Troops apprehend gun runners, kill bandits in Sokoto, Zamfara
The Defence Headquarters says that troops of troops of Operation Accord have apprehended two suspected gun runners and eliminated two bandits in Sokoto and Zamfara. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Enenche said that the success was recorded on Sunday, following credible intelligence on…
Katsina shuts down IDP camps, repatriates 27,000 persons
Kastina State government said it had repatriated 27,000 Internally-Displaced Persons (IDP) back to their communities within and outside the state. It also said that seven of the IDP camps, which used to accommodate the displaced persons in parts of the state, had since been closed down. The state’s Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Social Development,…
Gunmen kidnap Oyo council chairman
District head, four others abducted in Zamfara The Caretaker Committee Chairman, Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Comrade Jacob Olayiwola Adeleke, has been kidnapped. Adeleke was abducted alongside his driver on Sunday evening on the Okeho-Ado Awaye road, on his way to Ibadan for a meeting with Governor Seyi Makinde scheduled for…
Zamfara APC congress: Marafa faction heads to Supreme Court
Sen. Kabiru Marafa faction of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara, said it would go to Supreme Court for the interpretation of Sokoto Appeal Court Judgement on the APC congresses in the state. The State Publicity Secretary of the faction, Bello Bakyasuwa stated this at a news conference in Gusau on Monday. The Appeal Court,…
Zamfara govt begins own gold reserve
Zamfara government says it has started its gold reserve to reduce dependence on federal allocations.
CAN’s reaction to Buhari’s statement is hateful, says group
The Companion (Association of Muslim Men in Business) has condemned the comments credited to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on President Muhammadu Buhari
Military airstrike hits bandits’ camp, kill scores in Zamfara – DHQ
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has eliminated several armed bandits and destroyed their logistics facilities in massive airstrikes conducted in the Kwiambana Forest in Zamfara.
19 killed in Zamfara road crash, Matawalle declares 3-day mourning
No fewer than 19 persons believed to be supporters of the Zamfara State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were reportedly killed in a fatal road accident on the outskirts of Tsafe Town along the Funtua-Gusau road. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to Governor Bello Matawalle on Media, Publicity and Public Enlightenment, Zailani Bappa, said…
Troops kill 25 bandits, arrest 155 others in Northwest - DHQ
The Defence Headquarter says the military in its continued onslaught against armed banditry and cattle rustling, killed 25 bandits and arrested 155 others in the Northwest Zone of the country. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche said this while briefing newsmen on update of the military operations across the country on Thursday in…
Zamfara: suspected bandits kidnap children of former commissioner
Zamfara state police command has confirmed the kidnap incidence of four biological children of former commissioner Zamfara state ministry for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Hon. Bello Muhammad Dankande Gamji during the early hours of last Tuesday.