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Governor Simon Bako Lalong has commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara and Sokoto states over the gruesome murder of 20 villagers in Kwaddi villages in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has disclosed that it has found over fifteen thousand (15000) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from twenty-seven communities affected by banditry attacks from Zamfara and Sokoto States in Guidan Roumji about five kilometers away from Maradi in the Republic of Niger.
Over 15,000 refugees from Sokoto and Zamfara States, mainly women and children, are currently taking refuge in some communities of Niger Republic, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said.
The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
Five persons were abducted at by unidentified gun men at Government Girls Secondary School Moriki in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state Wednesday new night.
Unidentified gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked Girls Secondary School in Zamfara state and allegedly abducted unspecified number of people, BBC Hausa Service reports.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State said the government will not apologise over the alleged killing of villagers in the state during the bombardment of suspected bandits camps in Dumburum village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
Suspected bandits on Saturday killed a prominent vigilante group leader in Rukudawa community in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Military air strikes kill only innocent civilians in affected local government areas and five communities and not bandits, Zamfara state council of traditional rulers has alleged.
The Zamfara chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), has urged the Nigeria Police Force to permit the Civilian Joint Task (CJTF), to carry rifles to ease the fight against bandits in the northwestern state.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara says elections were not conducted on Saturday in some Registration Areas in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state.
The ongoing security crises, including armed banditry, late arrival of election materials and card reader failures in some parts of the state, were blamed for the failure to conclude the polls alongside many other states on Saturday.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.
Borussia Dortmund star Mario Gotze has played down reports linking him to a move to Arsenal, as he looks forward to renewing his contract with his boyhood club.
Korea Republic head coach Yoon Dukyeo has apologised to the country’s fans following their disappointing ouster from the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, after losing their second Group A match to Nigeria’s Super Falcons.
Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the National Assembly and urged them to guarantee the independence of the legislature in accordance with democratic ethos.
A public servant in Osun State, Mr. Adenipekun Ademiju, was shot dead on Wednesday by gunmen on Ife-Ibadan expressway.
The Police Command in Katsina State has confirmed the abduction of Alhaji Bature Mai’unguwa, the Village Head of Labo in Batsari Local Government Area, by unknown gunmen.
Julian Draxler is bemused by the way Neymar's disagreements with Paris Saint-Germain team-mates are exaggerated, insisting his own clash with the Brazilian was "nothing wild".
Admiral Usman Jibrin (rtd), who is seeking the All Progressives Congress (APC), ticket to contest the Nov 16 governorship election in Kogi, has promised to attract investors to the state, if elected its governor.
Lawan’s only opponent, Ali Ndume, seemed unperturbed on Saturday by the endorsements for the APC official candidate.
The Daar Communications PLC have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to restrain the Federal Government from withdrawing its operating licence over alleged breach of broadcast code.