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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari has attributed cases of banditry and terrorism in the state to the connivance of traditional rulers.
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.
Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.
FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.
Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has condemned the Friday terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, by Australian citizen, Brenton Tarrant.
Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state says that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.
The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, is to deliver judgment on the complaints lodged against the outcome of the September 2018 election in the state by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the poll, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Reprieve came the way of the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, on Thursday as the Tribunal Chairman, Justice A. H. Suleiman, granted his request to inspect the INEC collation result sheets for Kaduna Central Senatorial district which Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, won.
Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, who was shot at the collation centre in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, during the governorship and state assembly elections has died.