The trial of police armourers who use to sell arms and ammunition to armed robbers has been fixed for January 25 by the Federal High court, Gusau. Continue reading “Armourers to face trial on Wednesday”
Zamfara State governor, Abdul-Aziz Yari, has presented a budget of over One Hundred and Seven Billion Naira (N107bn) for the year 2017 to the state house of assembly.
The governor proposed the sum of over N70 billion naira, and the sum of over N32 billion naira as capital and recurrent expenditures respectively. Continue reading “Gov Yari Presents N107bn Budget To Zamfara Assembly”
Bandits killed at least 29 people yesterday in fresh attacks on four villages in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Details of the attacks were sketchy at press time, but our correspondent gathered that dozens of motorcycle-riding gunmen stormed the villages, firing at residents. Seven people were killed at Yan’ kamoji, nine at Sabon Gida, 11 at Tubali and two at Kaya village Continue reading “Armed bandits kill 31, kidnap 40 in Zamfara”
At least 40 illegal gold miners have been shot dead by suspected armed bandits at Bindin village in Maru local government area of Zamfara state,Our reporter gathered. Continue reading “Bandits kill 40 Nigerian gold miners”
The National Human Rights Commission has started investigating the killings of eight persons in Zamfara State on Monday over alleged blasphemy. Continue reading “NHRC begins probe of Zamfara killings”
Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Wednesday said the murder of eight persons at Talata-Mafara in the state was caused by false alarm. Continue reading “Zamfara killings caused by false alarm – Governor”
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Friday that it had started issuing Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to all those it registered in 2014 in the state. Continue reading “INEC Commences Distribution Of PVCs In Zamfara”
The Speaker of the Zamfara State Assembly, Sanusi Rikiji, yesterday said lawmakers in the state had agreed to withdraw the impeachment threat against Governor Abdulaziz Yari. Continue reading “Yari Sighs, As Zamfara Assembly Withdraws Impeachment Threat”
Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Saturday said the impeachment process initiated against him by the state lawmakers was personal, selfish and against public interest. Continue reading “Zamfara lawmakers’ impeachment process selfish – Governor”
* Accuse Gov. Yari of misappropriating N11b bailout fund, N1b agric loan and LG funds,* Allege Gov not remitting deducted pensions and gratuities to fund administrators,Govs frequent foreign having negative impact on day-to-day running of government’,* Demand unconditional release of Speaker, our principal officers from DSS detention in Abuja Continue reading “Why We Want To Impeach Zamfara Gov – Lawmakers”