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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: We will soon bring an end to attacks by bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal Government, working with states and security agencies will soon bring an end to attacks by bandits.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari commiserates with Zamfara residents over latest killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara State on the recent infiltration of bandits, who killed several innocent citizens in Tsafe Local Government Area of the State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Monarch: Gunmen kill 18 persons in fresh attacks in Zamfara

Suspected gunmen have killed 18 persons in some communities in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, the Emir of Tsafe, Alhaji Muhammad Bawa, has disclosed.

Zamfara Reps member promises to prioritise security

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Kabiru Mai-palace, says he will tackle problems of insecurity and unemployment in his constituency in Zamfara.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC sweeps Zamfara council polls

The Zamfara Independent Electoral Commission (ZSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the Local Government Council election in the state.

Air strikes kill innocent locals, not bandits – Zamfara monarchs

Military air strikes kill only innocent civilians in affected local government areas and five communities and not bandits, Zamfara state council of traditional rulers has alleged.
Celestine Okoye

Police commissioner reveals reasons for Zamfara killings

Mr. Celestine Okoye, the Zamfara state Commissioner of Police, said on Wednesday that the main reason for persistent terror attacks in the state was due to reprisal attacks between Fulani and Hausa people.

Police: Gunmen abduct North Korean doctor in Zamfara

A North Korean medical doctor, Jeng Sunail, attached to the General Hospital in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, has been abducted by gunmen.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

APC ward chairman murdered, several others abducted in Zamfara

Tragedy struck in the early of today as the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman of Yandoto Daji Ward in Tsafe Local Government Area, Zamfara State, Alhaji Yusuf was reportedly killed by gunmen in the early hours of today.

Federal government donates relief materials to IDPs in Zamfara

The Federal Government has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to Internally Displaced Persons in five Local Government Areas in Zamfara.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Soldiers kill 21 bandits, capture 17 others

Troops of Operation Sharan Daji have killed 21 bandits, captured 17 and rescued 89 persons taken hostage by the hoodlums in Zamfara and Katsina states.
A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Troops kill 21 bandits in Zamfara, Kaduna

21 bandits have been killed and 17 captured alive by Troops of Operation Sharan Daji (OPSD) conducting operations in Zamfara and Katsina States have killed 21 bandits between January 22 and 29, this year.

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.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

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.

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Benue SUBEB chairman risks sack over alleged salary padding

There is an indication that more trouble awaits the Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as its Chairman, Philip Tachin, risks being sacked by the state government over salary padding.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We will perform better than eighth House

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.
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Court issues bench warrant for arrest of Innosson boss

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Afcon: Why I started from the bench against Burundi – Ahmed Musa

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Central bank governor unveils agenda for economy, to recapitalise banks

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Monday unveiled his economic blueprint for the country, promising to recapitalise banks within the next five years to make them contribute significantly to economic growth.