to persons declared winners by courts of law, following the 2019 general elections.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari accepts Supreme Court verdict on Zamfara APC

Zamfara state Governor, Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, said his administration and the good loyal APC members in Zamfara state have accepted the verdict of the Supreme Court which nullified the elections of the state APC conducted in 2019.
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PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.

Pat Utomi urges Nigerians not to ignore warning on possible recession

A professor of political economy, Pat Utomi, has said the alarm the Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari raised about a likely round of recession by mid-2020 should not be taken lightly.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

VP Osinbajo urges governors to brace for new minimum wage payment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised state governors to look inwards for ways to generate internal revenue to enable them pay the new minimum wage.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: Nigeria economy may slip back into recession

Abdulaziz Yari, the governor of Zamfara State, who also doubles as the chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, has warned that Nigeria may head for another economic recession due to the decline in the price of oil.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 11th April 2019 2

President Buhari orders service chiefs to be ruthless with kidnappers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he had directed heads of security agencies in the country to clear the bandits killing innocent citizens in Zamfara State and neighbouring states immediately.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo blames past governments for Nigeria’s lack of progress

The major problem facing Nigeria is lack of integrity on the part of its leaders, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: Zamfara bandits better equipped than security forces

Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday in Abuja said bandits terrorising the state were more equipped than the entire security forces deployed to combat their activities.
Abdul'aziz Yari

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 governor-elect promises to boost IGR for state development

The Zamfara State Governor-Elect, Mukhtar Idris, has promised to boost the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the state for the development of the people.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Bandits kill dozens in fresh Zamfara attacks

Less than 24 hours after Zamfara State Governor Abdul Aziz Yari swore to deal with bandits, no fewer than 40 persons have been killed in two communities of Shinkafi and Anka local governments.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

Election: Forward With Buhari takes grassroot campaign to Kano

Forward With Buhari, a pro-Buhari campaign group initiated by the Nigeria Governors Forum, has taken its grassroot mobilisation in support of the President to the ancient city of Kano.

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Official: Why President Buhari removed Maikanti Baru as NNPC chief

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday threw more light on why President Muhammadu Buhari relieved the present Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, of the responsibility.

Court orders Governor Ganduje, Emir Sanusi to maintain status quo

A Kano High Court presided by Justice Nasiru Saminu on Thursday ordered the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, to maintain status quo in respect of the interim order issued against Ganduje on May 10.
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Associates: Those fighting Senator Akpabio in Akwa Ibom will fail

Associates of former Akwa Ibom State governor and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, Senator Godswill Akpabio, have warned his opponents against making unfounded and unguided statements against the former Senate Minority Leader.
Former Gombe State Deputy Governor Charles Iliya

Gombe: I didn’t return any car, my house was invaded – former deputy governor

The former deputy governor of Gombe state, Mr Charles Iliya, has reacted to allegations that he voluntarily surrendered luxury vehicles in his possession to the assets recovery committee setup by state governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya.

Governor Ugwuanyi calls for repositioning of NYSC for effective service delivery

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called for the repositioning of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for greater efficiency and improved service delivery.