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Suspension: Seven Zamfara assembly members threaten court action

Seven members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly have threatened to sue the Speaker of the house along other members for allegedly breaching the nation’s Constitution.
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Zamfara lawmakers reject council bosses tenure extension

Seven members of Zamfara state House of Assembly have outrightly rejected the tenure extension of the local government chairmen by the state assembly.
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Zamfara donates to families of fallen Nigerien soldiers

The Zamfara Government has donated N8.5 million to families of five killed and some Nigerien soldiers injured by bandits during a joint operation with Nigerian troops.
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Zamfara Assembly moves to amend bill on former governors, deputies pension

The Zamfara House of Assembly has begun deliberations to amend a bill for pensions and other allowances of governors, speakers and their deputies in the state.
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Sanusi Rikiji: 133,000 PVCs remain unclaimed in Zamfara

The Speaker of Zamfara House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, says that over 133,000 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) have yet to be claimed by prospective voters in Zamfara State.

Zamfara lawmaker convicted of N31 million fraud, fined N120,000 in lieu of jail

A Zamfara State High Court sitting in Gusau has sentenced a serving member of the State’s House of Assembly, Lawali Dogonkade, to four years imprisonment over N31 million fraud.

Senator Marafa: Governor Yari praises President Buhari in Abuja, abuses him in Zamfara

Senator Kabir Marafa of Zamfara State on Friday again took the state governor, Abdulaziz Yari, to the cleaners.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government commiserates with community over attacks

The Zamfara government on Friday sent a five-man delegation to Badarawa Community in the Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state, to commiserate with the community on the latest bandit attacks in the town.
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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.

Committee: 52,000 unclaimed PVCs collected in Zamfara

The Zamfara Voter Education Committee, said on Tuesday that it had succeeded in getting 52,000 registered voters in the state to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).
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Zamfara to rehabilitate villages destroyed by bandits

Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, has announced the state government plans to immediately rehabilitate villages recently destroyed by bandits in Zurmi local government area of the state.
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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.
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Killings: Zamfara speaker lauds federal government over deployment of troops

The Speaker of the Zamfara House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Sunday, commended the federal government for the deployment of military troops to communities affected by bandits attacks in Zurmi local government area.

Zamfara Assembly writes minister over incessant killings

Zamfara House of Assembly has directed its secretariat to write a letter to Minister of defence, Mansur Dan’ali, over incessant killings and security challenges in the state.

President Buhari pledges to address security challenges in Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Gusau, Zamfara, pledged to address security challenges in Zamfara before the commencement of this year’s rainy season.

3,000 bandits surrender arms in Zamfara

Over 3,000 repentant bandits have surrendered their arms in Zamfara following a peace deal with the state government, the state Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, has said.

Zamfara Assembly confirms appointment of 4 PDP defectors

Zamfara House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of five new special advisers to Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari.

Teacher flogs student to death in Zamfara

A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State has allegedly flogged a student to death.

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