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Gov. Matawalle revokes land allocations on grazing reserves from 1999

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has revoked all farmland titles and allocations that were made along cattle grazing reserves in the state from 1999 to date. This is contained in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general of press affairs to the governor. Mr Idris said the governor’s action had become necessary in order Read more

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Fulani language, Fulfulde to be introduced in school curriculum

Fulfulde, the Fulani language will be included in schools’ curriculum in Zamfara State as the government begins construction of 300-hectare Ruga settlement during the week. Bello Matawalle, the governor of Zamfara State disclosed this in Gusau when he received the state’s Ruga settlement master plan from the project consultant. Fulfulde is the predominant language spoken by Read more

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2019 Elections: INEC declares PDP winner of all Zamfara elective positions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Zamfara, Bello Matawalle has been declared the winner of the state’s election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared. Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC Chairman who announced this during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, said the opposition party won in all elective positions Read more