Zamfara State

The abducted Muslim worshippers at Zugu Community in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State have regained their freedom, after the payment of five million Naira ransom, and supply of several jerry cans of petrol to the abductors. Sources from the troubled Zugu Community in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State where the incident […]

A lawyer, Benedict Azza has been reportedly shot dead by unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, at the Gusau bypass on Thursday night. Sources within the area say the gunmen wanted to kidnap the victim from his residence in the Saminaka Area, behind the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC Bypass in the Gusau metropolis, but […]

Oyo State Police Command has said that the 147 passengers that were intercepted at Bodija Market in Ibadan are farmers and traders, heading to Ogere, Ogun State, against speculations that they are terrorists. The Commissioner of Police, Adebowale Williams, said this in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Adéwálé Osifeso. The statement explained […]

Following the worsening insecurity in the country and the inability of the Federal Government to deal squarely with it, the Katsina State chapter of the New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately hire mercenaries for 6 months to do the job. Chairman of the party, Sani Liti who made […]

The 29 abducted wedding guests who regained freedom on Thursday evening, have been reunited with their families in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital. The reunion was in the early hours of this Friday. The families of the victims and colleagues were seen beaming with excitement, jubilation, and thanking God for the safe return of the […]

Police in Zamfara State says it rescued 11 kidnap victims in Bakura and 1 person at Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State. This is coming through the Police’s ongoing search and rescue operations across the state. The Police in a statement by the Public Relations Officer, Superintendent Mohammed Shehu said, the 11 victims were […]

The Zamfara State government has confirmed an attack by some bandits who unleashed mayhem on innocent people in Kabasa village of Magami District in Gusau Local Government of the state. A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara, said Governor Bello Matawalle is saddened and disturbed by the dastardly act. It strongly condemned the […]

Zamfara State Governor Bello Mohammed has given the recalcitrant bandits two months within to surrender their weapons and embrace the state government’s amnesty or face the full wrath of the law. The governor gave the ultimatum to the bandits during his statewide broadcast, concerning the ongoing efforts by the state government to eradicate banditry and […]

A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Zamfara State, Abdullahi Shinkafi, has alleged that N57 million was offered to the abductors of the 279 Jangebe schoolgirls by some politicians, not to release the victims. He challenged politicians in the state to submit their mobile phones to security agencies for scrutiny and investigation, […]

Seven kidnapped victims, including three minors, have regained freedom in Zamfara State. The minors are said to be between the ages of ten months and two years and have been in captivity for three and a half months. The victims were rescued from the bandits’ camp where the 279 abducted Jangebe school girls were taken […]

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