Zamfara PDP denies suspension of state chairman

May 23, 2022 Sanusi Mohammed 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara has denied reports that the executive committee of the party suspended the state chairman of the party, Colonel, retired Bala Mande. The publicity secretary of the party, Abba Bello Ouando, stated this at a news conference in Gusau. Bello said he was in Abuja when the letter was circulated on social media, and Read More

Zamfara allocates N8.3bn to improve SMEs

May 19, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state government has earmarked N8. 3 billion to improve small and medium enterprises and shared among 152,107 beneficiaries across 14 local government areas of the state. Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle stated this Thursday at the formal inauguration of COVID -19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus in the state “tagged” Matawalle Vision 2023. He said the programme is a Read More

Zamfara: Why I donated 35 cars to my support groups – Jaji

May 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The national coordinator Baba For All, Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji has explained why he donated 35 Peugeot 406 wagon to the leaders of his political support groups across the 14 local government areas of Zamfara state. In a statement released Thursday in Abuja, Hon. Jaji, a former House of Representatives committee chairman on security and intelligence in the eight Assembly, Read More

Zamfara: Baba For All coordinator, Jaji returns reps nomination forms

May 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The national coordinator of Baba For All , Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji has submitted his nomination and expression of interest forms for House of Representatives under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The forms were returned on behalf of Hon Jaji by party stalwarts, officials and political associates who troops in large numbers to show their support. Recall Read More

Breaking: In Zamfara, commissioner quits Matawalle’s cabinet

Zamfara state commissioner of religious affairs and Chief Imam of Muslim Foundation Juma’at Mosque in Gusau Dr. Sheik Tukur Sani Jangebe has resigned his appointment. This is contained in a letter dated May 1, 2022 which was signed by him and made available to Blueprint in Gusau Monday. Sheik Jangebe expressed gratitude to Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle for the opportunity Read More

Banditry: Zamfara deposes Zurmi, Dansadau emirs, district head

April 28, 2022 Blueprint 0

Zamfara state government has deposed the emirs of Zurmi, Atiku Muhammadu, and his Dansadau counterpart, Hussaini Umar, over their alleged links with bandits. The government also sacked the district head of Birnin Tsaba, Sulaiman Ibrahim, for the same offence. The press secretary to the deputy governor, Babangida Zurmi, told Premium Times that the decision was taken Wednesday evening following the Read More

Bauchi APC should read the Zamfara script

April 27, 2022 Blueprint 0

History equips man with the ability to adjust to the present, plan well for the future, and, most importantly, avoid mistakes from the past. Snubbing lessons from history often results in regrets or woeful failure, especially in a competitive phenomenon like politics. This prelude admonishes the leadership of the Bauchi state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to at Read More

Yari as melting political iceman

April 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

As the story goes, he who lives by political vengeance, will end up empty in his political career with no followers and carrying his misery all by himself with most of the people taking him for a ride but never believing in his political ideologies and therefore abandoning him. Former Zamfara governor, Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, is now suffering the evil Read More

Breaking: Yari, I have not joined PDP, but… – Marafa

April 17, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Former Senator Kabiru Marafa on Sunday denied reports suggesting that he has together with former Zamfara state governor Abdulaziz Yari decamped to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). On Sunday, PDP chairman in Zamfara said the opposition party has reached agreement with both APC stalwarts and that their formal declaration would happen soon. But Marafa Sunday evening said, “All we know Read More

Breaking: Yari, Marafa, others have joined PDP in Zamfara – Chairman

April 17, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

Former Governor of Zamfara state, Alhaji Abdul Aziz Yari, Senator Kabiru Garba Mafara and other top All Progressives Congress (APC) members have finally defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Briefing Journalists in Gusau on Sunday, the Zamfara state PDP chairman, Colonel Bala Mande (rtd), confirmed that the party received Yari, Marafa and other top APC members who have joined Read More

Breaking: Yari and I ready to dump APC now – Marafa

April 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A factional leader of All Progressives Congress APC) in Zamfara state, Senator Kabiru Marafa, has confirmed that former Zamfara state governor Abdul’azeez Yari, himself and their supporters may soon dump the ruling party. Although, Marafa did not reveal the party they will be joining but unconfirmed report said chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, Bala Mande, had Read More

Bandits kill 3 in Zamfara

April 5, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Bandits Sunday besieged Tsafe Town, the headquarters of Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state and killed three people. A resident of the area who narrowly escaped the attack told Blueprint on telephone that the bandits stormed the town around 8:00pm on motorcycles. “The bandits began shooting sporadically at people and as I am talking to you, I narrowly escaped Read More

Zamfara APC congratulates new national chair

March 28, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC), Zamfara state branch, has congratulated the newly elected national chairman of the party, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, on his victory at the just concluded APC national convention. In a press release signed by the state publicity secretary, Yusuf Idris, and made available to Blueprint in Gusau Sunday, the state chapter of the party said: “On behalf Read More

Zamfara APC chair inaugurates state party exco

March 23, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad Gusau 0

The Zamfara state All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, Hon. Tukur Umar Danfulani, Tuesday, swore in all the 35 executive members of the party in the state. The state publicity secretary of the party Yusuf Idris has said in a statement made available to Blueprint in Gusau the state capital Tuesday. Hon. Danfulani during the inauguration tasked them to rededicate themselves Read More

Zamfara creates humanitarian affairs ministry to cater for 700k IDPs

March 21, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Zamfara state government has created Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to cater for the 700,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and others affected by banditry and attacks in the state. Zamfara state Commissioner for Information, Hon. Ibrahim Dosara, who disclosed this in Kaduna on Sunday, said the ministry has established eight centers across the state and emergency Read More

As peace returns to Zamfara…

March 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

Following the successful and peaceful conclusion of the 36 National Maulud where over three million people attended, SANUSI MUHAMMAD examines the situation and aftermath of the exercise in honour of Sheik Ibrahim Nyass that was marked peacefully. For over 22 years now when the former first civilian governor of Zamfara state, Senator Ahmed Sani (Yariman Bakura) launched Sharia Legal System Read More

Zamfara govt pledges assistance to FCET Gusau

March 4, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state government has pledged to assist the Federal College of Education (Technical) (FCET) Gusau for the development of teaching and learning processes. The deputy governor, Senator Hassan Mohammad Nasiha, disclosed this when he received the management of the FCET who paid him a courtesy visit Friday at his residence. “We will complement the immense contributions of the college Read More

Zamfara APC urges MACBAN to educate members

March 4, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad , Gusau 0

Zamfara state chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tukur Umar Danfulani, has called on members of the state’s branch of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to initiate workable ways of sensitising their members as well as the general public of the good ways of life of the Fulani. The chairman gave the charge Thursday when he Read More

Breaking: Matawalle appoints, lawmakers confirm new deputy governor in Zamfara

February 23, 2022 Editor 0

Governor Bello Matawalle has appointed the Senator representing Zamfara central senatorial zone, Hassan Muhammed Gusau as the new deputy governor of the state. Senator Gusau has now replaces Mohammed Mahdi Aliyu-Gusau who was impeached on Wednesday February 23, 2022 by the state house of assembly members. Minutes after his impeachment, the same lawmakers confirmed Senator Hassan as the new deputy Read More

Zamfara PDP chieftain accuses Gov Matawalle of misappropriating N31bn

February 18, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara state, Mr Aminu Umar, has again challenged the Governor of Zamfara state, Bello Mohammed Matawalle, to explain to the public how he spent over N31bn he collected in 31 months. Umar Game-Game, who is Principal Private Secretary To Zamfara state deputy governor, made this known in a statement, Friday, Gusau. Read More

Impeachment: Zamfara CJ inaugurates 7-man panel to probe dep gov

February 15, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state Chief Judge, Justice Kulu Aliyu, Monday, inaugurated seven man committee investigate the allegations made by members of the state House of Assembly against the deputy governor, Mahadi Aliyu, which led to the move for his impeachment. In her remarks, Chief Judge Justice Kulu Aliyu, said section 188 (5) of the 1999 constitution as amended provides that within Read More

Impeachment: Tambuwal moves to save Zamfara deputy governor

February 8, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

In a deft move to stave off impeachment proceedings against the deputy governor of Zamfara state, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on the state House of Assembly to follow the rule of law and due process in taking the legislative action. Tambuwal made the call Monday during his visit to Gusau, the Zamfara Read More