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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.

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.
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.
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Bandits kill 17, abduct two women in Katsina

Bandits have again invaded Yar Center, in the outskirts of Sherere community in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, killing 17 persons while dozens sustained varying degrees of injuries and numerous houses set ablaze.
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Police arrest 40 kidnap suspects, rescue kidnap victims in Katsina

The newly launched “operation puff adder,” by the Inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to rid the North Western states of kidnapping and banditry activities appeared to be yielding quick results as the Katsina State Command Wednesday evening paraded about 40 criminals arrested for various offences ranging from kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery, rituals and supplying of logistics to perpetrate criminality in the 8 frontline local government areas of the State

Bandits kill 23 in fresh attack on Katsina communities

No fewer than 23 people have been killed, while many shops, houses and vehicles were set ablaze as bandits, again, attacked Sabuwa Local Government and Garin-Magaji village in Batsari Local Government of Katsina State.

Katsina elections: Two security agents killed, three INEC officials abducted

Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC ad-hoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state.

Police arrest notorious kidnapper in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command said it has arrested a notorious member of a kidnap syndicate in the state.

Police apprehend notorious kidnapper in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has apprehended a suspected kidnapper, Ibrahim Muwange, allegedly terrorising communities in four local government areas of the state.
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Sarah Adegoke: All African Games is a big deal

Nigeria’s former number one tennis star Sarah Adegoke says she’s determined to qualify for the African Games later this year, and also hoping to get as many competitions under her belt in 2019.

Suspected gunmen kill four in Katsina village

Residents of Yar Santa village in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State have decried the Tuesday evening murder of four men by unknown gunmen.

Traditional ruler, businessman abducted in Katsina

Babangida Lawal, who is the Ward Head of Zandam village in Jibia local government, was abducted alongside one Murtala Rabe, a businessman in the village, local sources said.
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Police arrest notorious armed robbery syndicate, recover rifle, arms in Katsina

The Katsina Police Command has arrested a notorious syndicates of armed robbery suspects terrorising Funtua area of Katsina state and its environs.

Man stabbed to death after visiting lover in Katsina

A 40-year-old man, Abdulrahman Sani, has been stabbed to death in Daura, Katsina State.

Herbalist, two others arrested for removing police officer’s eyes for rituals

The Katsina State Police Command have arrested 80-year-old herbalist, Ussaini Musa, and two others for allegedly plucking out the eyes of a police sergeant in Jos, Plateau State, as part of items to make an invincible jacket.

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