Military airstrike neutralises scores of bandits in Katsina forest
The Air Component of “Operation Hadarin Daji” has neutralised no fewer than 17 armed bandits and destroyed their camp in the Dunya Forest area of Katsina State.
Lessons from COVID-19 - Part 2
• During this period again, some who will gladly visit the health centres or hospitals couldn’t do so during the lockdowns. There were some COVID-19 patients that were reported to have underlying sickness. This worsened the effect of the disease on them. The risk of getting out of the sickness became very low. Part of…
Military neutralises five bandits in Katsina, loses officer
The Nigerian Army has disclosed that it lost one of its officers last week while repelling bandits’ attack on Diskiru Community in Dandume Council Area of Katsina State. It, however, said that five bandits were neutralised, while three women and their children were rescued during the operation. Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko,…
Troops apprehend scores of bandits, other criminals in North West, North Central
Troops of Operation ‘Hadarin Daji’ have continued to hit bandits, kidnappers, cattle rustlers and other criminals across the North West and North Central zones of the country.
Scores killed in Katsina reprisal
Scores were yesterday killed in an early morning retaliatory attack at Diskiru village in Dandume Local Council of Katsina State. Victims of the 2:00 a.m. onslaught were mainly children and the elderly. The police spokesperson in the state, SP Gambo Isah, said 17 lives were lost, including 12 locals, four vigilantes and a security agent,…
Bandits kill eight persons, burn house, vehicle in Katsina
Bandits killed eight persons and injured three others in Faskari Council of Katsina State at the weekend. Six were killed in Shau Village and two in Ruwan Godiya community.
Bandits abduct Nasarawa ex-commissioner, demand N30m
Nasarawa State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of the immediate past Commissioner for Higher Education, Chief Clement Uhembe, at his Lafia residence by unknown gunmen about 8.30p.m. on Tuesday.
Troops eliminate 4 bandits, rescue 3 kidnapped victims in Nasarawa, Taraba
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 117 Guards Battalion have eliminated four armed bandits...
Army, bandits’ encounter leaves 24 dead in Katsina
No fewer than 24 persons, including 21 suspected armed bandits and three military personnel, lost their lives during a shootout between troops and bandits in Katsina State.