Tag: Sokoto villages

9 persons killed in separate attacks by bandits on 3 Sokoto villages

Sokoto State Police Command on Thursday confirmed that nine persons died in separate attacks by bandits on three villages in Sabon Birni local government area. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Abubakar Sanusi, told newsmen that the separate attacks took place on November 15, 16, and 17, 2021. Sanusi said[Read More…]

Police react as bandits appoint village District Heads in Sokoto

The police have denied reports that bandits sacked villages in Sokoto and appointed District Heads. A resident of one of the affected communities in an interview with VOA Hausa Service disclosed “yesterday the bandits’ leader celebrated the Maulud in Makwaruwa, where he declared himself the District Head. “The event took[Read More…]