Zamfara Governor Matawalle orders traditional rulers to seek permission before bestowing titles

The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has directed traditional rulers to seek permission before bestowing titles on people in the state. The directive was contained in a statement on Wednesday by the governor’s spokesman, Zailani Bappa. “All Emirs, Senior District…

Osun poll: PDP determined to reclaim state, says Okowa

The Governor of Delta State and vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday in Abuja, said the party was poised to take back the governorship seat in the July 16 Osun State election. This was as…

Matawalle suspends district head who conferred on officer selling arms to bandits

Zamfara governor Bello Matawalle has suspended the district head of Badarawa in Shinkafi emirate, Surajo Namakkah, for conferring a title on a military officer arrested for selling ammunition to bandits. He said the state would not tolerate anything capable of…

Zamfara organises festival for repentant Fulani bandits (Punch)

The Zamfara State Government, on Tuesday, organised ‘Sharo’ cultural festival for repentant Fulani bandits as parts of the peace pact it reached with the ex-hoodlums. The sharo Fulani culture is a yearly event organised at the end of the Eid-el-Kabir…

ZMSG to declare death penalty on bandits informants (Guardian)

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has declared that the state government may soon start implementing death penalty on bandits’ informants in the state. The governor announced this on Sunday when he visited Lilo village of Wonaka district in Gusau local…

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