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Military fighter jets take out bandits’ camp, kill scores in Katsina

The Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has taken out another armed bandits’ camp and neutralized some of their fighters at a location near Ungwar Ali-Kere in Katsina State. According to a statement on Wednesday, signed by Maj. Gen. John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), was achieved through air strikes

Nigerian Troops foil bandits’ attack, kill several in Katsina

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji has foiled bandits attack on inhabitants of Kurechi and Qurzan Maikuka Villages of Dutsin-Ma Local Government Area of Katsina State, inflicting further damages on armed bandits the State. This occurred when a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Agusta 109E (M) helicopter, which was providing close air

Bandits kill 4 people in Kastina

Katsina State Police Command has confirmed that at least four persons were killed on Monday in attacks by bandits in Tsayu Village under Jibiya Local Government Area of the state. According to the spokesperson for the command, Gambo Isah, the bandits attacked the community in the early hours of Monday and

Gunmen abduct Village Head in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State has confirmed the abduction of Bature Mai’unguwa, the Village Head of Labo in Batsari Local Government Area, by unknown gunmen. The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Gambo Isa confirmed the abduction to newsmen on Wednesday in Katsina. He said that the victim was abducted on Tuesday afternoon

Banditry: NAF helicopter crash-lands in katsina

Godsgift Onyedinefu A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Helicopter has crashed in the process of landing while returning from an anti-armed banditry combat mission in the Northwest Theatre under Operation HADARAN DAJI. The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola Confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday. Daramola stated

Banditry: NSCDC boss orders massive deployment of personnel to Katsina

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Commandant General, CG, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana, has ordered massively deployment of personnel to areas of banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina State. Mr Gana gave the directive to the Katsina State Commandant, Ahamad Alhassan, in a statement made available to the News Agency

Nigerian Troops arrest five kidnappers in Katsina

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army says it's troops of 17 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Exercise HARBIN KUNAMA 111, deployed at Faskari in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State, have arrested five kidnappers behind Sheme village, along Ruwan-Godiya forest axis. The Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Musa Sagir confirmed this in a

Residents Protest as bandits kill 18 farmers in Katsina

Residents of the Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday protested against killings by bandits in the area. The residents, who protested in Katsina, said the bandits on Monday killed 18 people. During the protest, they displayed some of the corpses of the victims. The protesters said the bandits came on