The Zamfara State Police Command has repelled an attack on Yarkala village in Rawayya District of Bungudu Local Government Area by suspected armed bandits. In a statement signed by the … Continue Reading Zamfara: Police abort bandits attack on Yarkala village
The leader of a bandit group in Zamfara state has been killed by officers attached to operation Puff Adder II, with an AK47, a military uniform, and a motorcycle recovered from … Continue Reading Zamfara: AK47, Army uniform recovered from leader of bandit group
Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, has sworn by the Quran that he has no connection with bandits. The Quran is the holy book for Islam, a faith which the governor … Continue Reading Zamfara: Gov Matawalle swears by the Quran he has no connection with bandits
Armed bandits, on Thursday March 18, invaded a market in Yar’ Tasha community, Dansadau district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, razed stalls, killed at least one person and … Continue Reading Bandit Storms Zamfara Market, Kill One, Raze Stalls
Matawalle spoke on Wednesday while featuring on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ programme monitored by The PUNCH.
The presidency has suggested that influential persons were engaging in illicit trade in Zamfara State. The government said jets were used to transport arms to bandits and move gold illegally … Continue Reading No fly: Jet are transporting arms to bandits, pick gold illegally – says Presidency
Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, on Tuesday accused some alleged sponsors behind the abduction of almost 300 schoolgirls of a government secondary school in Jangebe of offering money to … Continue Reading Bandits Were Offered Money Not to Release Schoolgirls— says Governor Matawalle
Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has vowed that he would arrest any politician who enters the state with the intention to use thugs to ferment trouble. According to … Continue Reading Gov. Matawalle Vows To Arrest Sponsors Of Banditry In Zamfara
Governor Bello Matawalle has vowed to continue dialoguing with bandits just as the council of traditional rulers in the state described the Jangebe incidence as an irony considering the tremendous … Continue Reading Matawalle vows to carry on peace accord with bandits in Zamfara
The Zamfara State government has declared that the state APC caretaker committee chairman, Hon. Lawal Liman Kaura should be mindful of his utterances, saying that merciless killings in the state … Continue Reading Schoolgirls abduction: Zamfara govt replies APC
Son of notorious bandits leader surrenders 30 AK-47s, two rocket launchers, large cache of ammunition
A son of late notorious bandits leader in Zamfara State, Muhammad Sani Zakwi, has surrendered 30 AK-47s, two GPRG rifles, two rocket launchers and a large cache of ammunition to the Zamfara State government. … Continue Reading Son of notorious bandits leader surrenders 30 AK-47s, two rocket launchers, large cache of ammunition
Gunmen have kidnapped hundreds of students from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata Mafara Local Government area of Zamfara State, a week after a similar abduction of 45 … Continue Reading Fresh: Gunmen Abduct Hundreds of Girls from Government Girls Secondary School
The governor says most of the bandits take up arms due to the injustice meted on them by some members of the society. The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has … Continue Reading Not all bandits are criminals – Zamfara Gov.
The Zamfara State police command says 14 operational motorbikes have been recovered from armed bandits operating in the State after a serious gun battle. Addressing newsmen at the state police … Continue Reading Police foil robbery, recover 14 operational bikes from bandits in Zamfara
The governor broke his silence on the allegation published by a prominent online publication at an inter-sectoral security meeting
The Zamfara State Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday.