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Jigawa records 35 rape cases in four months - Police

Nigeria, May 6 -- The police n Jigawa State on Wednesday said they recorded 35 rape cases in the state between January and April this year. The state's police commissioner, Usman Gomna, at a media pa... Read More


Bandits kill journalist, abduct many travellers in Katsina

Nigeria, May 6 -- A cameraman attached to the Information Unit of Jibia Local Government of Katsina State, Ibrahim Dankabo, was on Monday killed during a kidnap operation by bandits. The hoodlums als... Read More


Robbery suspect lynched, alleged accomplice arrested in Kano

Nigeria, May 6 -- A man was lynched on Wednesday and his alleged accomplice arrested in Yamadawa Quarter in Gwale Local Government Area of Kano State for allegedly attempting to snatch a car. Witness... Read More


Another Nigerian governor raises alarm over activities of Boko Haram

Nigeria, May 4 -- The governor of Jigawa, Muhammad Badaru, on Tuesday urged residents of the state to be vigilant, following reports of suspicious movement of Boko Haram insurgents in neighboring Bauc... Read More


Workers' Day: Why I'm able to pay salary, retirees benefits - Jigawa Governor

Nigeria, May 2 -- The Jigawa governor, Muhammad Badaru, has said his state is not one of those owing workers or pensioners and has pledged to sustain the trend. The governor stated this on Saturday a... Read More


Banditry: Katsina emirate suspends district head

Nigeria, May 1 -- The Katsina Emirate Council has suspended the district head of Kankara, Abubakar Yusuf, over alleged complicity in banditry. The spokesperson council, Iro Bindawa, on Saturday said ... Read More


Ex-convict arrested with N15 million stolen phones in Katsina - Police

Nigeria, April 30 -- The police in Katsina on Friday arrested an ex-convict with 273 suspected stolen phones valued at N15 million. The police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, said the suspect, Ibrahim Lawa... Read More


My experience in bandits' captivity - Zamfara traditional ruler

Nigeria, April 30 -- A traditional title holder in Dansadau district in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State has narrated his experience after regaining freedom 25 days after he was kidnapped. ... Read More


Bandits kill nine police officers, two vigilante members in Kebbi - Official

Nigeria, April 26 -- A divisional police officer and eight other officers on Sunday lost their lives in Sakaba Local Government Area of Kebbi State while repelling an attack by bandits. Two vigilante... Read More


Nine police officers, two vigilante members killed in Kebbi -Official

Nigeria, April 26 -- A divisional police officer and eight other officers on Sunday lost their lives in Sakaba Local Government Area of Kebbi State while repelling an attack by bandits. Two vigilante... Read More