Latest Stories in Zamfara

 

Senate session: Drama, confirmation saga & final showdown?

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In what is increasingly becoming indecipherable, leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in both the executive and legislature, appear bent on dragging the nation through another season of...

Sun Jul 9th, 2017     Read More →

Yari threatens to expose Magu, EFCC, over Paris Club loan refunds allegation

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Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has threatened a showdown with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and expose its Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu for accusing him of diverting part of...

Fri Jul 7th, 2017     Read More →

2017 Hajj: NAHCON begins processing visa for 40,000 intending pilgrims

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By Kazeem Ategbeshe with Agency report The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commenced processing of visas for about 40,000 intending pilgrims who have completed payment of their...

Fri Jul 7th, 2017     Read More →

Senate probes N726bn E-West Road awarded by Obasanjo, Jonathan

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate has commenced investigation into the 675km dual-carriageway East-West Road which has gulped N726 billion and is yet to be completed. The Senate also urged...

Thu Jul 6th, 2017     Read More →

Fayose condemns EFCC’s investigation of Gov Yari

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has condemned the incessant harassment of serving governors in the country, especially the Chairman of Nigeria...

Thu Jul 6th, 2017     Read More →

Magu: Osinbajo, Senate in fresh standoff

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- Resuming from break, yesterday, the Senate immediately went into a standoff with the presidency, vowing to stand down all requests for confirmation into executive positions...

Wed Jul 5th, 2017     Read More →

Lead Poisoning: 5,500 children treated in Zamfara, Niger states

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OVER 5, 500 children who survived lead poisoning in Zamfara and Niger states have been treated by a Dutch international development agency, Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSN, also called Doctors...

Tue Jul 4th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Osinbajo risks impeachment as Senate asks him to withdraw statement on powers of confirmation

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- STRONG indications have emerged on Tuesday that the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo risks being impeached if the executive fails to carry out the decisions of the Senators as...

Tue Jul 4th, 2017     Read More →

2017 Hajj: NAHCON begins processing visa for 40, 000 intending pilgrims

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has commenced processing of visas for about 40,000 intending pilgrims who have completed payment of their hajj fares in different states. The Head...

Tue Jul 4th, 2017     Read More →

INEC registers 49,000 in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara states — Commissioner

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it registered 49,000 new voters in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states from April 28, 2017 to date. The commission’s...

Tue Jul 4th, 2017     Read More →

Eulogies pour in as Maitama Sule’s burial holds today

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EXACTLY 90 days to his 88th birthday, Elder statesman and frontline nationalist, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, passed on, yesterday morning, throwing his Kano home state into mourning. Born on...

Tue Jul 4th, 2017     Read More →

List of shortlisted candidates for Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24

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ABIA SN APPLICATION NO NAMES DEPARTMENT 1 DSS24/AB/637/0067202 THEODORE KALU NNAEMEKA MEDICAL 2 DSS24/AB/426/0008416 NNADOZIE UGOCHUKWU HOPE ENGINEERING 3 DSS24/AB/434/0067699 ODUMUKO JULIET...

Mon Jul 3rd, 2017     Read More →

‘…it is either Biafra or nothing else’

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI- THE Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Monday insisted that the South East Governors and the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo cannot...

Mon Jul 3rd, 2017     Read More →

NNPC/Shell Cup: Henson boys qualify for final

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Goal-hungry boys from Hensen Secondary School of Benin City, Edo State, booked the first slot in the finals of the ongoing 19th edition of the NNPC/Shell Cup with a 4-0 defeat of their...

Mon Jul 3rd, 2017     Read More →

Group to EFCC: Investigate, freeze all Governor Yari’s accounts as you did Fayose’s 

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Pro-democracy and good governance group, Concerned Nigerians, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate and, if found culprit, freeze all accounts associated...

Sat Jul 1st, 2017     Read More →