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Terrorism: Niger communities hit 50 times in January ― Gov

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Communities in Niger State have been attacked by bandits at least 50 times in the first two weeks of January this year with over 300 people killed, 200 kidnapped including security personnel,...

Tue Jan 18th, 2022     Read More →

Police Rescue 16 Kidnap Victims In Kaduna

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Kaduna State Police Command said it has foiled kidnap attempt and rescued 16 victims and also recovered a stolen vehicle in Kaduna. A statement issued by the police public relations officer...

Tue Jan 18th, 2022     Read More →

Yari, Senator Marafa condemn attack on Marafa’s supporter in Zamfara 

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Former Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar and Senator Kabir Marafa have condemned attacks on Marafa’s supporter, Shamsu Shehu, by hired thugs in Zamfara State. It was...

Tue Jan 18th, 2022     Read More →

Pay N24m tax or we will attack you, bandits tell communities in Zamfara

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Nine communities in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara State were asked by bandits to pay N24m compulsory ‘tax’ or be attacked. A resident of the area who pleaded for...

Tue Jan 18th, 2022     Read More →

Police foil kidnap attempt, rescue 16 victims in Kaduna

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The Kaduna State Police Command has said officers of the command has foiled a kidnap attempt along the Birnin-Gwari Kaduna road, thereby rescuing sixteen victims. This was disclosed in a...

Mon Jan 17th, 2022     Read More →

Banditry will not end soon ― Zamfara governor

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Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle, has said that banditry in his state now rechristened terrorism will not end soon because of the people because of the individuals behind it. He met with...

Mon Jan 17th, 2022     Read More →

2023: Tambuwal urges patriotic APC members, others to save Nigeria

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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appealed to all Nigerians, especially members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), who are nationalistic to work collectively to salvage the...

Mon Jan 17th, 2022     Read More →

Convention: How APC may decide presidential, chairmanship aspirants’ fate, plans 4,509 delegates

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AS leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) row over its delayed convention, details are beginning to emerge on how the party might arrive at its chairmanship aspirant at the...

Mon Jan 17th, 2022     Read More →

We paid N200m ransom yet bandits attack us, protesters in Zamfara lament

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Hundreds of people from Nahuche village of Bungudu local government area of Zamfara State staged a peaceful demonstration as bandits continue to attack the community on a daily basis despite...

Sun Jan 16th, 2022     Read More →

APC Doesn’t Need Neophyte Chairman, Group Warns

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As the race for the All Progressives Congress (APC) gathers momentum, a group, AA Yari Support Group, yesterday said the party needs a grassroot politician who can ensure robust reengineering of...

Sun Jan 16th, 2022     Read More →

Zamfara: Marafa’s APC faction warns against use of insecurity, religion for political blackmail

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Zamfara state faction of the All Progressives Congress-led by Senator Kabiru Marafa has alerted the nation about what it described as evil machination by certain political leaders to deploy a...

Fri Jan 14th, 2022     Read More →

Police Recover Rocket Launcher In Zamfara

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The operatives also repelled the bandits’ attack and forced them to retreat and escaped back to the forest with gunshot wounds, the commissioner of police, Mr Ayuba Elkanah, has said In a...

Fri Jan 14th, 2022     Read More →

Tinubu a doyen of Nigeria’s contemporary politics, a bridge-builder ― Gov Matawalle

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Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has described the National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a doyen of Nigeria’s contemporary politics,...

Fri Jan 14th, 2022     Read More →

Sokoto/Zamfara customs command generates N2.3bn in 2021

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The Nigerian Customs Service, Sokoto/Zamfara Area Command, has generated the sum of N2.3 billion for the year 2021, the highest revenue collected so far by the Command compared to previous years....

Thu Jan 13th, 2022     Read More →

Convention: Can APC Bridge Generation Gap In Party Leadership?

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In light of the “Not-too- young-to- run law which encourages more youth participation in politics, the focus seems to have shifted to the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of their...

Thu Jan 13th, 2022     Read More →