Tag: bandits

Zamfara peace initiative: Gov. Matawalle secures unconditional release of 11 kidnap victims

Abdul Jimoh- November 22, 2020

A total of 11 kidnap victims were on Saturday night rescued from their abductors by officials of the Zamfara government, a statement issued by Jamilu ... Read More

Military Airstrike Neutralises Scores of Bandits in Katsina Forest

Henry Solomon- November 20, 2020

The Air Component of “Operation Hadarin Daji” has neutralised no fewer than 17 armed bandits and destroyed their camp in the Dunya Forest area of ... Read More

Military airstrike disrupts cattle rustling activities, mops up bandits in Kaduna forest

Abdul Jimoh- November 14, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Thunder Strike has disrupted activities of cattle rustlers in Kwiambana Forest area in Kaduna State, killing ... Read More

Military Kills Several ISWAP Terrorists, Rescues Kidnapped Victims

Henry Solomon- September 10, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the military has killed several Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and bandits and also arrested their collaborators in the Northwest and Northeast zones ... Read More

Troops Neutralise Bandit Leaders in Zamfara – DHQ

Tanimu- July 10, 2020

The Military says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised some notable leaders and several members of the criminal group in air strikes ... Read More

Troops Recover Large Cache of Arms from Bandits in Benue

Tanimu- March 24, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’ deployed in Benue has recovered a large cache of weapons from fleeing bandits in Odogoke ... Read More

CAN Lauds Police in Recent Fight Against Bandits

Tanimu- February 6, 2020

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commended Nigeria Police Force for its renewed zeal in fighting criminals, bandits and kidnappers in Kaduna state. Rev. John Hayab ... Read More

18 Members of a Notorious Cult Gang Arrested in Maiduguri

Tanimu- September 23, 2019

Following credible information received from well meaning individuals, a gang of suspected cultists, who are suspected to engage in armed robbery and kidnapping in Maiduguri ... Read More

I did My Best to Address Security Challenges in Zamfara – Yari

Henry Solomon- July 1, 2019

Former Zamfara Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, on Monday defended his handling of the security situation in the state, saying he did his best to tackle the ... Read More

Banditry: Troops Kill 8 Bandits, Arrest 17 Collaborators In Sokoto

Abdul Jimoh- June 29, 2019

No fewer than eight bandits have been killed and 17 other collaborators arrested by troops of Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III under the 8 Division Nigerian ... Read More

Troops kill 55 bandits, rescue 760 abductees in Zamfara

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have killed 55 bandits and rescued 760 persons abducted from villages in Zamfara state. Gallant Nigeria Military Men This was ... Read More

Zamfara donates to families of fallen Nigerien soldiers

admin- January 1, 2019

The Zamfara Government has donated N8.5 million to families of five killed and some Nigerien soldiers injured by bandits during a joint operation with Nigerian ... Read More

Abductors Release Zamfara Twin Sisters

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

Two female twins that were abducted 25 days ago by gunmen in Dauran village of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara have been returned to ... Read More

Civil Defence deploys 750 officers in Yobe for Sallah

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 20, 2018

The Yobe State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 750 of its men across the state to provide security ... Read More

Troops kill 5 Bandits, Recover Arms In Birnin Gwari

Abdul Jimoh- August 16, 2018

The troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna on Thursday said it had eliminated five bandits and recover arms in Birnin Gawri local Government areas ... Read More

Insecurity: FG Donates Relief Materials To Zamfara Victims

Abdul Jimoh- August 13, 2018

IDPs in Adamawa State (Photo: Internet) The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has donated eight trucks of relief materials to about 29,000 victims displaced by ... Read More

President Buhari’s Order to Deploy NAF in Zamfara Yield Result as Troops Neutralize Bandits and Freed Captives

Tanimu- August 4, 2018

Muhammad Dole, Zamfara: In continuation with the ongoing Operation SHARAN DAJI, the troops conducted several raids and ambush operations in major identified camps and routes ... Read More

Police Repel Attack on Zamfara Communities

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2018

The Police in Zamfara have repelled attacks on Chali and Gobirawa communities in Maru Local Government area of the state and arrested one of the ... Read More

Army Begins Special Operation, Seeks Residents Support Against Killers in Sokoto

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2018

The Nigerian Army has launched a joint security operation to clear bandits terrorizing Gandi and Tabanni villages in Rabbah Local Government area of Sokoto State. ... Read More

Zamfara Assembly Writes to FG Over Killings

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2018

Zamfara House of Assembly has directed its secretariat to write a letter to Minister of defence, Mansur Dan’ali, over incessant killings and security challenges in ... Read More