Tag Archives: Zamfara

Zamfara governor inaugurates APC elders Committee

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Friday inaugurated a 46-member Elders’ Committee to reconcile aggrieved members of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state. The party is currently in crisis following the decision of

6 persons dead in Zamfara midnight attack – Police

Nigeria Police Force The police in Zamfara have confirmed that bandits attacked and killed six persons in the early hours of Wednesday in Badarawa village of Shinkafi Local Government area of Zamfara. The Police Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Mohammed Shehu,

Air Strikes Kill 30 Suspected Bandits In Zamfara – NAF

File   The Nigerian Air Force says it has killed 30 suspected armed bandits terrorising different villages in Zamfara State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday also

Six Killed As Troops, Bandits Exchange Gunfire In Zamfara

File   Six persons were killed on Wednesday when troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army engaged suspected bandits in a gunfight in Zamfara State. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer, Colonel Muhammad Dole, said this in a

Police Arrest Eight Suspected Bandits In Zamfara

File Photo   The Zamfara State Command has arrested eight suspected bandits. The suspects attacked the Gurbin Bore Market on Saturday evening, in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state. In a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed

Amnesty International, Zamfara Govt Disagree Over Killings

File   Amnesty International and the Zamfara State government have disagreed over the security situation in the state, where there have been reports of killings and kidnapping in recent times. In a statement on Tuesday by the Director of Amnesty

Buhari Sends ‘1,000-Strong Military Force’ After Bandits In Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari (file)   The Federal Government has assembled a 1000-strong military force to launch fierce attacks on the bandits terrorising the villages and towns of Zamfara State. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr

Calls To Stop Killings In Zamfara Dominate Twitter

File   Nigerians have continued to condemn the killings in Zamfara State as they call on the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the herdsmen-farmers crisis in the country. READ ALSO: Gunmen Kill Two In Zamfara Market Attack

Gunmen Kill Four, Injure Eight In Zamfara Mosque Attack

File   A group of gunmen have killed at least four people during prayer at a mosque at Kawddi village in Zamfara State. The attack, which also injured at least eight people, occurred at about 8pm on Tuesday in Zurmi

Police Begin Manhunt Of Bandits After Zamfara Village Attacks

File   The Zamfara State Police Command has deployed its personnel after suspected bandits invaded some villages in the state. Mr Kenneth Ebrimson, the Commissioner of Police in the state disclosed this to Channels Television on Thursday when he confirmed

Police Find Bodies Of 41 Suspected Bandits In Zamfara Forest

  Police have discovered the bodies of 41 persons suspected to be part of bandits terrorising villages in Zamfara State, north-west Nigeria. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Kenneth Ebrimson, confirmed the figure while briefing reporters on Tuesday

Troops Kill 20 Bandits In Zamfara, Destroy Several Camps

File photo   Troops from the One Division of the Nigerian Army have killed at least 20 suspected bandits during an Operation in Jambrini village in Maru local government area of Zamfara state. The Deputy Director Army Public Relations of

Cattle Rustlers Kill At Least 10 In Zamfara

File photo of a herd of cattle.   At least 10 people were killed in raids by suspected cattle rustlers on four remote villages in Zamfara, police said on Thursday. Residents of the affected community said the armed bandits stormed

15 Die In Fresh Zamfara Attack – Police

File photo   Fifteen people were killed on Saturday after gunmen invaded Zakuna village in Anka Local Government area of Zamfara State. Public Relations Officer of the Zamfara State Police Command, DSP Muhammad Shehu, told Channels Television that at least