Tag: Zamfara

Military airstrike hits bandits’ camp, kill scores in Zamfara

Suleiman Idris- September 14, 2020

The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed another armed bandits’ camp in the Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara, killing scores of the bandits, ... Read More

Zamfara: Flood destroy over 100 houses in Gumi LGA

Suleiman Idris- September 8, 2020

The Emir of Gumi, in Zamfara, Justice Lawal Hassan, has said that over 100 houses have been been destroyed by flood on Sunday in Gumi ... Read More

Zamfara Govt identifies 23 dilapidated Secondary Schools for renovation

Suleiman Idris- August 22, 2020

The Zamfara Government has identified 23 dilapidated secondary schools needing urgent critical intervention, the State Commissioner for Education, Dr Ibrahim Abdullahi, has said. Abdullahi stated ... Read More

Police arrest suspected killer of medical doctor in Zamfara

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of one Abubakar Namalika over the gruesome murder of Dr Enoch Okpara, a medical doctor in ... Read More

Zamfara gets 780 Additional Police to Fight Bandits – Governor Matawalle

Henry Solomon- July 6, 2020

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara said the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has approved the deployment of 780 personnel to the state curb banditry. ... Read More

Police Arrest 251 illegal Miners in Zamfara

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2020

The Police Command in Zamfara says it has arrested 251 alleged illegal miners, among them a Burkinabe, during a Sallah eve raid at the mining sites ... Read More

PDP hails FG over successes against banditry, other crimes in Zamfara

inno.korie- May 27, 2020

The Zamfara chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, expressed satisfaction with the efforts of the Federal Government in the fight against banditry and ... Read More

Governor Matawalle Appoints New Emir of Kaura Namoda

Henry Solomon- May 26, 2020

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has presented letter of appointment to the newly appointed Emir of Kaura-Namoda, Alhaji Sanusi Muhammad. This is contained in a ... Read More

FG, Zamfara govt. to engage 70,000 youths in mining

inno.korie- May 26, 2020

No fewer than 70,000 youths are expected to be gainfully employed by both the Federal Government and the Zamfara Government in mining activities in the ... Read More

Eid-El-Fitr: APC chieftain offers 2,755 clothing materials to needy in Zamfara

Abdul Jimoh- May 16, 2020

Alhaji Bello Dankande, former Zamfara  State Commissioner for Local Government and  Chieftaincy Affairs, has donated 2,755 sets of clothing materials to various categories of the ... Read More

Zamfara Govt suspends 8 top officials over discovery of 5000 Ghost Workers

Abdul Jimoh- December 31, 2019

No fewer than five officials and three directors of Zamfara State ministry of finance have been suspended over an alleged appointment racketeering. The shocking discovery ... Read More

N65m Cash Found in Zamfara INEC Office

Tanimu- October 10, 2019

The Sokoto Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today October 9, 2019 carried out an operation at the office of the ... Read More

Peace Initiative: Over 200 Kidnap Victims Regain Freedom In Zamfara

Abdul Jimoh- July 22, 2019

Mr Usman Nagogo, the Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, says over 200 victims of kidnap have been received from their abductors in the last three ... Read More

I did My Best to Address Security Challenges in Zamfara – Yari

Henry Solomon- July 1, 2019

Former Zamfara Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, on Monday defended his handling of the security situation in the state, saying he did his best to tackle the ... Read More

APC strongest party in Zamfara inspite losing mantle of leadership – ex Gov.Yari

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 4, 2019

The immediate-past governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Yari, said his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC),  remained a strong political party in the state ... Read More

Bandits abduct 3-month-old baby, kill 2 in Zamfara

admin- May 16, 2019

Security forces are now trailing yet to be identified gunmen who invaded Kanoma village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara and abducted seven persons, ... Read More

How APC won Zamfara elections in 24 hours, Gov. Yari explains

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 15, 2019

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 ... Read More

Troops kill 55 bandits, rescue 760 abductees in Zamfara

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have killed 55 bandits and rescued 760 persons abducted from villages in Zamfara state. Gallant Nigeria Military Men This was ... Read More

Elections: Police read riot act to politicians in Zamfara

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 7, 2019

The Police Command in Zamfara on Thursday, warned politicians against violating the Electoral Act 2010, as amended, during Saturday Governorship and State Assembly elections. The ... Read More

Buhari deserves more votes than he got—Sheriff, Sen. Marafa

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff and Sen. Kabiru Marafa(APC-Zamfara Central) in separate press interviews said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves more ... Read More