Troops neutralize bandits, rescue kidnapped victims in Sokoto, Katsina 
Terrorism

Troops neutralize bandits, rescue kidnap victims in Sokoto, Katsina 

The Nigerian Army has said that troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have neutralised more bandits, rescued kidnap victims, recovered items, and destroyed bandits’ hideouts in some States in the North-West. A post on its verified Twitter handle explained that on 3rd August, 2023, armed bandits attempted to infiltrate and attack Isa Local Government Area of

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Terrorists kill DPO's mother, brother in Katsina
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Terrorists kill DPO’s mother, brother in Katsina

…The Daily Vendor learnt that the DPO, was on duty when the terrorists stormed his family house and killed the victims Terrorists on Monday invaded the family house of the Divisional Police Officer(DPO) for Dutsi Division, Katsina State Police Command, and killed his mother and younger brother. The Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO) Gambo Isah(SP), who

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Nigeria attractive to bandits from Chad, Mali – Gov Masari 1
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Nigeria attractive to bandits from Chad, Mali – Gov Masari

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, said on Wednesday security situation in Nigeria has improved since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power in 2015. Masari, who stated this when he featured in a Channels TV programme, Politics Today, also slammed the critics of Buhari’s administration. He said the critics don’t see anything good in the government

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Buhari returns to Abuja after four-day visit to Katsina 2
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Buhari returns to Abuja after four-day visit to Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja after a four-day official visit to Daura, Katsina State, on Tuesday. Buhari was received at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, by his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Bello; the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; and other top government functionaries.

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13 dead, 70 injured in Katsina accident 3
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13 dead, 70 injured in Katsina accident

Thirteen people are reported dead while 70 others were injuried in Katsina accident along Kaita/Dankama Highway, on Thursday night. Although details of the circumstances surrounding the accident were still sketchy by Friday morning, Ripples Nigeria, gathered that the injured victims have been taken to the Federal Medical centre, Katsina General hospital and Amadi Rimi Orthopaedic

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Katsina student who escaped from bandits says 520 were kidnapped 4
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Katsina student who escaped from bandits says 520 were kidnapped

One of the students taken away by gunmen suspected to be bandits from the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, Osama Aminu Maale, an 18-year-old, has revealed that 520 students of the school were abducted by the bandits last Friday. Maale revealed this while narrating how he escaped from

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Katsina government bans use of Whatsapp in schools, Facebook by civil servants 5
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Katsina government bans use of Whatsapp in schools, Facebook by civil servants

The Katsina State government has banned the use of WhatsApp in all schools in the state, and also the use of Facebook by civil servants in government offices. In a circular issued on Tuesday, December 8, by the state government and signed by one Mohammed Sadda Dikko, on behalf of the Zonal Education Quality Assurance

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APC candidate Dr. Kurami wins Katsina bye-election 6
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APC candidate Dr. Kurami wins Katsina bye-election

Dr. Ibrahim Kurami of the All Progressives Congress was declared winner of the Saturday election by Prof. Aminu Kankia the returning officer for Bakori Local Government state constituency bye-election in Katsina state. According to him, Kurami scored 20, 446 votes to defeat his closest rival, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Alhaji Aminu Magaji, who polled

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Two bandit leaders repent, surrender ten AK 47 rifle to Katsina Governor 8
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Two bandit leaders repent, surrender ten AK 47 rifle to Katsina Governor

Two repentant bandit leaders namely: Sale Turwa and Muhammed Sani Maidaji, Wednesday evening, handed over 8 AK 47 and 2 AK 47 respectively to governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State during a security meeting with heads of security agencies in the state The two repentant leaders were presented to the Governor by the state’s

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Bandits camp destroyed by Military Air Strikes, kill many bandits in Katsina 9
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Bandits camp destroyed by Military Air Strikes, kill many bandits in Katsina

Several armed bandits have been neutralized in airstrikes executed by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji at a location West of Wagini in Katsina State. The air interdiction mission was conducted on 8 October 2020 employing a force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships after credible Human Intelligence reports

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NDLEA Nabs 300 Persons, Seized 400 Grams Of Illicit Drugs In Katsina 10
Crime

NDLEA Nabs 300 Persons, Seized 400 Grams Of Illicit Drugs In Katsina

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Katsina Command, said it had in the last 9 months to date, arrested 300 persons and seized 400 kgs of assorted illicit drugs comprising Cannabis Sativa, Tramadol and Codeine syrup in a coordinated operation across the state. “The Agency has arrested both users and sellers of illicit drugs

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BREAKING: Kurfi Community In Katsina Attacked By Bandits 12
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BREAKING: Kurfi Community In Katsina Attacked By Bandits

Armed bandits currently attacked Kurfi community under Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State, yesterday. According to report, a resident of the area confirmed that the bandits stormed the two communities around 9:40pm on motorcycles armed with weapons as the residents were preparing for Isha’i prayers around 8:00pm. He said that they were shooting at

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