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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has refuted a report that said it ignored a distress call on bandits’ attack at Makwa village in Bungudu Local Government Area in Zamfara.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, sentenced a 35-year-old farmer, Yahaya Bello, to 12 months in prison for assault, intimidation and theft.
Barely few months after a district head from Bungudu Local Government was dethroned for giving logistics support to armed bandits in Zamfara State, two other district heads had been suspended in Talata Mafara Local Government area of the state for similar offence.
The police in Zamfara said armed bandits have abducted seven people from Nahuche village of Bungudu Local Government.
Anka Emirate in Zamfara says it will merge scattered Fulani settlements into single towns and villages to complement the Federal Government’s effort in tackling insecurity in the area.
Zamfara State Governor Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has condemned the recent bandits attacks in some parts of the state describing it as callous and inhuman.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has said that 33,974 rice farmers will benefit from the CBN Anchors Borrowers loan in Zamfara state.
The Police command in Zamfara on Friday confirmed the killing of two persons following an unknown gunmen attack on a market in Karakai village in the Bungudu Local Government Area of the state.
Sen. Kabiru Marafa on Wednesday donated cash and food items to families of those killed by gunmen in four local local government area of Zamfara.
The Zamfara State Government has offered free eye surgery and treatment to 2,800 patients under its free eye surgery and treatment programme, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Bello Dankande, has said.
The Zamfara State Government, in collaboration with the state’s Ministry for Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs is sponsoring free medical treatment for 10,000 indigent citizens of the state in its qualitative medical services.
The Zamfara State Government is to establish three new fire service zonal offices in the state as part of efforts to ensure prompt response to fire disasters.
Zamfara State governor, Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has urged communities in the state to treat National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in the state as their own children.
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The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, said it would soon announce measures to limit the excessive appetite of banks for government securities.
The police in Katsina State have confirmed that five persons who were members of the local vigilante were killed by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area on Tuesday.
The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, paid a courtesy visit to Christain Chukwu who is recuperating at the Wellington Hospital, Circus London.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has commenced investigations into the alleged illegal payment of about N400 million to some members of the Kwara State House of Assembly and the State Executive Council members before the expiration of their tenures.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari returned from Saudi Arabia last night where he had gone for the Lesser Hajj.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has confessed that he has always seen the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, as a strange person considering his lifestyle and outspoken nature, pointing out that it does not reflect his passion for his achievements and contribution to his people.
The future of Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi could lie in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires and the blue and yellow of Boca Juniors.
A group of six non-governmental organisations under the agies of Northeast Women and Youth Initiative for Good Governance (NEWYIGG) has flayed the adoption of a sole candidate for the speakership seat of the House of Representatives by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, adjourned until July 1 and 2, the trial of Clement Faboyede and Modupe Adetokunbo, chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), facing alleged money laundering charges.
Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.