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Tragedy, as NMA Zamfara chairman dies following road accident

Tragedy, as NMA Zamfara chairman dies following road accident

Tragedy, as NMA Zamfara chairman dies following road accident
How first governor to implement Sharia law in Nigeria allegedly squandered N464m meant for dam - ICPC gives details

How first governor to implement Sharia law in Nigeria allegedly squandered N464m meant for dam - ICPC gives details

Ahmed Yerima, now a senator, is standing trial for allegedly mismanaging N464,820,189.24 out of N1billion loan meant for the repair of Gusau Dam in 2006.

How first governor to implement Sharia law in Nigeria allegedly squandered N464m meant for dam - ICPC gives details
After Crocodile Smile/Python Dance, military moves on to north with ‘Operation Harbin Kunama II’

After Crocodile Smile/Python Dance, military moves on to north with ‘Operation Harbin Kunama II’

The minister of defense has stated that a military joint patrol exercise tagged ‘Operation Harbin Kunama II’ is set to kick off in Zamfara state in December.

After Crocodile Smile/Python Dance, military moves on to north with ‘Operation Harbin Kunama II’
Huge loss for PDP again as ex-governor dumps party, joins APC

Huge loss for PDP again as ex-governor dumps party, joins APC

Mahmuda Shinkafi, the former governor of Zamfara state, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Huge loss for PDP again as ex-governor dumps party, joins APC
Army confirms ambush on soldiers in Zamfara

Army confirms ambush on soldiers in Zamfara

The Nigerian army has confirmed that soldiers were ambushed in Maru local government area of Zamfara state by yet to be identified gunmen on Friday, October 27.

Army confirms ambush on soldiers in Zamfara
Armed robbers kill PDP chieftain, 4 others in Zamfara

Armed robbers kill PDP chieftain, 4 others in Zamfara

Suspected armed robbers on Friday, October 27, intercepted and killed five people including a prominent PDP politician in Zamfara state, Alhaji Abdulhadi Saidu.

Armed robbers kill PDP chieftain, 4 others in Zamfara
He is not our staff - NEMA denies man who said herdsmen killed 120 people in Zamfara state

He is not our staff - NEMA denies man who said herdsmen killed 120 people in Zamfara state

The Nigeria Police Force, Zamfara command, has denied the rumour making rounds on social media that a group of herdsmen killed 120 residents of Zamfara.

He is not our staff - NEMA denies man who said herdsmen killed 120 people in Zamfara state
Breaking: Double celebration for Nigeria as police rescue kidnapped assistant commissioner Adeniyi

Breaking: Double celebration for Nigeria as police rescue kidnapped assistant commissioner Adeniyi

At the time of this report, it was not clear under what condition the police officer was rescued, but the development has been confirmed by the security agency.

Breaking: Double celebration for Nigeria as police rescue kidnapped assistant commissioner Adeniyi
Gunmen abduct Zamfara assistant commissioner of police

Gunmen abduct Zamfara assistant commissioner of police

Emmanuel Adeniyi, the Zamfara state assistant commissioner of police, has reportedly been abducted by some unknown gunmen suspected to be notorious kidnappers.

Gunmen abduct Zamfara assistant commissioner of police
2 vehicles carrying arms intercepted by police in Zamfara state

2 vehicles carrying arms intercepted by police in Zamfara state

The Zamfara state police command has intercepted two vehicles carrying arms in different parts of the state, the spokesman of the command, Shehu has said.

2 vehicles carrying arms intercepted by police in Zamfara state
Nigerian soldiers record another success, raid camps in Zamfara forest and make recovery (photos)

Nigerian soldiers record another success, raid camps in Zamfara forest and make recovery (photos)

Troops of 1 Brigade, 1 Division Nigerian army under the Operation Sharan Daji have raided a dreaded forest in Zamfara state where armed bandits hid themselves.

Nigerian soldiers record another success, raid camps in Zamfara forest and make recovery (photos)
FRSC official dead as armed bandits launch attack in Zamfara, soldiers step in (photos)

FRSC official dead as armed bandits launch attack in Zamfara, soldiers step in (photos)

Nigeria soldiers were called into action after suspected armed bandits launched a deadly attack in Tsafe, Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

FRSC official dead as armed bandits launch attack in Zamfara, soldiers step in (photos)
Kotun tarayya ta daskarar da asusunan banki guda 20 mallakar gwamnatin Zamfara

Kotun tarayya ta daskarar da asusunan banki guda 20 mallakar gwamnatin Zamfara

Rahotanni sun kawo cewa wata kotun tarayya dake babban birnin tarayya Abuja ta bukaci a daskarar da asusunan banki guda 20 mallakar gwamnatin jihar Zamfara.

Kotun tarayya ta daskarar da asusunan banki guda 20 mallakar gwamnatin Zamfara
Gov Yari allegedly buys brand new BMW X6 SUV, gives N74m to about-to-wed Senator Yerima's son (photos)

Gov Yari allegedly buys brand new BMW X6 SUV, gives N74m to about-to-wed Senator Yerima's son (photos)

Zamfara state governor, Abubakar Yari, has just allegedly bought a BMW X6 SUV for the son of a former governor of the state now Senator, Sani Yerima, Abba.

Gov Yari allegedly buys brand new BMW X6 SUV, gives N74m to about-to-wed Senator Yerima's son (photos)
3 police officers still missing after armed men attack Zamfara state

3 police officers still missing after armed men attack Zamfara state

Zamfara Police Command on Tuesday, September 5 said it had commenced massive search for three policemen who went missing after Monday’s attack on their outpost.

3 police officers still missing after armed men attack Zamfara state
Sallah tragedy: Mother, 5 children, neighbour die in Zamfara

Sallah tragedy: Mother, 5 children, neighbour die in Zamfara

The state's acting governor, Professor Abdullahi Shinkafi, confirmed the incident to a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, September 3.

Sallah tragedy: Mother, 5 children, neighbour die in Zamfara
Governor Yari of Zamfara denies presidential ambition

Governor Yari of Zamfara denies presidential ambition

Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, on Thursday, August 24, said he has no presidential ambition and dismissed as fake, trending online media campaign for him.

Governor Yari of Zamfara denies presidential ambition
See what Governor Yari did when he saw accident victims on his way to Sokoto (photos)

See what Governor Yari did when he saw accident victims on his way to Sokoto (photos)

Governor AbdulAziz Yari of Zamfara in a highly commendably gesture stopped his convoy when he came across accident victims on his way from Talata Mafara.

See what Governor Yari did when he saw accident victims on his way to Sokoto (photos)
Abdulaziz Yari and 4 more governors President Buhari respects the most

Abdulaziz Yari and 4 more governors President Buhari respects the most

There are many state governors Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari respects for one reason or the other, but these five governors stood out among the rest.

Abdulaziz Yari and 4 more governors President Buhari respects the most
Secondary school students struggle to write exams on the floor in Zamfara state (photo)

Secondary school students struggle to write exams on the floor in Zamfara state (photo)

Viral photo of students writing exams on the floor in Zamfara is making people question the future of education in Nigeria. Here's the disheartening photo.

Secondary school students struggle to write exams on the floor in Zamfara state (photo)
How the issue of Sharia law threatened to destroy Nigeria - Obasanjo reveals how he averted disaster

How the issue of Sharia law threatened to destroy Nigeria - Obasanjo reveals how he averted disaster

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has shed light on the issue of Sharia law in Nigeria describing it as one of his biggest challenges during his administration.

How the issue of Sharia law threatened to destroy Nigeria - Obasanjo reveals how he averted disaster
Paris Club refund: Two firms finally lay claim to N2.2bn allegedly diverted by Governor Yari

Paris Club refund: Two firms finally lay claim to N2.2bn allegedly diverted by Governor Yari

Two firms on Wednesday laid claims to N2.2 billion Paris Club refund allegedly said to have been diverted by the Zamfara state governor Abdulaziz Yari.

Paris Club refund: Two firms finally lay claim to N2.2bn allegedly diverted by Governor Yari
Wa'adi: Allah ya yiwa sarkin Tsafe rasuwa

Wa'adi: Allah ya yiwa sarkin Tsafe rasuwa

Rahotanni daga kwamishinan kananan hukomi na jihar Zamfara, Alhaji Muttaka Rini ya bayyana cewa, Allah ya karbi ran sarkin Tsafe wanda wasu kan ce 'Yan doton T

Wa'adi: Allah ya yiwa sarkin Tsafe rasuwa
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