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IN THE YEAR 2020, A TOTAL OF 4,556 PERSONS KILLS IN NIGERIA, ZAMFARA AMONGST THE TOP FIVE STATES

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Global Right an International Human Right body has reported that, in the year 2020, a total of 4,556 people across Nigeria loses their lives as a result of various criminal activities.


The group whose report was captured by Radio France International RFI Hausa Services said the figure included those killed as a result of criminal attacks and ethnic tribal conflicts.


The report also indicated a sharp increase in the number of those being killed in Nigeria in year 2020 as compared to 2019 which is up to 1,368 between January to December 2020.


The group said, Nigeria is faced with two major attacks which include that of insurgents and armed bandits. The group said poverty, mismanagement of public funds, as well as unemployment also contributed to the increase in the number of death in Nigeria in the year 2020.


“A total of 4,556 loss their lives as a result of various criminally related activities in the year 2020 as against 3,858 in 2019. Out of the number for the year 2020, 3,858 are civilians while 698 are security operatives” th group said.


Also in this figure global right said, Borno State has 1,176, Kaduna State 628, Katsina State 501,  Zamfara State 262 while Niger has 254 persons.

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ZMHA AMEND LAW ON AREA DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL.

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Members of Zamfara state house of assembly has passed into law amended Bill for a Law to amend the Area Development Council Establishment Act Law No(7).

The development followed the delivery of
committee report by the house leader Faruk Musa Dosara who doubled as the Chairman of the house standing committee on local government.

With the new development, the qualifications for someone to be appointed as administrator of Area Development Council is senior living certificate .

The new law also stated that, the person to be appointed as Administrator for the Area Development Council must attain the age of (25) years.

The new amendment had also provided that, funds for the execution of development projects be credited to the account of the area development Council directly.

 

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ZMHA SCREEN FMR. BBC STAFF, TWO OTHERS AS SPECIAL ADVISERS.

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Three additional nominees for the post of Special Advisers have been screened by the members of the state house of assembly.

The nominees are Malam Sahabi Ahmad Mada, Dr. Nura Makwashe and Malan Shehu Garba.

Until his appointment, Dr. Makwashe is an academic staff working with the Bayero University Kano and also worked with BBC London during his study days in the United Kingdom.

According to the House Spokesperson Nasiru Usman Biyabiki the screening followed an executive communication received from the office of the Secretary to the State Government.

Presenting the nominees before the members, the house leader, Hon. Faruk Musa Dosara urged his colleagues to accept the nomination and confirm the appointment of the nominees.

Speaker Nasiru Magarya confirmed the nomination of the candidates as unanimous decision of the house.

Magarya urged the nominees to bring their experience to bear and justify the confidence reposed on them in ensuring the sustainable development of the state.

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BILL ON ZAMFARA ANTI-THURGGERY AGENCY SCALES THROUGH FIRST & SECOND READING

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A Bill for an act to establish Zamfara State Anti Thuggery Agency scales through first and second readings on the floor of the state house of assembly on Tuesday.

According to the House Spokesperson Nasiru Usman Biyabiki, the proposed executive Bill was presented on the floor of the house by the House Leader Faruk Musa Dosara.

After extensive deliberation, Biyabiki said, the Bill scales through first and second readings and later presented before the standing Committee on justice and security for further legislative consideration.

“Hon. Magarya said, if established vthe Agency will among other things complement the security agencies’ efforts in curtailing anti-thuggery activities and other social vices in the state” Biyabiki added.

Speaker Magarya called on the committee members to work hard and accomplish the assigned responsibilities within the stipulated period.

 

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