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  • Zamfara Pensioners In Dilemma Over Entitlements

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    Pensioners in Zamfara State are currently wallowing in penury as a result of the failure of the state government to commence paying them their entitlments as promised. Findings reveal that no fewer than one thousand pensioners troop daily to both state and local pension boards in desperate struggle to have thier entitlements paid, but always…

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  • Gov Yari Presents N107bn Budget To Zamfara Assembly

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    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. He said the…

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  • NSCDC Nabs 2 Over Alleged Rape Of 4 Minors In Zamfara

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    Zamfara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested two men aged 25 and 30 who allegedly connived and raped four minors at dagger point. Parading the suspects today, the sector commander Mr. Halliru Usman Alhassan told journalists that one of the suspects Ibrahim Umaru, according to his personal confession,…

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  • Kidnap: Police Command Rescue Female Corps Member In Zamfara, Recovers 7.3M Ransom

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    Police in Zamfara State have arrested a three-gang of kidnappers along Sokoto/Gusau road. Parading the suspects at the state command, yesterday,  the commissioner  of police, Mr Adaji Adejo, said one Ngozi Dabiri, a youth corps member, from Delta State serving in Abuja, was robbed in Maitama district by the suspected armed robbers, who stopped her…

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  • Cattle Rustlers Abduct 3 Women In Zamfara

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    Cattle rustlers have last Thursday struck at Yan’yawa community under Kanoma district of Maru local government area of Zamfara State abducting three housewives, and killing a pregnant woman. The rustlers who, eyewitness say besieged the community in the late evening, were also alleged to have carted away over  100 cows and allegedly wounded some members…

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  • Police Recover Rocket Launcher, Arrest Cattle Rustlers In Zamfara

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    Zamfara State Police command has arrested some notorious cattle rustlers gang leaders and  also recovered assorted dangerous weapons, including a rocket launcher . The state deputy commissioner of police, Alhaji Usman Nagoggo, who addressed the press in the attendance of governor Yari Abubakar and some top government officials at the government house over the weekend,…

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  • Democracy Day: PMB, Tinubu, Tambuwal To Commission Projects In Zamfara

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    As the nation heads towards Democracy Day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Babatunde Fashola and Governor Aminu Tambuwal are among dignitaries expected to commission projects in Zamfara State. The state commissioner of Information, Alhaji Umar Jibo Bukkuyum said in an interview with LEADERSHIP that the government of Zamfara State under the leadership of Governor…

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  • Faceoff: Soldiers Kill 4 Rustlers, Injure Others In Zamfara

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    The military anti-banditary and cattle rustling squad over the weekend succeeded in destroying a notorious bandit camp in Zamfara, killing four and injuring several other suspects. The operation which was carried out by the special military force deployed from Kaduna 1 division, has also recovered arms and ammunitions and 11  AK-47 rifles. The commanding officer…

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  • N1.5bn Scam: Zamfara UBE Boss Lands In Trouble

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    A pressure group in Zamfara, “the Northern Youth Assembly” has called on Governor Yari Abubakar to remove the State Universal Basic Education, UBE chairman, Alhaji Murtala Admu Jangebe over his alleged involvement in the controversial N1.5bn scandal. The chairman of the group, Mallam Muneer Haidara who announced this during a media conference, said the on-going…

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