Alleged arms possession: ZMSG urges police to investigate ex-governor Yari
Zamfara state government has called on the police to investigate the state’s immediate past governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari over alleged arms possession as part of measures to stop arm banditry in the state.
Be on guard, Zamfara, Katsina bandits fleeing to other states, Presidency alerts Nigerians
The Presidency, yesterday, raised the alarm over massive movement of armed bandits sacked by security operatives from Katsina and Zamfara states to neighbouring states.
Taraba killing of policemen blamed on communication gap, non-compliance to procedures
HURIWA seeks N900m compensation for victims of banditry in Zamfara Communication gap between personnel of Nigerian Police Force (NPF) and troops of the Nigerian Army led to the killing of three policemen and two civilians by soldiers along the Ibi-Wukari Road in Taraba State in August. This was the submission of the investigation panel, which…
Nigerian Army supports Zamfara peace process to succeed
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has reiterated the Nigerian Army's resolve to fully support the ongoing peace process between the Government of Zamfara State and the bandits to succeed. Lt Gen TY Buratai made the remarks when he paid a courtesy visit to the Governor in Gusau, Zamfara state.…
EFCC arrests INEC officials over diversion of election funds
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has arrested four officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara state for an alleged case of conspiracy, breach of trust and criminal diversion of over N84m meant for Ad Hoc staff allowance during 2019 general elections. The suspects are INEC administrative secretary Hassan…
Police nab 1,154 suspected kidnappers in 8 months
The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, says 1,154 suspected kidnappers were arrested across the country between January and August.
Zamfara APC tells members not to comment on Yari’s corruption investigation
The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday told its members not to comment on the ongoing investigation of ex-governor Abdul’Aziz Yari by the EFCC and ICPC.
Zamfara government recovers N282.5m from AMCON – Gov. Matawalle
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Friday received a draft cheque of N282.5 million from the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) being excess money recovered...
Matawalle sacks LG secretaries, heads of tertiary institutions
Zamfara State governor Bello Matawalle on Wednesday sacked all the 14 local government secretaries in the state and approved their replacements. The governor has also approved the appointment of the rector of the state polytechnic and provost of the college of education. This is contained in a statement signed by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General of…