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Three arrested for ‘kidnapping’ Katsina council chief’s kids

The police in Katsina State have arrested three suspects in connection with the kidnap of two children of the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Matazu Local Government Area of the state, Kabiru Matazu.
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Bandits abduct two children of Katsina council chief

Some bandits in the early hours of Wednesday stormed the residence of the Chairman, Caretaker Committee, Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State, Kabiru Matazu, abducting his two children.

One killed, 2 kids abducted in Katsina

Suspected armed bandits in the early hours of Wednesday attacked the residence of the Matazu Local Government Council chairman, Alhaji Kabir Matazu, in Katsina State; killing the security guard of his house.
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Katsina: Police, Shi’ite members in bloody clash

The Police and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as the Shiites, Tuesday engaged in a serious clash with the sect claiming the Police arrested so many of their members while scores of others were injured.

Police repel bandits’ attack on Katsina village

Bandits in the early hours of Monday attacked Tashar Kadanya village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina state.

Police repel bandits’ attack on two Katsina communities

Operatives of Operation Puff Adder in Katsina State on Friday morning reportedly repelled bandits who attacked Sabon Garin Baure and Baure villages in Safana Local Government Area of the State.

15 killed in gunmen attack on Katsina village

Fifteen people have been reportedly killed by gunmen following an attack on Zango village in Katsina State, north-west Nigeria.

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.
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Police engage bandits in a gun duel in Katsina

A Team of ‘’Operation Puff Adder’’, led by the Division Police Officer, for Safana local government Area, Katsina State, Saturday night, engaged a group of bandits numbering 300 on motorcycles armed with dangerous weapons who invaded and attacked Kirtawa village, in a gun battle, following distress call from victims in the neighboring villages

Bandits kill 10, injure five in fresh attack in Katsina

A total of 10 people were officially confirmed dead, while another five were injured in a fresh attack by bandits on Kirtawa village in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State on Saturday evening.
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Police: Gunmen kill six villagers in Katsina

Gunmen shouting "Allahu Akbar" raided three villages in northern Nigeria's Katsina state, killing six people, a police spokesperson said on Monday.

Police: Gunmen shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ six villagers in Katsina

Gunmen shouting “Allahu Akbar” raided three villages in northern Nigeria’s Katsina state, killing six people, a police spokesman said Monday.
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Police officer, girlfriend arrested over death of housemaid in Katsina

A Divisional Police Officer in Mashi, Katsina State, SP Garba Talawai, has been arrested along with his girlfriend, Sadiya Danyaya, over the death of the latter’s 16-year-old housemaid.
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Katsina bans farming in nine local councils over banditry, kidnapping

The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas.
Gunmen have attacked Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Gunmen invade Katsina village, raze houses

Gunmen have attacked Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Police close in on kidnappers of Daura’s district head

The police is closing in on the kidnappers of Alhaji Musa Umar, the district head of Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, as some suspects have been reported arrested.
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Police closing in on kidnappers of Daura’s district head

The police is closing in on the kidnappers of Alhaji Musa Umar, the district head of Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, as some suspects have been reported arrested.

Armed bandits kill 10 in Katsina

Armed bandits on Thursday killed no fewer than 10 persons in Gobirawa and Sabawa villages of Safana LGA of Katsina state.

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PDP denies reported romance between Bayelsa governor, petroleum minister

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General Abdulsalami: We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity to future generation

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Floods submerge 150 communities in Kogi

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Man dies while jogging at Cross River university

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