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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

Bandits kill five vigilante members in Katsina — Police

The police in Katsina State have confirmed that five persons who were members of the local vigilante were killed by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area on Tuesday. The Police Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isa, made the disclosure in a statement in Katsina. He said that the killings occurred at Sabon-layi village

Police arrest 70 suspected kidnappers, recover weapons in Katsina

The police in Katsina State on Monday said they have arrested more than 70 suspected kidnappers since across the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, said this at a press briefing in Katsina on the achievements recorded by Operation Puff Adder in the state. He said the police also recovered

Borno now safer than Abuja, Zamfara, others, says Shettima

Godsgift Onyedinefu   The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has said that the state which has suffered attack by Boko Haram Terrorists in the last ten years is now safer than many states in Nigeria. Shettima made the declaration when he spoke to the Chairman House Committee on Army, Rima Shawulu and other

Army arrests bandits’ logistics supplier, weapon manufacturer

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army says its troops on Exercise HARBIN KUNAMA 111, have arrested one Marwana Abubakar, a notorious logistics supplier for bandits crouching between Jibia - Batsari axis at Kwashabawa village in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa who