Posts Tagged ‘Zamfara’

VIDEO: How People Are Violating Inter-State Lockdown

by Seun Adeuyion May 4, 2020
22 persons from Zamfara State who had hidden under sacks of beans and potatoes were arrested when a truck supposedly conveying foodstuffs from the state to the FCT was intercepted at the Abuja City Gate having beaten several security cordons across some states. Giving an update on the activities of the Enforcement Team, its Chairman, […]

Zamfara: Nigerian Army Kill 89 Bandits, Rescue 5 Captives

by Seun Adeuyion April 27, 2020
At least 89 armed bandits were on Friday, killed by troops of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), in Zamfara state. This was disclosed in an operation update released to the media by Major General John Enenche, Coordinator of the Defence Media Operations (CDMO), in the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), on Saturday, General Enenche, who said […]

Zamfara Guber: Supreme Court Cannot Reverse Self — PDP Insists

by Seun Adeuyion March 22, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday insisted that the Supreme Court has no option than to dismiss the pending application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to review its judgment on the Zamfara Governorship election matter. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated this as the firm position of the party after a crucial […]

Court remands 56-yr-old man for allegedly defiling 3-yr-old girl in Zamfara

by Seun Adeuyion March 3, 2020
An Upper Sharia Court at Tsafe in Zamfara State has ordered the remand of one Bala Haruna, alias Oranji-gada, 56, in Correctional custody, for allegedly raping a three-year-old girl. The accused was dragged to the court by the office of the Attorney General of the state, after the case was initially reported by the girl’s […]

Zamfara gov, Matawalle will join APC soon — Ex-gov, Yarima

by Seun Adeuyion February 28, 2020
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, will “most likely” defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) soon. Dailytrust quoted A former governor of the state, Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima as disclosing this at his Abuja residence. When asked if there was any plan by Matawalle, who became governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic […]

Yari’s N2bn contract scam: Zamfara Assembly raises panel

by Seun Adeuyion February 19, 2020
The Zamfara State House of Assembly, yesterday, set up a committee to probe the N2bn contract awarded by the administration of the immediate past governor of the State, Abdulaziz Yari, for the construction of a new Government House in Gusau. This followed a matter of urgent public importance raised by the House leader, Faruk Dosara. […]