Katsina state

Bandits on Sunday night abducted a 13-year-old girl, Khadijat Mutaka, in the Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State. Eyewitnesses said the bandits also shot and injured one Ibrahim Yar-Garshe, 30, during the attack. It was learnt that the bandits stormed the Kurfi community around 9pm after scaling the surrounding mountains. A security team made […]

The police in Katsina State have killed eight bandits in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. In a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isah on Saturday, personnel of the Force swooped on the bandits after receiving information on their activities in the area. According to him, the hoodlums numbering over […]

Despite the escalating killings by bandits and other criminal elements in Katsina State, only 30 Policemen provide security in 100 villages in the state. Although Governor Aminu Masari said the state would in the interim amend its extant laws to give power to village heads and local authorities in the battle against the bandits,” a […]

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has warned members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across Nigeria to be vigilant. He insisted enemies of the party were behind banditry and other general insecurity in the country. The Governor made the declaration in Katsina on Sunday during an interactive meeting with ward and local governments chairmen […]

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai, has declared that he and other service chiefs appointed five years ago have not disappointed President Muhammadu Buhari, and the nation in the discharge of their responsibilities. Buratai made the declaration while welcoming the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, to the Nigerian Army Super camp […]

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