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Banditry: Matawalle Swears With Quran, Dares Zamfara Residents To Prove Innocence

  Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has sworn with the Quran that he has no connection with bandits disturbing the peace in the state. He also challenged residents of the state, irrespective of their status, to do the same to prove that they have no hands in the security challenges bedevilling the state. The governor … Continue reading Banditry: Matawalle Swears With Quran, Dares Zamfara Residents To Prove Innocence Read Full Story

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Soldier Dies As Troops Kill Scores Of Bandits In Zamfara Village – Army

  The Nigerian Army has confirmed the death of a soldier as troops kill scores of bandits during an attack on Kabasa village in Zamfara State. Troops of Sector 3 Operation Hadarin Daji engaged the bandits and thwarted a deadly kidnap, the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, said in a statement … Continue reading Soldier Dies As Troops Kill Scores Of Bandits In Zamfara Village – Army Read Full Story

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Three Soldiers, Five Villagers Killed As Bandits Attack Zamfara LGA

  No fewer than three Soldiers and five villagers lost their lives following an attack by bandits in Kabasa village of Zamfara State. The victims were killed while repelling bandits’ attack in Magami District, Gusau Local Government Area of the state. A source who confirmed the incident to Channels TV on Wednesday said the bandits … Continue reading Three Soldiers, Five Villagers Killed As Bandits Attack Zamfara LGA Read Full Story

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Money from mining used to fund criminal activities, says Buhari

Olufemi Olaniyi, Ibadan The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said his regime has discovered that criminals have infiltrated the mining industry in the country. Buhari said this on Tuesday while declaring open the 56th annual international conference and exhibition of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society held at the International Conference Centre, University...

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Zamfara Receives 55,920 Doses Of AstraZeneca Vaccines

  The Zamfara State government has received a total of 55,920 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government. Yahaya Kanoma, who is the Commissioner for Health in Zamfara, received the vaccines on behalf of the state government on Thursday in Gusau, the state capital. He said, “We received our consignment from Sokoto; we … Continue reading Zamfara Receives 55,920 Doses Of AstraZeneca Vaccines Read Full Story

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National security adviser maintains FG’s hard posture against bandits, insurgents

We’ll deploy all the force we have, no negotiations, Buhari’s NSA warns at Special Aso Villa media interaction The Federal Government says henceforth it will go all out against insurgents and bandits as it has the requisite personnel and resources. The National Security Adviser, Maj.- Gen Babagana Monguno (retired) disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja
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Bandits abduct 100 miners, kill 10 in Zamfara — Emirs

*Deploy more security men to areas affected by herdsmen attacks, banditry, Senate tells NSA *Take fight to B-Haram enclaves, Reps tell military chiefs *Army has achieved commendable success against terrorism, banditry, others – COAS *Sokoto bans self-acclaimed security volunteers By Henry Umoru, Levinus Nwabughiogu & Musa Annabi No fewer than 100 miners operating between Anka
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Wednesday Update: Ibori Loot, Zamfara Ultimatum & Vaccine Distribution

Good morning. We are leading with the UK’s promise to return looted assets, an ultimatum to bandits in Zamfara, and the continued progress of vaccine distribution to states across the federation. UK Set To Return Ibori Loot The United Kingdom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to return the sum of £4.2 million assets … Continue reading Wednesday Update: Ibori Loot, Zamfara Ultimatum & Vaccine Distribution Read Full Story

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You Have Two Months To Surrender Your Arms, Zamfara Governor Warns Bandits

  Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has issued a two-month ultimatum to all bandits in the state to either repent and surrender their weapons or face serious consequences from the security personnel. He gave the deadline on Tuesday evening during a state-wide broadcast at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital. The governor decried … Continue reading You Have Two Months To Surrender Your Arms, Zamfara Governor Warns Bandits Read Full Story

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Not Just Zamfara, North West Needs More Troops, Matawalle Tells Service Chiefs

  Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has called for the deployment of more troops across the north-west region of the country. He made the call on Tuesday when he received the service chiefs at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital. The governor stated that there must be blocking forces to block the routes … Continue reading Not Just Zamfara, North West Needs More Troops, Matawalle Tells Service Chiefs Read Full Story

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Zamfara eases curfew in Jangebe, town of kidnapped schoolgirls

Zamfara state has scaled back a curfew imposed on Jangebe town where hundreds of schoolgirls were abducted last month, residents said Tuesday. The 279 girls were abducted on February 26 from the Government Secondary School in Jangebe by bandits. They were released five days later, in the latest mass kidnapping to target schools. But a
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Zamfara Govt Secures Release Of 10 Abducted Victims

  Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has again secured the release of ten kidnapped victims without ransom. The victims who had been in captivity for over three months and two weeks said they were abducted in the Gwaram community of Talata Mafara Local Government Area of the state. Among them are three men, including the … Continue reading Zamfara Govt Secures Release Of 10 Abducted Victims Read Full Story

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Jangebe Abduction: Zamfara Govt Relaxes Curfew On Talata Marafa LGA

  The Zamfara State Government has relaxed the dust to dawn curfew imposed on Jangebe town of Talata Mafara Local Government Area of the state. In a statement issued on Monday, the Commissioner Information, Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, said the move is to enable people to carry out their normal legitimate businesses. He explained the state … Continue reading Jangebe Abduction: Zamfara Govt Relaxes Curfew On Talata Marafa LGA Read Full Story

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Zamfara awaits army’s action on officer allegedly supplying ammunition to bandits

Maiharaji Altine, Gusau Zamfara State Government has said it is awaiting actions the military would take on an Army officer arrested alongside his girlfriend for allegedly supplying ammunition and uniforms to bandits. Deputy Chief of Staff, Government House, Dr. Bashir Muhammad Maru, said, the Army officer and his girlfriend were arrested by the military. Maru […] Read Full Story

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Soldier, girlfriend who allegedly supplied ammunition to bandits in Zamfara arrested

Maiharaji Altine, Gusau Zamfara State Government has announced that an Army officer and his girlfriend were arrested for allegedly supplying ammunition and uniforms to bandits in the state. Briefing newsmen in Government House Gusau on Friday, the Deputy Chief of Staff, Government House Gusau, Dr. Bashir Muhammad Maru, said the Army officer and his girlfriend […] Read Full Story