Posts Tagged ‘Zamfara State’

31 killed in fresh Zamfara attack

by Seun Adeuyion January 17, 2020
There were concerns in Zamfara State on Thursday about the amnesty the state government granted bandits following the killing of 31 people by hoodlums in two separate attacks on Tuesday. No fewer than 29 people lost their lives to bandits at the Babban Rafi village in the Gummi Local Government Area of the state on […]

21 unqualified permanent secretaries sacked in Zamfara

by Chuks Azotanion November 15, 2019
The Zamfara State Government has announced the sack of 21 out of its 47 permanent secretaries for being unqualified for the position. The 21 unqualified permanent secretaries were sacked following a report by the committee constituted for the restructuring of the state civil service submitted to Governor Matawalle on the 9th of October 2019.  The committee further stated […]

3 Nigerian governors meet, sign MoU on security with Niger Republic counterpart

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 9, 2019
The governors of Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara States have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Governor of Maradi region in Niger Republic on best approaches to addressing the security challenges in their states. This was contained in a statement issued by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General, Press Affairs to the governor of Zamfara […]

Herdsmen offered Luxury Housing As N8 Billion RUGA Project Kicks Off In Zamfara

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 5, 2019
Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State yesterday laid the foundation for the N8.631 billion RUGA project at Rinji Sakkida forest in Maradun Local Government Area of the state. Matawalle said three pilot RUGA settlements would be constructed in each of the three senatorial zones and that each of the settlements would be stocked with […]

How ex-Gov Yari looted Zamfara ~ ICPC

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 17, 2019
The Independent Corrupt Practices and othe related offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed findings from its preliminary investigation of allegations of money laundering and diversion of public funds against the immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Abubakar Yari. The ICPC, in documents filed before the Federal High Court, Abuja gave details from the report of […]

TRAGEDY! Flood kills Army, police officers, two others renders many homeless in Zamfara

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 25, 2019
No few than four people were killed by flood and windstorms, while estimated 3, 201 others were seriously affected by the disaster in 21 communities of six local governments areas of Zamfara State. This was disclosed to DAILY POST by the Executive Secretary, Zamfara State Emergency Management Agency ZEMA, Eng. Sunusi Muhammad Kwatarkwashi. Kwatakwashi explained […]