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Troops arrest suspected cattle rustler, recover 49 cows in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army, under Operation WHIRL Punch have arrested a suspected cattle rustler and recovered 49 cows from him in Gawgawda village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Nigerian troops kill 5 bandits, recover arms in Kaduna

The troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna on Thursday said it had eliminated five bandit and recover arms in Birnin Gawri local Government areas in Kaduna State.
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Bandits kill soldier, injure 2 others in Zamfara forest

Armed bandits operating along Birnin Gwari–Funtua road killed a soldier and injured two others on Tuesday when troops of 1 Division under Operation Whirl Punch responded to a distress call about an armed robbery along the road.

Nigerian Army liberates Zamfara villages where bandits impose levies

The special military operation against bandits, known as “Operation Sharan Daji”, have liberated two villages in Zamfara state where the bandits imposed levies of N1 million each, on them.
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Killings: Zamfara Speaker urges federal government to provide sustainable security

The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Saturday appealed to the Federal Government to provide sustainable security in the state.

Nigerian Army begins special operation against bandits in Sokoto

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.

Nigerian Army kills 20 armed bandits terrorising Zamfara

The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it killed 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Nigerian troops kill 20 armed bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it had neutralised 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Your sacrifices will not be in vain – GOC tells troops

The General Officer Commanding, 1 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen Muhammad Muhammad, has assured troops serving in Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole in the Northeast that their sacrifices will not be in vain.

Troops neutralise 12 bandits in Kaduna

Troops from 1 Division in Kaduna neutralised 12 bandits on Thursday after a covert operation in some village markets in the state.

Kaduna council polls: Nigerian Army gives PDP ultimatum to retract allegation against GOC

The 1 Division Nigerian Army, on Saturday, gave an ultimatum to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to issue retraction of unfounded allegation against its General Officer Commanding (GOC), Maj. Gen. M Mohammed, on or before Saturday 26 May 2018 or face legal action.

Nigerian Army: Crime rate in North gone down by 50 percent

The 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna on Wednesday said the crime rate in the north had gone down by about 50 percent due to increase synergy between security agencies and the general public.

Six die in fresh Kaduna attacks as army buries 11 soldiers

Not less than six people have been reportedly killed in separate fresh attacks in Bakin Kogi, Kaninkon chiefdom, Jama’a local government area of Southern Kaduna in Kaduna State.

General Buratai lambasts those accusing military of bias

The 11 soldiers killed by bandits on March 20, in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, have been laid to rest on Thursday in Kaduna.

Nigerian Army buries 11 soldiers killed by bandits

The Nigerian Army on Thursday laid to rest the 11 soldiers killed by bandits at Kampanin Doka Village in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Nigerian Army de-worms 5,000 children in Kaduna

The 1 Division of Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Wednesday said it had de-wormed no fewer than 5,000 children and 3,970 adults in Guruku and Kankaji communities, Birnin Gawri Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Police arrest 18 suspects in Kaduna mayhem

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 18 persons in connection with a fresh violence that erupted in the state.

Police: Kaduna crisis death toll rises to 12

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Austin Iwar, said on Tuesday 18 suspects have been arrested and 12 people confirmed dead in the three-hour crisis that engulfed Kasuwan Magani town, Kajuru local government area of the state on Monday.

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