Latest Stories in Zamfara

 

Stop attacks on children in armed conflicts, NGOs urges African leaders

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Some child-right organisations under the aegis of African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) and Save the Children International, have called on African leaders to take measures to protect children in...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Dangote Micro-Grant scheme targets vulnerable women in four northern states

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By Ebunoluwa Sessou As part of a micro-grant initiative programme aimed at poverty amelioration through economic empowerment of women, the Aliko Dangote Foundation has reiterated its readiness to...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Masari urges FG to provide funds for banditry victims

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Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has called on the Federal Government to provide funds to resettle victims of armed banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states. Gov Aminu...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

NAF makes history, wings first female fighter pilot, first female combat helicopter pilot

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*Also decorates first female Air Warrant officer *We ‘ve trained 67 Instructor pilots in 5 years–CAS *Says 101 pilots winged within the same period “Development portrays NAF as...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Sultan decries rising security threats in northern region

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Calls for homegrown solutions The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of homegrown solutions to the security challenges facing the country. ...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Sultan advocates homegrown solutions to security challenges

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of homegrown solutions to the security challenges facing the country. Abubakar, made the call in...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

From Kano– Lagos– Slavery: How human trafficking baron tricked, took us to Burkina Faso — Returnees

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By Bashir Bello It was a scene which left many speechless as 23 indigenes of Katsina and Zamfara states, who fell prey to human traffickers, took turns to narrate how they were tricked with job...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

Foreign herdsmen in NLTP: 5 Northern state governments disagree

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By Peter Duru, Marie-Therese Nanlong, Femi Bolaji, Nasir Muhammad Gusau, David Odama &Umar Yusuf FOLLOWING the inauguration of the National Livestock Transformation Programme, NLTP, by Vice...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

Banditry: Troops eliminate ‘Emir’, notorious bandit leader , 59 others in Zamfara shootout

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By: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. …Over run bandits camps, capture arms, ammunition …4 soldiers killed In continuation of the on-going intensive clearance operations against armed...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Enugu workers hail Ugwuanyi on security, road maintenance

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Workers in Enugu State have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the sustained efforts of his administration “towards reducing crime to the barest minimum in the...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Tyson Fury to face Braun Strowman in WWE Crown Jewel PPV

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…..Brock Lesnar to renew Cain Velasquez feud Tyson Fury will be back in the ring this month, but rather than it being the latest step in his bid for heavyweight supremacy, it will be to...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

2020 Hajj: KDSG to begin registration of intending pilgrims Oct. 15 —Coordinator

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The Kaduna State Government says registration of intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the year 2020 Holy pilgrimage will begin on Oct. 15. Hajj Briefing journalists on Saturday in Kaduna, Imam...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Mining host communities lament neglect by govt, companies

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…call for adequate attention, inclusion By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Mining host communities under the auspices of the Federation of Nigerian Mining Host Communities, FNMHC, Friday,...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Banditry: Panel indicts five Zamfara Emirs, soldiers

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The committee on finding solutions to banditry in Zamfara State, on Friday said it has concrete evidence that five Emirs in the state were complicit in the spate of banditry in which 6,319 men and...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

Omawunmi: Landed in jail for murder at 12, now music star at 29 

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By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY: 29-year-old Charles Omawunmi from Delta State spent 17 years in prison in Edo state; seven years as a teenager in children’s remand custody and ten years...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →