Tag: Zamfara State

OPTIMISM SURROUNDS NIGERIA’S SECURITY FUTURE UNDER MATAWALLE’S LEADERSHIP AS MINISTER OF STATE FOR DEFENCE

In a renewed hope agenda to enhance the nation's security, President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Former Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State as the Minister of State for…

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Bandits threaten to kill kidnapped varsity students in seven days, make demands

Bandits who kidnapped students of the Federal University of Gusau have threatened to kill some of the students in seven days.   Also, they made demands from the parents of…

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Bandits burn military and police vehicles and kidnap several people in Zamfara community

Four operational cars belonging to security personnel were set ablaze by notorious bandits who raided Zurmi town, the capital of Zurmi Local Government Area in Zamfara State, on Thursday.  …

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Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State was fired on Thursday by the Court of Appeal in Abuja. The March 18 governorship election, which resulted in Lawal being elected, was deemed…

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In Zamfara, bandits kidnap 23 teenage girls and widows.

In the Damaga District of the Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, gunmen who are thought to be terrorists have abducted 23 ladies. Malam Ahmed Mohammed, a local, revealed…

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a rise in fuel prices; employees in Zamfara now report twice weekly

Due to the high expense of transportation and the state's economic difficulties, civil servants in Zamfara State now report to work on Mondays and Tuesdays. An investigation carried out uncovered…

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Gov. Lawal: “Matawalle left N4 million behind, and I’ve been running Zamfara on debt.”

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal has revealed that his predecessor, Bello Matawalle, left only N4m in the state account. Lawal, who stated this in his interview with BBC Hausa, noted…

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Bandits kill 20 farmers, injure others in Zamfara community

Gunmen believed to be armed terrorists have carried out a fresh attack, resulting in the death of more than 20 farmers in the Gidan Goga area of Maradun Local Government…

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Bandits slash ransom for 85 Zamfara abductees

The bandits who kidnapped 85 people in Wanzamai village in the Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State have finally agreed to collect N20,000 ransom on each of the victims.…

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Families Of Kidnapped Zamfara Children Face Ransom Demand of N30 Million

The families of the abducted school children in Zamfara state are facing a daunting challenge as kidnappers demand a ransom of N30 million for their safe release.  The children were…

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