Tag: Zamfara

Bernard DayoApril 13, 2019

Amina Mohammed predicts female president after Buhari, Dispatch rider, one other killed as hoodlums clash in Fadeyi and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the ten stories that drove conversation this week: Senate condemns killings in the country, insists on state police ...

Bernard DayoApril 11, 2019

The Big 5: INEC proposes fine of N500,000, 3 years imprisonment for electoral offenders; Senate condemns killings in the country, insists on state police | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: FG continues Onnoghen’s trial as counsel submit final addresses There ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 8th of April

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija: Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu is seriously ill, and Twitter ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 3, 2019

The Late 5: I won’t disappoint Nigerians – Buhari; I’m ready to vacate office to restore security in Zamfara – Governor Yari, other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversations today: I won’t disappoint Nigerians – President Buhari At the State House in ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 3, 2019

The Big 5: Black New Year: About 18 reportedly killed in fresh Zamfara attack; Rev. Fr. Mbaka predicts doom for Nigeria, endorses Buhari for second term | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: 18 killed in fresh Zamfara attack According to Premium Times, no ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 31, 2018

The Late 5: INEC to meet ASUU; Obasanjo asks Igbos to be wary of APC | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Nigeria Police Force. through its Spokesman, acting DCP Jimoh Moshood disclosed that ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2018

The Late 5: NCAA sanctions 4 operators; JTB says taxpayers has increased from 20 million | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has sanctioned four operators ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 24, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 24th of December


tosin adesinaNovember 21, 2018

How the Zamfara twins experience shows the apparent lack of adequate security

That Nigeria’s security apparatus is at its lowest ebb is an understatement. Despite the huge amount of money allocated to ...

tosin adesinaAugust 3, 2018

While Zamfara is burning, President Buhari is off to London for vacation

If Nigeria were to be a school, we would currently be reciting the age-long pussy-cat rhyme especially its chorus “London ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 29, 2018

The Late 5: SERAP drags NASS to U.N over press council bill, Irate youth attack police station in Zamfara I More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 15, 2018

The Late 5: Three die in Aba as Soldiers and Police engage in shoot out, Egypt and Morocco lose opening games and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Three persons have been feared dead in Abia on Friday as personnel ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2018

The Big 5: IGP grants approval for audit of SARS detention cells, Mimiko dumps PDP and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has approved the ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 1, 2018

The Late 5: Senate explains non-reduction of ages for Senators and Governors, PDP condemns Buhari’s statement on youth and 2019 and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Friday explained that the ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 28, 2018

The Big 5: PDP urges Buhari to ignore May 29 address, FG extends N1.9trn to states for salaries and other top stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Buhari and the ...

tosin adesinaApril 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Zamfara28: The federal government should not be worried

Education is the fastest way of illuminating the darkness surrounding an environment or a group of people. Western education has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 16, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Ayo Fayose, Kayode Ogundamisi, Shehu Sani [The Zamfara-killings edition]

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

tosin adesinaJanuary 13, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Performance of Zamfara in NECO just Vindicated El-Rufai

One of the most controversial events of 2017 was the revelation by the Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai that ...

tosin adesinaJanuary 12, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Only 186 students wrote NECO in all of Zamfara last year, and no one seems worried about this

Cultural, religious and political forces have ensured that Northern Nigeria has trailed the rest of the country in matters of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

Senate fails to confirm Bello Mahmud as INEC commissioner – again

The Nigerian Senate has again refused to confirm a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) nominee, Bello Mahmud, from Zamfara. Reference: The Senate ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 22, 2017

President Buhari orders clampdown on bandits in Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered a military crackdown on brigands operating in rural communities in Zamfara. Antecedent: Fresh attacks on some ...

AzeezOctober 29, 2017

Soldiers were ambushed in Zamfara | Army confirms

The Nigerian Army on Sunday confirmed its anti-terrorism team was ambushed by suspected bandits on Friday around Maru Local Government Area of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 28, 2017

Gunmen abduct assistant police commissioner, others along Birnin-Gwari road

An Assistant Commissioner of police, ACP Emmanuel, serving in Gusau, Zamfara, has been abducted while travelling with members of his ...

ToluSeptember 23, 2017

23 doctors managing 24 Zamfara hospitals | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N14.06 trillion – According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria’s domestic debt portfolio as at June 2017 is ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

Gunmen invade Zamfara FRSC office, kill official

Unidentified gunmen invaded the Tsafe command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Zamfara state on Thursday, killing an ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

Zamfara has only 23 doctors in 24 hospitals – Health minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said Zamfara State has only 23 doctors managing 24 hospitals. Adewole said this ...

AzeezJuly 28, 2017

We met Buhari in an improved condition – Yari

The second batch of governors who visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London have said they met him “in an improved ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

EFCC vows to appeal Bala Ngilari’s acquittal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it would appeal Thursday’s acquittal of a former Governor of Adamawa, Bala ...

AzeezJuly 20, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. APC CONVENTION DELAYED BY BUHARI’S ILLNESS – YARI Zamfara State ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 19, 2017

Nigeria is one of the greatest countries in the world – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has described Nigeria as one of the greatest countries in the world and will “probably” measure ...

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