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Bandits Demand New Naira As Ransom After Kidnapping Villagers In Zamfara

Suspected bandits have demanded for new naira notes as ransom after kidnapping at least four persons in Kolo village, in the Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State. According to reports, the bandits who requested N10m ransom to release the victims consisting of a man, woman, and two children rejected the old naira notes. An […]

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7 Terrorists Killed As NAF Bombs Turji’s Enclave In Zamfara

Precision airstrikes undertaken by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji on notorious terrorist leader, Mallam Ila, an ally of wanted terror kingpin, Bello Turji, have eliminated seven terrorists. The airstrikes carried on November 18, 2022 targeted the enclave of notorious terrorist leader and gun runner, Mallam Ila, located about 9km East of Manawa village […]

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Emir of Gusau Seeks Additional NSCDC Outposts in Zamfara State

The Emir of Gusau His Royal Highness Alh. Ibrahim Bello MON Sarki Kastina Gusau on the 17th November 2022 at his palace, gave his Royal Blessings to the NSCDC State Commandant Zamfara State Command, Commandant Muhammad Bello Muazu. The Royal Father who plays host to Commandant Muhammad Bello Muazu in a courtesy visit posited that […]

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Police Foils Attack, Arrests 16 Suspected Bandits In Zamfara

Zamfara State Police Command has succeeded in foiling an attempted attack on communities around Dansadau district of Maru local government area of the state and recovered firearms after gun battle with large number of armed bandits. Parading 16 suspected criminals ranging from banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling at the Police Command Gusau today (Wednesday), the […]

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Kaduna Govt Confirms Killing Of Notorious Bandit Kachalla Gudau

Kachalla Gudau, a dreaded bandit who commanded a large number of foot soldiers carrying out kidnappings and killings in Chikun, Kachia and Kajuru LGAs, was among the bandits neutralized by troops of the Nigerian Army on Sunday, at Kankomi in Kaduna State. Diligent exploitation of human intelligence networks corroborated other pieces of available intelligence, which […]

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NAF Air Strikes Kill 3 Wanted Terrorists In Zamfara

Military authorities have confirmed that wanted terrorist Kingpins, Halilu Buzu, Yellow Kano, Alhaji Gana, and others have been killed in an air strike by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji, OPHD, last month. It was gathered that the strike led to the decimation of several terrorists and the destruction of their logistics base at […]

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Zamfara CP Patrols 63 Km Gusau – Kaura to Reassure Public of Safety

The Commissioner of Police Zamfara State Command, CP Kolo Yusuf on Tuesday led Police Tactical Team and patrolled the entire 63 Kilometer Gusau – Kaura Namoda road. According to CP Kolo, the gesture is to reassure the public of their security and safety, and that in continuation of confidence building between the public and police […]

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Police Assures NYSC Members Of Adequate Security In Zamfara

The Zamfara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kolo Yusuf, has assured security and safety of the National Youth Service Corps members in the state. The commissioner gave this assurance when he visited the temporary site of the NYSC orientation camp at Science Secondary School, Gusau, the state capital. “The visit is to enhance and strengthen […]

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Zamfara: Another 8 Bandits Eliminated As Op Forest Sanity Storms Their Hideouts

No fewer than eight terrorists were neutralized in their hideouts in Zamfara forest when troops of Operation Forest Sanity stormed the enclave to clear bandits’ camps. Speaking on the development, Director Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major General Musa Danmadami in a statement made available to the media, he said, “Troops of Operation FOREST SANITY […]

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Military Neutralize Over 200 Bandits In Zamfara

Over 200 armed bandits have been neutralised by the military in Gando Forest of Bukkuyum local government area of Zamfara state. A resident of the area identified as Mal. Garba Lawali Bukkuyum told Blueprint Weekend in a telephone interview that the operation began last Tuesday. Garba said the bandits were intercepted by the military when […]