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According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

18 killed as dozens of bandits neutralised in Kaduna

Kaduna state government has said security agencies have reported a sequence of attacks by armed bandits on soft targets in Igabi and Chikun local government areas killing 18 residents.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna State, on Saturday said nine persons lost their lives in a counter killing in Southern Kaduna.

Bandits kill 18 in Kaduna

Security agencies have reported a sequence of attacks by armed bandits on soft targets in Igabi and Chikun local government areas occurring over the last 48 hours.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

302 Mopol, Police special forces arrive Kaduna to tackle banditry

The Nigerian government has deployed to Kaduna, 302 officers and men of Mobile Police, Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Police Special Forces, under the auspices of Operation Puff Adder II, to fight bandits that have been terrorizing communities across the State.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Troops recover weapons from bandits belonging to Kachalla’s group

Troops of the Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) have reported the recovery of four (4) AK47 rifles which were part of a stash belonging to the late bandit, Nasiru Kachalla.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna councils get N152.4 million performance grants

The Kaduna state government has approved the disbursement of N152.4 million in performance grants to the 23 local government councils in the state after due assessment.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that certain politicians are frustrating the war against insecurity by President Muhammadu Buhari.

PTF: Kogi doesn’t even acknowledge that coronavirus exists

Kogi State and its Governor Yahaya Bello have become serious cause for worry for the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
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Coronavirus: PTF declares Kogi high risk state, warns Nigerians not to visit

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Security operatives in Kaduna have rescued five kidnapped victims in two different operations during which they also captured three kidnappers, the State Government said in a statement on Saturday.

Security operatives nab three kidnappers, rescue five victims in Kaduna

Security operatives in Kaduna have rescued five kidnapped victims in two different operations during which they also captured three kidnappers, the State Government said in a statement on Saturday.
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Bandits kill four, abduct 10 in Kaduna communities

Four people have been killed while 10 others were abducted by bandits in separate attacks on communities in Igabi Chikun and Kajuru Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Official: Nigerian military hits bandits air attacks in Kaduna

The Nigerian military on Thursday killed many bandits in several air missions it carried out in Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna State.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs in Kaduna State, on Saturday said nine persons lost their lives in a counter killing in Southern Kaduna.

Bandits attack Kaduna communities, kill four

According to a statement by the Commissioner of Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, security officials reported the attack by bandits in Kaju, where they raided the community in dozens and killed two relatives, Nuhu Ishaya and Yakubu Ishaya.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Bandits kill pregnant woman in Kaduna

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has condoled Malam Musa Adamu, the husband of one Aisha, a seven-month pregnant woman who was killed by bandits on the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state on Sunday.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ: Operation Thunder Strike neutralises armed bandits in Kaduna

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Sunday said that the air component of Operation Thunder Strike has neutralised several armed bandits at Chikwale Forest in the Mangoro area of Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says ensuring an indivisible Nigeria and safeguarding its sovereignty were the cardinal objectives and mandate of the force, Air Marshall, Sadeeq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), said in Yola.

NAF fighter jet kills scores of bandits in Kaduna

Combine air and ground patrols of military troops under the auspices of Operation Thunder Strike penultimate Saturday killed scores of bandits in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State.
However, speaking in a telephone interview with newmen during the weekend, SOKAPU’s president, Jonathan Asake, said his group “is not positive” towards the prospects of the peace-building efforts.

SOKAPU: Those who threatened Bishop Kukah must be arrested

The Southern Kaduna people under the aegis of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union have reacted to the threat to the life of Bishop Mathew Kukah.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Bandits kill ward head, others in Kaduna

Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State said on Sunday, that the armed bandits invaded the village and raided several homes.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says ensuring an indivisible Nigeria and safeguarding its sovereignty were the cardinal objectives and mandate of the force, Air Marshall, Sadeeq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), said in Yola.

Military jets bomb bandits in Kaduna forests, kill many

Air missions conducted by the military over locations of interest in Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi and Chikun local government areas of Kaduna state have led to the killing of many bandits.

Villagers beat suspected bandit to death in Kaduna

Fighter jet at the weekend dislodged several locations of bandits in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State, just as two suspected bandits were apprehended by locals in Chikun local government area, beating one to death.
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.

Nigerian troops neutralise kidnappers in Kaduna

Nigerian troops have neutralised kidnappers at 15 troubled spots in Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Giwa and Igabi local governments of Kaduna 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.

Bandits, soldiers engage in gun battle in Kaduna

Security agencies have informed the Kaduna State Government that armed bandits on Wednesday attacked Katarma village in Chikun local government area, and kidnapped some locals, mainly women.

Sex Party: Kaduna arraigns PDP spokesperson for attempted adultery

The Kaduna State Government has arraigned Abraham Alberah, the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state and four others for organising a sexy party and alleged attempted adultery.
He said the Task Force subsequently dispatched an appropriate force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter gunships to engage the terrorists.

Fighter jet kills scores of bandits in Kaduna

Confirming the incident, the State Commissioner for Internal security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said, “Security agencies have informed the Kaduna State Government that armed bandits on Wednesday attacked Katarma village in Chikun local government area, and kidnapped some locals, mainly women.

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