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Zamfara Gov Denies ₦14.26bn Debt Responsibility, Secured by Previous Administration

The Zamfara State Government has disclosed that the sum of 14.26 billion was not borrowed but part of the proceeds from a 20 billion naira loan floated by the previous administration. A statement by the spokesperson of the Zamfara Governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, revealed that no domestic or external loans have been borrowed since Governor […]

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Ex-Gov Matawalle Appeals For Reversal Of Vehicle Seizure Ruling

Bello Muhammad Matawalle, the Minister of Defence and former governor of Zamfara State, has taken his case to the Court of Appeal, seeking to overturn the Federal High Court’s decision in Sokoto, which ordered the retrieval of 50 luxury vehicles from him. Matawalle argues that the high court’s ruling constitutes a miscarriage of justice. The […]

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We’re Ready For The Re-run Election, Even If It Takes Place Tomorrow – Zamfara Gov

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, has officially expressed his readiness to actively engage in the upcoming re-run election mandated by the court in areas where the initial election was deemed inconclusive. Governor Lawal conveyed this commitment during a speech addressing a substantial gathering of supporters who warmly welcomed his return to Zamfara state. It’s noteworthy […]

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Zamfara Judgment: Why APC Should Appeal To Supreme Court Rather Than PDP

On Thursday, November 16, 2023, a three-member panel of justices in the Appeal Court, Abuja, mandated a rerun of the election in three local government areas of Zamfara state. The decision stemmed from an APC case seeking confirmation of votes in Maradun local government. Initially dismissed by the tribunal, which affirmed Dauda Lawal as a […]

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Appeal Court Verdict A Temporary Setback, Says Zamfara Governor

Governor Dauda Lawal described the court of appeal’s verdict as a temporary setback. On Thursday, a three-judge appellate court panel declared the Zamfara State governorship election inconclusive. The court ordered a rerun in three local government areas: Maradun, Birnin-Magaji and Bukkuyum. In a statement on Friday by his spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris, Governor Lawal said […]

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BREAKING: Appeal Court Orders INEC To Hold Fresh Election In 2 LGs In Zamfara

The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja Ordered Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) To Hold Fresh Election In two Local Governments Areas In Zamfara state. The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has declared the Zamfara State governorship election inconclusive in two local governments. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Dauda Lawal of the Peoples […]

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BREAKING: Appeal Court Confirms Dauda Lawal As Legitimate Gov Of Zamfara

A panel of three Justices, led by Oyebisi Folayemi and supported by Cordelia Ifeoma Jombo-Ofo and Sybil Nwaka Gbagi, delivered the decisive verdict, endorsing Lawal’s victory. This affirmation aligns with the September 18 decision of the Zamfara State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, which had earlier validated Lawal’s election. The legal dispute emerged when Bello Matawale, […]

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Abdul-Malik Gajam Reveals Allegations Of Corruption, Mismanagement In Zamfara

Abdul-Malik Gajam, the Zamfara Budget Commissioner, recently shared crucial information regarding the ascension of Dauda Lawal’s government in Zamfara State through a series of Twitter videos. In these videos, he shed light on the rise of Bello Matawalle to power. Gajam began by lamenting the state’s current state of underdevelopment and the burden of mounting […]

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Security Trust Fund: Zamfara APC Suffering From Crass Ignorance, Says Gov’t

The Zamfara State Government on Wednesday, said the State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) is suffering from crass ignorance on the issue of the Security Trust Fund. The Zamfara APC accused the State Government of planning to open a 20 Billion Naira security fund which the governor singlehandedly ‘craftily drafted’ without taking the […]

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Zamfara Was Bankrupt When We Took Over Power – Gov Dauda

Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State has said that the state he inherited was bankrupt when he took over power. Lawal, who stated this on Wednesday evening at an interactive session with Zamfara professionals in Abuja, said that the state was in a bad state when he assumed office. “I believe in the history of […]