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Bello Matawalle

Zamfara director killed by kidnappers, another abducted

The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general, press affairs, to Governor Bello Matawalle, in Gusau on Monday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
Bello Matawalle

Zamfara government houses over 100 rescued kidnap victims

The Zamfara State Government says it is housing more than 109 rescued kidnap victims at the Government House, Gusau, having recently regained freedom from their abductors.

Governor Tambuwal receives nine captives released by bandits

No fewer than nine persons including a housewife with her eight months old baby under the captivity of bandits in Zamfara state were Thursday afternoon received after their release by their captors.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Sani Shinkafi threatens court action to compel EFCC to probe former Governor Yari administration

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, has threatened court action to obtain an order of mandamus to compel the acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, and the commission to commence an investigation into alleged wanton looting by the former administration of the state to tune of over N251 billion.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara seeks NYSC support on free education policy

Zamfara State Government has sought the support of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme for the success of its free education policy.
Bello Matawalle | Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Zamfara: Displaced residents returning home

The Zamfara State Government on Friday said residents of six communities on Thursday returned to their ancestral homes following improvement of the security situation in the state.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,

Money laundering: Zamfara SSG’s brother arrested with N60 million cash

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto zonal office, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 arrested one suspected politician with N60, 000, 000 (Sixty Million Naira) cash, following intelligent report of his suspicious money laundering activities.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, others bag awards for exemplary leadership

Arrangements have been concluded to honour the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and three others with special media awards.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara government ready to implement recommendations on security

Zamfara state government has assured that it would implement every recommendation by the federal and states security administrators forum after two days of deliberation on how to end the constant mayhem in the state.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Official: Zamfara government unaware of alleged killings

Zamfara State Government has denied official knowledge of innocent citizens allegedly being killed during air strikes on suspected bandits camps by the air component of Operation Sharan Daji.
Bello Dankande Gamji

Zamfara holds council elections April 27

Zamfara state government on Monday announced that it will conduct local government council elections across the fourteen local government areas of the state April 27.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Banditry: Over 3,000 killed, 500 Zamfara villages affected – Governor Yari

The Zamfara State Government has said that a total of 3,526 persons were killed by armed bandits in the state in the last five years.
Kadaria Ahmed

Kadaria Ahmed: Abdulaziz Yari is ‘most useless governor’ in Nigeria

Kadaria Ahmed, veteran broadcast journalist and media entrepreneur, has accused Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State of not being useful to the people of the state in the area of security.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara government imposes curfew on all 14 local councils

Zamfara state government on Wednesday imposed curfew on all the fourteen local governments from 7 pm to 7am.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Zamfara elections: Senator Marafa pushes for constitution of Appeal Court panel

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Kabiru Garba Marafa, has written the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, over the delay in the constitution of the appeal panel on Zamfara All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries’ tussle.
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.

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President Buhari sympathises with victims of Sokoto bandits attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sympathised with victims of banditry attack in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto state, while also promising to do everything possible to tackle insecurity in the country.

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Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly issues resolutions to NNPC, Speaker Sanwo-Olu on Ijegun pipeline explosion

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a resolution, urging Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) and Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to protect pipelines in order to curtail vandalism and hazards.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Algon faction urges EFCC, others to probe Ogun local government funds since 2016

A faction of suspended members of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Ogun State chapter, has called on the anti-graft agencies – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) – to look into the how councils funds were expended from October 2016 till date.

Two workers dead, one injured in quarry accident

Two middle-aged men working at a quarry site in Ibadan, Oyo State, lost their lives yesterday when the excavation suddenly caved in on the workers at Ologuneru, on Eleyele-Eruwa road.