Amaechi meets with APC govs at NGF…

The Director-General of the President Muhammadu Campaign Organization, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday met with governors of the All Progressive Congress (APC). The meeting took place at the National Secretariat of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) in Abuja where members were expected to deliberate on the new National Minimum Wage before Thursday’s meeting of the National…

Zamfara banditry linked to Boko Haram – Defence minister…

The minister said the Federal Government has been able to block several economic sources of the Zamfara bandits and Boko Haram insurgents. Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau Minister of Defence Mansur Dan Ali has urged the people in Zamfara State to support the military operations going on in the state to achieve the desired success in…

Insecurity: I’m ready to quit – Gov Yari…

“Some politicians have been calling for state of emergency; I said to myself, ‘if state of emergency would solve the problem, then, Yari is ready to go.’” Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Embattled Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has expressed his willingness to sacrifice his position, should a state of emergency be imposed on the state on…

Insecurity: I’m ready to quit as gov – Yari…

*Says insecurity won’t affect elections   The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday said that if declaration of state of emergency in his state will solve the security problems, he is ready to quit as governor. He spoke with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa,…

Insecurity: I’m ready to quit as governor – Yari declares…

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Embattled Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday said that he was ready to sacrifice his position should a state of emergency be imposed on his state on account of the worsening insecurity. He declared that he was not merely playing “politics,” with his call for a state of emergency in the…

Zamfara insecurity: I’m ready to quit as gov, says Yari…

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Embattled Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday, said that he was ready to sacrifice his position should a state of emergency be imposed on his state on account of its worsening insecurity. This was as he declared that his call for a state of emergency was not merely playing ‘politics.’…

30 pregnant women die daily in Zamfara -NMA…

Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau The Nigerian Medical Association (MMA), Zamfara State chapter has decried the high rate of mortality rate in the state leading to the death of 30 pregnant women daily during childbirth. This was contained in a paper presented by the Zamfara chapter Vice Chairman, Dr. Mannir Bature Tsafe at the Town Hall…

2019 budget’ll rarely bring Nigerians out of poverty…

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, spoke with select media organisations in Lagos at the weekend, basically on the 2019 budget, the challenges the budget is likely… The post 2019 budget’ll rarely bring Nigerians out of poverty appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News. Visit the newspaper for this and…

Fayose to FG: You‘re planning emergency rule in Zamfara…

WOLE BALOGUN, Ado Ekiti The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal government of plotting to hide under the killings in Zamfara State by armed bandits to impose emergency rule on the state, warning “the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration not to hide under its own failure to…

Police admit bandits killed 16 officers in Zamfara…

The police have come to say that 16 of their men have been confirmed dead while some are still missing in the deadly encounter on November 29, with bandits operating in Zamfara State. The statement ends days of controversy and speculation over the death toll.   “Sixteen police personnel were found dead after the rescue operations…

Police deny invasion of Sokoto LGs by armed groups…

Tunde Omolehin,  Sokoto Police in Sokoto State as denied media reports that suggested an invasion of a new militia group in one of the local councils in the state. Reports indicated, on Friday, that some armed groups, carrying sophisticated weapons were now in control of the council and subsequently applying strange laws that attract punishment….

Zamfara: APC seeks perpetual injunction against INEC…

• Court Fixes Dec 11 For Hearing, Joins Marafa, Siraju, Others The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to grant an order of perpetual injunction against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The order being sought was to restrain INEC from giving effect to the contents of a letter tagged…