Saturday, April 17, 2021


Bello Matawalle

Zamfara First Lady facilitates appointment of 20 Miyetti-Allah members as SAs to Matawalle

The wife of Zamfara Governor, Aisha Matawalle, has secured appointments of 20 members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, as Special Assistants to the Governor.

Ramadan: Matawalle urges Muslims to pray against banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling  

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has congratulated the Muslim faithful as they begin this year’s Ramadan fast on Tuesday.

PDP governors donate N100m to Zamfara fire victims, days after APC governors’ N50m donation

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governors’ Forum on Wednesday, donated N100 million to victims of the recent inferno that razed part of Tudun Wada...

NGO donates N5m to Zamfara fire victims 

Khadimiyya for Justice and Development Initiative, an NGO has presented N5million as a donation to the victims of the fire outbreak at Tudun Wada market in Gusau in Zamfara.

Over 30,000 bandits operating in Northwest forest ― Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has disclosed that there are at least30,000 bandits harbouring in about 100 camps across the six states of the North-western sub-region.

Matawalle approves N400m for students on foreign, local scholarships

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved N400 million for the payment and upkeep allowances of students on foreign and local scholarships for 2020 to 2021 academic session.

Yari to Matawalle: Don’t politicise Zamfara security matters

Former Zamfara governor Abdul’aziz Yari has cautioned the State Government against politicising security challenges in the state.

Matawalle visits Maradun, Tsafe LGs over bandit attacks

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has suspended his three official engagements to the neighbouring Sokoto State to sympathise with victims of bandit attacks in two local government areas of the state.

Matawalle to critics: I’ve no intention to sabotage FG’s no-fly-zone order in Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has replied to his critics who alleged that he was attempting to sabotage the Federal Government’s no-fly-zone order on the state.

Banditry: ACF commends Matawalle for sacking Emir, District Head in Zamfara

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has lauded Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State over for sacking the Emir of Maru, Abubakar Chika and the District Head of Kanoma, Lawal Ahmed, over alleged involvement in banditry in the state.

Zamfara: Group faults no-fly-zone order, urges Buhari to stop playing politics with Nigerian security

A Non-Governmental Organization, Patriots for the Advancement of Peace and Social Development, PAPSD, has condemned the no-fly-zone order imposed on Zamfara State.

Ruwan Tofa: Zamfara govt denies killing of 40 persons by bandits

The Zamfara State Government has denied reports that 40 persons were killed in a bandit attack at Ruwan Tofa village of Maru Local Government Area of the state.

JUST IN: Soldier, girlfriend arrested for assisting bandits with Army uniforms, ammunition in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Government has disclosed the arrest of an Army officer and his girlfriend who engaged in assisting bandits with Military uniforms and ammunition in the state.

Why FG imposed a no-fly zone on Zamfara — Presidency

The Presidency has opened up on the recent imposition of no-fly-zone order and banning of all mining activities in Zamfara State.

Matawalle faults FG’s ‘No-fly zone’ order in Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has faulted the no-fly zone order imposed on the state by the Federal Government.

Jangebe abduction will be the last – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that last Friday’s abduction of female students from Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be the last...

Matawalle orders closure of all Zamfara boarding schools

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding schools in the state, following the abduction of no fewer than 317 schoolgirls at the Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe.

Matawalle sacks DGs, SAs, creates 3 new ministries in Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Thursday approved the sacking of all Directors-General and Special Advisers in the state.

Matawalle receives 3 repentant bandits in Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle has received three repentant bandits who surrendered two Ak-47 rifles and some ammunition in the state.

I didn’t mean to say ‘not all bandits are criminals’ – Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has explained that he didn’t mean to say that not all bandits who terrorise parts of the state...

Shasha Market violence was not tribal – Governors Forum

The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, says last weekend’s conflict at Shasha Market in Ibadan was not a tribal conflict.

4 Northern governors visit Makinde over Sasa market crisis

Governors from four Northern states, on Monday, evening, visited Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, in Ibadan, over the recent clash between Yoruba and...

Banditry: Criticising Matawalle’s peace deal unfair – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has described as unfair the way Nigerians criticise Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara for granting amnesty to bandits in the state.

Matawalle commissions new roads in Adamawa, lauds Fintiri’s developmental strides

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has commissioned 361-km rural roads constructed by Governor Ahmadu Fintiri in Adamawa State.

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