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Civil Servants Arrested For Banditry In Zamfara

Written by on 29 April 2021

Some civil servants have been arrested for banditry in Zamfara, according to the State Government. The North-West state is one of the regions worst affected by banditry in the country. According to a statment signed by the State Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Magaji Dosara on Wednesday, the civil servants were among 35 suspects apprehended in […]

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Ramadan welfare: Zamfara state government spends 2.9bn

Written by on 19 April 2021

Zamfara State Government has said it spent the sum of N2.9 billion on the purchase of essential commodities for distribution to various categories of people as Ramadan welfare. This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara, in a statement he issued in Gusau on Sunday. He said the Chairman of the main […]

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Zamfara Declares Curfew, Suspends Market Activities In Jangebe Town

Written by on 4 March 2021

The Zamfara State government has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jangebe town in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of the state. Mr Sulaiman Anka, who is the Commissioner for Information in the Zamfara, announced this in a statement obtained by newsmen on Thursday. He noted that the government’s decision was in reaction to the unfortunate […]

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Zamfara Working On The Release Of Abducted Jangebe School Girls – Gov Matawalle

Written by on 1 March 2021

Governor Bello Mohammed has vowed that his administration will do everything within its powers to rescue the abducted Jangebe school girls. It had earlier been reported that about 317 girls were kidnapped from the Government Girls Science Secondary School Jangebe, by marauders. In his latest reaction to the incident, Governor Matawalle promised to return the […]

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Kagara Students’ Abduction: We Are Happy They Have Been Released – Buhari

Written by on 27 February 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is happy to know that the abducted students of Government Science College in Kagara, Niger State have been released. The President, in a statement issued on Saturday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, welcome the students’ release, commending the nation’s security and intelligence agencies and the government of Niger State […]

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UPDATE: 317 Girls Kidnapped From Government College In Zamfara – Police

Written by on 26 February 2021

Police in Zamfara has said that about three-hundred and seventeen (317) students were abducted from the Government Girls Science Secondary School Jangebe in Jangebe, Zamfara State. It had earlier been reported that the school which is located within the Talata-Mafara local government area of the state came under siege by some bandits at past midnight. […]

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Gunmen Storm Secondary School In Zamfara, Kidnap Scores Of Female Students

Written by on 26 February 2021

Gunmen have stormed a government secondary school in Jangebe, Zamfara State, kidnapping female students in their scores. The school which is located within the Talata-Mafara local government area of the state came under siege at past midnight. Confirming the incident to newsmen via a telephone conversation, the state commissioner for information, Hon. Suleiman Tunau Anka […]

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Banditry: Zamfara Govt Orders Closure Of 10 Schools

Written by on 16 December 2020

The Zamfara State government has ordered the immediate closure of some Boarding and Day Schools in the state. Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, who is the Commissioner for Education, made the announcement while briefing reporters in Gusau, the state capital. He explained that the affected schools were those that share borders with Katsina, Kaduna, and Sokoto States. […]

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Zamfara govt begins own gold reserve

Written by on 6 October 2020

Zamfara government says it has started its gold reserve to reduce dependence on federal allocations. The state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Rabiu Garba, told newsmen in Gusau on Tuesday that, although, there was a federal government ban on mining activities in the country, “the state government was able to purchase the commodity from licensed miners. […]

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