Kidnapping: ACF kicks against ransom but supports negotiation with bandits

THE Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has said it is against payment of ransom to secure the release of kidnapped...

Blood-thirsty demons of Zamfara: Relentless bandits, helpless policemen and soldiers part (IV)

Zamfara State has been a hotbed of killings and kidnappings. The media is awash with reportage of these incidents, daily reeling off figures of casualties. These lives are fathers, mothers, sons and daughters who have been gruesomely uprooted from their families. ‘Blood-Thirsty Demons of Zamfara’ is a four-part series that chronicles the pains, losses and sufferings of families being crushed by the ongoing banditry in the state.

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