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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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NSA: Presidency uncovers plans to scuttle elections

The Presidency Tuesday said it had, through intelligence reports, uncovered plot by some elements within the polity to cause widespread violence during and after the forthcoming general elections.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari warn against passing minimum wage states cannot pay

Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Yari, has warned National Assembly against passing a new National Minimum Wage that would be difficult for states to pay.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: I’m ready to vacate office to restore security in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that he is ready to vacate office if that is what is required to restore peace and security to the state.
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Zamfara killings: Arewa Youth backs calls for state of emergency

Arewa Youth Forum on Friday said Zamfara state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, has failed woefully in tackling insecurity in the state, saying they support the calls to impose State of Emergency on the state.
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2019: Farmers, fertiliser producers donate N1.77 billion to Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) and Fertilizers Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), on Wednesday night, donated the sum of N1.77 billion to fund the re-election campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari in the forth coming elections in 2019.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governors demand more funding for all tiers of government

The Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Abdulaziz Yari, has said that there is need for political decisions that will expand the Nigerian economy to generate funding for all tiers of government to develop human capital and address other sundry issues.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari: 10 AK 47 rifles at N1 million each recovered so far

Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has disclosed that disclosed that he has so far recovered 10 AK-47 rifles returned to the state government at N1 million each.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Abdulaziz Yari: I sacked traditional rulers for aiding criminality

Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari has attributed cases of banditry and terrorism in the state to the connivance of traditional rulers.

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.

Kabiru Marafa: Abdulaziz Yari plotting to destabilise 2019 polls in Zamfara

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.

Minimum wage: Federal government rejects N22,500 governors’ proposal – Chris Ngige

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).
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Yemi Osinbajo-led economic team, governors meet over new minimum wage

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.
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Governors: We can’t pay new minimum wage

Governors of the 36 states of the federation said thursday that while they were not opposed to the ongoing plans to approve a new minimum wage for workers, they, however, lacked the capacity to pay.

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Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.