Saturday, June 12, 2021


Governor Bello Matawalle

Insecurity: UK promises to support Zamfara govt

The Head of Governance, Conflict and Social Development at the British High Commission, Sam Weldock, Abuja has assured the Zamfara State government of his country’s support in tackling its security challenges.

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.

Matawalle bags Man-of-the-Year award

The Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, has bagged the ‘2020 Man of the Year’ award from the Sun Newspapers Limited.

Matawalle approves new official logo for Zamfara govt

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has assented to a Bill creating an official logo as a symbol of authority for the state government.

Matawalle receives 2,550 police constabularies deployed to Zamfara

The first set of 2550 police constabularies have been deployed to Zamfara State to assist the Police as well as Army and other security agencies in their efforts to rid the state of all forms of criminalities.

Matawalle eulogizes late Balarabe Musa

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has condoled with the family of the first democratically elected governor of Kaduna State, late Balarabe Musa.

Sultan confers Sokoto traditional title on Matawalle

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III has conferred the title of "Shettiman Sakkwato" on Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State. 

Matawalle secures unconditional release of 26 girls abducted in Katsina

Following a successful dialogue with bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Matawalle has secured the release of 26 teenage girls abducted in Katsina State.

Banditry: Matawalle orders Zamfara traditional rulers to remain in their domains

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has directed all traditional rulers in the state to stay put and attend to the security challenges in their domain.

Matawalle appoints Zamfara cleric after securing his release from Saudi prison

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has appointed Ibrahim Ibrahim as his Senior Special Assistant, after securing his release from Saudi Arabia’s prison where he was detained Arabia for three years over allegation of drug trafficking to the kingdom.

Matawalle hosts Nigerien Prime Minister, seeks unified front in fighting banditry

In his determination to continue exploring ways of fostering lasting peace in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Matawalle, has hosted the Prime Minister of Niger Republic, Brigi Refini.

Zamfara govt donates 18-seater bus to Children’s Parliament

The Zamfara State Government on Wednesday presented a brand new 18-seater bus to the state’s Children’s Parliament.

Matawalle condoles families of 17 deceased accident victims, declares 3-day mourning in Zamfara

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has condoled with the families of all the deceased who lost their lives following a ghastly auto accident near Chafe Town in the state.

Matawalle congratulates Justice Lawal Garba, first Zamfara indigene to be appointed to Supreme Court

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has congratulated Justice Mohammed Lawal-Garba for his recent appointment as one of the Justices of the Supreme Court.

Zamfara govt denies bandit attack in Maradun LG

Zamfara State Government has denied an alleged bandit attack in Maradun Local Government, the home town of Governor Bello Matawalle.

Ex-IGP Abubakar denies pulling out of Zamfara security committee, disowns audio clip

A former Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Muhammad Abubakar, has denied resigning his membership of the Zamfara State security committee set up by Governor Bello Matawalle towards bringing lasting peace in the state.

Surrendering AK-47 for 2 cattle story: Matawalle quoted out of context – Media aide

The Special Adviser on Media and Communication to Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, Zailani Bappa, has debunked media reports quoting the governor as promising bandits two cattle for surrendering 1 AK-47 rifle in the state.

Buratai commends Matawalle’s peace restoration efforts in Zamfara  

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has commended Governor Bello Matawalle’s efforts in restoring peace and normalcy in Zamfara State.

North in dire need of strong, committed leaders – Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that Northern Nigeria is lacking in elders who are committed and focused towards providing quality leadership direction in the region.

Peace Accord: How I restored banditry-ravaged Zamfara in 3 months – Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle seems to be waving a magic wand in arresting the lingering banditry and the general insecurity in Zamfara State, through various peace initiatives spare-headedly being pursued by his administration in the state.

Group to EFCC: Probe Yari over N47bn missing funds in Zamfara

A non-governmental organization, Patriots for the Advancement Of Peace and Social Justice, PAPS, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate the alleged misappropriation of over N47 billion by a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari.

Commissioner seeks N1bn for renovation of 23 secondary schools in Zamfara

Ibrahim Abdullahi, Commissioner of Education in Zamfara State says the government requires over N1 billion for the renovation of 23 secondary schools in the state

Matawalle appoints former APGA governorship candidate as Honorary Adviser 

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has appointed Dr Sani Shinkafi, former All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, governorship candidate in the state as Honorary Adviser, Inter-Governmental Affairs.

Matawalle swears-in new sole administrators for Zamfara LGs

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has appointed and sworn-in sole administrators for the 14 local government area of the state.

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