Tinubu can stop Zamfara killings through emergency declaration – Matawalle’s ex-aide

Tinubu can stop Zamfara killings through emergency declaration – Matawalle’s ex-aide 19th May 2024 JUWE OLUWAFEMI and ISRAEL BULUS Suleiman Shinkafi, a former Special Adviser to the ex-Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, on Bilateral and Multilateral Relations, shares his thoughts with JUWE OLUWAFEMI and ISRAEL BULUS on some disturbing state of affairs in the state, among other issues […]

Courageous family members of bride-to-be stop kidnap attempt, kill terrorist, seize two AK-47 rifles

By Justina Otio Family members of a bride-to-be and a group of passengers have foiled the kidnap attempt by a terrorist in Zamfara State. The incident reportedly occurred when the family of the bride-to-be and other travellers were ambushed by bandits along the Talata Mafara-Gusau highway in the State. According to PRNigeria, the family were […]

Zamfara gets N100m Hospital equipment

Zamfara State Governor, Dauda Lawal, on Thursday received medical equipment and supplies donation worth over N100 million from a Kano-based firm. The items were presented to the Governor at the Government House, Gusau, by the Managing Director of Minjirya Health Services Limited, Alhaji Mustapha Falaki. A press statement by the Governor’s Spokesman, Suleiman Bala Idris, […]

BREAKING: Appeal Court reinstates Dauda Lawal as Zamfara PDP governorship candidate

The Sokoto Division of the Court of Appeal has reinstated Dauda Lawal as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Zamfara State. Earlier, a high court sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State, presided over by Justice Aminu Bappa-Aliyu had nullified the primaries that produced Dauda Lawal as PDP governorship candidate and instead, ruled that the […]

Dethroned Zamfara monarch who allegedly supported banditry is dead

By Davies Ngere Ify Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, the former Emir of Zurmi in Zamfara State, has reportedly passed away. He died while receiving medical care in Egypt, according to reports. The monarch was rushed to Egypt few days ago when his family members noticed that his health was deteriorating and needed urgent medication. According to […]

Zamfara: Election committee member picks holes in PDP guber primary

From Sola Ojo A member of the Electoral Committee which conducted the recent People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Zamfara State, Jude Chinedu Ogbuo, has picked holes in the exercise. Jude in his reports to the party’s headquarters in Abuja noted that the primary that led to the emergence of Dauda Lawal Dare […]

Cancelled Zamfara trip: PDP suggesting Buhari should have gone by road smacks of mischief – Presidency

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Presidency has described as smacking of mischief the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) comments that President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his trip to Zamfara over the fear of being attacked by terrorists and that he should have gone by road. President Buhari, who was in Sokoto on Thursday to inaugurate some projects, […]

APC crisis worsens as Sen Marafa slams Gov Buni, says he didn’t go to school

Senator Marafa (middle) By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress APC assumed a curious twist on Sunday following the declaration by a chieftain of the party from Zamfara state, Senator Kabiru Marafa that the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC is an illegal contraption, unknown […]

Bandits abduct hundreds of students in fresh raid in Zamfara school

Suspected bandits have abducted hundreds of students at Kaya Day Secondary School in Zamfara State. The incident occurred on Wednesday in broad day light. The bandits stormed the school located in Maradun Local Government Area of the state around 11.00am and took the students away. The Zamfara State Police Command has not yet reacted to the […]

Court stops Zamfara legislature from impeach deputy governor

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, restrained the Zamfara House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor of the state, Mahdi Gusau. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave the order while delivering a ruling in an ex-parte motion with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/650/2021 brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), through its Lawyer, Ogwu Onoja, SAN. Egwuatu, […]


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