Wednesday, June 16, 2021


Governor Abdulaziz Yari

Matawalle uncovers 100 exotic cars worth N8.4bn allegedly diverted by Yari in Zamfara

Zamfara State Government’s Projects Verification Committee has uncovered over 100 exotic cars allegedly purchased by former Governor Abdulaziz Yari at N8.4billion from the state coffers and distributed to his family and friends.

EFCC recovers 53 tricycles diverted during Yari administration in Zamfara

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has recovered no fewer than 53 tricycles belonging to the Zamfara State government.

There’re over 10,000 armed bandits in Zamfara – Yari

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state on Thursday revealed that there are over 10000 armed bandits operating in the state using more sophisticated weapons in their nefarious operations.

Banditry: Gov Yari orders security chiefs to move closer to flashpoints

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has ordered Security Chiefs in the state to head field operations in the fight against bandits.

Gov. Yari reacts to appeal court Judgement on Zamfara APC Primaries

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has reacted to the Monday’s judgement by the Sokoto Division of the Court of Appeal voiding the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship and state assembly primary elections in the state.

Academic activities commence at Zamfara State University

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state on Monday announced that the state-owned university would soon commence admission of pioneer students in 2019.

UPDATED: Abductors of Gov. Masari’s mother-in-law yet to make contact

Gunmen in the early hours of Friday kidnapped Hajiya Maisitiyari, the mother-in-law of the governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari.

Abdulaziz Yari wins Zamfara West Senatorial seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Governor Abdula’ziz Yari of Zamfara as winner of Zamfara West Senatorial election held on Saturday.

Zamfara: Abduction, no end in sight – Yari

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara says his administration is worried over increasing cases of kidnapping “that has become a lucrative business in the state”

Zamfara govt donates N5m to 10 injured soldiers

The Zamfara State Government on Tuesday donated N5 million to 10 injured soldiers receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau.

Zamfara banditry will soon be over – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Tukur Buratai, has said that banditry and other criminal activities which have bedevilled Zamfara will soon be over.

Bandits kill 3 vigilante members, kidnap 3 women in Zamfara

Gunmen on Monday attacked and killed three Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, and kidnapped two wives of former vice chairman of Shinkafi local government area, Bello Birnin-Yero and his daughter at Shinkafi, Zamfara State.

Nigerian govt rejects N22,500 proposed new minimum wage by governors

The Federal Government has rejected the N22,500 minimum wage proposed by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated...

APC reacts to INEC ban in Zamfara, says ‘we’re consulting lawyers for response’

The All Progressives Congress, APC, is consulting its lawyers in its legal department to file a reaction on the eligibility of its candidates to...

Its Official: INEC says Zamfara APC candidates will not participate in 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has barred the All Progressives Congress, APC in Zamfara state from fielding candidates for the governorship, National Assembly...

Kato Buying Kato: The story of party primaries, by Aliyu Dahiru Aliyu

Writing on politics is boring. That is why I spent more than one month without placing my opinion on any table in this time...

2,385 persons perished in Zamfara banditry, says Gov. Yari

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State says that 2,385 persons have been killed by armed bandits in the state from 2011 to date. The governor...

Governor Yari, Senator Yerima’s candidates battle for APC guber ticket

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara state has zoned the governorship position of the party to the central zone as contenders in the...

Zamfara State University to gulp N10 billion – Gov. Yari

"We also hope to complete in a big way through the establishment of the state owned university which will help in advancing the education of our future generations,”

Govs to National Assembly: Harmonise positions on constitution amendment

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF, on Wednesday night, called on the National Assembly to harmonise its positions on the review of the 1999 Constitution. The...

Food poison kills 7 in Zamfara

Seven persons have died from eating local food known as `Fate’ (poisoned leaf porridge) at Shiyar Ajiya in Shinkafi town, Shinkafi local government area...

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