• Gold rush in Zamfara
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    APRIL 23, 2021 Nigeria’s north western state of Zamfara has large deposits of minerals including gold, while this was supposed to bring joy to the residents, it has become their source of pain. The gold rush in Zamfara has attracted all manner of criminals and bandits into the state and systemically, they have plunged the ...
  • Police rescues 11 in Zamfara
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    The Police Command in Zamfara says it has secured the release of 11 kidnapped persons in the state. The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, announced this in a statement issued in Gusau on Saturday. “On April  9, the command, in collaboration with the state Ministry for Security and Home Affairs, secured ...
  • Police rescues 11 in Zamfara
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    No fewer than 100 miners operating between Anka and Maru Local Government Areas of Zamfara have been abducted by bandits, the Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has disclosed. Ahmad,  who is also the Chairman of the state Council of Chiefs, made this known in Gusau on Tuesday when the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), ...
  • Police rescues 11 in Zamfara
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    The Kaduna State Government, on Tuesday said bandits have killed six persons, leaving one injured in Igabi and Kauru Local Government Areas of the state. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Kaduna. He said: “six persons have been killed in isolated banditry ...
  • Police
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    The Police Command in Niger State has arrested the village head of Tungan-Iliya and 10 other persons over alleged banditry in Mashegu Local Government Area of the state. Police spokesman in the state, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, said in a statement on Sunday in Minna that following intelligence report received on Dec. 25, a police team ...
  • NAF Alpha Jet
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    Innocent civilians in Katsina and Borno States, on Friday night and Saturday, again came under deadly bandits and terrorists’ attacks, orchestrated by the bloodthirsty criminals. Though, the Village Head of Mazoji ward was killed by the bandits in Katsina, it was learnt that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter aircrafts’ bombardments neutralized scores of Boko ...
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    Armed criminals killed 60 people in a string of attacks on villages in the restive northwest of Nigeria, medics and residents said Thursday. Dozens of gunmen — described locally as “bandits — riding motorcycles raided five villages in Sabon Birni district in Sokoto state late Wednesday, the sources told AFP. “We received a total of ...
  • Zamfara
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    Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has announced the continuation of peace deals with leaders of bandits operating in the state for the attainment of total peace in the state. The governor stated this on Saturday in Gusau while condoling families of those attacked by bandits in some villages in the state. He sympathised with families ...
  • Boko Haram
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    The Presidency has assured that all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory will be treated equally while tackling security and socio-economic challenges facing the country. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, gave the assurance in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, stressing that President Buhari is committed to ...
  • Ramadan
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    Following the recent wave of gruesome attacks on innocent villagers in several communities at Ruma and Batsari Local Government Areas (LGAs), in Katsina State, the District Head of Batsari, Alhaji Tukur Mu’azu, said his subjects will prefer to die from Coronavirus than being killed by rampaging bandits. Alhaji Mu’azu, who stated this in a short ...