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Zamfara governor Bello Matawalle

June 30, 2022

Bandits demanded N20 million ransom to release kidnapped doctor: NMA

“They, however, reduced the amount to N5 million. We are still on it. The leadership of the NMA is working with relevant authorities to ensure the safe release of the victim.”

A composite of bandits and stethoscope used to illustrate the story
April 28, 2022

Matawalle dethrones emirs, district head for supporting bandits

Emir of Zurmi, Atiku Abubakar and Emir of Dansadau, Hussaini Umar, were deposed on Wednesday for their alleged role in banditry.

Matawalle and Bandits
November 7, 2021

Ex-British PM Tony Blair will assist Zamfara fight bandits: Gov. Matawalle

The support is to address the issue of over 600,000 IDPs in camps in the state and over 186 households fleeing from bandits.

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Zamfara Governor Bello Matawalle
September 11, 2021

No more amnesty for bandits in Zamfara: Gov. Matawalle

Bandits in Zamfara were said to have rejected an olive branch extended to them by the state.

Bello Matawalle
September 2, 2021

Bandits: Embattled Gov. Matawalle seeks prayers, forgiveness

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has appealed to residents to intensify prayers for God’s intervention to end banditry in the state.

Matawalle and Bandits
June 29, 2021

Supreme Court handed Zamfara mandate to party, not candidates, PDP warns Matawalle, others

Mr Matawalle will formally defect to APC on Tuesday after securing the governorship seat via a Supreme Court judgement in favour of PDP in 2019.

National Chairman of the People's democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus and Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle
June 13, 2021

Negotiations with bandits have failed, things are getting worse: Zamfara governor

“Things took a dramatic turn and things are getting worse by the day. It is clear that some invisible hands are plotting heavily against our people.

Matawalle and Bandits