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Zamfara assembly suspends Shinkafi council chairman over ‘misappropriation’

The Zamfara State House of Assembly has suspended Shinkafi Local Government Chairman, Alhaji Sani Galadi, from office over alleged diversion of N23 million support fund for armed banditry victim’s in the area.
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APC: Police disrupting our meetings in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State has alleged that the police disrupted its meetings in some Local Government Areas of the state.

Woman, boyfriend in court over alleged theft of phone, N30,000

A young lady, Aminatu Yusuf, and her boyfriend, Ihiwanu Aliyu, were arraigned before the Upper Sharia court sitting in Gusau Central market, in Zamfara State on Friday for allegedly snatching a handset and N30,000 from their victim.

Girl who sets self ablaze over bride price in Zamfara dies

A 17-year-old girl, Aisha Bello of Gusau town, Zamfara State who set herself ablaze for not getting married to her suitor in September has finally died.

NGO donates uniforms, writing materials to orphans in Zamfara

Yazid-Danfulani Trust Fund, an Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday donated school uniforms and writing materials to orphans and children of less privileged in Gusau, Zamfara.
The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000. 4

Official: EFCC recovers N65 million from Zamfara INEC office — in pictures

The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000 (Sixty-five Million, Five Hundred and Forty-eight Thousand Naira).

Banditry: Army will support Zamfara peace process – General Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has reiterated the Nigerian Army’s resolve to fully support the ongoing peace process between the Zamfara State Government and the bandits to succeed.

Army chief orders aggressive postures against bandits, criminals

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has directed troops fighting bandits, marauders and other criminals in Zamfara, Katsina and Sokoto States, among others, to deal decisively with all criminal elements in their areas of operations.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor appoints press secretary

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Jamilu-IIiyasu Birnin-Magaji as his Press Secretary.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor to meet Fulani leaders over attack on soldiers

Zamfara State Government has summoned an emergency meeting with Fulani leaders over an attack on a security outpost in which nine soldiers were killed in Sunke village of Anka Local Government Area.
The Zamfara government is introducing new measures to improve Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Alhaji Bala Bello, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), said on Thursday in Gusau.

Zamfara government summons Fulani leaders over attacks on soldiers

Zamfara State Government has summoned an emergency meeting with Fulani leaders over attack on an outpost in which nine soldiers were killed in Sunke village of Anka local government area.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Zamfara government calls for three days fasting over ‘Qur’an desecration’

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has called on Muslims to undertake three days fasting and offer special prayers to seek Allah’s punishment on those behind the desecration of the Holy Qur’an in the state.
The Nigerian air force (NAF) has laid to rest the remains of Perowei Jacob and four others who died fighting Boko Haram insurgents.-4

[email protected]: NAF tackling security challenges in Northeast, Northwest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in its efforts to tackle insurgency in the North East, banditry and Cattle rustling in the North West of the country, introduced various air operations to combat these emerging threats.
Fear has gripped residents of Zamfara State after government raised the alarm over possible Boko Haram attacks on some locations in the state. Residents who spoke to newsmen said they were apprehensive.

Fear in Zamfara over ‘planned’ Boko Haram attacks

Fear has gripped residents of Zamfara State after government raised the alarm over possible Boko Haram attacks on some locations in the state. Residents who spoke to newsmen said they were apprehensive.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Zamfara governor orders school shutdown, teachers’ suspension over ‘Quran desecration’

The Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle has ordered the immediate suspension of all staff of Shatima Model Primary School, Tudun Wada, Gusau in Zamfara state following the alleged desecration of the Holy Qur’an in the sewage of the school.

Court sentences father, son to death for culpable homicide

High court 3 in Gusau, Zamfara State on Thursday sentenced one Ibrahim Hamida of Gobirawa village in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state and his son, Ashiru Ibrahim, to death, for culpable homicide.

World Pharmacist Day: Society raises alarm over fake drugs in circulation

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Zamfara chapter has raised an alarm over increased fake and counterfeit drugs circulating in the country.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Politicians recruiting Boko Haram elements to destabilise Zamfara – governor

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that politicians are allegedly recruiting Boko Haram elements in order to cause havoc in the state.

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