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Bandits kill 23 in reprisal attack in Zamfara

Police in Zamfara on Tuesday confirmed the killing of 23 persons in Tunga and Kabaje villages, Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area by suspected bandits in the early hours of the day.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC sweeps Zamfara council polls

The Zamfara Independent Electoral Commission (ZSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the Local Government Council election in the state.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Zamfara elections: Senator Marafa pushes for constitution of Appeal Court panel

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Kabiru Garba Marafa, has written the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, over the delay in the constitution of the appeal panel on Zamfara All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries’ tussle.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

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.

French agency approves $245 million for power transmission projects in northern Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says the Board of French Development Agency (AFD) has approved 245 million dollars for the implementation of transmission projects in northern corridor.

Police confirm killing of five persons in Zamfara community

The Zamfara Police Command has confirmed the killing of five persons in Gidan Halilu village in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of the state.

Senate orders probe into Zamfara killings

The Senate on Wednesday directed its committee on Police Affairs headed by Senator Tijjani Kaura, to probe the unending killings going on in Zamfara State.

NDLEA arrests six, seizes 104kg of hemp in Kogi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi State says it has arrested six persons and seized 104.150 kg of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp between Oct. 25 and Saturday.
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.
Jimoh Moshood

Ike Ekweremadu: A case of burglary not assassination – Police

The police has declared that the attack on Tuesday morning at the home Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, was attempted burglary not assassination.

2019: APC zones Zamfara governorship position

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state has zoned the governorship position of the party to the central zone.

2019: Zamfara APC adopts indirect primaries

The Zamfara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted indirect primaries ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Why Nigeria cannot ignore restructuring

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has stressed the need for Nigeria to be restructured if it must take its rightful place in the comity of nations.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari decries delay in delivery of 61km road

Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, on Tuesday decried delay in the delivery of the ongoing 61 Kilometres road linking Dauran Town in Zurmi Local Government Area to Birnin Magaji and Kaura Namoda Towns.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government to recruit more health workers for PHCs

The Zamfara Government plans a massive recruitment of health workers for its Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state, an official has disclosed.

Only 35, 652 pupils studying in modern Almajiri schools in Northwest – study

A total of 35,652 pupils are currently studying in 399 modern Almajiri schools in Kaduna, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kano States, study reveals.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Desertification: Zamfara plants 24,000 trees – official

The Zamfara State Government has planted 24,000 trees in some of its local government areas, as part of its campaign against desertification across the state.

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