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Bandits kill Army colonel, two soldiers in Katsina

A Nigerian Army colonel, M.Z Manu and two soldiers have been killed by bandits in Unguwar Doka Village under Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that the bandits, armed with AK-47 rifles invaded the villages on Thursday night and started shooting indiscriminately. In the process, the gallant officer, soldiers and some […]

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Kidnappers kill DSS operative in Katsina after collecting N5m ransom

Suspected kidnappers killed a 33-year-old operative of the Department of State Services, Sadiq Bindawa, in Katsina State after collecting N5 million ransom from his friends and relatives. It was gathered that late Bindawa was abducted on Saturday, September 12, few hours after he arrived Katsina from Abuja where he worked. According to an eyewitness, the kidnappers were […]

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Armed bandits attack Katsina communities, abduct 13 year old girl

A 13-year-old girl, Khadija Muttakha Kurfi has been kidnapped by bandits, alongside several other girls and women, during an attack on Kankara town in Kankara Local Government Area and Kurfi town in Kurfi Local Government Area in Katsina State on Sunday night, August 9. According to reports, the bandits who have terrorized parts of the […]

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7 policemen deployed to fight bandits in Katsina die in road accident

7 policemen of the Nigerian police force who were deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina State has lost their lives in a road accident . The policemen who were among the passengers of an 18-seater Toyota Hummer bus, died in an accident which occurred at Jaji town in Kaduna. The police force through it’s public […]

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Criminals killing people in Borno, Katsina are taking advantage of COVID-19 restrictions – Buhari

President Buhari has said that criminals responsible for the killings and destruction of properties in Katsina state and Borno state are taking advantage of the restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the states. The President said in the nationwide speech he gave this morning to celebrate this year’s Democracy Day. He, however, […]

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Angry youths in Katsina burn down police station after police officers enforcing the state lockdown stopped them from observing their Friday prayers

Rampaging youths in Kusada town in Katsina State burnt down a Police station after the officers attached to the station stopped them from observing their Friday March 27th Jumat prayers.   The state government on March 25th, announced a ban on social gatherings including religious gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state. […]