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Nigerian troops kill 135 militants in northwest region in 3 days

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At least 135 local militants have been killed and others wounded by Nigerian troops in Zamfara and Katsina states, northwest of Nigeria, a defense...
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Nigeria nabs 17 foreign nationals over illegal mining

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The Nigerian government on Friday confirmed 17 foreign nationals had been arrested for allegedly engaging in illegal mining in collaboration with locals in the...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

89 gunmen killed and 5 hostages rescued in Nigerian military operation

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A total of 89 gunmen were killed in an anti-terror operation by troops in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, said a military spokesman on...
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Nigeria says kills 21 gunmen in anti-terror operation

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Nigerian troops have killed 21 gunmen in an encounter in the northwestern state of Zamfara, a military spokesman said on Wednesday. In...
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Nigerian military to resume operation against bandits in northern state

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Nigerian troops will resume full onslaught against unrepentant bandits in the northwest state of Zamfara, said Bello Matawalle, the state governor. In...
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8 killed in NW Nigeria attack

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Eight people were buried amid tears and anguish on Monday after some gunmen who rode on motorcycles raided a village in Nigeria's northwestern state...
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Gunmen kill at least 9 soldiers in Northwestern Nigeria

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At least 9 soldiers have been confirmed killed by gunmen in Zamfara, a troubled state in northwestern Nigeria, an official said late on Saturday. ...
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Zamfara: 2023 Presidential Ambitions and the Callousness of Northern Leaders

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Barely 4 weeks after the 2019 general elections for which winners are yet to be sworn in and for which dusts in several places...
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Officials Say 80 Hostages Released in North West Nigeria

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At least 80 people held captive by armed bandits in the northwestern state of Zamfara have been rescued by Nigerian government forces, an official...
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We Are Yet to Received Any Letter From AGF on Zamfara – INEC

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THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied knowledge of a letter from the office of the Attorney Generation of the Federation and Minister...
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Elections will not hold in Zamfara if APC is excluded – Yari

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The governor of Zamfara state has warned that the forthcoming general elections may not hold in the state if names of the All Progressive...
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Dangote provides food for 30.000 IDPs in Zamfara

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The farmers-herders clash and sporadic attacks by cattle rustlers have displaced thousands, many of whom are currently seeking refuge at Maradun Local Government Area...
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75 Killed in Taraba, Benue and Zamfara as herdsmen go on killing spree

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A series of unprecedented herdsmen attacks in Benue, Taraba and Zamfara state killed at least 75 people in the deadliest violence to strike in...

EFCC must be diligent or be ready for a showdown, Gov Yari warns

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Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has set the stage for a potential showdown with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman for accusing...
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Health service in Nigeria needs urgent upgrade

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The purpose of hospitals is to provide health facilities in a hygienic environment, but some of the government hospitals in Nigeria, instead of providing...

Nigeria And The Problems Of Fulani Herdsmen

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“The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.” ― Horace Walpole The Fulani herdsmen have dominated the...
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Attack at NW Nigeria results in 23 deaths

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The attackers rode on motorbikes and shot indiscriminately at residents of Kwanar Dutse village located in Maru district of the province last weekend, said...

Windstorm destroyed 100 houses in Daki-Takwas village

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At least 100 houses were destroyed by a windstorm in Daki-Takwas village in Gummi Local Government Area of Zamfara. The Sole Administrator of the council,...

Nigeria says 6,000 citizens return from Lake Chad

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At least 6,000 Nigerians dislodged from Islands on Lake Chad have returned home through Geidam in northeast state of Yobe, according to the National...

Sokoto State Police Intensifying Efforts To Save Zamfara Emir

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Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 10 in Sokoto state, Alhaji Bala Hassan, on Sunday said the police is working round...

World celebrates Polio day

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The United Nations International Children Fund (UNICEF), Kaduna field office, has commended the efforts of Zamfara Government in its fight against poliomyelitis. Alhaji Rabiu...

New factional state chairman tiers apart Zamfara APC

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Gov-Yari-Zamfara As 2015 general elections draw nearer,? the All progressive Congress APC the ruling party in Zamfara state is heading to a rock following the...
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CODE Empowers NGOs in Zamfara

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.....on Monitoring Service Delivery in the Education Sector Connected Development , an NGO based in Abuja, that leads the Follow The Money Team in collaboration...

Jigawa are busy executing capital intensive projects

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Gov-Yari-Zamfara Northern Youth Assembly In spite of the pending suit instituted against Zamfara State Government by the Zamfara State Chapter of the Northern Youth...

Zamfara Residents Seek Refuge In Camps

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Residents of the villages attacked by suspected Fulani cattle rustlers in? Zamfara State are currently living in fear and many are taking refuge in...

Rampaging cattle rustlers attacked 10 villages in Gusau

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  At least one woman died after a band of rampaging cattle rustlers attacked 10 villages in Gusau local council of Zamfara State at...

Alh Nasiru Zarumi resigns as transport commissioner

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Gov-Yari-Zamfara Amidst political rumors and speculations, Zamfara State Commissioner of Transport Alh Nasiru Zarumi has tendered his resignation letter, quitting his membership of the...

NYA Seeks Court Intervention On State Owned Shares

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Gov-Yari-Zamfara A non-governmental Organization Northern Youths Assembly has approached the Federal High Court in Gusau seeking for an order compelling Zamfara State government to reverse...

Gov Yari Of Zamfara Lose 2 Officers To PDP

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Gov-Yari-Zamfara Less than forty eight hours to the formal defection of three Director Generals to Governor Abdul?azeez Yari of Zamfara, another two Senior Special...

3 Director Generals from APC move camp to PDP

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In less than a week when the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the PDP in Zamfara Alh Adamu Danja told journalists in Gusau that, more...