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Today's Headlines:Informant Fueling Banditry In Zamfara – Matawalle, FGN Paid $500m For New Jets –US

FGN paid $500m for new jets – US Informants fueling banditry in Zamfara – Gov Matawalle The Zamfara State Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has lamented that informants are the brain behind security challenges in the State. He said that most of the bandits were not from the State and do not know anything about the State.

  8 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:Informant Fueling Banditry In Zamfara – Matawalle, FGN Paid $500m For New Jets –US

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Today’s Headlines: Bandit Demands N150m Ransom, Zamfara Governor Sacks All Commissioners

Gov. Matawalle sacks all commissioners, other political appointees Governor Bello Matawalle has sacked all his commissioners and other political appointees in Zamfara. The governor also suspended an emir and a district head. A statement released by Zailani Bappa, the governor’s media aide, said the secretary to the state government, the chief of staff, and the deputy chief of staff were relieved of their respective appointments.

  11 months ago ago
Today’s Headlines: Bandit Demands N150m Ransom, Zamfara Governor Sacks All Commissioners

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If FG Do Not Grant Amnesty To Bandits, Kidnapping Will Not End In The North, -Zamfara Gov's Aide

In an interview with Punch tagged “CROSSFIRE”, an aide to the governor of Zamfara state, Zailani Bappa has said that amnesty remains the best way to end banditry in Nigeria especially in the North.

  1 year ago ago
If FG Do Not Grant Amnesty To Bandits, Kidnapping Will Not End In The North, -Zamfara Gov's Aide

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"Why APC Is After Me" -Gov. Matawalle

The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammad Matawalle, has challenged the opposition party in the state, the All Progressive Congress, APC, to come up with a progressive criticism rather than spreading false lies about the 2021 budget of the gold rich State. Speaking through one of his Media Aides, Zailani Bappa, today Tuesday February 16, 2021, when I contacted him, the State Government said; "Since the State under the leadership of Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle stopped the N10 million monthly upkeep for

  1 year ago ago

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Defection Spree: A Northern PDP Governor Nurses Defection To APC With The Following Reasons

In recent times, the rate at which governors are moving from PDP to the ruling party, APC is a call for serious concern especially now that the country is facing a lot of criticism and challenges. Few days ago, the governor of Ebonyi state had moved from PDP to APC for reasons that the party was not being fair to the South East. The governor maintained that he had contributed immensely to the development of the party and not what other party elders claimed they made him what he is today. However, not too long

  1 year ago ago
Defection Spree: A Northern PDP Governor Nurses Defection To APC With The Following Reasons

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"Avoid Collateral Damage, Rescue Jangebe Girls," Gov. Matawalle Charges Security Chiefs

The new Service Chiefs Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has charged the Nigerian Service Chiefs to avoid collateral damage and ensure the safe return of the adopted girls of Jangebe School.

  1 year ago ago

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Zamfara Govt Rescues 26 girls Kidnapped by Katsina Bandits

Mr Zailani Bappa who is the Special Adviser to Governor Matawalle on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications released a statement about the release of 26 girls. The age of abducted girls ranged between 8 and 12. Their abductors took them to a bush in Zamfara state. This bush doubles as their hideout. The girls were released by the bandits who had previously kidnapped them to the state government without the payment of ransom. Mr Bappa stated that Governor Bello Matawalle's intervention made the release

  1 year ago ago
Zamfara Govt Rescues 26 girls Kidnapped by Katsina Bandits

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Mixed Reactions As Hardened Bandits Repent And Surrender Their Dangerous Weapons To The Government

Good news came the way of Zamfara State Government when seven bandits who have been terrorizing the region repented and surrendered their weapons to the government, with the promise that they will never involve themselves in any form of crime again. The repentant bandits surrendered very dangerous weapons, the smallest among the weapons being the popular AK 47. The possession of these sophisticated guns by these bandits and Boko Haram has always been a matter of serious discourse. The questions always on the

  1 year ago ago
Mixed Reactions As Hardened Bandits Repent And Surrender Their Dangerous Weapons To The Government

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'Its Callous, Blatant Blackmail' - Gov. Matawalle Denies 'Report' Linking Him To Illegal Mining

The Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Mohammad Matawalle has denied an alledged 'security report' linking him to be involved in illegal mining in Zamfara State after the 'No-Fly zone oder' by President Mohammad Buhari, calling it mischievous, callous and a blatant blackmail.

  1 year ago ago
'Its Callous, Blatant Blackmail' -
Gov. Matawalle Denies 'Report' Linking Him To Illegal Mining

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Zamfara Governor lied, we paid N6.6m as ransom for 26 abducted girls - katsina community

Dan-Aji community of Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina state where 26 girls were abducted by armed bandits has came out to counter the claim by the Zamfara state Governor that no ransom was paid for the release of the abducted girls. The girls who were abducted on October 13, 2020 only to be released on November 6, after spending 33days in captivity where reportedly picked from different houses in Garin Aja, a community that shares border with Zamfara state. As the bandits moved from house to house and

  1 year ago ago
Zamfara Governor lied, we paid N6.6m as ransom for 26 abducted girls - katsina community

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Amnesty Still the Most Effective Method To End Banditry- SA to Zamfara State Governor

So, SA to the Governor of Zamfara, Zailani Bappa, has succinctly put up an argument saying that the most effective method to combat banditry still remains by Amnesty.

  1 year ago ago
Amnesty Still the Most Effective Method To End Banditry- SA to Zamfara State Governor

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Insecurity: Zamfara Governor Makes U-Turn After Saying Not All Bandits Are Criminals

The Zamfara state governor, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, has said his statement that not all bandits are criminals was made in error.Matawalle had made the statement during a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday, February 18.

  1 year ago ago
Insecurity: Zamfara Governor Makes U-Turn After Saying Not All Bandits Are Criminals

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Bandits Surrender Their Weapons In Zamfara State

Zamfara state government received many bandits who have repented. The Special Adviser on Media and Communication to the Governor of Zamfara state, Zailani Bappa, disclosed in a statement that the repentant bandits publicly surrendered 14 dangerous weapons, the smallest among them being the popular AK 47 to the Governor of Zamfara state on Thursday. The Commissioner for Security Affairs, Abubakar Dauran, said that the bandits said they willingly, with being forced, decided to lay down their arms and be re-integrated

  1 year ago ago
Bandits Surrender Their Weapons In Zamfara State

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Afternoon NEWS In Nigeria For Today, October 24, 2020

1) Buhari Orders Deployment Of Troops To Zamfara. President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate deployment of troops to Zamfara State following the killing of 22 people and injuring others. This was made known in a statement to newsmen by Governor Bello Matawalle’s Special Adviser on media and public enlightenment, Hon. Zailani Bappa. “I came to Abuja to formally inform the President of the escalating situation of terrorism in the state. After the disbandment of SARS the gory episodes have continued

  1 year ago ago
Afternoon NEWS In Nigeria For Today, October 24, 2020

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Zamfara State Gov't Fingers Sahara Reporters For Alleged Fake News.

The Zamfara State Government, under the leadership of Governor Muhammad Bello Matawalle has reacted to an article written and published by Sahara reporters last week about an armed bandit who surrenders his arms to the State Governor.

  1 year ago ago
Zamfara State Gov't Fingers Sahara Reporters For Alleged Fake News.

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Today's Headlines: Fani Kayode Speaks On What South Will Do To North For Blocking Food Supply, Zamfara State Government To Give Abductor of Kankara Schoolboys Free Education

Government Gives Abductor of Kankara Schoolboys Free Education The Zamfara State Government has promised to give the mastermind of the abduction of over 300 schoolboys in Kankara, Katsina State, Auwal Daudawa, free education.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Fani Kayode Speaks On What South Will Do To North For Blocking Food Supply,  Zamfara State Government To Give Abductor of Kankara Schoolboys Free Education

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"Governor Bello Matawalle Accidentally Said All Bandits Are Not Criminals" - Media Aide

"I meant To Say Not All Fulanis Are Criminals And Not All Bandits Are Not Criminals".

  1 year ago ago

POLITICS

Zamfara governor makes U-turn after saying not all bandits terrorising the nation are criminals.

Some of the Nigerian governors have been strongly criticized for most of the comments made by them on the issues and crisis facing by the country.The Governor of Zamfara state,Bello Muhammad Matawalle has further an explanation to defend his comment made on the bandits.

  1 year ago ago
Zamfara governor makes U-turn after saying not all bandits terrorising the nation are criminals.

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Bandits surrender weapons in Zamfara

Despite the increasing rates of banditry in the Country which has put many Nigerians in fear and panic, the anxiety of being kidnapped or attacked on the highway has made a lot of people to postpone their trips especially to locations prone to such occurrence. It was a surprising development in Zamfara State as seven notorious bandits choose to surrender their ammunition's and embrace peace as masterminded by the state governor so as to ensure peace and tranquility in the state. This was stated in a statement

  1 year ago ago
Bandits surrender weapons in Zamfara

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Check out the Governor that said SARS is needed in his state because of their good operations

The Governor of Zamfara state, Governor Bello Muhammed, has seen the need of SARS in Zamfara State, as he has seen the crucial role of SARS in the State. In addition, it was revealed that Zailani Bappa, who is the special adviser to the Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Muhammed, on public enlightenment, media and communications, made it known on Friday, 23rd October. However, it was revealed that, the Governor of Zamfara State said the reason for the need of SARS, is that, the Unit (SARS) has done a great effort

  1 year ago ago
Check out the Governor that said SARS is needed in his state because of their good operations