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The Zamfara State Government has donated N60 million to families of victims of the attack on Tudun-Maijatau and Takoka villages in Gusau Local Government Area.
The Zamfara Government has called on the people of the state to embark on three-day fast and intensive prayers to seek God’s intervention against the activities of bandits, kidnappers and other crimes.
The Zamfara Government has directed traditional rulers across the state to always verify the identity of herdsmen entering their domains in order to guard against armed banditry.
The Zamfara State government has suspended two district heads for reportedly backing the operations of bandits in the state.
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.
The Zamfara Government says it will pay all medical bills of soldiers injured by armed bandits in an ambush at Dumburum forest recently.
Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.
The Zamfara State Government has directed animal sellers to take pictures with their animals to confirm that they are the real owners.
The Zamfara state government has finally removed three (3) district heads four (4) village heads from office and declared the district head of Ruwan jema wanted as a result of their alleged involvement in armed banditry in the state.
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 State Government said it would spend N1.53 billion annually on 8,500 youths to be engaged as members of civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) to fight crime in the state.
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.
Zamfara state government said it had spent over N17 billion on security within the last seven years (from 2011 to 2018).
The Zamfara Government plans a massive recruitment of health workers for its Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state, an official has disclosed.
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.
The Zamfara State Government has called on media organisations operating in the state to use their platforms to douse prevailing tension and insurgency in the state and the country.
The Zamfara state government has inaugurated two drugs regulatory committees established by the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) as part of its efforts to ensure effective drugs regulation in the state.
Over the last seven years, one of the untidy but reoccurring issues in Zamfara State is the deplorable state of its internal security, which led to deaths and has destroyed property worth billions of naira.
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Twelve presidential candidates in Saturday’s election on Thursday expressed their support for President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme says is happy to be alive after successfully winning his battle against cancer.