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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Zamfara killings: Gov. Matawalle cancels planned trip to Germany – Premium Times Nigeria

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has cancelled his planned official trip to Germany due to security situation in the state. The trip was scheduled for November 20. This is contained in a statement signed by... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Bandits Kill 14, Injure 10 In Zamfara Community – Sahara Reporters

    Barely three months after a peace agreement brokered in Zamfara between bandits and the state government, some gunmen on Sunday killed 14 persons and left 10 with gunshot injuries in Karaye village under Gummi Local Government Area. The attack, which is the first major breach of the … Read...
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    Metro Tambuwal leads 8 governors to wedding of Matawalle’s daughter – P.M. News

    Gov Aminu Tambuwal on Saturday in Maradun led eight serving governors and former governors to the wedding who of Zamfara Governor’s daughter.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Business Father And Son Sentenced To Death By Hanging In Zamfara (See What They Did) – Naijaloaded

    A high court in Zamfara State has sentenced a father and his son to death by hanging for committing culpable homicide in the state. Culpable homicide is an act which has resulted in a person’s death but is held not to … Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music &...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dethroned Emir emerges PDP Deputy Chairman in Zamfara – Newtelegraph

    Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Marafa emerged during the party’s state congress held in Gusau yesterday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Marafa was appointed...
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    Metro How bandits sacked Katsina town, kidnapped 49 people, stole ‘everything - Premium Times

    Shocking details have emerged of how a town in Katsina State was ransacked overnight and dozens of inhabitants and property carted away in an attack by bandits. Wurma, a border community near Zamfara State, was attacked late on Monday which went on till early morning on Tuesday. Wurma is...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Don’t allow men lead you into shameful activities – NYSC DG tells female Corps members – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Brig-Gen Shaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps has advised female corps members serving in Zamfara State not to allow men lead them into activities that will bring shame to their families... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Repentant Bandits Support Police To Kill Armed Robber – Leadership Newspaper

    Police in Zamfara along with some repentant bandits have succeeded in neutralizing one armed robber who blocked Bindin/Dangulbi area of Maru local government area of Zamfara State. Zamfara State commissioner of police, Barr. Usman Nagogo who disclosed this at Government House, Gusau said the...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Court Freezes $.6m, N248.3m In Ex-Zamfara Gov, Yari’s Accounts – Nairaland

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC) yesterday said a Federal High Court in Abuja had granted it permission to freeze various sums of money in bank accounts traced.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Zamfara governor dethrones Emir for aiding banditry – Premium Times Nigeria

    The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Friday approved the removal of the Emir of Maru, Abubakar Cika, and the district head of Kanoma, Lawal Ahmad, for allegedly giving support to bandits responsible for hundreds of deaths.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari’s Campaign Coordinator, Others Defect To PDP In Zamfara State – Naijaloaded

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign coordinator in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Bature Sambo, and other top officials of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party in a ceremony in the Gusau Government House. … Read more via...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhariâs campaign coordinator and others defect to Zamfara PDP – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Alhaji Bature Sambo, the 2019 election campaign coordinator of President Buhari in Zamfara State defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) alongside other top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state on Thursday August 8. Speaking at the "defection" ceremony held at...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Yari breaks silence over EFCC raid on his residence – Vanguard News

    Gusau—Immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazizi Yari Abubakar, has said nothing incriminating was found when agents of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, raided his house at Talata Mafara last Sunday.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Yari breaks silence over EFCC raid on his residence – Vanguard News

    Gusau—Immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazizi Yari Abubakar, has said nothing incriminating was found when agents of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, raided his house at Talata Mafara last Sunday.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EFCC raids ex-governor Yari’s home – Premium Times Nigeria

    A Nigerian anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Sunday, raided the home of a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari. According to a report published on Ripplesnigeria, on Monday, over 20 of EFCC operatives.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 3 Final Year Students Of Maryam Abacha American University Killed In fatal Accident – Information Nigeria

    A new report has confirmed the death of 3 students of Maryam Abacha American University of Niger, Maradi. According to the report, the students died in a fatal motor accident in Gusau the.... Read more via Information Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Abducted Korean doctor regains freedom in Zamfara – Pulse Nigeria

    The Committee set up by Zamfara Government to find solutions to armed banditry in the state, says it has secured the release of a Korean doctor abducted seven months ago by bandits. Chairman of the committee and former Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar (rtd), who made …...
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    Metro Bandits Release Foreign Doctor, 250 Others In Zamfara – Tori News

    Also released were 250 people, who are from different parts of the state as well as neighbouring states.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Presidential election tribunal summons INEC chairman, Zamfara REC – Premium Times Nigeria

    JUST IN: Presidential election tribunal summons INEC chairman, Zamfara REC Wole Olanikpekun and Alex Izinyon (SANs) discussing at the tribunal The presidential election petition tribunal has ordered the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Zamfara Stata...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen Abduct Three Zamfara Govt Officials – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Bandits dressed in military uniforms have kidnapped the Zamfara State Director of Budget, Hamza Salihu, killed his deputy, Kabir Ismail, and abducted two of his staff.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News