Monday, February 15, 2021



Zamfara APC ready for registration, revalidation exercise – Caretaker C’ttee

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has expressed its readiness for the Membership Registration and Revalidation exercise of the party in Zamfara.

Bandit group accepts Matawalle’s peace initiative, surrenders 20 rifles in Zamfara

Notorious bandit group led by one Auwalun Daudawa has accepted Governor Bello Matawalle’s peace initiative, renouncing banditry in Zamfara State.

Police rescue kidnapped victims, recover rustled cows, stolen vehicle in Zamfara

The Nigeria Police Command in Zamfara said it rescued five kidnapped victims, recovered 11 rustled cows and  stolen vehicle in Kaura Namoda, Birnin-Magaji and...

Banditry: Sheikh Gumi, Gov. Matawalle and the sands of time, by Zailani Bappa

Sheikh Ahmad Mahmood Gummi is basically known to the Islamic world for his independent-mindedness. He is known to others as a fearless critic and boundary-crosser in search and in pursuit of truth, justice and fair-play

Ex-CAS Abubakar flies out of NAF, says ‘I thank God for exceptional privilege of serving since 2015’

Outgone Chief of Air Staff Sadique Abubakar on Tuesday in Abuja flew out of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, having served as the 20th Chief of Air Staff.

Zulum sacks Borno health commissioner

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has relieved the Commissioner of Health, Dr Salihu Kwaya-Bura of his position.

EFCC arrests VC Federal University Gusau over N260m contract scam

The Vice Chancellor, Federal University Gusau, Prof. Magaji Garba has been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over...

Zamfara agency for providing affordable healthcare captures over 100,000 civil servants, others

Zamfara Contributory Healthcare Management Agency, ZAMCHEMA, says it has captured more than 100,000 enrollees in its data base as the state’s health scheme takes-off this February

Zamfara FM station begins test transmission

The Zamfara State Government on Thursday began test transmission for the multi-million naira digital FM station.

FEC approves N995m for road rehabilitation in Zamfara

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday in Abuja approved N995million for road rehabilitation and procurement of an information and communication device that would enhance highway management system for roads across the country.

Banditry: Weeks after deployment, new Zamfara CP recovers 200 cattle, arrests 4 suspects

The newly deployed Commissioner of Police, Zamfara State Command, Abutu Yaro, has recovered 200 rustled cattle and arrested four suspects over the alleged killing of a Fulani herdsman.

Zamfara fire service records 767 outbreaks in 2020 – Official

The Zamfara State Fire Service recorded 767 fire outbreaks across the state in the year 2020.

IGP inaugurates new police command in Zamfara — PPRO 

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Muhammad Adamu, has inaugurated a new Area Command office in Shinkafi town, Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Muhammad Shehu, has said.

Zamfara CP bans unauthorised use of siren, unregistered plate numbers

The Commissioner of Police, CP, Zamfara State Police Command, Abutu Yaro, has banned unauthorised  use of siren, revolving light, tinted glasses, unregistered, covered and spy plate numbers.

Zulum enrols 1,163 Borno IDP children in school

The Borno Government has enroled 1,163 children of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in schools in Mobbar Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

Police confirm abduction of 6 family members in Zamfara

The  Police Command in Zamfara has confirmed the kidnap of six children of one Sani Gyare and one other in Kadauri village, Maru Local...

Gunmen kidnap 6 family members in Zamfara – Police

The Police Command in Zamfara State has confirmed the kidnap of six children of one Sani Gyare and one other in Kadauri village, Maru Local Government Area of the state.

Newly deployed Zamfara CP, Abutu Yaro, promises to end banditry

The Newly deployed Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Mr Abutu Yaro, has promised to address banditry and other lingering security challenges facing the state.

Nigerian doctors partner Zamfara govt in fighting medical quackery

The Zamfara State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, is partnering with the state Ministry of Health in the fight against quackery in the profession.

Zulum orders evaluation of all private schools in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has given the Universal Basic Education Board, UBEB, six months within which to assess private primary and secondary schools in the state.

Police arrest 18 demonstrators against banditry in Zamfara

The police command in Zamfara has arrested 18 suspects over unlawful demonstration, leading to destruction of property including the Emir of Shinkafi’s palace. This is...

Police foil bandits attack, rescue kidnap victim in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara State has foiled an attack by bandits in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state and rescued a kidnapped victim.

Zulum seeks NEMA’s food assistance for 800,000 IDPs in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food in areas affected by insurgency in the state.

AFN to enhance athletes’ welfare in 2021

President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Ibrahim Gusau says the federation plans to focus on improving the lot of its athletes in 2021.

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