Zamfara distributes food items to psychiatric patients

October 23, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state government through the state Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management has distributed food items worth millions of naira to psychiatric patients. The Commissioner of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Fa’ika M. Ahmad made the statement in a statement issued to newsmen signed by the director information Bashir Kabiru Ahmad on Friday. The commissioner expressed concerned about Read More

Zamfara, Turkey partner on security, others

October 22, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state government will partner with Turkish companies to explore ways by which the Turkish companies will invest in security, agriculture and commerce with a view to investing in the abandoned 19 ginners in the state. The special adviser on public enlightenment media and communications to Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle, Zailani Bappa, disclosed this in a statement issued in Read More

CBN, RIFAN partner with Zamfara govt to engage 1,000 dry season rice farmers

October 15, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), and Zamfara state government will engage 1000 dry season farmers in the state. This was made known by the state commissioner of local government and chieftaincy affairs Alhaji Abubakar Sarkin Fawa Dambo at a joint press conference with the ministry of commerce and industry Friday. Read More

Zamfara PDP accuses govt of denying party right to secretariat

October 15, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Zamfara state chapter has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of depriving members of the party the right to state secretariat of their own in Gusau, the state capital. This was made known by the state acting publicity secretary, Alhaji Shatiman Rijiya, while reacting to recent stoppage of the use of the state secretariat Read More

Zamfara PDP raises alarm over harassment by state govt

October 14, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Zamfara state Chapter has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party in the state of depriving its member’s access to its secretariat in Gusau the state capital. This was made known by the state acting publicity secretary of the PDP, Alhaji Shatiman Rijiya while reacting to the closure of the secretariat of the party Read More

Mind your language, Jaji tells Bafarawa

October 11, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

A former member of the  House of Representatives representing Birnin Magaji and Kaura Namoda local government councils of Zamfara state,  Aminu Sanin Jaji, has  warned former governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, to mind his language on issues regarding the state. Jaji gave the warning at a press conference on the activities of the committee set up by the Read More

Zamfara court dismisses ex-emir’s case against IGP, 5 others

October 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state High Court 2, sitting in Gusau, on Friday dismissed the case filed by the former Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, and five others. The dethroned emir was sacked by the state government for allegedly aiding banditry, among other offences, and detained him in Government House, Gusau, for 11 Read More

Police rescue 187 kidnapped victims in Zamfara

October 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state police Command through its Police Tactical operatives in a Joint operations at Tsibiri Forest in Maradun local government council has rescued 187 kidnapped victims. The state Commissioner of Police, CP Ayuba N. Elkana, disclosed this while handing over the victims to the state government for onward measures Thursday evening. According to him, the victims were rescued unconditionally Read More

Banditry: FG donates relief items to victims in Zamfara

October 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The federal government has donated relief materials to victims of banditry in Zamfara state. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Faruq, who presented the items to the 36 committee set up by the state government for collection and distribution of relief items to vulnerable victims of banditry Thursday in Gusau. The minister, who Read More

Zamfara court dismiss dethroned emir’s suit

October 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Zamfara State High Court sitting in Gusau, the state capital on Friday dismissed the case filed by the dethroned Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, and five others. The presiding judge, Justice Bello Shinkafi gave the judgement, saying the security particularly police has the right to investigate the case considering the Read More

Speakers Forum condoles Zamfara speaker over father’s death

October 8, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Conference of Speakers of the 36 States Houses of Assembly have paid a condolence visit to Zamfara State House of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya, over the death of his father. The forum under the chairmanship of Speaker Bauchi state House of Assembly Abubakar Sulaiman, described the death of the speaker’s father as a great loss not only to Read More

Muslims perform absentee funeral prayers for Zamfara speaker’s father

October 5, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Hundreds of Muslims converged on the resident of the Speaker Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon. Nasiru Mu’azu Magarya in Gusau Monday to observe absentee funeral prayers for his late father who died in bandits den. The funeral prayers was led by the state chairman Ulamas consultative forum Sheik Abubakar Fari, prominent Islamic scholars, top government officials. In an interview Read More

In Zamfara, Police nab bandits, rescue 3 weeks old baby, others

October 2, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

The Zamfara state police command through the ongoing operation against armed bandits has arrested 21 notorious armed bandits at various locations of the state. This was made known by the state police public relations officer SP Muhammad Shehu while addressing Newsmen at the command headquarters in Gusau on Saturday. According to him, five bandits were also neutralised during the operations Read More

4 weeks after, NCC suspends telecom shutdown in Gusau

October 1, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended the shutdown of telecom sites within Gusau, the state capital. Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle disclosed this at a weekly preaching session to mark the state’s 25 years anniversary Friday. Matawalle, who was represented by the acting governor who is also the speaker, House of Assembly, Nasiru Muazu Magarya, at the weekly preaching session, Read More

Troops kill 85 terrorists, 293 bandits in 1 month-DHQ

September 30, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Thursday said troops of Operation HADIN KAI in the North-east and Operation HADARIN DAJI in the North-west have killed 85 Boko-Haram/ISWAP terrorists and 293 bandits in different military offensives in the last one month. The military also said over 90 terrorists and bandits including their collaborators and logistics suppliers were arrested in the course of Read More

Zamfara arrest 2,000 informants as official reveals when telecommunication services ‘ll be reconnected

September 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The ongoing military operations against bandits and kidnappers in Zamfara state has been very successful as over 2,000 informants providing bandits with key information have been arrested in the state, the Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, has said. Addressing journalists in Kaduna on Thursday, Dosara said the state government set up a military operation a month ago to take Read More

Zamfara SUBEB to disengage unqualified teachers

September 29, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board (ZSUBEB) Wednesday warned teachers in the state that the board will soon terminate the appointment letters of any teacher who do not have minimum of National Certificate of Education (NCE). This was made known by the state chairman of the board, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu Maradun, at the end of the meeting with 14 Read More

Breaking: Like Zamfara, Kaduna set to shut down telecommunication services, declares war on bandits

September 29, 2021 Editor 0

There are strong indications that Kaduna state government is ready to shut down all telecommunication services in parts of the state. Governor Nasir El-Rufai who dropped the hint while granting interview to radio stations said the shutdown which will affect basically local government areas where terrorists are operating will be effected once security agencies have signalled their readiness to deal Read More

Zamfara: We’ll extend telecom shutdown beyond 2 weeks – Matawalle

September 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle has said more than 100 informants have been arrested during the ongoing military operations aimed at riding the state of bandits. He said the two-week shutdown of communication services will be extended. Matawalle stated this in a BBC Hausa exclusive programme, ‘Ganimun hanya,’ aired Saturday morning. “When I became governor I entered into treaty with Read More

Breaking: Zamfara governor reveals how kidnapped students were rescued

September 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said that a repentant bandit led to the rescue of the abducted students of Kaya Maradun from the bandits. Governor Matawalle made the disclosure Saturday morning in a BBC Hausa exclusive programme, “Ganimun hanya.” On September 1, 2021, armed bandits stormed Government day Secondary School Kaya in Governor Matawalle’s Maradun local government area, and Read More

Zamfara: How we rescued students from bandits’ den – Matawalle

September 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said that a repentant bandit led to the rescue of the abducted students of Kaya Maradun from the bandits. Governor Matawalle made the disclosure Saturday morning in a BBC Hausa exclusive programme, “Ganimun hanya.” On September 1, 2021, armed bandits stormed Government day Secondary School Kaya in Governor Matawalle’s Maradun local government Read More

Breaking: Another first class Emir kidnapped

September 14, 2021 Editor 0

Suspected terrorists on Tuesday kidnapped Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara state, Hassan Attahiru. The first class Zamfara state traditional was reportedly abducted while along Kaduna – Abuja highway, TVC News is reporting. According to the report, police personnel was said to have been killed during exchange of fire with the bandits. His aides were said to have sustained injuries. His Read More

Onslaught against bandits yielding results-Air Chief

September 14, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said the current onslaught against bandits and their activities is yielding results.Amao also charged the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) component of Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) to remain focused disciplined and extra- vigilant until the security situation improves.A statement by NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Read More