FRSC arrests 1,750 riders over non-possession of number plates, licence
Pursuant to the earlier public statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) that they would begin a clampdown on tricycles and motorcycles without number plates and riders without class ‘A’ licence from October 2, 2019, the FRSC has commenced full enforcement of the policy. According to the agency, it…
EFCC nabs Zamfara INEC officials for allegedly diverting N84 million
The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested four officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara State.
Police recover 100 assorted guns from militias in Zamfara
The Zamfara Police Command has recovered a total of 100 guns from repentant local militia group members in the state. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Usman Nagogo made this disclosure at a news conference held at the Command Headquarters in Gusau on Friday.
Igbos in Zamfara laud Matawalle for tackling insecurity
Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state. Obijiaku made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau.
EFCC arrests suspect in FBI list, four LG staff in Sokoto
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Emmanuel Oluwatosin, who is on the wanted list of the FBI, as well as four officials of Sabon Birni Local Government Area of the state.
RUGA settlement to cost N8.6bn in Zamfara - Bello Matawalle
Zamfara government says it will spend N8.631 billion for the construction of modern RUGA settlements in the state. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara made this known on Wednesday during the inauguration of the construction of one of the three pilots RUGA settlements at the hometown of the governor in Maradun Local Government headquarters, Zamfara.
How to sell farm products in Nigerian cities profitably
The urban population growth rate in Nigeria is described as alarming, but it presents opportunities for young entrepreneurs in food supply chains. Statistics from Lagos State indicates that about 85 new persons relocate to Lagos daily, implying that about 31,025 people settle permanently in the city yearly.
Police investigates attempt to burn down Zamfara ex-commissioner’s house
The Police in Zamfara has commenced an investigation into an attempt to burn down the residence of former Information Commissioner, Ibrahim Danmalikin-Gidangoga. Unidentified persons had hauled burning materials into the resident at about 2 am on Friday, but the fire was eventually put off.