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Mr Usman Nagogo, the Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, says over 200 victims of kidnap have been received from their abductors in the last three weeks in the state.
The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general, press affairs, to Governor Bello Matawalle, in Gusau on Monday.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
A former Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Mr Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Zamfara State Government says it is housing more than 109 rescued kidnap victims at the Government House, Gusau, having recently regained freedom from their abductors.
The Governing Council of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has announced the appointment of Professor Lawal Suleman Bilbis as the new Vice Chancellor of the University with effect from 30th July, 2019.
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State says bandits now release their kidnap victims willingly without financial or other conditions.
The Zamfara Government is to investigate “the last minute” appointment of 14 Permanent Secretaries by the immediate past Gov. Abdul’Aziz Yari administration in the state.
The Zamfara State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has accused the State Government of denying Local Governments in the state of their funds remitted from the federation account in spite of the Presidential order that such funds be sent directly to the councils’ accounts.
Zamfara State Government has sought the support of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme for the success of its free education policy.
Eight bandits have been neutralised and captured while 17 bandits’ informants and logistics suppliers were apprehended by troops of Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, 8 Division of the Nigerian Army.
The Force Commander, Operation Hadarin Daji, Maj.-Gen. Jide Ogunlade on Tuesday issued a 24-hour ultimatum to bandits in Zamfara state to either surrender or face “unprecedented fire-fight”.
The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara State, Usman Nagogo, on Monday met with hundreds of Fulanis living in the state in his bid to amicably end the raging banditry in the state.
The Bayero University Kano law student on Friday night at about 1.30a.m. at their home at Ungwar Mai Kalwa, Naibawa quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State reportedly stabbed her husband, Saheed Husaini, because she suspected him of communicating with some women on phone.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
Passengers on an Azman airline flight were thrown into confusion Friday as a yet to be identified man jumped on the aircraft on the runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has given the Paramount ruler Choba Community Seven days ultimatum to reconcile all disputing groups in the area for peace to return and stop the reckless killings in the area.
The Bayelsa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Support Group has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan, and his wife Patience of making surreptitious moves to cause confusion in the PDP by falsely encouraging multiple governorship aspirants to enter the race.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has complied with a directive of the presidential election petition tribunal to provide documents listed in the subpoena issued to its top officials early July.
A former Technical Adviser to the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, has said that the senior national team, Super Eagles deserves a better goalkeeper to keep up with football’s current standard.