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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

Driver receives N2 million reward for killing two bandits in Zamfara

A commercial vehicle driver (name withheld), has on Tuesday received N2 million cash as reward from the Zamfara state government for killing two armed bandits last week.

Zamfara acting government commends joint military operations

Zamfara Acting Governor Ibrahim Wakkala has commended the joint military operations in fighting armed bandits in the state.
John Agim - Nigerian Army

Soldiers to rebuild public infrastructure destroyed by bandits in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says plans are underway to rebuild public structures in villages destroyed by bandits in Zamfara State.

Police deploy 1,200 personnel in Zamfara ahead of Eid-el Kabir

The Zamfara Police Command has deployed 1,200 policemen across the state to provide security during the Eid-el Kabir celebrations.

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.

NEMA donates eight trucks of relief materials to Zamfara victims

The National Emergency Management Agency has donated eight trucks of relief materials to about 29,000 victims displaced by bandits in seven villages and towns in Anka Emirate, Zamfara.

Over 5,000 Zamfara IDPs now back home – Nigerian Army

Over 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have returned to their villages in Zamfara State following clearance operation conducted by the military against bandits terrorising communities in the state.

Nigerian troops kill 20 bandits in Zamfara

Twenty bandits terrorising parts of Zamfara state have been killed by Nigerian troops conducting Operation Sharan Daji.

Nigerian Army liberates Zamfara villages where bandits impose levies

The special military operation against bandits, known as “Operation Sharan Daji”, have liberated two villages in Zamfara state where the bandits imposed levies of N1 million each, on them.

Troops kill 20 bandits, free captives in Zamfara

The Force Information Officer of the operation, Col. Muhammad Dole, disclosed this in a statement in Kaduna.
Sanusi Garba Rikiji

Zamfara Speaker urges IDPs to expose suspicious persons among them

The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, has urged Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state to expose any suspicious persons among them.

Attacks: Zamfara records more IDPs

Armed bandits attacks on Zamfara State have continued to increase the number of Internally Displaced Persons in Maradun Local Government area of the state.
Amnesty International

Amnesty: Over 372 people killed in Zamfara since January

Amnesty International (AI) has said insecurity is escalating in Zamfara State, with over 372 people killed since January 2018.
Kidnapped

Gunmen kidnap 15 in Zamfara

The Speaker, Zamfara House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, has said that 15 persons have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Saturday in Maradun Local Government Area of the state.
Sanusi Garba Rikiji

Killings: Zamfara Speaker urges federal government to provide sustainable security

The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Saturday appealed to the Federal Government to provide sustainable security in the state.

Governor Yari condemns latest bandits attacks in Zamfara

Zamfara State Governor Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has condemned the recent bandits attacks in some parts of the state describing it as callous and inhuman.

Gunmen kill 11 worshippers, 10 others in Zamfara

No fewer than 11 people were said to have been killed inside a mosque in Kwaddi village in Mayasa District, Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State while 10 others were killed when bandits moved from house to house in the village.

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2019: CAN urged to stop acting like PDP’s PR firm

The Concerned Christian Forum has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to stop ridiculing the Christian faith with its political utterances.

Rauf Aregbesola: I’ll proceed on leave after my tenure

The outgoing Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has disclosed that he would prefer to proceed on leave in order to rest after the expiration of his administration.
A man mourns during a vigil for victims of the Camp fire at First Christian Church in Chico, California on November 18, 2018. (Photo by Josh Edelson - AFP)

Victims mourned as toll hits 77 in California wildfire

The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history rose further on Sunday to 77, the sheriff's office said, after a vigil to honour the victims.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Cambodian premier says no China naval base being built

Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly contested seas.

NYSC Club donates food, clothes, cash to orphanage

The Charity and Tourism Club, a Community Development Service (CDS) group of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), has donated assorted food items, clothes and an undisclosed amount of money to the Sokoto Orphanage.