Tag: zamfara

Outrage over Zamfara gov’s threat against southerners

By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna/ Innocent Duru ACF to Matawalle: Your statement, easiest way to destroy Nigeria Northerners should be good hosts – NEF PANDEF, Ohanaeze blast governor It’s uncalled for…

Zamfara Assembly Suspends LG Chairman For ‘Fueling’ Insecurity

Ahmad Abubakar, the Chairman of Maradun Local Government Area has been suspended by the Zamfara State of Assembly for allegedly working against government directives on security matters. The suspension of…

Legal consequences of planned defection of Zamfara State governor from PDP to APC

Can a candidate who was nominated and sponsored by a political party, legally defect to another party, without vacating the seat which he occupies on behalf of the sponsor party?…

Killing of Fulani leader In 2013 cause of banditry, insecurity – Zamfara govt

The Zamfara State Government has disclosed that the killing of a prominent Fulani leader in 2013 was the Genesis of the crisis bedevilling the state which has led to the…

Bandits again kill two persons in Kaura Namoda Fed. Poly in Zamfara

A Catholic school on Long Island, New York, has forced the White headmaster of the school to resign following reports that he had a Black student kneel before a teacher…

COVID-19: We Paid N2,000 Each, Forced To Participate In Vaccination Exercise – Zamfara Resident

There have been criticisms and speculations in Zamfara State that the federal government intends to make the vaccination compulsory considering its effort to inoculate the population against COVID-19 using the…

Bandits kill army officer, 5 others in Zamfara, lose 11 members

From Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau and Noah Ebije, Kaduna FRESH attacks by bandits in Kabasa village, Magami district of Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State, have led to the…

Bandits Attack Village In Zamfara, Kill 3 Soldiers, 5 Others

At least three Soldiers and five villagers were reportedly killed following an attack by suspected bandits in Kabasa village of Zamfara State. According to reports, the victims were killed while…

Zamfara emir: How bandits abducted over 100 miners in one day

Attahiru Ahmad, Emir of Anka in Zamfara state, says more than 100 miners operating between Anka and Maru LGAs in the state were abducted by bandits on March 2. Ahmad,…

Zamfara State Parliament Goofed On NSA

Last Thursday, the Zamfara State parliament purportedly passed a vote of no confidence on the National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Major General Babagana Monguno, allegedly over the state of insecurity…

Nigerian Soldier And His Girlfriend Arrested for Supplying Ammunition To Bandits in Zamfara

A Nigerian soldier and his girlfriend are in the custody of security operatives for supplying ammunition and uniforms to bandits. Briefing newsmen at the Zamfara state Government House Gusau on…

Zamfara govt condemns ACF’s attack on Gov Matawalle

The Zamfara State Government has condemned outrightly the harsh comments against Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle by the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) over the allegation of banditry sponsorship in the state,…

Zamfara mining ban, a double-edged sword, says Yoruba Ronu

By Robert Egbe The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum on Tuesday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s ban on mining activities in Zamfara State, as a double-edged sword for the Northwest region. It…

Zamfara: Bandits asked us to marry them – Rescued school girl narrates ordeal

Hunainatu Abubakar, one of the abducted girls of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara, says their abductors asked them to pray for them to become good citizens. Hunainatu told…

Zamfara Schoolgirls: We Saw Our Schoolmate’s Father With Bandits – Victim Reveals

One of the victims abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, GGSS, Jangebe identified as Hafsatu Anka, on Monday revealed that they were laid in trenches littered with human faeces. The…