Tag Archives: Zamfara

Abducted Zamfara Twins Regain Freedom

The identical twin sisters abducted last month in Dauran town of Zurmi Local Government Area, Zamfara State, have regained their freedom. A family source, Ibrahim Abubakar in an interview with Channels Television claims that the sum of N15 million was

APC to INEC: We have right to submit candidates in Zamfara

Lanre Onilu, APC National Publicity SecretaryPHOTO:Thisday The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has right to submit names of its candidates for elective positions in Zamfara for the 2019 general elections. Mr Lanre Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, stated this

APC primaries: Zamfara Deputy Governor sue for peace

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State The Zamfara Deputy Governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, has called on the people of the state to remain calm over controversy surround APC primaries in the state. Wakkala, who is an All Progressives Congress (APC)

Gov Yari, supporters protest annulment of Zamfara governorship primary

Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara will on Saturday lead a protest against the cancellation of the state governorship primary and referred to Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman, as a dictator. Yari told a press

APC postpones Zamfara governorship primary election to Monday

APC The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has shifted its governorship primaries to Oct. 1, due to non arrival of the election committee from the National Headquarters in Abuja. This was contained in a statement issued to

LG Chairman escapes kidnap as bandits abduct 7 in Zamfara

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State Bungudu local government APC chairman, Alhaji Hamisu Coordinator escaped being kidnapped on Sunday as gunmen stormed Nahuche village and abducted seven people including a former councilor, Bello Daniya. The Zamfara police Command said armed

Zamfara governor inaugurates APC elders Committee

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Friday inaugurated a 46-member Elders’ Committee to reconcile aggrieved members of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state. The party is currently in crisis following the decision of

6 persons dead in Zamfara midnight attack – Police

Nigeria Police Force The police in Zamfara have confirmed that bandits attacked and killed six persons in the early hours of Wednesday in Badarawa village of Shinkafi Local Government area of Zamfara. The Police Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Mohammed Shehu,

Air Strikes Kill 30 Suspected Bandits In Zamfara – NAF

File   The Nigerian Air Force says it has killed 30 suspected armed bandits terrorising different villages in Zamfara State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday also

Six Killed As Troops, Bandits Exchange Gunfire In Zamfara

File   Six persons were killed on Wednesday when troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army engaged suspected bandits in a gunfight in Zamfara State. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer, Colonel Muhammad Dole, said this in a

Police Arrest Eight Suspected Bandits In Zamfara

File Photo   The Zamfara State Command has arrested eight suspected bandits. The suspects attacked the Gurbin Bore Market on Saturday evening, in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state. In a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed

Amnesty International, Zamfara Govt Disagree Over Killings

File   Amnesty International and the Zamfara State government have disagreed over the security situation in the state, where there have been reports of killings and kidnapping in recent times. In a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Amnesty

Buhari Sends ‘1,000-Strong Military Force’ After Bandits In Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari (file)   The Federal Government has assembled a 1000-strong military force to launch fierce attacks on the bandits terrorising the villages and towns of Zamfara State. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr

Calls To Stop Killings In Zamfara Dominate Twitter

File   Nigerians have continued to condemn the killings in Zamfara State as they call on the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the herdsmen-farmers crisis in the country. READ ALSO: Gunmen Kill Two In Zamfara Market Attack