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23 people newly killed in Zamfara

Nigerian police in Zamfara has confirmed the killing of 23 persons in Tunga and Kabaje villages, Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area by suspected bandits on...

No student abducted, but three children missing, Police speaks on Zamfara attack

ZAMFARA state police command has denied that students were among the people abducted from Government Girls Secondary School Moriiki in Zurmi local government in...

Nigerian military records successes in Zamfara but insecurity persists in several rural areas

SECURITY has improved in Zamfara State as a result of the massive deployment of military personnel but several other rural areas still remain at...
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Zamfara emirs’ council apologies to NAF after alleges airstrikes kill innocent citizens

ZAMFARA State Council of Chiefs has apologised to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the...

Blood-thirsty demons Of Zamfara (II): Killing for fun, kidnapping for ransom

A COMMON thread of monumental loss runs through the stories of every emirate visited by the brutal bandits. They are the footprints left behind in these communities to say ‘we were once here’. These pains and losses, most often, change the course of the residents’ lives; they are indelible scars they will bear to their graves.

Blood-thirsty demons of Zamfara (I): The 77-year-old who buried his children in one day — and other stories

SEVENTY-SEVEN-year-old Mallam Risqua Mohammed buried his two sons on the same day. It was a hot afternoon of January 26, 2019. The graves of the two brothers were still fresh, just as the dampness caused by their blood on the brown soil of Bambara Village.
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Dozens feared dead in fresh killings in Zamfara

FRESH killings by suspected bandits in two communities of Shinkafa and Anka local governments in Zamafara State have claimed several lives on Monday.  The killings...

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