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FG’s 2020 troops withdrawal: Governors urge stay of action amid threats of ISWAP

  Worried by the Federal Government’s decision to withdraw troops from the Northeast and some parts of the North in 2020, some governors have urged the government to have a rethink and stay action. The governors include Samuel Ortom of Benue...

Zamfara: No more pension for ex-governors, others, as assembly nullifies law granting payment

  The Zamfara State House of Assembly, on Tuesday repealed the law which enabled the payment of pension and other allowances to former governors of the state, deputy governors, Speakers and other political office holders in the state. This development comes after...

Zamfara government threatens to arrest former governor Yari

  Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Friday threatened to arrest a former state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, if there were any further killing of innocent people in the state.   “I decided to take this action against the former governor because...

EU provides N102m to tackle child undernutrition in Sokoto, Zamfara States

  The European Union is allocating an additional €300 000 (N102m) in emergency humanitarian aid, to provide life-saving treatment to undernourished children in Nigeria’s northwestern states of Sokoto and Zamfara, where violence and forced displacement are leading to a further...

EFCC raids home of former Zamfara governor Yari over economic and financial crimes

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  raided the home of former Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, over allegations of economic and financial crimes. “We did visit the former governor’s residence in respect of ongoing investigation, revealed Mr. Tony...

APC expels former Zamfara governor Abdulaziz Yari

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Zamfara State Chapter, Monday, expelled the immediate past governor of the State, Abdulaziz Yari. The party blamed the former governor for the deep trouble it found itself during the past elections. “ Yari and his...

Supreme Court nullifies APC victory in Zamfara state

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC,  has lost the gubernatorial election in Zamfara state as the supreme court ruled that it did not conduct valid primaries in the 2019 general elections. The Supreme Court on Friday nullified the elections of...

Stop this name-dropping scam, Marafa warns Zamfara governor Yari

Senator Kabiru Marafa on Monday warned that the name-dropping antics of embattled Zamfara state governor Abdul Aziz Yari will soon backfire with severe consequences. He said the governor has been using the name of President Muhammadu Buhari as a form...

Violence: FG bans mining activities in Zamfara

Orders foreigners to vacate area The Federal Government has ordered the suspension of all mining activities in Zamfara state with immediate effect. The directive, which was made known on Sunday, by the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu,...

Protesters said Zamfara govt under Yari ‘failed in its responsibility’ to secure the state

Dozens of protesters Saturday in Abuja said that the government of Zamfara state under the leadership of Abdulaziz Yari, clearly has failed in its responsibility” to secure the state from criminals. Kadaria Ahmed, a journalist, who participated in the protest, urged...
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COVID-19 100 days : FG to establish infectious disease laboratory in 36 states, FCT

As Nigeria marks 100 days of the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government says it plans to set up at least one standard...

SGF Mustapha lays NNPC hospital foundation in Maiduguri, lauds Gov. Zulum’s performance 

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Saturday performed the ground breaking for the construction of an Infectious Diseases Hospital...

13-year-old gang raped by four youths in Kaduna as reported cases soar in Nigeria

  A 13-year-old girl in Kaduna was allegedly gang-raped by four men after she was drugged,  the Kaduna State Ministry of Human Services and Social...

N33bn SDGs budget controversy: NASS clears Orelope-Adefulire

  The House of Representatives Committee on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has absolved Mrs Victoria Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on...