Zamfara govt secures release of 26 girls kidnapped by Katsina bandits

26 young girls who were kidnapped by bandits in Katsina State and taken to a hideout in bush in Zamfara State, have been released following the intervention of the state governor, Bello Matawalle. In a statement released by Zailani Bappa, the Special Adviser to Governor Matawalle on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, the girls, aged between 8... Continue Reading →

Zamfara Assembly Abolishes Law Paying Pensions To Ex Governors

The Zamfara House of Assembly on Tuesday abolished a law that allowed the payment of pension and other allowances for state’s former governors and their deputies Daily Post reports. The spokesperson of the state’s assembly, Mustapha Jafaru, in a statement to journalists said the ‘abolished’ law also affects ex-speakers of the house of assembly and... Continue Reading →

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