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APGA rejects Zamfara governorship, assembly polls

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has announced its rejection of the Governorship and state House of Assembly elections held on March 9, 2019.

Three soldiers, Boko Haram terrorists killed as troops foil attack on Borno community

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that three soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole lost their lives while successfully fighting to repel Boko Haram terrorists who attacked Rann in eight gun trucks on Tuesday.

Nigerian troops kill 20 bandits in Zamfara

Twenty bandits terrorising parts of Zamfara state have been killed by Nigerian troops conducting Operation Sharan Daji.

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.

Troops kill 20 bandits, free captives in Zamfara

The Force Information Officer of the operation, Col. Muhammad Dole, disclosed this in a statement in Kaduna.
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Another bloodbath in Zamfara as gunmen kill 31

Zamfara State witnessed another moment of blood spill on Thursday when gunmen killed over 31 people in some communities in Maradun Local Government Area of the state.

Bandits free kidnapped Kaduna housewives after payment of ransom

Armed bandits have freed two housewives kidnapped from Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna State, two weeks ago.

Nigerian, Cameroonian troops overrun Boko Haram camp in Borno

Nigerian troops in a joint Counter Insurgency Operation with Cameroonian Defence Forces and the Civilian Joint Task Force in Borno State on Thursday overran a Boko Haram hide out in Bukar Maryam and Abaganaram villages of Borno State.

Nigerian Army kills bandit, destroys camps in Zamfara

Troops of 1 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Sokoto, operating under Corridor 1 of Operation Idon Raini in Zamfara State, has killed a suspected bandit terrorising the state.

Nigerian troops kill three bandits in Zamfara

The military operation tagged: “Operation Idan Raini” killed three bandits in Zamfara on Friday, according to Clement Abiade, assistant director, army public relations.

Nigerian troops kill 8 bandits in Zamfara

Eight bandits have been killed by troops of the One Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Gusau in an exchange of gunfire in Maru Local Government area of Zamfara.

Governor El-Rufai visits Birnin Gwari, assures communities of adequate security

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Monday, visited communities in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state, where gunmen attacked and killed several persons over the weekend.

Governor El-Rufai: Nigerian Army to station permanent battalion in Birnin Gwari

The Kaduna State Government has commiserated with the people of Birnin Gwari following fatal attacks on the area by bandits.

Many killed as armed bandits attack Kaduna community

The bandits attacked Gwaska village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area at about 2:30 p.m., residents of the council area said.

Zamfara govt displays body of notorious bandit

Zamfara Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Wakkala, on Friday, displayed the dead body of the “most notorious armed bandit” on security wanted list in the state.

Federal govt offers input to 40, 000 rice farmers in Zamfara, Kebbi

More than 40, 000 rice farmers are to receive farming inputs from the Federal Government in Kebbi and Zamfara for dry season farming, local officials said on Monday.

Police arrest three suspected kidnappers in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested three notorious kidnappers in the state, the Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Muhammad Shehu, has said.

Full text: General Babangida’s statement on President Buhari’s government

Former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stand down after his first term in 2019.

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Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.
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Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.
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Supplementary poll: Police arrest 10 thugs in Kano

The Nigeria Police on Saturday said they have arrested no fewer than 10 political thugs for various offences during the conduct of supplementary poll in the state.