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Zamfara: Bandits Kill Three, Kidnap 120 Villagers

Zamfara: Bandits Kill Three, Kidnap 120 Villagers

Notorious bandits have reportedly killed no fewer than three persons and also kidnapped over 120 others in Goran Namaye community in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State. One of the locals, Abubakar Muhammad, claimed…

Zamfara Govt To Clampdown On Workers Receiving Multiple Salaries

Zamfara Govt To Clampdown On Workers Receiving Multiple Salaries

The Governor of Zamfara State, Dauda Lawal has vowed to take serious action against employees in the state civil service who receive numerous salaries. Governor Lawal who spoke in a statement made available to New Telegraph…

Marafa Warns Matawalle Against Comment On Northern Elders

Marafa Warns Matawalle Against Comment On Northern Elders

Sen. Kabiru Garba Marafa, Coordinator of the Tinubu/Shettima 2023 Presidential Campaign in Zamfara State has countered Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle saying Northern elders are neither burdens nor paperweights. Marafa’s remark followed claimed…

Zamfara Gov Sets Up Security Trust Fund To End Banditry

Zamfara Gov Sets Up Security Trust Fund To End Banditry

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal has reiterated his commitment to ending the spate of banditry and other criminal activities that has plagued the State. Lawal disclosed this on Wednesday while inaugurating a 21-member Board of…

Banditry: Divine Intervention Only Way To End Insecurity In Zamfara – Yari

Banditry: Divine Intervention Only Way To End Insecurity In Zamfara – Yari

The former Zamfara State Governor, Senator Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar has said the only solution to banditry in the State is divine intervention. Yari, currently a Senator representing Zamfara West Senatorial Zone, made the remark at…

Zamfara Guber: Group To Mobilise 300 Lawyers In Support Of Mattawale

Zamfara Guber: Group To Mobilise 300 Lawyers In Support Of Mattawale

The Association of Concerned Citizens has promised to mobilise not fewer than 300 lawyers to defend the former Governor and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, Bello Mattawale at the…

Zamfara Chief Judge Pardons 30 Prison Inmates

Zamfara Chief Judge Pardons 30 Prison Inmates

The Chief Judge of Zamfara State, Justice Kulu Aliyu on Friday granted unconditional pardon to no fewer than thirty prisoners in the state. Following their release, Justice Aliyu warned the pardoned inmates to desist from all…

Terrorists Abduct VON Correspondent In Zamfara, Demand N1m Ransom

Terrorists Abduct VON Correspondent In Zamfara, Demand N1m Ransom

On Sunday night, gunmen suspected to be terrorists abducted Hamisu Damgipga, the correspondent of Voice of Nigeria (VON) in Zamfara State. Following his abduction, the criminals made a phone call to demand a ransom of…

Bandits Fines Zamfara Communities N3m Each To Avert Attacks

Bandits Fines Zamfara Communities N3m Each To Avert Attacks

Bandits have reportedly demanded the sum of N3 million each from three communities in the Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State. It was gathered that the payment was intended to appease the notorious bandit…

Zamfara Guber: Tribunal To Pass Verdict On Monday

Zamfara Guber: Tribunal To Pass Verdict On Monday

The Zamfara State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Sokoto State has scheduled Monday, September 18, 2023, as the date for the delivery of the final judgment on the petitions brought before it, The tribunal…