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Kidnappers, cattle rustlers spread fear in Kaduna

A spate of kidnappings for ransom in the Birnin Gwari district of northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state has left residents afraid to even leave their homes.

General Buratai gives troops three weeks to ‘flush out’ bandits from Kaduna community

The chief of army staff (COAS), General Tukur Buratai, has given troops of 2 battalion in Kompanin- Doka, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state three weeks to flush out the bandits attacking the area.

Group: Death toll in Kaduna attack now 71

The death toll in the bandits’ attack on Gwaska Community in Birnin-Gwari Local Government of Kaduna State has increased to 71 as more bodies were recovered from the town and surrounding environs, a group, Birnin-Gwari Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, has said.

United Nations condemns Birnin Gwari attack

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has strongly condemned an attack on Birnin-Gwari village in Kaduna State in which scores were killed and dozens others injured as well as property, destroyed.

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.

Police deploy three additional mobile units to Birnin Gwari

The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday announced the deployment of three additional police mobile units to reinforce security in Birnin Gwari where 45 people were killed on Saturday in Gwaska village.

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.

Kaduna Attack: Police confirm 45 killed in Birnin Gwari

The Kaduna State Police commissioner, Austin Iwar, on Sunday confirmed that 45 villagers were killed by bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.

45 Bodies recovered after armed bandits attack Kaduna village

Armed bandits on Saturday massacred scores of people in Gwaska village in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State.

Armed bandits kill 27 in Birnin Gwari

Barely one week after the massacre of Local miners at Janruwa, in Birnin-Gwari local government area of Kaduna State, armed bandits have killed 27 at the weekend.

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