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Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara government uncovers 119-year-old on payroll

The state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Rabiu Garba, disclosed at a news conference on Sunday in Gusau that the centenarian is surprisingly collecting salary.
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Zamfara government to provide testing equipment in health facilities

The Zamfara Government, says it will provide adequate and efficient testing equipment in the laboratories of its health facilities to ensure proper blood transfusion in the state.
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Zamfara government to prioritise science, technical education – official

Zamfara State Government says it would give priority attention to Science and Technical Education Sector in the state.
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Anthony Sani: Nigeria‘ll transform to one party state in 2023

Secretary General, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Mr. Anthony Sani, has said that he has foreseen a situation where the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will become the only political party in Nigeria after the 2023 general elections.

Zamfara government seeks probe of former governor over alleged arms possession

The Zamfara State Government has called on the police to investigate the state’s immediate past governor, Abdulaziz Yari, over alleged arms possession as part of measures to stop arm banditry in the state.
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Zamfara settles N200 million examination fees owed NECO

The Zamfara Government has paid N200 million examination fees owed the National Examinations Council to facilitate the release of students’ results, Governor Bello Matawalle said on Sunday in Gusau.

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.
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.

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.”

Bandits surrender 100 rifles in Zamfara

Over 100 dangerous weapons have so far been surrendered by bandits and the outlawed vigilance group ‘Yan Sakai’ in the disarmament phase of the ongoing dialogue and peace initiative with the Zamfara State government.

Katsina governor threatens to sanction traditional rulers fuelling banditry

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has warned that he would not hesitate to sanction any traditional ruler or transition committee chairman found fuelling banditry, kidnappings and other nefarious activities in the state.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara to spend N8.6 billion on RUGA settlement

Zamfara State government will spend N8.631 billion for the building of modern RUGA settlements, Governor Bello Matawalle said on Wednesday.
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Zamfara government to introduce Fulfulde language in schools

The Zamfara Government says it will introduce Fulfulde language in its schools’ curriculum as it kick starts the construction of 300 hectare Ruga settlements during the week.
This was discussed in a meeting between the Zamfara State Governor Hon Dr. Bello Mohammed MON (Matawallen Maradun) and the Ambassador of the Russian federation, Mr Alexey L.Shebarshin which held at the Russian Embassy in Abuja today.

Zamfara government to partner with Russia

Zamfara State Government has announced its plan to partner with the Russian government in developing critical sectors of the state’s economy.
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Zamfara government to celebrate 100 days with Ruga settlement

The Zamfara Government says it will inaugurate Ruga project in the state as part of celebrations to mark 100 days in office of Gov. Bello Matawalle.
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ICPC gives details of how ex-Governor Yari allegedly looted Zamfara

The Independent Corrupt Practices and othe related offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed findings from its preliminary investigation of allegations of money laundering and diversion of public funds against the immediate governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Abubakar Yari.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara government removes Maru emir, Kanoma district head

Zamfara State Government has finally removed the suspended Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim, and the district head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Kanoma, from office.g

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