Tag: Bandits

17 Sokoto indigenes abducted by suspected bandits from neighbouring Zamfara State rescued

Estimated Reading Time: 1Seventeen indigenes of Sokoto State abducted by suspected bandits from neighbouring Zamfara State were among those rescued recently by the joint task force against banditry and kidnapping, operating in Katsina, Zamfara and Sokoto States. Governor Aminu Tambuwal while receiving the victims from a delegation from Zamfara, reiterated[Read More…]

Bandits kill 6 Danmusa LGA of Katsina State

Estimated Reading Time: 1No fewer than 6 persons are feared dead including a security personnel while 5 others including 2 pregnant women escaped death with severe injuries as over 100 bandits launched fresh attacks on two Katsina communities.  Confirming the incidents to ait.live, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Sp Gambo[Read More…]

Suspected armed bandits kill 16 in Zamfara villages

Estimated Reading Time: 1Suspected armed bandits have killed at least eight people in an attack on Malele community in Dansadau district in Maru local government area of Zamfara state, Daily Trust has gathered. Residents said the gunmen invaded the village, located 10 kilometres west of Dansadau town, firing shots at[Read More…]