Insecurity

Security Forces Currently Engage Suspected Terrorists in Zamfara Community

In a recent skirmish in Mai Marahu community, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, security operatives clashed with a group of suspected terrorists on Saturday morning. Details surrounding the confrontation, including casualties, remain unconfirmed as of the time of this report. However, recent efforts by the Nigerian Army in the region have targeted terrorist […]

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Zamfara Governor Appoints New Commandant for ZSCPG

Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State has taken decisive action by appointing Major Maikano Adamu (retd.) as the Acting Commandant of the Zamfara State Community Protection Guards, following the recent suspension of Col. Rabiu Garba Yandoto (retd.). This appointment, effective immediately, was announced by the state Commissioner for Information, Munnir Haidara, in a statement on […]

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Zamfara: NSA Receives 22 Rescued FUG Students, Staff

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, warmly welcomed 22 abducted students and staff of Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara, who were successfully rescued on Sunday. The group, consisting of 15 students and seven university staff members, had been taken captive in September 2023. Ribadu expressed his encouragement to the rescued individuals, advising them to […]

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Military to Continue Offensive Against Bandits, Tinubu Assures Zamfara Gov.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reiterated his administration’s commitment to end banditry in Zamfara State. The president ordered the deployment of troops and a sustained military onslaught against bandits in Zamfara. A statement by the spokesperson of the Zamfara Governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, said President Tinubu received some State Governors and the leadership of the […]

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Zamfara: Military Strikes ‘Mistakenly’ Kill Over 40 Residents in Maradun

A tragic incident unfolded in Kukawa village, Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, where scores of individuals are feared dead due to airstrikes conducted by the troops of the Nigerian Army under Operation Hadarin Daji. Despite these casualties, the army has refuted claims of civilian deaths, asserting that their operations are targeted at bandits […]

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DHQ Reports: About 200 Terrorists Killed, 330 Arrested in Single Week

In the past week, operations across northern regions resulted in the elimination of 188 terrorists and the arrest of 330 others. Troops deployed across the nation successfully rescued 133 kidnapped individuals during this period, as stated by Maj. Gen. Edward Buba, Director of Defence Media Operations, highlighting the significant strides in the ongoing fight against […]

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Troops Destroy Yellow Jambros Notorious Bandits Kingpin Camp in Zamfara

By Zagazola Makama Nigerian Army troops deployed for Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency operations have raided the den of a notorious terrorist kingpin known as Yellow Janbros at Dangunu Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, resulting in the elimination of a terrorist and recovery of fire arm. During the operation on 8 April […]

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Zamfara: Notorious Bandit Kingpin, Sani Dangote, Siblings Killed in Rival Clash

Reports indicate that a deadly confrontation between rival factions led to the demise of Sani Dangote, a prominent bandit operating in Zamfara State’s Zurmi Local Government Area. Allegedly, an infamous figure known as Dankarami was responsible for the deaths of Dangote, his two brothers, and several of their associates in the nearby Dumburum Forest. On […]

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COAS Vows Enhanced Support to Tackle Security Challenges in Zamfara

In a demonstration of appreciation and solidarity, Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), visited the 1 Brigade Nigerian Army stationed in Zamfara State on April 6, 2024. His visit was not only an opportunity to commend the troops for their unwavering commitment but also a chance to assess the progress of […]

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Kwankwaso Believes Military Can End Security Challenges in Nigeria

Kwankwaso, the National Leader of the New Nigeria People’s Party, expressed confidence that with adequate motivation, the military possesses the capability to effectively tackle the prevailing security challenges in the nation. He emphasized the importance of both the Federal Government’s commitment and the active participation of citizens in providing crucial information to security agencies. Reflecting […]