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Military destroy over 40 bandit camps, rescue 22 kidnap victims in Zamfara

No fewer than 40 bandits camps were destroyed by a coordinated military operation around Sunke and Bagega general area in Anka local government area of Zamfara.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

Nigerian Airforce neutralises bandits near Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD), has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at forests near Birnin Gwari and Janko Hill in Kaduna.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor to meet Fulani leaders over attack on soldiers

Zamfara State Government has summoned an emergency meeting with Fulani leaders over an attack on a security outpost in which nine soldiers were killed in Sunke village of Anka Local Government Area.
The Zamfara government is introducing new measures to improve Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Alhaji Bala Bello, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), said on Thursday in Gusau.

Zamfara government summons Fulani leaders over attacks on soldiers

Zamfara State Government has summoned an emergency meeting with Fulani leaders over attack on an outpost in which nine soldiers were killed in Sunke village of Anka local government area.

Bandits invade Zamfara community, kill nine soldiers, policemen

Gunmen, on Friday, attacked a military formation at Sunke community in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing nine soldiers in the process.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
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Troops kill six bandits, arrest informants in Zamfara

The Nigerian Army on Monday said troops deployed to the northwest on operation Habin Kunama III have neutralized six bandits and arrested 18 informants including a district head while on clearance operations.
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Banditry: Troops arrest Zamfara council vice chairman

Troops of the “Operation Sharan Daji” in Zamfara have arrested the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government of the state, Mr Yahuza Wuya, for alleged link to bandits.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits kill policeman, kidnap five others in Zamfara

A group of unidentified bandits attacked a mining site on Wednesday in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing one of the six mobile policemen on guard and abducting the others.

NAF air strikes kill 30 suspected bandits In Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force says it has killed 30 suspected bandits and destroyed their hideouts in Zamfara State, following several air strikes.

Air Force hits more bandit camps in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA, has successfully executed air strikes that destroyed more bandit camps in Daji Bawar and Sunke Villages in Zamfara State.

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UN: 27 dead after boat capsizes off Mauritanian coast

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WHO: Nigeria strengthens surveillance to curb spread of coronavirus

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Customs officer shoots motorist in Oyo

An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Ondo guber: PDP candidate seeks ex-President Obasanjo’s blessings

Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Former minister rejects APC reconciliation committee

A former Minister of Communication and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has rejected the reconciliation committee set up by the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to reconcile the aggrieved members of the party in the state.