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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.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari: How APC electoral committee bungled Zamfara primaries

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.

Pius Anyim meets Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors

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.
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APC dissolves Zamfara party executive

The All Progressives Congress has released the statement below announcing the dissolution of its Zamfara State executive.

APC suspends Imo governorship primary indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has for the third time postponed the governorship primary in Imo state.
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Abdulaziz Yari: God anointed my successor for Zamfara

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.

Governor Yari’s convoy attacked by aggrieved APC members

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.

Senator Marafa: Why Governor Yari should resign

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.
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Minimum Wage: We were not elected just to pay salaries – Governors

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.
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NGF restates support for President Buhari

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum has reassured of its support to President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the well-being of Nigerians.

EFCC freezes Benue, Akwa Ibom government accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen three bank accounts belonging to the Benue and Akwa Ibom State governments.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

NGF: Freezing Benue government account unconstitutional

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.

Governor Yari condemns latest bandits attacks in Zamfara

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.

CAS: Federal government bought 18 new aircraft in three years

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.

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