Welcome to APC, Matawalle

July 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

Reall,y APC is gradually wooing many state governors to join the winning party. It was Ebonyi and Cross River states, now, it is Zamfara. We are not surprised because PMB is working and doing justice to all 36 states. I appeal to all the party’s supporters to be in unity and understanding. Welcome to the APC, Governor Bello Matawalle of Read More

I’m now the leader of APC in Zamfara, Matawalle boasts

June 29, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Zamfara state governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has finally defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC) the ruling party in the Country. Speaking during the grand occasion held at Zamfara Trade Fair Complex in Gusau, Matawalle said he “is now the leader of the APC in Zamfara.” Matawalle enjoined all members and supporters of the Read More

Matawalle set to join Ayade, Umahi in APC …Senators, 6 Reps, ex-deputy gov Wakkala, Yuguda follow gov

Strong indication emerged Sunday that Zamfara state Governor Bello Matawalle will defect from Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP)  to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The planned defection was announced barely 46 days after Cross River state Governor Ben Ayade dumped the opposition party for the governing APC, a development that generated heated reactions from some PDP chieftains. Ebonyi state Governor Read More

Matawalle appoints Abdullahi chairman anti- illegal mining C’ttee

June 17, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) has inaugurated a 20 man Anti-illegal mining committee with his Special Adviser on Inter-Governmental Affairs, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi (Wamban Shinkafi) as chairman This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen and signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Enlightenment Media and Communications, Zailani Bappa Wednesday. Governor Matawalle said the institution of Read More

Zamfara: Bandits kill 50 in fresh attack

June 12, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

No fewer than 50 People have been reported killed by Bandits in five villages of Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara state in a fresh attack. Witness identified as Mohammed Sani Dauran in an interview with Blueprint via telephone said the Bandits at around 6:30pm on Thursday stormed Kadawa village under Dauran District and killed 50 people – all Read More

Banditry, others: Matawalle directs communities to defend themselves

June 11, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has directed communities across the state not to fold their arms and watch criminals to attack them, but to defend themselves where necessary. Matawalle gave the directive on Friday during a special sermon session to mark his second year anniversary in office held at Gusau Eid ground. “We must tell our people to Read More

Matawalle sacks 14 LG bosses

June 4, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state governor, Bello Mohammed Matawallen Maradun, has approved the dissolution of the 14 local government councils’ sole administrators in the state with effect from Friday, June 4, 2021. The permanent secretary, Ministry for Local Government, Abubakar Jafar Maradun, disclosed this in a statement issued in Gusau Friday. According to the statement, their dissolution followed the expiration of their Read More

Gov Matawalle suspends 2 Zamfara monarchs

June 2, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Zamfara state Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) has approved the suspension of the Emir of Dansadau, His Royal Highness Alhaji Hussaini Umar with immediate effect. Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, Zailani Bappa gave the information in a statement issued to journalists in, Tuesday. The statement further hinted that Governor Matawalle also directed the District Read More

Emergence of new COAS: APC sets agenda as mixed feelings greet Yahaya’s choice

May 28, 2021 Editorial IV 0

There are mixed feelings over Thursday’s appointment of Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the 22nd Chief of Army Staff (COAS). His appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari followed the death of Lt.-General Ibrahim Attahiru, in an air crash alongside 10 other military officers in Kaduna last Friday. Also, Blueprint gathered Yahaya’s choice was greeted with jubilation among soldiers at the Theatre Command headquarter in Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri  as Read More