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Police arrest suspected bandit, wife with two rifles

The police also recovered one army camouflage shirt and charms in their possession

Gunmen kill district head of Bajida in Kebbi

Police said the late district head was returning to his village from Zuru when the gunmen ambushed him

Troops of the Nigerian Army. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of the Nigerian Army @HQNigerianArmy]

Troops eliminate 46 bandits in Katsina – DHQ

The bandits were eliminated by troops of Special Army Super Camp 4, Faskari, operating under Exercise Sahel Sanity.

Katsina State on map

‘Fifteen killed’ in fresh attack in Katsina

Two residents were missing and were feared dead after Monday’s attack, he said.

Inuwa Abdulkadir

Ex-APC National Vice Chairman, Inuwa Abdulkadir, buried in Sokoto

Mr Abdulkadir, 54, died on Monday at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.

Nigerian Ground Troops on an operation

Bandits surrender in Katsina, Zamfara as troops sustain onslaught – DHQ

DHQ says the troops stormed a bandits’ camp at Sanu village in Zurmi LGA of Zamfara State on July 3 sequel to actionable human and technical intelligence.

COVID-19: Magistrate courts resume sitting in Kano

Some of the people at the courts’ premises were seen wearing face marks and observing social distancing, in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Gov. Mattawalle]

No regrets negotiating with bandits – Zamfara governor

Governor Matawalle said the peace accord initiated by his administration has achieved in his first three months more than was achieved in the previous eight years.

Residents flouting the NCDC rules on curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Kaduna

COVID-19: How Kaduna residents defy COVID-19 orders amid increased cases

According to the NCDC’s reports on the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria, Kaduna State stands at number nine with 818 cases.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Cleric arrested for allegedly raping minor for five years

Ms Bartholomew said the victim, from Saminaka, Lere Local Government Area of the state, had been living with the accused since she was 11 years old as a house-help.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State

Kano winning war against COVID-19 – Ganduje

Mr Ganduje said the feat was achieved due to his unrelenting commitment and political will in leading the response against COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State

COVID-19: Ganduje orders ease of lockdown in Kano

Mr Ganduje also directed civil servants on grade level 12 and above to resume work from July 6.

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna Assembly approves N233.6bn revised 2020 budget

The Kaduna Assembly said the review was necessary as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the depressed global crude oil prices.

FILE: Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido [Photo: Daily post]

Sanusi: Kano Assembly reinstates five suspended members

The lawmakers were suspended for opposing the Assembly’s investigation of corruption allegations against Mr Sanusi.

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna govt sets up ‘White Paper Committee’ on 1992 Zangon-Kataf crisis

About 2,000 people were killed in the Zangon-Kataf crisis.

Medical laboratory test tubes

13% of Kano residents tested for COVID-19 were positive – Report

The 51 recorded deaths are separate from the mysterious deaths recorded in Kano State, about 500 of which were suspected to be from COVID-19.

J-10 Jet fighter. [Photo: Airforce Technology]

‘Scores of bandits killed’ in Zamfara air raid — Nigerian Military

Military says raid destroyed two bandits’ camps and a cave hideout in Doumborou Forest.

NDLEA officials

NDLEA arrests 565 suspects, seizes eight tons of drugs in Kano

The NDLEA said it recorded a surge in drug abuse in Kano during the COVID-19 lockdown,

Governor Muhammad Badaru (

Lawmaker demands N50m damages from Jigawa State Assembly for illegal suspension

The assembly had on March 5 suspended Sani Isyaku indefinitely for alleged conniving with thugs to attack the convoy of Governor Muhammad Badaru.

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar,

NAF destroys armed bandits’ camps in four North-West states — Air Chief

The Air Chief said NAF deployed 10 aircrafts with dozens of Special Forces for the operations.

Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

ICPC uncovers N250m alleged fraud at UDUTH

ICPC says the N250 million was diverted from the institution’s personnel cost account into the private accounts of an individual and a company.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State

COVID-19: Kano records 51 deaths, 718 recoveries

Kano said it has collected and tested 9, 466 samples as of Monday at its five testing laboratories

This is where the factory workers sleep.

COVID-19: Nigeria Police rescue over 600 workers locked for three months in rice factory

According to the workers, they were denied access outside the premises of the factory due to the fear of importing COVID-19 into the factory.

Some of the military operatives on Zangang Hill

Military patrol found no bandits on Zangang Hill — Kaduna Govt.

“The Kaduna Government wishes to reiterates its appeal to aggrieved communities, individuals and groups to always have recourse to the law so as to avoid killings and counter killings that deepen the vicious cycles of reprisals.”

Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle [PHOTO: The Guargian NG]

Death toll rises in Zamfara attack, residents say 23 buried

A resident said Saturday’s attack is the deadliest in three years since bandits began attacking the area