In Zamfara, Police nab bandits, rescue 3 weeks old baby, others

October 2, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

The Zamfara state police command through the ongoing operation against armed bandits has arrested 21 notorious armed bandits at various locations of the state. This was made known by the state police public relations officer SP Muhammad Shehu while addressing Newsmen at the command headquarters in Gusau on Saturday. According to him, five bandits were also neutralised during the operations Read More

4 weeks after, NCC suspends telecom shutdown in Gusau

October 1, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended the shutdown of telecom sites within Gusau, the state capital. Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle disclosed this at a weekly preaching session to mark the state’s 25 years anniversary Friday. Matawalle, who was represented by the acting governor who is also the speaker, House of Assembly, Nasiru Muazu Magarya, at the weekly preaching session, Read More

Troops kill 85 terrorists, 293 bandits in 1 month-DHQ

September 30, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Thursday said troops of Operation HADIN KAI in the North-east and Operation HADARIN DAJI in the North-west have killed 85 Boko-Haram/ISWAP terrorists and 293 bandits in different military offensives in the last one month. The military also said over 90 terrorists and bandits including their collaborators and logistics suppliers were arrested in the course of Read More

Breaking: Zamfara governor reveals how kidnapped students were rescued

September 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said that a repentant bandit led to the rescue of the abducted students of Kaya Maradun from the bandits. Governor Matawalle made the disclosure Saturday morning in a BBC Hausa exclusive programme, “Ganimun hanya.” On September 1, 2021, armed bandits stormed Government day Secondary School Kaya in Governor Matawalle’s Maradun local government area, and Read More

Zamfara: How we rescued students from bandits’ den – Matawalle

September 18, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has said that a repentant bandit led to the rescue of the abducted students of Kaya Maradun from the bandits. Governor Matawalle made the disclosure Saturday morning in a BBC Hausa exclusive programme, “Ganimun hanya.” On September 1, 2021, armed bandits stormed Government day Secondary School Kaya in Governor Matawalle’s Maradun local government Read More

Security agents neutralise bandits in Zamfara

September 3, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Police tactical operatives in Zamfara state, in collaboration with other security agencies, have repelled a large number of armed bandits, who came to Shinkafi town in their hundreds, with intent to attack innocent people of the area.  In a statement issued to Newsmen in Gusau Friday, the the Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammad Shehu, said the bandits, who were from Read More

In Kaduna, bandit groups turn against each other, kill nine

August 20, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu, Kaduna 0

Nemesis caught up with two groups of armed bandits in Giwa local government of Kaduna state who in a fratricidal gun duel killed nine of their fellow bandits on Wednesday.  Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, who made this known in a statement on Friday, said the bandits’ death has been confirmed through human intelligence Read More

Zamfara: Matawalle vows to rescue kidnapped students

August 17, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Zamfara state Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has expressed sadness over the abduction of 15 student and 4 staff of the College of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Bakura, by suspected armed bandits. In a statement signed by the Director General Public Enlightenment Media and Communications Yusuf Idris, Matawalle promised to rescue them. Matawalle further lauded the efforts by the security agencies Read More

We‘re committed to ending insecurity, unity of Nigeria -DHQ

July 29, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) has reinstated its commitment towards maintaining the unity of Nigeria and tackling all security challenges bedeviling the nation.   Director, Defence Media Operations (DMO) Brig. – Gen. Benard Onyeuko stated this while briefing journalists on the updates of military operations in the country between 16 and 28 July 2021 on Thursday in Abuja. He Read More

3 injured as police repel bandits’ attack on Maraban Jos station in Kaduna

Armed bandits on Friday night attacked Maraban Jos Divisional Police station in Igabi local government area of Kaduna state but were repelled by policemen on duty. However, three policemen sustained injuries during the attack. Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, while confirming the attack in a statement on Saturday, said the bandits came in three utility vehicles Read More

Police rescue 11 kidnapped victims, kill 1 bandits in Zamfara

July 23, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

The Zamfara State Police Command has killed one of the bandits who kidnapped 12 commuters along Gusau – Sokoto road at Dogon Karfe axis and rescue 11 victims. This was made known by the public relations officer of the command SP Muhammad Shehu in a press release issued in Gusau Thursday. “Yesterday at about 1300hrs, large number of armed bandits Read More

Police kill 10 bandits, lose 2 in Niger

July 18, 2021 Aideloje Ojo 0

The Nigerian Police Special Unit, Operation PUFF ADDER Saturday killed 10 bandits in gun battle in Kundu village in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state.  The bandits  were reported to have  attack the police base recently established in the village due to incessant attacks and kidnap of a Royal father.  It was learnt  that  the police however  lost two of Read More

Governor Bello calls for establishment of NAF base in kogi

July 13, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has called for the establishment of a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base in Kogi state. According a statement by Director of Public Relations and Information (NAF) Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet on Monday, he made the call when he paid a courtesy visit on the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao at Headquarters NAF.  Read More

PRAWA urges FG to strengthen implementation of laws on torture

June 29, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The federal government has been called upon to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the laws on torture focusing on prevention, protection, accountability and access to justice and provision of requisite rehabilitation services to victims/survivor. The call was contained in a statement signed Tuesday in Abuja by the Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) in collaboration with 16 Civil Society Read More

El-Rufai is misunderstood

June 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state is truly a man of principle but that doesn’t stop him from performing his great task of running the affairs of Kaduna state with utmost patience and high sense of responsibility. There are several policies, programmes and projects designed and well implemented aimed at providing social, security and welfare for the great people of Read More

Lawan tasks leaders on youths involvement in national development

June 20, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

   President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said efforts must be made by leaders in the country to encourage productivity amongst youths to enable them contribute meaningfully to national development.  Lawan made this known in Yola , Adamawa state on Saturday while speaking to journalists at the First Solo Exhibition of Paintings and Photographs by Stephen Binos.  Binos is Read More