Tags : Zamfara State

Zamfara Govt Secures Release Of 10 Abducted Victims

Zamfara State Governor, Mr Bello Matawalle, has again secured the release of ten kidnapped victims without ransom. The victims who had been in captivity for over three months and two weeks said they were abducted in the Gwaram community of Talata Mafara Local Government Area of the State. Channels TV reports that among them are […]

Seven Feared Killed As Explosion Rocks Zamfara

At least seven children are feared dead following an explosion that rocked Magami village in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Confirming the incident on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, the Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs, Mr Abubakar Dauran, said the victims went to the bush in search of firewood when they picked an […]

Seven Notorious Bandits Repent, Surrender Weapons In Zamfara

Seven notorious bandits have repented and surrendered their weapons to the Zamfara State Government. The repentant bandits also took an oath on Friday, January 29, 2020, to stop banditry and embrace the peace accord instituted by Governor Bello Matawalle of the State to end the decade-old banditry in the State. Channels TV reported that they […]

“We Are Winning War Against Insurgency, Banditry” –Military

The Military has said it is winning the war against insurgency and banditry as it sustains an onslaught against criminals within the country. Spokesman Major-General John Enenche who said this during a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, January 21, 2021, referenced recent operations against bandits in Zamfara and Katsina States as evidence of the […]

Military Kills 50 Bandits, Recovers Livestock In Katsina, Zamfara States

As part of efforts to stamp out banditry in the Northwest zone, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI have killed fifty bandits in Kuriya village of Kaura Namoda LGA of Zamfara State. In a statement signed by the Director, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, the troops with close air support by the Air Component, […]

Yuletide: Can Lauds Zamfara Gov. Over Security

The Zamfara State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has commended the State Government for providing adequate security for Christians in the State during the yuletide. The State Chairman of the Association, Revd Father lliya Tsiga gave the commendation during an interview with Newsmen in Gusau on Sunday, December 27, 2020. He said there […]

Schoolboys Abducted In Katsina Has Been Released

Hundreds of students abducted from a school in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State have been released. The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, confirmed the release of the students on Thursday, December 17, 2020, a week after they were kidnapped by gunmen. According to him, the boys are presently kept safe in Tsafe, […]

Kidnap: Police Rescue 12 Victims In Zamfara

As part of the ongoing peace and reconciliation initiative of the Zamfara State Government being spare-headed by the State Commissioner of Police, Usman Nagogo, have rescued twelve kidnapped victims from their abductors. The Zamfara State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Shehu, said in a statement that the victims who were kidnapped two weeks ago […]

COVID-19: Eight Medical Doctors Test Positive In Zamfara

The Nigeria Medical Association in Zamfara state has confirmed that eight doctors have tested positive to the COVID-19. The Vice-Chairman of the NMA in the state, Dr Mannir Bature said the eight doctors were infected in the line of duty at various public hospitals in the state. He, however, called on the Zamfara State Ministry […]

Attack: Bandits Kill Five In Zamfara Village

At least five people were killed and one injured in an attack by bandits at Kajera and Magazawa villages in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The attackers according to the residents, invaded the community on motorbikes and opened fire on buildings and houses with residents inside, which led […]