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The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States.

One soldier killed as troops neutralise 10 bandits in Kastina forest

The Nigerian military on Tuesday said its troops have killed 10 suspected bandits in two separate gun battles with the armed brigands in Kastina State.
The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

Military kills 10 bandits, loses one soldier in Katsina

The Nigerian Army has said its troops of Operation Sahel Sanity, deployed to ward off banditry in the North-west, have killed 10 bandits and lost one soldier during a gun duel with the hoodlums in Garin Inu and Maigora villages of Batsari and Faskari Local Government Areas of the state.

Senator Sani: Southern Kaduna killings threat to peace in Nigeria

A former Senator, who represented Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has warned that the killings in the southern part of Kaduna State is a threat to the peaceful coexistence in Nigeria.

2023: Arewa youths root for Southern president

Nigerian youths of northern extraction have canvassed for the emergence of a southern president and kicked against the position canvassed by Mamman Daura, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari that the country should embrace competence in determining her next President in 2023 instead of resorting to zoning.
No fewer than 680 repatriated Almajiri have been screened by the Jigawa State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through an approved private laboratory for the testing and management of the Islamic pupils before onward handing to their parents.

Jigawa screens over 680 repatriated Almajiri for coronavirus

No fewer than 680 repatriated Almajiri have been screened by the Jigawa State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through an approved private laboratory for the testing and management of the Islamic pupils before onward handing to their parents.
Aminu Bello Masari

Katsina has no coronavirus case – commissioner

Katsina State Commissioner for Health, Engineer Yakubu Danja, on Thursday, said the state has no case of Coronavirus.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC wins Jigawa bye-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Musa Fagen-Gawo, has been declared the winner of Garki/Bubara bye-election in Jigawa State.

Acute malnutrition hits 200,000 children in Katsina

Katsina State Nutrition Officer, Abdulhadi Abdulkadir, thursday said no fewer than 200,000 children were suffering from acute malnutrition in the state.

Suspected bandits kill 10 in Katsina in reprisal attack

Suspected bandits have killed 10 people and injured five others in a reprisal attack carried out by a group of bandits in Kirtawa village of Safana LGA of Katsina state.

Policeman killed in ambush by bandits in Katsina

A policeman was killed at the weekend when some 300 bandits ambushed a team of security personnel responding to distress calls from communities in Kankara local government area of Katsina State.
Abdulmumini Kabir Usman

Emir advocates media salary structure for journalist

The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has urged the Federal Government to approve a salary structure for media practitioners in the country.

Banditry: Why Katsina is boiling – Senator Ibrahim

Chairman, Senate Committee on Labour and Productivity, Senator Abu Ibrahim, has traced the high spate of banditry and kidnapping in Katsina State to its closeness to Zamfara State.

Katsina prays against banditry, kidnapping

Residents of Katsina state on Sunday thronged the ‘’Hajia Hindatu Abdullah’’, Multi-Purpose Women Center at ‘’Filin Sanji’’ in Katsina to pray against banditry attacks, which had threatened lives and properties in the state for quiet sometime now
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

18 farmers killed by bandits in Katsina

The remains of the 18 farmers killed by bandits in Batsari local government area of Katsina State have been buried in Katsina amidst tears by families and sympathizers.
Kidnap Victim

Suspected kidnappers abduct Daura district head

Katsina State came under heavy fire of bandits Wednesday as the District Head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, was abducted by four gunmen.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari: Katsina government spends N25 billion on gratuities, pensions

The Katsina State Government says it has so far spent about N25 billion on the payment of gratuities and pensions of retirees in the state since 2015 to date.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.

Vigilante-bandit clash claims 14 in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed that the clash between vigilantes and armed bandits in Tsamiyar Jino village in Kankara local government area claimed 14 lives.

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