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    Buhari hosts Yari in Saudi Arabia, laments insecurity in Zamfara

Buhari hosts Yari in Saudi Arabia, laments insecurity in Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will do his best to ensure that Nigerians live in peace.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari as saying this when he had iftar (breaking of fast) with Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday.Garba Tambari, emir of Maradun local government in Zamfara, was also present at the iftar.Buhari left Nigeria to [...]

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    Yari: Zamfara bandits better equipped than military

Yari: Zamfara bandits better equipped than military

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, says bandits in the state possess sophisticated weapons than the military.The state has witnessed a series of attacks by armed bandits, leading to loss of lives and destruction of property.Speaking with journalists after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday, Yari said the bandits have over 500 AK47s in just one armoury, that which [...]

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    Amosun, Dankwambo, Okorocha — all the governors eyeing seats in 9th senate

Amosun, Dankwambo, Okorocha — all the governors eyeing seats in 9th senate

For Nigerian governors who have spent two terms in office, it's becoming fashionable to find a soothing nest in the senate. Since the constitution doesn't allow third term, the red chamber is for them the right place to wield influence and maintain political relevance. The senate is already seen as a retirement home for a litany of former governors, their ranks [...]

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    Like Malami, Oshiomhole asks INEC to accept Zamfara APC candidates

Like Malami, Oshiomhole asks INEC to accept Zamfara APC candidates

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise the party's candidates in Zamfara for the forthcoming elections.In a letter dated February 13, Oshiomhole said that the judgment of the court of appeal in Sokoto allows the party to field candidates for elections in the state.The letter, with reference [...]

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    Zamfara APC guber aspirants hammer Yari over court judgement

Zamfara APC guber aspirants hammer Yari over court judgement

Eight governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state have accused Abdulaziz Yari, the governor, of making moves to enforce a state court judgement on the party.Speaking at a press conference on Sunday in Kaduna, Kabir Marafa, who spoke on behalf of other aspirants, said a novice application was filed on Friday by the governor seeking [...]

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    Minimum wage: We can only pay N22,500, say governors

Minimum wage: We can only pay N22,500, say governors

Governors have agreed to increase the minimum wage but not up to the expectation of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).According to Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara and chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF), he and his colleagues have agreed to pay N22,500 to workers.Yari explained that the acceptable minimum wage "must be done in such a way that total personnel [...]

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    Probe of security vote: Governors hire lawyers to challenge EFCC

Probe of security vote: Governors hire lawyers to challenge EFCC

Governors under the auspices of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) say they have hired lawyers to challenge the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe security vote of states.Abubakar Badaru, governor of Jigawa state, disclosed this at the end of the monthly national economic council (NEC) meeting presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the [...]

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KANO361474413
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