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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
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

NAF denies bombing innocent civilians in Zamfara, demands evidence

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has called on anyone with evidence that innocent civilians were targeted by the NAF during its recent air strikes in Zamfara, to produce such evidence.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

NAF strikes bandits in Zamfara, destroys 8 camps, kills scores

The Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday said it had carried out successful air strikes on 8 camps of armed bandits in Zamfara state, killing scores of them in the operations.
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Governor Yari rules out dialogue with bandits, insists they are deceitful

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.

Governor Masari: Katsina ready to use available means to wipe out insecurity

The Katsina State Government says it will use all means at its disposal to deal with the security challenges bedeviling the state.
Nigeria Police

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.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF to establish outpost in Kaduna forest to tackle kidnapping, banditry

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Wednesday said it will establish a security outpost in Birni Gwari Forest, Kaduna State in order to tackle the spate of kidnapping, banditry and other forms of criminality in the area.

NAF gunships kill bandits in Zamfara forests

The Nigerian Air Force has killed a large number of bandits operating in Sububu, Birnin Magaji and Rugu Forests in Zamfara State.

Police: Bandits kill 10 in fresh Zamfara attack

The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the death of 10 people following the attack in Dutsen-Wake and Oho Village in Birnin-Magaji local government area of the state.

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