HOW EX-GOVERNOR YARI SENT 251 BILLION WITHOUT RECORDS

 Wale Odunsi  A Transition Committee set up by Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has alleged that ex-Gov Abdulaziz Yari, misappropriated the sum of N251,951,849,482.50. This was revealed to journalists on Monday by the Chairman of the Transition Committee and immediate past Deputy governor of the state, Mallam Ibrahim Wakkala. Wakkala said: “My committee while trying to ascertain the liabilities left behind by the immediate past administration of Hon. Abdulaziz Yari, collected and went through the report submitted by a transition committee earlier set up by former Gov. Yari. “We…

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ZAMFARA BANDITS AGAIN, KILL1, ABDUCT DISTRICT, WIVES SON, OTHERS

Suspected armed bandits on Friday stormed a community in Zamfara State, killing one person and kidnapping at least seven others. An official said the armed persons attacked Yankaba community in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area at about 11:30 p.m. during a downpour. One of those kidnapped is the district head of the community, Buhari Ammani, his three wives and his teenage son. The chairman of Kaura Namoda Local Government Area, Lawal Isah, narrated the incident to PREMIUM TIMES late on Sunday. He said the bandits forcefully broke the door to…

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1 DEAD, 8 OTHERS MISSING IN FRESH ZAMFARA ATTACK

One person has been confirmed dead and eight others missing after gunmen attacked Yan’Kaba village in Kauran Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Those missing are suspected to have been abducted by the gunmen. The village head, Alhaji Buhari Ammani, is among those who have gone missing since the attack. Chairman of the Local Government Area, Abdullahi Isah, said the gunmen stormed the village early Friday morning and killing one person and abducted eight others. A team of search and rescue team has since cordoned the village. Security officials are yet…

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APC NWC RECEIVES ZAMFARA LETTERS ON SHUAIBU, YARI SINS

The Five-man Disciplinary Committee on anti-party activities set up by the national working committee of the All Progressives Congress has received a formal report of alleged anti-party activities against the immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdul Aziz Yari and the Deputy National Chairman (North), Lawal Shuaibu. According to findings, the Zamfara State Executive Committee of the party submitted the report on Monday to the Committee led by former Ekiti State governor and deputy national chairman, south, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo. The state APC Publicity Secretary, Mohammed Bakyasuwa, led other officials…

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BANDITS ATTACK ZAMFARA 3 VILLAGES KILL 39 PEOPLE, SEE PICS

According to the story shared by Abdul who lives in Gusau,Zamfara State,armed bandits yesterday attacked three villages in Zamfara and killed 39 below.Below is what he wrote ….. ‘Armed bandits attacked three villages yesterday, leaving 39 dead. The villages are Kwallido, Tungar Kahwau and Gidan Wawa. May Allah bring an end to this carnage’ Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2019/06/armed-bandits-attack-3-villages-in.html  

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AS 13 TRADITIONAL RULERS LOSE THEIR SEATS OVER INVOLVEMENT IN BANDITRY

The war against banditry, kidnapping, and cattle rustling is being fought by the federal government and states in the North West zone on all fronts. In the same way, the criminals, though falling daily to the superior fire power of the armed forces and other security agencies, are not relenting. Disturbing as the situation is, and in addition to the destruction of lives and property, this evil is also threatening to claim the revered traditional institution, especially in Zamfara State, as one of its priced victim. Already, the institution has…

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SEE YARI HURRIEDLY HAND OVER TO PDP’S MATAWALLE IN ZAMFARA

It was not the type of handover he anticipated. He had celebrated his party’s victory at the polls with all aplomb at his Abuja home, with the then elected Assembly members and NASS members -elect all winning and dining locking up a whole Abuja street, abandoning the people of his home state to bandits. But fortune plays roles many a man may not understand. The Supreme Court upturned their phyrric victory and send all APC elected candidates packing. After a long drama Zamfara state had returned to PDP within just…

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BANDITS, HERDSMEN KILL 29 VILLAGERS IN ZAMFARA, PLATEAU

Seriki Adinoyi in Jos and Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto Police in Zamfara State have confirmed the killing of 23 persons in Tunga and Kabaje villages, Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara State by suspected bandits in the early hours of yesterday. Armed men suspected to be Fulani herders on Monday night also killed a family of six in Nakai village of Ganawuri district of Riyom LGA of Plateau State. Confirming the Zamfara incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau, the state capital, the Police Public Relations Officer…

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ZAMFARA: ALL EYES ON SUPREME COURT TODAY

Supreme Court of Nigeria The Supreme Court of Nigeria will today May 24, 2019 determine whether Zamfara, one of the states in Nigeria will have a government, and whether or not it will have representatives in the State House of Assembly, Federal House of Representatives, and the Nigerian Senate. The panel of justices of the apex court will be presided over by the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammed. Others are Justices Olukayode Ariwoola, John Nyang Okoro, Paul Adamu Galinje, and Uwani Musa Abba-Aji. They will deliver judgment…

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ZAMFARA COMMISSIONER RESIGNS AFTER BEING DENIED SALARIES FOR 5 MONTHS

Zamfara State Commissioner for Higher Education, Professor Kabir Jabaka has resigned. Jabaka resigned on Tuesday, Daily Trust reports. Jabaka said he took the the decision to save his face from what he called imminent disgrace from some top government officials in the state. “There are allegations against me that I’m supporting a governorship candidate in the February elections popularly known as Group 8. “Based on this, they withheld my salaries and other entitlements for about five months now,” he added. He, however, applauded Governor Abdulaziz Yari for finding him worthy…

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