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Police: Four cooks abducted in Zamfara school

The police in Zamfara said on Thursday that an all-female secondary school was attacked by armed bandits on Wednesday night.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu launches Operation Puff Adder in Zamfara

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, on Wednesday launched operation puff adder in Zamfara state.
Celestine Okoye

Police: No room for negotiation with bandits

The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Mr Celestine Okoye, has said that the security agents in the state will not negotiate with the bandits terrorising the people of the state.
Celestine Okoye

Police commissioner reveals reasons for Zamfara killings

Mr. Celestine Okoye, the Zamfara state Commissioner of Police, said on Wednesday that the main reason for persistent terror attacks in the state was due to reprisal attacks between Fulani and Hausa people.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara government imposes curfew on all 14 local councils

Zamfara state government on Wednesday imposed curfew on all the fourteen local governments from 7 pm to 7am.

Police: Gunmen abduct North Korean doctor in Zamfara

A North Korean medical doctor, Jeng Sunail, attached to the General Hospital in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, has been abducted by gunmen.

Suspected bandits kill 29 in fresh Zamfara attack

The police in Zamfara, on Saturday, said 29 people were killed by suspected armed bandits in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state.

Police intercept INEC materials in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara State Police have intercepted election material being transported by unauthorised persons to Sokoto from Abuja.
Abubakar Adamu Mohammed

Massive redeployment in police as Oyo, Lagos, Kwara, Anambra get new commissioners

Mohammed Adamu, acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior police officers to zones, formations and state commands.

Container laden with military uniforms, weapons disappears from Apapa port

A 14-foot container loaded with military camouflage uniforms and other suspected dangerous weapons has reportedly disappeared from Apapa Port, Lagos.

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