• EFCC probes former Zamfara Governor, Rep over alleged diversion of N1bn projects

    EFCC probes former Zamfara Governor, Rep over alleged diversion of N1bn projects

    Simmering trouble is brewing in Zamfara State, as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun questioning two top politicians in the state and officials of the Sokoto Rima Basin Development Authority over the diversion of 17 projects worth over N1 billion.

    The two politicians accused of diverting the projects are – Sen. Ahmed Rufai Sani, who represents Zamfara West Senatorial District and Muazu Lawal, who represents Gummi/Bukkuyum Federal Constituency all under the Gummi Emirate Council of the state.

    The petition against […]

  • Zamfara Governor Yari denies impeachment threat

    Zamfara Governor Yari denies impeachment threat

    The Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari, has dismissed the reported impeachment threat by lawmakers in his state.

    The Governor, who spoke to State House correspondents after the governors’ forum meeting last night denied that there was such a move in his state.

    He described what is happening in his state as democracy in practice, adding that he was in full control of the machinery of government and peace has returned to the seat of government.

    The Zamfara State Government had earlier […]