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    Bello Matawalle

    JUST-IN: Bandits Invade Defence Minister Matawalle’s Hometown, Kill 2 Residents, Abduct 30

    Fear has gripped residents of Maradun town, the country home of Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, as bandits invaded the town in...

    Matawalle Tells Baba-Ahmed, Other Appointees To Defend Tinubu Or Quit

    Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle has called on Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed and other appointees of Northern extraction to defend President Bola Tinubu...

    You’re Political Paperweights, Matawalle Slams Northern Elders Over Anti-Tinubu Comments

    The Northern Elders Forum has come under fire for its recent comments regarding the presidency of Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The NEF recently said it regretted...

    Go After Agents of Darkness Calling for Coup Against Tinubu – Defence Minister To Security Agents

    Security agents have been urged to go after people calling for coup against the government of President Bola Tinubu. The call was made by the...

    Use of Military Camouflage By Unauthorised Remains Banned – Defense Minister

    The Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle has again warned against unauthorized use of military camouflage while on joint operation. According to him, the...

    Bello Matawalle’s N70bn Fraud Case Will Be Reviewed – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it will review N70 billion fraud case against the Minister of State for Defence, Bello Mattawalle. He...

    How Ex-Governor Matawalle Allegedly Squandered Over N1Billion On Abandoned Catering Centre – Zamfara Govt (Video)

    Zamfara State Government has made public documents revealing how the immediate former governor Bello Matawalle paid over N1 billion for an abandoned catering centre. According...

    How Matawalle Allegedly Released Full Payments, Billions of Naira To Furnish 14 Uncompleted Governor’s Lodges As Governor – Zamfara Govt

    Zamfara State Government has released documents showing how former Governor and Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, approved 100% payment of over one...

    Gusau Cargo Airport: Zamfara Govt Rejects Matawalle’s Fresh Claim

    Zamfara State government has again countered the immediate past administration in the State led by Bello Matawalle, now the Minister of State for Defence,...

    Zamfara Cargo Airport: APC Denies Embezzlement Allegations

    Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has debunked the claim by Governor Dauda Lawal that former Governor Bello Matawalle diverted billions...

    Full List: Tinubu Assigns Ministers’ Portfolios

    President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday assigned portfolios to ministers who will serve in his cabinet after weeks of suspense. Tinubu appointed Nyesom Wike, a former...

    Court Fixes August 30 For Judgment In Matawalle’s Suit Against EFCC, ICPC

    A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed August 30, 2023, to deliver judgment on the lawsuit filed by the immediate past Governor...

    Corruption: EFCC Denies Declaring Mattawale Wanted

    Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied declaring the immediate past governor of Zamfara state, Bello Mattawale wanted as reported...

    Zamfara Police Returns Matawalle’s Vehicles

    The Zamfara Police Command said on Saturday it had returned all vehicles it seized from former governor of the state, Bello Matawalle. The command’s Police...

    EFCC Declares Matawalle Wanted

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared the immediate past governor of Zamfara, Bello Matawalle, wanted over alleged corruption while in office. A...

    Most Vehicles Removed From My House Bought Before I Became Gov – Matawalle

    The immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has reacted to the Friday invasion of his two private houses by security agents to...

    Zamfara: Police Officers Invade Ex-Gov Matawalle’s House – Fani-Kayode

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised an alarm over the invasion of the home of the immediate past...

    New Naira Policy Cost Me Re-election Bid – Matawalle

    The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Thursday, in Zamfara, said his opposition to the Central Bank’s new naira policy cost him his...

    You Are A Demented And Drug Filled Child – Aisha Yesufu And Bashir El-Rufai Continue Fight

    Activist, Aisha Yesufu has continued her online fight with Bashir El-Rufai, the son of the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday. It all started...

    Electoral Offenders Should Be Prosecuted And Punished Without Mercy – Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila

    Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, says the parliament will pass the Electoral Offences Commission Bill before the end of the ninth...

    Guber Polls: PDP’s Lawal Defeats Incumbent Governor Matawalle In Zamfara

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has lost his seat to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Dauda Lawal. The Independent National Electoral...

    Governor Matawalle Buys Brand New Expensive Cars, Cadillac For 260 Zamfara Traditional Rulers

    Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, has bought and gifted luxury cars; Cadillacs, and other cars to emirs and senior district heads in the state. The...

    National Convention: Shinkafi Withdraws From APC Chairmanship Race

    Ahead of Saturday’s national convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC), a frontline national chairmanship aspirant of the party from Zamfara State, Dr. Sani...

    “Stop Ridiculing APC In Public” – Gov Bello Matawalle Slams Gov Akeredolu Over ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ Statement

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has tackled Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ekiti state over comments he made about the crisis rocking the All...

    Zamfara Assembly Impeaches Deputy Governor Mahdi Gusau

    Lawmakers in the Zamfara State House of Assembly have impeached the Deputy Governor of the state, Mr Mahdi Gusau. Mr Gusau was impeached during plenary...

    Fire Razes Sheikh Gumi’s Residence in Kaduna

    A portion of the residence of prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi in the Kaduna State capital has been gutted by fire. The incident, which...

    90% Of The Things On Women’s Body Are Artificial – Anglican Priest

    Right Reverend E.O. Ikeakor, an Anglican priest has tackled women for being "artificial". Speaking in Igbo from the pulpit, Right Reverend E.O. Ikeakor,  said: "Of all...

    Former Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari Flown To United Kingdom In A Wheelchair For Medical Treatment

    Nigerian politician, who was a former Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari, has reportedly been flown to the United Kingdom in a wheelchair. According...

    Please Pray For Me – Nnamdi Kanu Beg IPOB Members

    Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has called on his members to be peaceful during the period of his trial. His...

    I Will Declare My Presidential Ambition In Due Time – Atiku Abubakar Reveals After Meeting With IBB

    Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar paid a courtesy call on governor Abubakar Sani Bello at the government house in Minna. Speaking to journalists after a...

    Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Took Advantage of Igbos’ Naivety And Anger – Rochas Okorocha

    Senator Rochas Okorocha has accused leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu of taking advantage of Igbos. Okorocha said Kanu took advantage of...

    2023 Presidency: I Don’t Think Any Aspirant Is More Qualified Than Me – Wike

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday said he doesn’t think anyone is more qualified to become Nigeria’s President other than himself. Wike, who spoke...

    FG Will Honour Promises Made To ASUU – Buhari Assures Religious Leaders

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government remains committed to honouring promises made to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This the President said...

    I Will Leave A Legacy For A United, Peaceful And Prosperous Nigeria – Buhari

    As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to enter the final lap of his presidency, which ends on May 29, 2023, he told a gathering of...

    2023: Tinubu Is Ahead, Qualified, Competent And CLEARLY Has The Best Chance. He Will Be APC Candidate And He Will Win The Presidential Race...

    Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been named as the next President of Nigeria by former Chairman, House of Representatives’ Committee on...

    Banditry Will Not End In Zamfara Anytime Soon – Gov. Matawalle

    Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has revealed why banditry will not end soon in the state. The governor attributed the continued attacks by bandits on...

    2023: Bola Tinubu Should Retire From Politics, He’s Not Young And Agile To Deal With Nigerian Presidency – Arewa Youth Forum

    The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been urged to retire from active politics. The call was made by Arewa...

    Emir Of Bungudu, Hassan Attahiru, Abducted Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway

    The Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, was on Tuesday kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. It was gathered that the attackers opened...

    Ganduje’s Son Reports His Mom To EFCC For ‘Defrauding’ Him

    Governor Ganduje's son Abdulazzez has reported his mother Hajia Hafsat to the EFCC for allegedly defrauding him. According to the Premium Times report, the wife...

    Zamfara Speaker’s Home, Others Set Ablaze By Bandits

    Bandits have set the home of the Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Nasiru Muazu Magarya, and other residents ablaze in Zurmi Local...

    73 Abducted Students In Zamfara Released

    Abductors have released 73 students of the Government Day Secondary School, Kaya in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The freed students were released...

    No More Dialogue Or Amnesty For Bandits In Zamfara – Matawalle

    Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, says his administration will no longer grant amnesty to bandits in the state. He explained that the decision became necessary...

    Matawalle’s Advise That Zamfara Residents Defend Themselves Is Great – FFK

    Femi Fani-Kayode FFK has pitched his tent with Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on his advise that residents begin to defend themselves against...

    Zamfara: Defend Yourselves, Attack Bandits With All Weapons You Have – Matawalle Tells Residents

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has charged residents of the State to take justice into their hands and defend themselves against bandits. This is...

    Zamfara Govt Orders Closure Of Schools After Students’ Abduction

    Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has ordered the immediate closure of primary and secondary schools in the state following the abduction of a yet-to-be...

    Nigerian Troops Kill 45 Bandits In Zamfara forest

    The military has eliminated three notorious kingpins behind armed banditry in Zamfara State. A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aerial operation targeted the base of the...

    Banditry In The Northwest Has The Potential To Swallow The Region – Matawalle

    Zamfara State governor Mohammed Bello Matawalle issues a strong warning to the leaders and elite of northern Nigeria about the unfathomable threat banditry poses...

    After 100 Days In Captivity, 100 Abducted People Rescued In Zamfara – Police

    The Police in have rescued 100 captives abducted by bandits in the Dansadau area of Maru Local government council of Zamfara State. The captives reportedly...

    Court Halts Impeachment Of Zamfara Deputy Governor Who Refused To Defect

    Justice Obiora Egwatu of the Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the impeachment move by the Zamfara State House of Assembly on the...

    Our People Here In The North Are The Problems Of Ourselves – Gov Matawalle

    Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle has declared that nothing can remove him as the Governor of his state so if the People's Democratic Party...

    Super TV CEO: Police Establish Conspiracy Over Murder Of Super TV Boss, Arrests More Suspects

    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested more suspects in connection with the murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga....

    ‘This Is A Joke, PDP Is A Comedy Troupe’ – Keyamo Blasts PDP For Taking Matawalle To Court For Defecting To APC

    Minister of state for labour and employment, Festus Keyamo has stated that there is no law against the decision of Zamfara governor, Bello Matawalle...

    Sack Matawalle For Defecting To APC – PDP Tells Court

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on a federal high court sitting in Abuja to sack Zamfara governor, Bello Matawalle over his defection...

    Bandits Abduct Emir of Kajuru, 13 Other Family Members In Kaduna

    Armed bandits in a raid last night (Saturday) abducted the Emir of Kajuru and 13 members of his family. A cabinet member of the Emir...

    Matawalle: May God Punish Me If I Ever Leave PDP – Video Of Governor Cursing Himself Resurfaces

    A few days after his defection from the major opposition People's Democratic Party PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, the 'Internet Never Forgets'...

    Matawalle Dissolves Executive Council, Suspends Emir, District Head

    The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has suspended the Emir of Dansadau in Maru Local Government Area of the state, Alhaji Hussaini Umarm,...

    Twitter Set To Open Its African Headquarters In Ghana

    The CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey has announced that the Micro-blogging platform will be opening its African headquarters in Ghana. The CEO of the...

    Defect To APC And Lose Your Seat – Yari Warns Matawalle

    The immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has warned the incumbent governor of Zamfara State who has been rumoured to be...

    There Are Over 30,000 Armed Bandits Operating In Zamfara – Gov Matawalle

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has disclosed that there are over 30,000 armed bandits in his state and across the 5 other North-Western...

    Hold Talks with Bandits – Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle Begs FG

    The Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle has appealed to the Federal government to hold talks with bandits in order to end banditry and other...

    President Buhari Deploys 6,000 Troops To Zamfara State

    President Muhammadu Buhari has reported deployed 6,000 troops to Zamfara State to go complement the efforts of the current security forces in the state,...

    Gov Bello Matawalle Issues A 2-Month Ultimatum To Bandits In Zamfara State

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has issued a 2-month ultimatum to all bandits in the state to either repent and surrender their weapons...

    ‘I’m Ready To Resign If That Will Bring Peace To Zamfara’ – Gov Matawalle

    Bello Matawalle says he is ready to resign as governor of Zamfara if that will bring peace to the state. Matawalle stated this when asked...

    I Agree With ‘No-Fly Zone’ Order In Zamfara – Matawalle Backs Down To FG’s Declaration

    Governor Bello Matawalle says he is not at variance with the Federal Government regarding the declaration of ‘No-Fly Zone’ in Zamfara. “This decision that was...

    Gov Bello Matawalle Rejects FG’s No-fly Zone Policy On Zamfara state

    The Governor of Zamfara state Bello Matawalle has rejected the National Security Council’s decision to declare Zamfara as a no-fly zone. The state government...

    Ghana’s President Nana Akufo Addo Receives Covax Coronavirus Vaccine On National TV

    Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday became the world’s first recipient of a coronavirus vaccine from Covax, a global scheme to procure and distribute...

    Nigerians Will Be Surprised If They Hear Those Behind The Zamfara Abduction – Gov Matawalle

    The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has said that Nigerians will be left shocked if the find out if those behind the Zamfara...

    Gov Bello Matawalle Orders The Immediate Closure Of All Boarding School In Zamfara State

    Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding schools in the state. This comes after 300 schoolgirls were abducted...

    Raining Bullets On Bandits Won’t Solve The Problem – Adamu Garba

    Former Presidential aspirant and All Progressive Congress chieftain, Adamu Garba, has taken to Twitter to share his thoughts about how best to deal with...

    Zamfara Abduction: 317 Girls Were Abducted Not 550 – Police Confirms

    The Zamfara State Police Commissioner, Abutu Yaro shut down stories that above 550 girls were abducted at the Government Secondary School in Jangebe Zamfara...

    Negotiating With With Bandits Is Not A Sign Of Failure – Bello Matawalle

    Governor Of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has slammed the thoughts that engaging in negotiations with Bandits isn't a sign of failure and rather a...

    Really? Not All Bandits Are Criminals – Zamfara Governor

    The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has differed in the generalisation of bandits as perpetrators of crime, noting that not all of them...

    Terror Attacks In Zamfara Have Reduced Drastically – Governor Matawalle

    Days after gunmen attacked the Emir of Zamfara,s convoy, the Governor of the State, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, has said the terror attacks in the...

    No Emir Or Local Government Chairman Must Leave Their Domain Henceforth – Zamafara Gov Bello Matawalle

    The Governor of Zamafara State Dr Bello Matawalle has issued an order that all Emirs, traditional leaders and local Government chairmen in his state...

    Sunday Dare Explains Why President Buhari Hasn’t Spoken On Lekki Shooting

    The minister for Youth and  sport development Mr Sunday Dare has revealed why the president did not speak on the Lekki shooting during his...

    We Need F-SARS In Zamfara State – Bello Matawalle

    The Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle in a recent statement has declared that Zamfara state needs the recently disbanded Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad {FSARS}...

    Governor Sanwo-Olu Relaxes Curfew In Lagos State

    The Lagos state government has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state on Tuesday after hoodlums took over the peaceful EndSARS protest. The state...

    Zamfara State Needs SARS – Governor Matawalle Insists

    Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has revealed that the disbanded Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) is urgently needed in his state to protect their...

    Zamfara State And The CBN Enters Into A N5bn Gold Deal

    The Governor Of Zamfara State has revealed on Tuesday in Gusau, at a press conference where it presented a 31-kilogramme Zamfara processed Gold. Governor Matawalle...

    Kano Singer Accused Of Blasphemy Appeals Death Sentence

    Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, the musician that a Shari’a court in Kano sentenced to death for blasphemy, has filed an appeal. The singer was sentenced to...

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