The kidnapped schoolgirls of the Government Secondary School in Jangebe, Zamfara State have regained their freedom.
Popular Islamic scholar, Sheikh Gumi has revealed that the abductors of the Zamfara schoolgirls are not the same bandits he recently engaged with in Zamfara forests. 234 POST earlier reported that bandits stormed Government Secondary School Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area on Friday morning and abducted over 300 female students.
At least 317 schoolgirls were abducted by bandits in the Friday morning raid on Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Zamfara State, the police have said.
The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said not all bandits who terrorise parts of the state and other neighbouring states are criminals.
Not less than seven children are feared dead in an explosion that rocked Magami village in the Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Ntufam Mba Ukweni, has accused the Federal Government and the Zamfara State Government of encouraging crimes and criminalities by granting amnesty to bandits and Fulani herdsmen, who are allegedly involved in killing and destroying property, including farmlands and its products in the country.
Bandits have demanded N50m to release the seven kidnapped children of the factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Gyare Kadauri Sani, newsmen reports.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State has donated 250 bags of rice and 15 cows to the Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Igbo and Yoruba APC members, to celebrate Christmas.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has promoted 11 officers and upgraded 122 others to various ranks and cadres in Zamfara.
The Zamfara Government has budgeted N700 million for legislative activities in 2021.