When insecurity becomes strong factor in Zamfara politics
With the approach of 2019 governorship elections in Zamfara, security of lives and property is gradually becoming a major factor in deciding where the pendulum of victory will swing among political parties and contenders, some of who are already showing their intentions.
SERAP tasks governors on abolition of double pay, pension laws
A Lagos-based rights group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged the Chairman, Nigerian Governors’ Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari...
Zamfara killings: Fayose justifies criticism of $1bn ECA withdrawal
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has justified his criticism of the Federal Government’s plan to deduct $1billion from the Excess Crude Oil Account (ECA) to fund the fight against insurgency.
Governor distances self from killings in Zamfara
Reacting to the allegation of indifference levelled recently against him by Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa (Zamfara Central), Governor Abdulaziz Yari yesterday said government was making frantic efforts to handle the gruesome killings in the state.
The controversial insurgency fund
Controversy has continued to trail the recent disclosure by the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari that state governors in the country had asked the Federal Government to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight insurgency in the North-east. The decision was recently taken at the Federal Executive Council…
Tinubu declines to comment on Buhari’s re-election
“You know me. I’m not known to shy away from talking my mind and rebelling if it is necessary, and taking charge of things that I believe are necessary. What is the myth in this leadership thing? What is cabal?
Sokoto, Zamfara spend N100m on federal roads
To ease transportation challenges encountered by commuters plying the Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi and Katsina to Kaduna routes, the Sokoto and Zamfara State Governments have completed the repair work on the 214-kilometre highway.
Yari tasks contractors on quality, speedy completion of jobs
Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Saturday directed all construction companies handling road projects in the state to ensure quality and speedy completion of road projects awarded to them.
Presidency releases list of governors to visit Buhari
Shehu briefed the correspondents alongside the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina and Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Office of the Vice-President).