Latest Stories in Zamfara

 

North-west insecurity: Banditry or Jihadists’ occupation?

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Sir: Nigeria’s North West has been plagued by years of imperilment ranging from cattle rustling, clashes between herders and farmers, attacks by heavily-armed robbers on highways,...

Mon Jul 20th, 2020     Read More →

FG to save $300m from barite importation – Minister

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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, says the Federal Government will soon ban the importation of barite to help the country save foreign exchange for other useful...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 653 new cases of COVID-19, total hits 36,107

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 653 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 35, 107. The NCDC made this known on its official...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

Trouble in aviation as VIPs flout protocols

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This may not be the best of times for the aviation industry, as both sitting and former governors as well as very important persons (VIPs) have been accused of violating, with impunity, the...

Fri Jul 17th, 2020     Read More →

Insecurity: President Buhari despatches security chiefs to North West

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President Muhammad Buhari PHOTO:Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari has despatched top security chiefs to interface with stakeholders in Zamfara on the lingering security challenges in the North...

Thu Jul 16th, 2020     Read More →

602 repentant Boko Haram terrorists take oath of allegiance-DHQ

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Defence Headquarters has said that 602 repentant Boko Haram members swore Oath of Allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the last one week. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations,...

Thu Jul 16th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari receives Nigeria’s first artisanally-mined gold

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received the country’s first artisanally- mined gold. ⁦ “With the implementation of the PAGDMI scheme which will result in...

Thu Jul 16th, 2020     Read More →

Troops kill 6 bandits, foil attempt to rustle livestock in Katsina, Zamfara – DHQ

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The Defense Headquarters says troops of Exercise Sahel Sanity have killed six bandits and foiled their attempts to rustle livestock in Katsina and Zamfara States between July 13 and July 14....

Wed Jul 15th, 2020     Read More →

Education minister meets NCDC, stakeholders on safe re-openning of schools

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The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has held a consultative meeting with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), state commissioners of education, vice-chancellors and key stakeholders...

Mon Jul 13th, 2020     Read More →

Army rescues kidnapped victims, recovers weapons in 3 states

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Troops of the Nigerian Army under Operation Sahel Sanity have rescued eight kidnapped victims and recovered weapons in Sokoto, Zamfara and Kastina States. The Acting Director, Defence Media...

Mon Jul 13th, 2020     Read More →

Security experts, policemen, others kick as IGP disbands IRT, STS state offices

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Security experts, senior Lawyer and some police officers have kicked against the disbanding of all satellite offices and bases of the Intelligence Response Squad (IRT) and Special Tactical Squad...

Sun Jul 12th, 2020     Read More →

Troops neutralise bandit leaders in Zamfara, rescue kidnapped victims in Kaduna – DHQ

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Nigerian Army PHOTO: Twitter The Military says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised some notable leaders and several members of the criminal group in airstrikes in the...

Fri Jul 10th, 2020     Read More →

Fleeing terrorists moving to North West with high-tech weapons, says DHQ

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There is a possibility that bands of fleeing terrorists from the North East are migrating to the North West and North Central zones with sophisticated weapons and turning to armed bandits,...

Fri Jul 10th, 2020     Read More →

Building Nigeria’s Health Security: 10 things you may not know about NCDC

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Kindly Share This Story: By Abdallah K. Gwarzo 1. NCDC IS LESS THAN A DECADE OLD The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control first came to limelight in 2014, following the Ebola outbreak in West...

Thu Jul 9th, 2020     Read More →

Ondo APC Chair accuses Amaechi, Fayemi, El-Rufai of stoking crisis

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Kindly Share This Story:…Says 10 aspirants may boycott July 20 Primary All Progressive Congress By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: Factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC in Ondo state,...

Thu Jul 9th, 2020     Read More →