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Official: Zamfara government unaware of alleged killings

Zamfara State Government has denied official knowledge of innocent citizens allegedly being killed during air strikes on suspected bandits camps by the air component of Operation Sharan Daji.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu launches Operation Puff Adder in Zamfara

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, on Wednesday launched operation puff adder in Zamfara state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Insecurity: Zamfara government spends N35 billion on victims – SSG

The Zamfara State Government on Tuesday announced that it spent N35 billion to provide logistics, allowances for security agencies, and assist attack victims in the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Banditry: Over 3,000 killed, 500 Zamfara villages affected – Governor Yari

The Zamfara State Government has said that a total of 3,526 persons were killed by armed bandits in the state in the last five years.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Banditry: Police re-strategise on security in Zamfara

The acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has announced that the police would introduce more practical strategies to end security challenges facing Zamfara.

APGA rejects Zamfara governorship, assembly polls

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has announced its rejection of the Governorship and state House of Assembly elections held on March 9, 2019.
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Election: Zamfara APC names members of campaign committees

The Zamfara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has released names of members of its campaign committees, ahead of the February 16 and March 2, 2019 general elections.
Abdul'aziz Yari

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.

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