ACF Excited By Arrest Of Soldier, Girlfriend For Aiding Banditry

Northern group, Arewa Consultative Forum, has welcomed the arrest of an Army Officer and his girlfriend for supplying ammunition and uniforms to bandits in Zamfara State. The ACF through its National Publicity Secretary, Emmanuel Yawe, in a statement in Kaduna on Monday, expressed happiness over the arrest of the Army Officer. The statement read in […]

Buhari Reacts To Release Of Abducted School Girls

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has responded to the release of the abducted Zamfara schoolgirls by unknown gunmen. Around 317 schoolgirls from the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in the Talata Mafara LGA of Zamfara State were kidnapped a few days ago. They have, however, been released, and this piece of news has brought the president […]

Breaking: Matawalle Announces Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has announced the release of kidnapped pupils of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangbede. He took to his official Twitter handle on Tuesday to disclose the development. The girls were abducted in the early hours of Friday when bandits, disguised in security personnel uniforms, stormed the school in Hilux vehicles and […]

Zamfara: All Boarding Schools To Remain Shut Until… – Matawalle

All boarding schools in Zamfara State have been shut down by the state government following the abduction of 317 schoolgirls of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe. Governor Bello Matawalle, in a press briefing at the Government House Gusau on Friday, said the schools must remain shit until the security situation improves in the state. He […]

Covid-19: 7 States Shuns FG Directives

Some State governments have differed on the Federal Government’s directive that schools in the country should remain shut till January 18 as part of efforts to curb COVID-19 second wave.   While states such as Kogi, Anambra, Plateau and Ekiti said  their schools would  resume on  January 18, Rivers, Cross River, Gombe, Sokoto, Zamfara, Delta […]

10 Kidnapped Victims Rescued By Troops

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have again rescued 10 kidnapped victims from bandits at Yenyewa Village in Zamfara following a tip-off. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Enenche said the troops had on Dec. 20 responded to a distress call on bandits’ activities in […]

Emir Calls For Government To Legalise Guns For Citizens

Alhaji Attahiru Mohammed Ahmad, Chairman of the Zamfara State Council of Chiefs and Emir of Anka, has appealed to the state government to encourage the citizens of the state to bear arms and protect themselves from banditry. Attahiru, who paid a condolence visit last week to the Emir of Kaura-Namoda who had been attacked by […]

One Killed, Ten Kidnapped In Zamfara

No fewer than ten people have been kidnapped in Zamfara community named Dan Kurma village, killing one of the villagers. Our correspondent can authoritatively state that one of the kidnapped victims was the wife of the district head, Hajiya Baraka Sani Usman. According to one of the eyewitnesses, Malam Nasiru Habibu, said that the bandits […]

Federal Government Name 28 States Are Set To Be Flooded See List

The Federal government has warned Nigerians to get ready, stating that 28 out of the 36 states in the federation would experience heavy rainfall which might lead to flooding. This was revealed in a statement by Sadiya Umar Farouq, the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social development. She stated that the 2020 Annual […]

NCDC Reveals 3 States in Nigeria Without Covid-19 Patients

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has on Tuesday revealed states in the country who currently do not have any record of Covid-19 patients currently admitted for treatment. The commission revealed this on its website, indicating that as of Tuesday, September 1, three states which are; Kogi, Zamfara and Yobe States have no COVID-19 infected […]