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Zamfara donates to families of fallen Nigerien soldiers

The Zamfara Government has donated N8.5 million to families of five killed and some Nigerien soldiers injured by bandits during a joint operation with Nigerian troops.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government commiserates with community over attacks

The Zamfara government on Friday sent a five-man delegation to Badarawa Community in the Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state, to commiserate with the community on the latest bandit attacks in the town.
Abdullahi Shinkafi

Zamfara banditry claims 3,000 lives, gulps N17 billion – official

The ongoing banditry in Zamfara State has claimed over 3,000 lives with the state government spending some N17bn in the past seven years on fighting the problem.
Abdullahi Shinkafi

Zamfara attacks: 3,000 people killed, 2,000 homes destroyed – official

The ongoing banditry in Zamfara has claimed over 3,000 lives in the past few years, an official has said.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government spends N17 billion on security in 7 years

Zamfara state government said it had spent over N17 billion on security within the last seven years (from 2011 to 2018).

Killings: Federal government hailed for deploying troops to Zamfara

The Police Community Relations Committee has lauded the Federal Government for deploying troops to tackle killings in Zamfara being perpetrated by bandits.
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UNICEF to cover more disadvantaged children in Zamfara

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has pledged to increase its support to the upbringing of more disadvantaged children in Zamfara.

Emir of Gusau confers traditional title on Governor Yari

The Emir of Gusau in Zamfara State, Ibrahim Bello, has conferred a traditional title of “Garzon Gusau” on the state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari.

NEMA donates relief materials to victims Zamfara crisis

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated food items and clothing materials to the families of the deceased of recent bandits attack in Birane village in Zurmi Local Government Area, Zamfara.

President Buhari orders security agencies to stop killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to stop the killings and criminality across Nigeria.

President Buhari orders security agencies to wipe out criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Gusau, Zamfara State, directed security agencies to improve their strategies of intelligence gathering, surveillance and accuracy in deployments, and ensure that criminal activities are brought to an end across the country.

Zamfara govt calls for deployment of more policemen, others

Prof. Abdullahi Shinkafi, the Secretary to Zamfara State Government, has identified inadequate security personnel as the major obstacles threatening peace restoration in the state.

Governor Yari swears in new commissioner, appoints 7 permanent secretaries

Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar of Zamfara State has sworn in, Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji, as the new Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

Zamfara bought 421 security vehicles in 6 years – official

The Zamfara Government said that it had purchased 421 security vehicles from 2011 to date to tackle security challenges in the state.

Zamfara NLC commences indefinite strike Monday

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Zamfara Chapter, said that the union would embark on a total strike on Monday following the expiration of a three-week ultimatum given to the state government by the association

Mother, 5 children, one other die of suspected food poisoning

Seven persons have died from eating local food known as `Fate’ (poisoned leaf porridge) at Shiyar Ajiya in Shinkafi town, Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Zamfara reiterates commitment to security improvement

Zamfara Government has reiterated its commitment to give more support to security agencies to guarantee safety of lives and property in the state.

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