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Suspected bandits kill soldiers in Zamfara forest

Suspected bandits have killed an unspecified number of soldiers at a forest in Doburu, Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state.
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Abdulrahman Dambazau: Federal government to mobilise additional security in Zamfara

Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), the Minister of Interior, has assured Nigerians of the Federal Government’s readiness to deploy additional security resources to end the destruction of lives and property in Zamfara State.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
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INEC: 2019 elections in North-East to be determined by security

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its readiness to hold next year’s general elections, clarifying, however, that the conduct of the polls in security-challenged places in the North-east would be determined by security reports from the military.

Police announce movement restriction over unrest in Zamfara

The police have restricted movement in Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state following unrest in the area.

Armed bandits attack Zamfara communities

Armed bandits again reportedly stormed Garin Mata and two other communities in Birinin Magani Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Wednesday and in the wee hours of Thursday, killing several persons.

Religious leader, eight others killed in fresh attack in Zamfara

Nine persons, including a religious leader, reportedly killed as suspected armed bandits attack Dogon village of Tsafe Local Government Area in Zamfara State

Police restore peace in Zamfara community

The Police in Zamfara have restored peace in Dogon Maje in Tsafe Local Government Area in Zamfara where bandits struck.

Official: Police foil attack on Zamfara community, recover AK 47 rifles

The Zamfara Police Command on Monday said it repelled an alleged planned attack on a community in Zamfara and recovered 11 assorted ammunition from the suspects.

Police apprehend suspected kidnapper in Zamfara

The Nigeria Police Force said it had arrested a suspected kidnapper, Sani Rabiu, 30, with four AK 47 rifles in Zamfara.
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NEMA: Flood ravages 5,000 houses in Zamfara, 2 other states

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that about 5000 houses were ravaged by flood in Zamfara State and two other northwest states of Sokoto and Kebbi during the current raining season.

NEMA: Flood affects over 5,000 households in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says that over 5,000 households in 16 local governments of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States have been affected by flood in this year’s rainy season.

2019: APC zones Zamfara governorship position

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state has zoned the governorship position of the party to the central zone.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government to recruit more health workers for PHCs

The Zamfara Government plans a massive recruitment of health workers for its Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the state, an official has disclosed.

Nigerian troops kill 20 bandits in Zamfara

Twenty bandits terrorising parts of Zamfara state have been killed by Nigerian troops conducting Operation Sharan Daji.

Nigerian Army liberates Zamfara villages where bandits impose levies

The special military operation against bandits, known as “Operation Sharan Daji”, have liberated two villages in Zamfara state where the bandits imposed levies of N1 million each, on them.

Troops kill 20 bandits, free captives in Zamfara

The Force Information Officer of the operation, Col. Muhammad Dole, disclosed this in a statement in Kaduna.
NYSC

Drop negative impressions about Zamfara, you’ll be safe – NYSC tells corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Wednesday, assured the 2,100 new corps members posted to Zamfara State under 2018 Batch `B’ that their safety would not be compromised.

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