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ZAMFARA SCHOOL ABDUCTION : THUNDER BLOWERS, TVC, CHANNELS, AIT, NAN, DAILY TRUST REPORTERS ESCAPE MOB ATTACK BY COMMUNITIES

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Journalists crew from Thunder Blowers Multi Media services, Daily Trust, Channels TV, TVC and News Agency of Nigeria escaped mob attack by communities of Jangebe as part of demonstration of their anger against the recent abduction of over 300 students.


The crew who moved in convoy of two vehicles were attacked midway inside the town of Jangebe as angry youth threw stones at the vehicles. 

The angry youth smashed part of the official vehicle of Thunder Blowers and hit causing injury on one of its camera men Babangida Calipha.


The situation at Jangebe community is tensed as people mobilized to block security operatives, journalists and government officials from getting access to the main town.

State Commissioner of Police Mr. Abutu Yaro, State Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs Abubakar Dauran as well as the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps were allegedly blocked from entering the town as youth mobilized enmass to demonstrate their anger a source told newsmen at the outskirts of the affected town. 


As at time of filing this report, no one could ascertain the situation as both journalists and security operatives resorted to phone calls to know what the situation is.

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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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