zamfara banditry

  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Villagers Drop Corpse at Zamfara Government House to Protest Bandits Killings – BellaNaija

    For a while now, Bandits have been terrorizing villages in Zamfara state and it isn’t getting any better. To protest these killings, over 100 people have gathered round the Zamfara government house with the dead body of one Shafiu Inusa, who was killed while applying fertilizers on his farm. …...
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    Metro Police Confirm 34 Killed by Bandits in Zamfara – Thisdaylive

    The Police Command in Zamfara State has confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu in a statement issued...
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    Metro Bandits abduct 3-month old baby, 7 others, kill 2 in Zamfara – P.M. News

    Bandits Security forces are now trailing yet to be identified gunmen who invaded Kanoma village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara and abducted seven persons, including a three month old baby along with her mother, killing two people. An eye witness, Malam Ibrahim Muhammed told the News...
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    Metro Insecurity Worsens as Bandits Attack Zamfara School, Abduct Students, Teachers – Thisdaylive

    Bandits terrorising the North-west of the country were at the height of their criminal enterprise on Wednesday night, attacking Government Girls Secondary School, Moriki in Zuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara State, where they kidnapped six … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Metro Zamfara under pressure from bandits for more than 10 years — SSG – P.M. News

    Zamfara State has been under pressure from bandits for more than 10 years now, the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Abdullahi Shinkafi has said. Shinkafi stated this at the opening ceremony of a two-day federal and states security administrators’ meeting in … Read more via P.M. News...
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    Metro FG Reveals How Illegal Mining Fuels Insecurity in Zamfara – Thisdaylive

    The federal government Wednesday revealed how illegal mining activities aggravated insecurity in Zamfara before its April 7 prohibition order and launch of special operations to stop bandits in the state. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who featured at a Nigerian...
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    Metro Zamfara killings: Emir Attahiru Ahmad makes u-turn, apologizes to Air Force – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad, has apologized to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force. The Chairman Council of Chiefs, who is also …...
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    Metro Military Airstrikes Can’t Kill Us, We Get Information Before Attack – Zamfara Killer Squad – OluFamous.Com

    Bandit ravaging communities in Zamfara State have disclosed that they have information feeding them with every move of the Nigerian military against them. This was disclosed in a tape recording of the conversation of a bandit (yet to be identified) with an emir in Zamfara. During the phone...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Soldiers Nab Top Politician, LG Vice Chairman, Over Bandits Killings In Zamfara – OluFamous.Com

    Nigerian Soldiers have arrested Mr Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya, the vice chairman of Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, in connection with the killings and kidnapping in the state. Bandits have been terrorizing the area and have killed many innocent Nigerians with impunity. In view of that...
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    Metro Military Warns Monarchs, Others Aiding Armed Banditry – Thisdaylive

    The federal government yesterday warned traditional rulers and other highly placed persons it said intelligence has uncovered as colluding with armed bandits to worsen … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Zamfara Govt Vows Not To Relent In Tackling Banditry – Channels Television

    The Zamfara State Government says it will not relent in tackling the persistent attack on the state by armed bandits. Governor Abdul’aziz Yari who was represented by the Secretary to the state governor, Abdullahi Muhammad, disclosed this during a stakeholder meeting with … Read more via...