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Abdulaziz Yari: 10 AK 47 rifles at N1 million each recovered so far

Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has disclosed that disclosed that he has so far recovered 10 AK-47 rifles returned to the state government at N1 million each.

Senate orders probe into Zamfara killings

The Senate on Wednesday directed its committee on Police Affairs headed by Senator Tijjani Kaura, to probe the unending killings going on in Zamfara State.
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How bandits collected ransom to free Zamfara twins – family source

Two female twins that were abducted 25 days ago by gunmen in Dauran village of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara have been returned to their family, the Police in the state have confirmed.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

5,000 unemployed youths to benefit from federal government’s soft loans in Zamfara

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has said that over 5,000 trained unemployed youths in Zamfara will benefit from the Federal Government’s entrepreneurship soft loans.
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Driver receives N2 million reward for killing two bandits in Zamfara

A commercial vehicle driver (name withheld), has on Tuesday received N2 million cash as reward from the Zamfara state government for killing two armed bandits last week.
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Bandits kill policeman, 5 others in Zamfara

No fewer than six persons including a police corporal were on Friday killed by bandits in Gurbin Bore village, Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Twin sisters kidnapped before their wedding Zamfara

Twin sisters who were about to get married were kidnapped over the weekend in Nigeria’s northern-western state of Zamfara, a local leader has confirmed.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari decries delay in delivery of 61km road

Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, on Tuesday decried delay in the delivery of the ongoing 61 Kilometres road linking Dauran Town in Zurmi Local Government Area to Birnin Magaji and Kaura Namoda Towns.
4 President Buhari interacting with troops deployed to curb the activities of bandits and criminals in Zamfara and neighbouring states under Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport

President Buhari unleashes troops on cattle rustlers, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave marching orders to Nigerian troops to be ruthless in the battle against cattle rustlers, bandits and kidnappers in the country.
5 President Buhari interacting with troops deployed to curb the activities of bandits and criminals in Zamfara and neighbouring states under Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport

President Buhari pays unannounced visit to troops, thanks them for service to nation

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Katsina praised Nigerian troops for their service and dedication to the nation, urging them to remain ‘‘ruthless’’ in the battle against bandits, criminals and kidnappers.

Zamfara acting government commends joint military operations

Zamfara Acting Governor Ibrahim Wakkala has commended the joint military operations in fighting armed bandits in the state.
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Soldiers to rebuild public infrastructure destroyed by bandits in Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says plans are underway to rebuild public structures in villages destroyed by bandits in Zamfara State.
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Zamfara banditry: We need solutions not sympathy – Emir

The Emir of Zurmi in Zamfara, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed, says the people of the emirate need solution to the persistent banditry in the town and not sympathy or condolences.

Police deploy 1,200 personnel in Zamfara ahead of Eid-el Kabir

The Zamfara Police Command has deployed 1,200 policemen across the state to provide security during the Eid-el Kabir celebrations.

NEMA donates eight trucks of relief materials to Zamfara victims

The National Emergency Management Agency has donated eight trucks of relief materials to about 29,000 victims displaced by bandits in seven villages and towns in Anka Emirate, Zamfara.

Police foil attack on Zamfara market, arrest suspects

The police in Zamfara State on Saturday arrested eight suspects allegedly trying to attack a market in Gurbin Bore town in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.

Over 5,000 Zamfara IDPs now back home – Nigerian Army

Over 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have returned to their villages in Zamfara State following clearance operation conducted by the military against bandits terrorising communities in the state.

Nigerian troops kill 20 bandits in Zamfara

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

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