Shinkafi News

Ifeanyichukwu Nwannah: Zamfara 2019: The battle, intrigues and tension

Again, senator Yarima who was the decisive guru in Zamfara politics used his political influence to anoint Abdulaziz Yari as the running mate to Alhaji Mahmud’a Aliyu Shinkafi who was to contest the governorship election on the platform of ANPP but Shinkafi rejected working with Abdulaziz Yari for the reason best known to him, a situation that nearly created frictions in the party which would have made ANPP to lose the grip of power in the state.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 16, 2019

Revealed ! Zamfara bandits get support from Lagos, Niger, Libya

Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun Vanguard gathered that operatives of the IRT, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, were deployed to Zamafara State, by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to combat and put an end to the scourge of these bandits, who had in recent time killed hundreds of people within Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun, Maru and Brinin-Magaji, Local Government Areas of the state, leaving several others displaced.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

Police arrest Lagos cattle sellers for funding bandits in Zamfara

Places that had been attacked by the bandits included Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun, Maru and Brinin-Magaji local government areas of the state.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 11, 2019

Pesticide abuse: Growing concerns over poisoning of farm produce, livestock – Punch Newspapers

In September of that same year, six family members and a neighbour died after eating leaf porridge, known as ‘fate’ in Shinkafi, Zamfara State.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 24, 2018

Police restrict movement, as riots erupt in Zamfara

Some of the worst affected local governments in Zamfara are Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun, Maru and Birnin-Magaji, which is Dan-Ali’s hometown.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 24, 2018