HOW YARI LOOTED ZAMFARA BY ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and othe related offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed findings from its preliminary investigation of allegations of money laundering and diversion of public funds against the immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Abubakar Yari. The ICPC, in documents filed before the Federal High Court, Abuja gave details from the report of its interim investigation of Yari’s asset declaration before the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB and accounts linked to him in two banks – Zenith and Polaris banks. The agency, while accusing Yari of not being…

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EX-COMMISSIONER, LOCAL GOVT CHAIRMEN, 12,562 OTHERS DUMP APC FOR PDP

Maiharaji Altine, Gusau Three former commissioners, two former local government chairmen, three directors-general and 12,562 party members have dumped the All Progressives Congress and defected to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the state. The former commissioners who defected included Idris Keta, Abdulkadir Ahmed and Aliyu Tsafe, while the defecting former local government chairmen were Musa Tsafe and Sani Kantoma. The two former directors-general who defected were Bashir Ganuwa and Saminu Lawali. All the defecting politicians came from the Tsafe Local Government Area of the state. The defectors explained that…

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ZAMFARA GOVERNOR REMOVES EMIR, DISTRICT HEAD OVER BANDITRY

Maiharaji Altine, Gusau Zamfara State Government has finally removed the suspended Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and the district head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Kanoma from office. The two monarchs, who were suspended for allegedly being part of armed banditry in their respective domains were stripped of their positions on Saturday following the outcome of a committee’s investigation set up by the state government to investigate banditry allegations levelled against them. In a letter signed by the State Deputy Governor, Barrister Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, the two monarchs were…

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ZAMFARA TO EMPLOY EX-BANDITS TO COMBAT KIDNAPPINGS, KILLINGS

Zamfara to employ ex-bandits to combat killings, kidnapping The Zamfara State Government on Monday said it would employ repentant bandits in the state and give them money to set up business to end banditry and its resultant killings and abductions in the state. The state government has also agreed to disband its 8,500 civilian Joint Task Force recruited by the former governor, Alhaji Abdul Aziz Yari, as demanded by the bandits during a peace deal between the government and the repentant hoodlums. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on…

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ZAMFARA LG CHAIRMAN, TRADITIONAL RULER SUSPENDED FOR PROTECTING BANDITS

 Ifreke Inyang  The Zamfara State House of Assembly has suspended the Maradun Local Government Chairman, Alhaji Ahmad Abubakar for working against security in the state. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Hon. Nasiru Ma’azu Magarya at a plenary following a petition sent to the Assembly against the council chairman by six concerned citizens of Maradun Local Government Area. The petition was signed by Bello Abdullahi, Tsibiri district; Amiru Sa’idu, Kaya district; Musa Muhammad, Damaga/Gamagiwa district; Mu’awiya Sardauna, Faru district; Aliyu M-Sulaiman, Gora district and Bashiru Saleh,…

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WHY KILLINGS CONTINUE IN ZAMFARA DESPITE BAN ON MINING- MILITARY

The Defence Headquarters on Tuesday acknowledged that the clampdown on illegal miners in Zamfara and other northwestern states has not significantly cut down violent attacks against villagers across the region. Security agencies had in April identified illegal solid minerals mining as a major driver of violence that had claimed hundreds of lives in recent months. Authorities said Zamfara, especially, was rich in gold, lead, and even rare-earth minerals and bandits were killing villagers to take over their land for mining of the minerals. The Buhari administration had said the ban would significantly…

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LEADER OF BANDITS IN ZAMFARA DECLARES CEASEFIRE, SEE HIS PICS AS HE SAYS GOVT CANNOT ARREST HIM, SEE VIDEO

Leader Of Armed Bandits Who Have Killed So Many Nigerians saying they are ready to embrace peace and ceasefire on their own term in Zamfara after meeting with government. He said that the authorities cannot arrest him and that he dares them to arrest him, in making his statements police officers presence can be seen laughing at his criminal statements. Watch The Video ..https://www.thenaijafame.com.ng/2019/07/leader-of-armed-bandits-says-they-are.html?m=1 (Quote) (Report) 1 Like (Like) (Share) Re: Leader Of Zamfara Armed Bandits Says They Are Ready To Ceasefire by Chelseaplus: 6:55pm On Jul 21 Reactions, Watch Full Video HERE (Quote) (Report) (Like) 1 Share (Share) Re

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ZAMFARA: GUNMEN KIDNAP DIRECTOR OF BUDGET, KILLS DEPUTY

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara The Zamfara Government has confirmed the kidnap of its Director of Budget, Alhaji Hamza Salihu. The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General, Press Affairs to Gov. Bello Matawalle, in Gusau on Monday. “Zamfara State Governor, Dr Bello Matawallen, has described as terrible and disturbing, Sunday afternoon abduction of the state’s Director of Budget, Alhaji Hamza Salihu, who was abducted along with two other persons near Kachia in Kaduna State while on their way to Akwanga in Nasarawa State on an…

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ZAMFARA ALGON OFFICIALS ABANDON REVENUE SHARING MEETING WITH STATE GOVT

There appears to be a brewing crisis between the Zamfara State government and the state’s chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON). The bone of contention is the current policy of the federal government and the guidelines released by the National Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as recently approved by the President. The new policy prohibits banks from releasing local government funds from the joint account into any account other than remitting it directly into the local government account. But at the…

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APGA CALLS FOR PROBE OF EX-GOVERNOR YARI

The All Progressive Grand Alliance candidate during the March 9 governorship poll in Zamfara State, Sani Shinkafi, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to probe the immediate past governor of the state, Abdelaziz Yari. Shinkafi made this request known on Wednesday in a petition dated July 1, 2019, which he sent to the acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. The APGA candidate said, “It is on record that in the 14 local government areas of  Zamfara State attacked by bandits there was no single IDP camp…

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