Zamfara Current Affairs

Gov Yari Directs Zamfara Emirs To File Detailed Reports On Security

June 18, 2018

Governor Abdulaziz Yari has directed the 17 emirs in Zamfara to immediately file detailed reports on the security situation in their domain. The governor said on Monday while receiving Sallah homage from the emirs of Kaura-Namoda, Birnin-Magaji and Zurmi, that the emirs should immediately convene stakeholders meeting on the matter. Yari said that the reports should […]

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SECURITY: Gov Yari Resorts to intensive community dialogue and policing

June 16, 2018

The Executive Governor of Zamfara State and Chairman Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Hon. Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari (Shattiman Mafara) has on Friday 15th/06/18 commenced an Intensive Community Dialogue and policing tour across the 17 emirates of the state. The governor who combined the exercise with the annual sallah homage to all the emirates in the state, emphasized […]

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Eid-el Fitri: Zamfara Police Deploy 1,500 Officers

June 14, 2018

Zamfara State Commissioner of Police (CP) Kenneth Ebrimson, said his Command has deployed 1,500 police officers to ensure that the Eid-el-Fitri Sallah celebrations slated for 16th June, 2018, is hitch free of any crime, during and after the celebration. In a statement by the Command’s Spokesman, DSP Mohammed Shehu, “the arrangement will cover all the […]

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Yari urges national assembly to remove position of state chief security officers from Govs

June 14, 2018

The Executive Gov of Zamfara state and Chairman Nigeria Governors’ Forum Hon Dr Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, today Wednesday June 13th, 2018, called on members of the National Assembly to commence the process of removing the nomenclature of Chief Security officers from states Governors. The Gov made the plea today at Gov House Gusau, during a […]

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Zamfara Speaker Lauds FG On Financial Autonomy To State Legislatures

June 14, 2018

The Zamfara State House of Assembly speaker, Hon Sanusi Garba Rikiji has expressed satisfaction over the financial autonomy granted the state Assemblies by President Muhammad Buhari, saying that democracy had come to stay in Nigeria. Speaking with journalists in Gusau, the speaker scored the Federal Government very high for the development, pointing out that it […]

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Zamfara Has No Anti-Grazing Law But Has High Rate Of Killings, Ortom Replies Dan-Ali

June 14, 2018

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has challenged the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali to explain to Nigerians why there were killings in his home state of Zamfara, even though the state has not enacted the Anti-Open grazing law. He also said the state had lost over N400 billion worth of property to renewed militia herdsmen […]

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