The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that he is ready to vacate office if that is what is required to restore peace and security to the state. In 2018, hundreds of people in Zamfara lost their lives in attacks, and the killings have continued despite the deployment of thousands of security personnel.
Call for State of Emergency Not Political, I Am Serious About It - Yari
Vanguard, 4 January 2019
As bandits continue to wreak havoc in Zamfara State, Governor Abdulaziz Yari said, yesterday, that he is ready to quit as governor if a state of emergency is declared to solve the… Read more »
Police Transfer Ordered By Buhari Helps Bandits - Zamfara State Governor
Premium Times, 3 January 2019
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State says the policy of transfer of police officers as ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari aids bandits in attacking villages in the state. Read more »
Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari
I'm Ready to Vacate Office to Restore Security in Zamfara - Governor Yari
The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that he is ready to vacate office if that is what is required to restore peace and security to the state. Read more »
Troubled Zamfara Gets New Police Commissioner
A new commissioner of police, Zanna Ibrahim, has been posted to the troubled northwestern state of Zamfara and has assumed duty. Read more »
Zamfara Crisis - Atiku Opposes State of Emergency, Calls for Yari's Resignation
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said he welcomes whatever reasonable measures the federal government takes to put an end to… Read more »
Zamfara Governor Yari Speaks After Meeting Buhari
Vanguard, 3 January 2019
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has said that if declaration of state of emergency in his state will solve the security problems, he is ready to quit as governor. Read more »
18 Feared Dead in Another Zamfara Attack
Premium Times, 2 January 2019
About 18 persons were reportedly killed when armed bandits invaded two communities in violence-prone Zamfara State on New Year day, sources have informed PREMIUM TIMES Read more »
In underdeveloped yet agriculturally rich Zamfara State, what began as unresolved clashes between Hausa farmers and Fulani pastoralists over access to land has transformed into a ... Read more »
Amnesty International has raised the alarm that insecurity was escalating in Zamfara state, with daily killings and kidnappings by armed bandits, leaving villagers in constant fear ... Read more »
The government has assembled what it described as 1,000-strong military force to launch fierce attacks on the bandits terrorising the villages and towns of Zamfara State. Read more »
17 Confirmed Killed in Fresh Zamfara Attack
Premium Times, 23 December 2018
The police in Zamfara have confirmed 17 people killed in an attack by armed bandits on a community in the state. Read more »
In Zamfara State years of unrest have claimed thousands of lives and driven whole communities into destitution.
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