Latest Stories in Zamfara

 

Easter: Atiku urges Nigerians to emulate virtues of Christ

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Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state on Friday directed security agents to shoot and kill anyone caught carrying firearms in the state. Yari gave the order in Anka when he visited the emir to...

Fri Mar 30th, 2018     Read More →

Death toll in Zamfara herding village attack rises to 36

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The death toll from an attack by suspected cattle rustlers on a herding village in northern Nigeria’s Zamfara state has risen to 36, the local traditional ruler said on...

Fri Mar 30th, 2018     Read More →

And now, the great rice revolution

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By Idowu Samuel Suddenly, there is a huge prospect that in just a few years, agriculture may surpass oil as a major revenue earner for the country, as signals to that effect continues to provoke...

Fri Mar 30th, 2018     Read More →

Again over 30 buried in Zamfara following gunmen attack

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Bawan Daji (Zamfara) – More than 30 persons were on Thursday buried in Bawan Daji village of Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara, following a gunmen attack on the village. Zamfara...

Fri Mar 30th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Gunmen kill 15 herders in Zamfara

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Gunmen believed to be cattle thieves killed 15 herders in the latest bout of violence in northern Nigeria’s herding communities, police and a local official said Thursday. Zamfara State...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

APC Chair: Oshiomhole tipped to replace Odigie-Oyegun

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Simon Ebegbulem, Gabriel Enogholase and Omeiza Ajayi …As mutterings continue over Buhari’s backtrack ..Buhari has no power to reverse NEC...

Thu Mar 29th, 2018     Read More →

Bandits kill three in Zamfara

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The Police Command in Zamfara on Wednesday confirmed the killing of three persons at Bawan Daji village in Anka Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Spokesman, DSP Mohammed...

Wed Mar 28th, 2018     Read More →

DSS makes a haul, arrests kidnap kingpin, others

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Mr. Lawal Mohammed, a suspected major financier and amourer of the dreaded Basalube kidnap gang in Kogi. DSS spokseman, Mr Tony Opuiyo, on...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

Para-Sports to feature at 2018 National Youth Games, Sports Ministry official says

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All Para-Sports events will feature at the 2018 National Youth Games (NYG), Ademola Are, the Director of Grassroots Sports Development in the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports, has...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

DSS arrest major financier, armourer of kidnap gang in Kogi

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Abuja – The Department of State Services (DSS) said it had arrested Lawal Mohammed, a suspected major financier and amourer of the dreaded Basalube kidnap gang in Kogi. Director-General of...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

Photos: APC Caucus Meeting at State House

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara yestarday met with the All Progressives Congress,...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

S’West states lead in debt profile — REPORT

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By Dapo Akinrefon, with Agency report Abuja—THE Fiscal Responsibility Commission, FRC, has disclosed that South West states, at the end of 2016, owed debts well in excess of 50 per cent of...

Tue Mar 27th, 2018     Read More →

Masari boosts healthcare in Katsina, renovates General Hospitals

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The Katsina state Governor, Rt. Hon Aminu Bello Masari has boosted the healthcare sector in the state by renovating the General Hospitals to a more than world-class standard for quality healthcare...

Mon Mar 26th, 2018     Read More →

APC vows to take over South-East in 2019

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Abakaliki – The All Progressives Congress (APC),says the party will take over the three states in the South-East zone controlled by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019...

Sun Mar 25th, 2018     Read More →

Guns everywhere! Will raiding of homes, hideouts achieve results?

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BY CHARLES KUMOLU, Deputy Features Editor Guns: WHEN the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris announced that all state commands of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, had been directed to...

Sat Mar 24th, 2018     Read More →