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APC group appeals to Supreme Court to review Zamfara election judgment

The Support Group of All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the Supreme Court to review its judgment nullifying all the party’s candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Official: Soldiers kill 13 bandits in Zamfara, Kebbi

No fewer than 13 armed bandits have been killed by the military under Operation Hadarin Daji in several villages in the war theatre area covering the three states of Zamfara, Katsina and Kebbi.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Lassa fever: NYSC sensitises corps members on preventive measures in Zamfara

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has organised a one-day sensitisation for corps members in Zamfara on measures to prevent Lassa fever disease.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Insecurity: Zamfara government donates six vehicles to Army

The Zamfara State Government on Thursday donated six vehicles to the Nigerian Army, as part of efforts to enhance fight against banditry in the state.

House of Reps member’s residence burnt to ashes in Zamfara

The Zamfara Fire Service Department has confirmed that fire had razed down the residence of Kabir Mai-Palace who represents Gusau/Tsafe in the House of Representatives.
Nigeria Police

Gunmen abduct district head, son in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the District Head of Gayari of Gummi Local Government Area, Alhaji Hassan Mohammed and his Son.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Banditry: NAF assures Northwest of adequate security support

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it will continue to ensure adequate security in Katsina and the North West region as a whole.
Kebbi State Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.

Governor Bagudu pledges N100,000 reward for 13 best graduating students of Gusau university

The Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has pledged to reward the best female graduating students of the Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State, with N100,000 in thirteen programmes annually in honour of late Marafan Sokoto, Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi.
Bello Matawalle

President Buhari commends Zamfara governor for tackling insecurity

The president, who was represented by Prof. Hafiz Abubakar of National Universities Commission (NUC), noted that the over a decade of insecurity in the state has drastically reduced following the peace and reconciliation initiative of the governor.

Federal university to honours Kebbi governor’s wife father with special posthumous award

The Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, will confer a Special Posthumous award on the late Alhaji Umaru Aliyu Shinkafi, father of the wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr. Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu.
Nigeria Police

Police intercepts three persons with firearms in Zamfara

The Police special squad, “Operation Puff Adder” has intercepted three persons with guns concealed in sacks around Lalan area of Gusau, the Zamfara capital.

AFN: NOC panel indicts Ibrahim Gusau, approves Sunday Adeleye’s removal as technical director

Suspended President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Engineer Ibrahim Gusau, is in for stronger censure as a panel of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) indicted him saying his declaration of autonomy for the AFN from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development was out of order and impossible because the Ministry will always supervise National Sport Federations.

2020: Eze Igbo in Zamfara urges federal government to sustain border closure

The Leader of the Igbo Community in Zamfara (Eze Igbo Zamfara), Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, has called on the Federal Government to sustain its land border closure.

Police commission promotes officer over performance in war against insecurity in Zamfara

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has promoted an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Mr Lawal Muhammad-Lawal, to Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) over his performance in the fight against insecurity in Zamfara.

Sharia police arrests Nigeria policeman ‘camping’ girls in Zamfara hotel

The Hisba police officers have arrested a regular officer of the Nigeria Police Force who was caught ‘camping’ three girls in a hotel room in Zamfara State.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara government uncovers 119-year-old on payroll

The state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Rabiu Garba, disclosed at a news conference on Sunday in Gusau that the centenarian is surprisingly collecting salary.

2 dead, 12 others injured in Zamfara road crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Zamfara State Command has confirmed the death of two people in a road accident which also left 12 other people with various degrees of injury.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara government to provide testing equipment in health facilities

The Zamfara Government, says it will provide adequate and efficient testing equipment in the laboratories of its health facilities to ensure proper blood transfusion in the state.

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