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Official: Zamfara needs more security personnel to tackle insecurity

The Chairman of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara, Alhaji Salisu-Isah Dangulbi, said on Monday that the state needs more security personnel to effectively address its lingering security challenges.

Imo, Zamfara APC candidates missing from INEC guber lists

Unless there are fresh developments such as judicial interventions, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field gubernatorial candidates in Imo and Zamfara states next year.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF to establish outpost in Kaduna forest to tackle kidnapping, banditry

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Wednesday said it will establish a security outpost in Birni Gwari Forest, Kaduna State in order to tackle the spate of kidnapping, banditry and other forms of criminality in the area.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

5,000 unemployed youths to benefit from federal government’s soft loans in Zamfara

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has said that over 5,000 trained unemployed youths in Zamfara will benefit from the Federal Government’s entrepreneurship soft loans.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government to engage 8,500 youths as JTF members to fight crime

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara says the State Government would engage 8,500 youths as Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) members to join security agents in combating crimes in the state.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari offers N1 million reward on every illegal AK 47 rifle

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Thursday announced a reward of N1 million on every illegal AK 47 rifle returned to the state government.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits kill policeman, 5 others in Zamfara

No fewer than six persons including a police corporal were on Friday killed by bandits in Gurbin Bore village, Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Kabir Marafa faults Abdulaziz Yari over anti-Adams Oshiomhole protest in Zamfara

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, has criticised a protest calling for the resignation of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Zamfara PDP’s Bello Matawalle sets 3-point agenda

Dr. Bello Matawalle, the PDP Governorship candidate in Zamfara, has said that he would focus on three key issues – security, education and health – if elected in 2019.

Killings: Emir urges collaboration against illicit drugs supply

The Emir of Gusau, Zamfara, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, has called for collaborative measures by all stakeholders against supply of illicit drugs in order to reduce the spate of killings among youths in the state.

Zamfara court denies giving restraining order against political parties

The High Court IV in Gusau, Zamfara State, has said it did not give restraining order to any political party in the state.
Senator Saidu Muhammed Dansadau

Saidu Dansadau condemns resurgence of political violence in Zamfara

The governorship candidate of National Rescue Movement (NRM) in Zamfara, Sen. Saidu Dansadau, says the resurgence of political violence in the state is a major threat to free and fair elections in 2019.

2019: APC won’t field candidates in Zamfara – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot field candidates for the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State.
Adams Oshiomhole

APC: We will present candidates for 2019 elections in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were on collision course yesterday as the ruling party rejected the electoral body and rejected its disqualification from participation in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

Zamfara APC has candidates – Adams Oshiomhole replies INEC

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has replied the Independent National Electoral Commission, setting the records straight that his party indeed held governorship, national assembly and state assembly primaries in Zamfara state and will present candidates for the general elections.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Judge threatens to revoke Mahmud Shinkafi’s bail

Justice Fatima Murtala Aminu of the Federal High Court sitting in Gusau today threatened to revoke the bail she earlier granted to a former governor of Zamfara State, Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi over his failure to appear in court.

NiMet: Cloudy weather, rains thunderstorms to prevail on Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions with chances of thunderstorms and moderate rainfall activities over some parts of the country on Tuesday.

Zamfara guber: PDP candidate promises to tackle youths migration

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Zamfara state, Alhaji Bello Matawallen-Maradun, has promised to tackle youths migration if elected as a governor of the state in the upcoming 2019 general elections.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
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Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
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Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.