Zamfara Government returns IDPs to communities as security improves
The Zamfara Government has started returning Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their communities following improved security situation in the state.
Security agencies requested shutdown of telecoms services in Zamfara, says FG
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it approved the request to shut down telecommunications activities in Zamfara State following request by security agencies.
Sokoto, Kebbi, three others witness service disruptions as Zamfara’s 2.1 million phone users lose access
With mobile network operators (MNOs) having complied with Federal Government’s (FG) order to shut down services in Zamfara State, some 2.1 million subscribers in the state have been cut off from the networks.
Zamfara cuts phone network in restive northern state
Nigeria's telecoms regulator has for security reasons asked operators to shut down mobile phone lines in Zamfara State, days after other restrictions were announced in the region plagued by violence. Gangs of criminals known locally as bandits snatched 73 children from a local school on Wednesday in the latest mass kidnapping in the country's northwest. …
Gunmen kill four, abduct 50 in Zamfara
The Police Command in Zamfara State have confirmed that gunmen killed four persons and abducted 50 others in Goran Namaye town, Maradun Local Council of the state.
Bandits abudct students, kill security officials in Zamfara college
Armed bandits have abducted many students and teachers in Zamfara State. The attack happened at the state’s College of Agriculture in Bakura Local Government Area of the state on Sunday. Registrar of the college, Aliyu Bakura, confirmed the incident to BBC Hausa Monday morning. Bakura said four persons, including a police officer and three gatemen,…
Aviation stakeholders urge military to rejig strategy as bandits shoot down attack jet in Zamfara
Intense fire from bandits caused a Nigerian attack jet to crash in Zamfara State on Sunday, but the pilot survived by ejecting from the aircraft, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said yesterday...
Nigeria Airforce confirms fighter jet crash after terrorist attack
The Nigeria Airforce has finally revealed that its Alphajet crashed in Zamfara State after an initial denial. Airforce spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet noted: "On 18 July 2021, at about 12.45 pm, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet aircraft, returning from a successful air interdiction mission between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna State,…