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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.

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.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Politicians, Boko Haram planning to ‘destabilise’ Zamfara – governor

The Zamfara State Government said it has obtained ‘credible intelligence reports’ indicating that some politicians in the state “are making clandestine moves to destabilise the state.”

Zamfara emir cautions low income earners to stop marrying many wives

The Emir of Anka in Zamfara, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmed, has cautioned low income earners against marrying more than one wife.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Former Zamfara lawmaker dumps PDP weeks after defecting from APC

A former lawmaker in Zamfara, Alhaji Manir Gidanjaja, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) three weeks ago, has dumped the party and returned back to the APC.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Former Zamfara governor threatens legal action against media outfits

Former governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has threatened legal action against some media organisations for publishing what he described as fake news against him.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor sacks council secretaries, heads of tertiary institutions

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Wednesday sacked all the 14 local government secretaries in the state and approved their replacements.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara governor secures N1 billion from TETFund for state polytechnic

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has approved the release of N1 billion to Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara in Zamfara for the improvement of facilities in the tertiary institution.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara workers bid Governor Yari farewell

Zamfara civil servants on Saturday bade the outgoing state Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, farewell at the last Ramadan breakfast of his eight years tenure as governor.
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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.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara killings: Governor Yari condemns criticism of NAF

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State said the government will not apologise over the alleged killing of villagers in the state during the bombardment of suspected bandits camps in Dumburum village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari: No apology over bombing of bandits

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has warned that there was no apology over bombing of bandits and urged the Nigerian Air Force to continue to flush out the hoodlums from their hideouts.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Banditry: Governor Yari orders security chiefs to move closer to flashpoints

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has ordered Security Chiefs in the state to head field operations in the fight against bandits.
Celestine Okoye

Police: No room for negotiation with bandits

The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Mr Celestine Okoye, has said that the security agents in the state will not negotiate with the bandits terrorising the people of the state.
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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.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari wins Zamfara West senatorial seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Abdula’ziz Yari of Zamfara State as winner of Zamfara West Senatorial election held on Saturday.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Senator Marafa tackles Governor Yari over election postponement

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa (APC, Zamfara), has alleged that, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state, should be held responsible for the sabotage that led to the postponement of the country’s general elections.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: Elections won’t hold without APC candidates in Zamfara

Governor Abdul'Aziz Yari Abubakar of Zamfara State has again, spit fire over non-inclusion of lists of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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