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    Zamfara state government has called on the police to investigate the state’s immediate past governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari over alleged arms possession as part of measures to stop arm banditry in the state. The call was made by the Gov. Bello Matawalle’s Director-General of Press Affairs, Mallam Yusuf Idris at a news conference in Gusau ...
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    Immediate past governor of Zamfara, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari has reaffirmed his cleanliness, stressing that anyone with any corruption issue against him should come forward with it. Yari gave the challenge on Sunday at his home in Talata Mafara when he received leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. “I challenge anyone who says ...
  • Yari on NFIU
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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that it raided the residence of former Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, over allegations of economic and financial crimes. Though details of their findings in the house were not made public but EFCC sources said useful leads and evidence were discovered to help them further their investigations. ...
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    Over 100 villagers from Jirrawa community in Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara on Saturday besieged Government House, Gusau with a dead body alleged to have been killed by bandits earlier in the day in the village. Spokespersons of the community,  Muntari Abdullahi and Muhammadu Sani told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the ...
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    Gunmen dressed in “security uniforms” have kidnapped the finance commissioner for northwestern Nigeria’s Zamfara state, seizing two of his staff and killing his deputy, a regional spokesman said Tuesday. Hamza Salihu, the state’s director of budget was abducted on Sunday along with two aides on a highway in neighbouring Kaduna State — a region beset ...
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    The Supreme Court has invalidated the participation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last Governorship, National Assembly and State Assembly election in Zamfara. Justice Paul Galinji, in delivering the lead judgment on Friday held that all votes cast for the APC in the elections amounted to wasted votes and efforts. By the ruling, ...
  • Yari on NFIU
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    Sen. Kabiru Marafa, representing Zamfara Central, says Gov. Abdul’azeez Yari, has offended God for insisting that the All Progressives Congress (APC) conducted party primaries in the state. Marafa, who fielded questions from State House correspondents on political developments in Zamfara state, faulted the governor for initiating legal action over the matter and ask God to ...
  • Yari on NFIU
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    Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has attributed the successes recorded by the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the Feb. 23 and March 9 general elections in the state despite the party’s crisis to “divine intervention’’. Yari disclosed this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Friday. The APC was allowed to ...
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      One of the bandits’ camps destroyed in Zamfara   Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have neutralised activities of some bandits in Zamfara, in an operation to rid the state of criminal elements. The casualty figures on the bandits’ side were 58, while one was captured alive. A statement by Maj. Clement Abiade, the Acting ...
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    Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Thursday announced a reward of N1 million on every illegal AK 47 rifle returned to the state government. The governor, who announced this at a news conference in Gusau, said the gesture had become necessary following the unabated increase in crime, especially abduction in the state. He wondered why ...