Tag: Zamfara State

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 15, 2017

I have no hotel in Lagos – Zamfara governor

by Omoleye Omoruyi Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has denied allegation that he has a hotel under construction worth $3 million, ...

AzeezNovember 23, 2016

Police rescue 41 persons kidnapped by bandits in Zamfara

The Police in Zamfara State said it has rescued 41 persons abducted by bandits in Maru local government area of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 24, 2016

Blasphemy: What actually caused the mob killings in Zamfara – Gov. Yari explains

Governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari, on Wednesday gave a detailed account of how eight persons were killed in the state. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 23, 2016

8 people killed in Zamfara for blasphemy against Islam

Talata-Mafara community in Zamfara state is currently in a tense mood as no fewer than eight people were killed on ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 22, 2016

‘No such thing’ | Zamfara Governor denies plans to impeach him

The Governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, on Wednesday, denied claims that the state House of Assembly was planning to ...

AzeezJuly 14, 2016

‘There is no easy money to throw around anymore’ – President Buhari

President Muahmmadu Buhari on Wednesday said that the era throwing money around in the country had gone for good, reiterating ...

Mazi EmekaMay 18, 2016

Nigerian Army raids cattle rustlers camp, 2 arrested

The Nigerian army, on Wednesday disclosed that they successfully raided the camp of cattle rustlers at Yan Mangu forest, near Dandindin village, ...

January 21, 2014

Gusau, Obanikoro, others named among Jonathan’s ministerial nominees

by Oge Okonkwo The names of the 12 new ministerial nominees have been submitted to the Senate for consideration and confirmation by President ...

January 17, 2014

Police corporal to die by hanging in Zamfara

by Oge Okonkwo A police corporal, Anthony Azare has been sentenced to die by hanging for culpable homicide and trespass ...

October 22, 2013

Sad news: Cholera epidemic kills 34 people in Zamfara

by ‘Jola Sotubo According to reports, a fresh cholera epidemic has taken hold in the Zurmi Local Government Area of ...

October 2, 2013

Insecurity: 160 people killed, 10 women abducted in Zamfara over 3 months – Gov. Yari

by Adeola Balogun   In a report detailing the security situation in Zamfara State over the last 3 months, the ...

September 26, 2013

“We need men in our lives”: 8,000 women seek husbands in Zamfara

Over 8,000 women on Thursday marched to the Zamfara Hisbah Commission seeking the state government’s assistance to enable them get ...

September 7, 2013

“My husband did something painful from behind”: The UK Guardian spotlights Nigeria’s child brides

Ibrahim Kanuma winces as he recalls the moment a 63-year-old man asked him for his teenage daughter’s hand in marriage. ...

August 28, 2013

Sad news: Female youth ‘corper’ dies of pneumonia in Zamfara

by ‘Jola Sotubo A female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has lost her life while serving the ...

July 29, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: Why we need an entirely new Constitution

by Ochereome Nnanna  We are in this constitutional mess because the military bequeathed a document that is simply unviable, inchoate ...

July 25, 2013

Opinion: Merit, quota system in Nigeria and all that

by Josef Omorotionmwan Because of the accident of geography, that candidate from Anambra State who scores 138 points has to ...

July 22, 2013

Maryam Uwais takes on Sani Yerima: The Senator and constitutional review

by Maryam Uwais It is interesting that Senator Yerima would rather link the weighty and dispassionate subject of citizenship with ...

July 30, 2012

Zamfara gov., House set to clash over planned mass sack

by Isi Esene The Zamfara State House of Assembly has vowed to resist any attempt by the executive arm of ...

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