Zamfara Tag

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Monday said the government shut down all telecommunications networks in the state to check banditry. * The Police have confirmed the kidnapping of Senator Nelson Effiong, who represented...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has redeployed five state Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). The Commission in a statement issued on Sunday by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said...

The security situation in Zamfara State necessitated the directive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to telecom providers to shut down services in Zamfara State for two weeks from September 3. According to a letter addressed...

The Zamfara Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Fa’ika Ahmad, has said the state is battling with over 784,000  internally displaced persons (IDPs). She said the figure comprised of over 184,000 and...

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned governments in 34 states of the federation about flash floods in the next three days. It said moderate and heavy rainfall that could trigger flash floods have started in...

Fifteen travellers kidnapped by bandits were rescued by troops of Operation Safe Haven in Jagindi, Jema’a LGA of Kaduna State on Sunday. The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement on Monday...

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported that as at July 25, 2021, a total of 27,186 suspected cholera cases, including 653 deaths (Case Fatality Rate = 1.1 percent) had been reported from...

A notorious terror kingpin operating around the Dansadau axis of the vast Kuyambana Forest, Ali Kachalla, was responsible for the recent shooting down of a Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet, according to a report. When...

Not fewer than 100 victims who were kidnapped in Manawa village, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara state have regained their freedom after spending 42 days in captivity. Confirming the development, the State Commissioner of Police,...