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Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara donates N60 million to families of victims of bandit attack

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.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara declares three-day fast, prayers to tackle bandit attacks

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.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara directs traditional rulers to authenticate herders identities

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.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government suspends two ward heads for ‘romancing’ with bandits

The Zamfara State government has suspended two district heads for reportedly backing the operations of bandits in the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

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.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government picks medical bills, expenses of soldiers injured by bandits

The Zamfara Government says it will pay all medical bills of soldiers injured by armed bandits in an ambush at Dumburum forest recently.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government set to recruit 200 paramedical health workers

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.

Zamfara orders animal sellers to take pictures with animals

The Zamfara State Government has directed animal sellers to take pictures with their animals to confirm that they are the real owners.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government dethrones seven traditional rulers over alleged involvement in armed banditry

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.
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.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government to spend N1.5 billion on civilian JTF

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.
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.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government spends N17 billion on security in 7 years

Zamfara state government said it had spent over N17 billion on security within the last seven years (from 2011 to 2018).
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government to recruit more health workers for PHCs

The Zamfara Government plans a massive recruitment of health workers for its Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state, an official has disclosed.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Desertification: Zamfara plants 24,000 trees – official

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.

Killings: Governor Yari urges NUJ to help douse tension

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.

Zamfara government inaugurates drugs regulatory committee

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.

Zamfara governor, minister bicker over security challenges

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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