Sources said the meeting, held behind closed doors, did not yield any fruit as the governors did not change their stand
Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, said the threat was not new.
The Governor of Zamfara, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has restated that the State Government would continue to provide necessary support to agencies tackling the current banditry in the state.
The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, told newsmen at the end of an emergency meeting of the governors on Wednesday in Abuja that the payment of N30,000 wage was impracticable
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State on Thursday announced a reward of N1 million on every illegal AK 47 rifle returned to the state government.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara says the State Government would engage 8,500 youths as Civilian Joint Task Force members to join security agents in combating crimes in the state.
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.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500 from the existing N18,000.
The Governors, under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, announced the decision after their meeting on Tuesday night in Abuja
The meeting, president over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Ailla, Abuja, could not reach a decision on how much workers should earn as new minimum wage
This was disclosed by the Chairman of the NGF and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Tuesday
The senator, in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, alleged that the protesters were mobilised by Governor Abdulaziz Yari “following his inability to bend rules to impose candidates who are his cronies on the party in the state”
The Emir of Gusau, Zamfara, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, has called for collaborative measures by all stakeholders against supply of illicit drugs in order to reduce the spate of killings among youths in the state.
The two governors have visited Buhari several times over the primaries in their states
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has pledged not to dump All Progressives Congress in spite intense pressure from his supporters due to the crisis within the party in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Yari, who was visiting the presidential villa for the second time since the conduct of the controversial All Progressives Congress primaries in Zamfara, was accompanied by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje…
The Independent National Electoral Commission said in a letter on Wednesday that the party is not eligible to field candidates for governorship, national assembly and state assembly positions in Zamfara State
This was contained in a letter to the APC by the Acting Secretary to INEC, Okechukwu Udeche