Tag: Zamfara

School feeding: FG to enrol additional 5m pupils by 2023 – Minister

Abdul Jimoh- July 2, 2021

Hajiya Sadiya Umar- Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says the Federal Government will enrol about five million pupils into the ... Read More

Protesters Barricade Gusau-Sokoto Road

AMT Tanimu- July 1, 2021

Protesters from some Communities in Bungudu and Maru Local Government areas of Zamfara State have barricaded the Gusau-Sokoto road to purportedly express grievances over the ... Read More

Abducted Victims Regain Freedom in Zamfara – Police

Henry Solomon- June 7, 2021

Police in Zamfara state in Collaboration with the State Government Peace Committee have facilitated the release of 11 kidnap victims who were abducted on Friday ... Read More

FG to Deploy 6,000 Additional Troops in Zamfara

AMT Tanimu- March 10, 2021

Governor Bello Muhammad of Zamfara state has issued a two-month ultimatum to unrepentant bandits to embrace peace and lay down their arms as the federal ... Read More

Northern Governors Says Enough is Enough on School Kidnapping

AMT Tanimu- February 26, 2021

Again, the Northern States Governors Forum has condemned another attack on Government Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State where where hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted. ... Read More

UPDATE: Bandits Kidnapped Students in Jangebe, Zamfara

AMT Tanimu- February 26, 2021

Suspected Armed bandts have kidnapped some students at Government Girls Secondary school Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Zamfara State Commissioner ... Read More

Zamfara peace initiative: Gov. Matawalle secures unconditional release of 11 kidnap victims

Abdul Jimoh- November 22, 2020

A total of 11 kidnap victims were on Saturday night rescued from their abductors by officials of the Zamfara government, a statement issued by Jamilu ... Read More

Military achieving results through intelligence-based operations – DHQ

Abdul Jimoh- November 12, 2020

The military has achieved better results through intelligence-based operations in the fight against banditry, terrorism and other forms of criminality in recent times across the ... Read More

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

AMT 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