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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.
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.
The ongoing banditry in Zamfara has claimed over 3,000 lives in the past few years, an official has said.
Zamfara state government said it had spent over N17 billion on security within the last seven years (from 2011 to 2018).
The Police Community Relations Committee has lauded the Federal Government for deploying troops to tackle killings in Zamfara being perpetrated by bandits.
The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has pledged to increase its support to the upbringing of more disadvantaged children in Zamfara.
The Emir of Gusau in Zamfara State, Ibrahim Bello, has conferred a traditional title of “Garzon Gusau” on the state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari.
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 Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to stop the killings and criminality across Nigeria.
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.
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 Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar of Zamfara State has sworn in, Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji, as the new Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.
The Zamfara Government said that it had purchased 421 security vehicles from 2011 to date to tackle security challenges in the state.
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 Government has reiterated its commitment to give more support to security agencies to guarantee safety of lives and property in the state.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) Sunday affirmed ex-Governor Donald Duke as its presidential candidate. It said Duke was validly nominated at the party’s October 6 national convention and his name already submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Years after the initial debtors list was released by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the corporation has released the list of delinquent debtors who have failed to meet it at the negotiation table, all 105 of them owing a total of N906.109 billion.
The over one month strike declared by the Ekiti state chapter of National Union of Local Government Employees was on Sunday night called-off.
Matchroom chief Eddie Hearn has labelled Deontay Wilder a “f****** time waster” following his latest remarks over negotiations to fight Anthony Joshua.
The national coordinator of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) strike force team, Abdullahi Kirawa, over the weekend disclosed that the Service intercepted two container loads of foreign parboiled rice imported through the Lagos port but disguised as raw material.
Maurizio Sarri insists Manchester United were stronger than his Chelsea side, and physicality is "not their game."
After weeks of denials, Saudi Arabia for the first time confirmed that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
Mr Mustapha El Khalfi, the Spokesman for the Moroccan government and Parliament, says the country’s interest in joining ECOWAS stems from its desire to build strong South-South partnership.
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enyinna Enelamah, has said that the Federal Government is ready to provide indemnity to ensure that the re-concession of the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC) is successful.
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Rt Hon Comrade Philip Shaibu, has been passed fit to play for Insurance against Shooting Stars in a Nigeria National League game scheduled for this weekend in Benin.