Tags : Zamfara State

Kidnap: Police Rescue 12 Victims In Zamfara

As part of the ongoing peace and reconciliation initiative of the Zamfara State Government being spare-headed by the State Commissioner of Police, Usman Nagogo, have rescued twelve kidnapped victims from their abductors. The Zamfara State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Shehu, said in a statement that the victims who were kidnapped two weeks ago […]

COVID-19: Eight Medical Doctors Test Positive In Zamfara

The Nigeria Medical Association in Zamfara state has confirmed that eight doctors have tested positive to the COVID-19. The Vice-Chairman of the NMA in the state, Dr Mannir Bature said the eight doctors were infected in the line of duty at various public hospitals in the state. He, however, called on the Zamfara State Ministry […]

Attack: Bandits Kill Five In Zamfara Village

At least five people were killed and one injured in an attack by bandits at Kajera and Magazawa villages in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The attackers according to the residents, invaded the community on motorbikes and opened fire on buildings and houses with residents inside, which led […]

Emir of Kaura-Namoda, Zamfara Dies In Isolation Centre

Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Asha, is dead. He was believed to have died of complications from COVID-19. The Publicity Secretary for the Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in the state, Alhaji Mustafa Jafaru Kaura, said the deceased had been in isolation at the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau for three days. […]

10 Killed In Zamfara Crash

10 persons have been confirmed dead in a road crash along Kasuwar Daji-Gusau Road, Zamfara state. Police spokesman Muhammad Shehu, in a statement confirmed the accident adding that 45 other passengers sustained various degrees of injuries in the incident that occurred on Saturday night, April 18, 2020, as investigation into the cause of the accident […]

Bandits Kills Village Head And One Other In Zamfara Attack

The head of Karauchi Village in Zamfara state simply identified as Malam Gambo, alongside one Mustapha Halilu, have been killed by bandits who attacked Dansadau Emirate of Maru Local Government Area of the State. This was confirmed by the state police command who said the bandits came in large numbers and attacked Kujemi village on […]

Troops Kill 13 Bandits, Arrest Eight In Zamfara, Two Other

Troops have killed 13 bandits and arrested eight others in Zamfara, Katsina, and Kebbi States. The Acting Force Information Officer of Operation Hadari Daji, Captain Ayobami Oni-Orisan, disclosed this in a statement on Friday, February 21, 2020. He explained that the feat was recorded during clearance operations, ambushes and fighting patrols in several locations across […]

Bandits kill 11 villagers in Kaduna, Zamfara

Armed bandits have killed 11 people in separate attacks in northern Nigeria. A community leader and residents said disclosed this on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, noting that in the first incident on Monday, six vigilantes were killed when gunmen invaded Kakangi village in the restive Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State. The Source said the […]

“17, Not 40 Travellers Were Kidnapped In Katsina” – Police

The Katsina State Police Command has urged the people to continue to assist the Security Agencies in the fight against banditry, kidnapping, and other related crimes bedevilling the State. The spokesman for the Police Command, Mr Gambo Isah, made the appeal on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, during a press briefing held at the Police Headquarters […]

Two Killed, Many Displaced As Gunmen Attack Nine Villages In

At least two people were killed and hundreds of villagers displaced as gunmen suspected to be cattle rustlers attacked nine villages in Wasagu-Danko Local Government area of Kebbi State. The suspected bandits were said to have invaded the villages which are remotely located, and share border with neighboring Zamfara State, at about 7pm on Tuesday […]