Thursday, 7th December 2023

Abdulaziz Yari

25 Oct
The National Assembly has been busy legislating on the delicate subject of insecurity in the last 16 years, but without commensurate return on investment.
16 Jun
Former Governor of Zamafara State, Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday, said he conceded defeat to Senate President Godswill Akpabio because “it is the decision of God.
13 Jun
Former Akwa Ibom State governor Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has emerged as the Senate President of the 10th Assembly.
6 Jun
An Abuja Federal High Court has stopped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) from detaining former governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari, pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.
6 Jun
It emerged yesterday that Sunday’s visit to former President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina State by erstwhile Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has thickened the contest for presidency of the 10th Senate.
1 Jun
A group which prides itself as the mother body of all concerned Niger Delta stakeholders, the Coalition of Concerned Niger Delta stakeholders has denied endorsing the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio ...
31 May
Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has confirmed a partnership with former Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State to produce next president and deputy of the 10th Red Chamber.
24 May
The Forum of National Assembly Legislative Aides from the North West has expressed displeasure with some members-elect, said to be carrying on as if they can exist without the party through which they were elected.
17 May
As inauguration of the 10th National Assembly draws closer, Senator Godswill Akpabio has called on aggrieved senators to accept the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that ceded the seat of Senate President to him.
21 Apr
The former governor of Zamfara, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari has urged Muslims to use the Eid-el-fitri celebration to pray for the President-elect, Sen. Bola Tinubu.


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The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), a prominent non-profit organization combating gender-based violence (GBV) in Nigeria, hosted its fifth annual advocacy WARIF No Tolerance March, against Gender-based Violence worldwide, as part of its annual campaign to commemorate the United Nations (UN) 16 Days of Activism. The campaign has had a growing reach and impact…
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The Nigerian Navy has confirmed the arrest of 17 people caught engaging in the illegal siphoning of crude oil in Ondo state. Navy spokesperson, Commodore Adedotun Olukayode Ayo-Vaughan, in a statement said the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Igbokoda in Ondo on Wednesday at about 10:00pm detected the suspects. Ayo-Vaughan added that the Naval officers arrested…
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Gunmen on Thursday attacked players and officials of the Sunshine Stars football club of Akure along the Benin-Ore highway. A ball boy for the team whose identity is yet to be disclosed was said to have been shot during the attack, while the Manager, Seun Betiku, and some other officials sustained varying degrees of injuries.…
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A group of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) from Kano State has called on the Bola Tinubu-led federal government to do whatever it could to ensure that Kano State is not destabilized. Together with other well-wishers, the people with disabilities today gathered at Karonmajigi community in Abuja to draw global attention to the need for restoration…
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NG-CARES has held a three-day step-down training on gender-based violence (GBV) in Asaba, Delta state, and called for the elimination of gender-based violence in Nigeria. Participants were drawn from nine states, including the host Delta, Enugu, Akwa-Ibom, Ebonyi, Rivers, Cross Rivers, Abia, Imo and Bayelsa states. Speaking at the event, the Commissioner for Economic Planning…
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The Nigerian Army has presented 2023 merit awards to officers and men of the force who have distinguished themselves in various examinations conducted. Presenting the award to soldiers in the TRADOC officers mess in Minna, Niger State, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Taoreed Lagbaja, said the award is a laudable initiative worthy…
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The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on public petition, Mr Mike Eteba yesterday grilled officials of the Economies and financial crimes commission (EFCC) and the Nigeria Correctional Service...