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7 kidnap victims die in bandits’ den in Zamfara

Seven kidnapped victims, who were abducted from Ruwan Doruwa district, in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State about three months ago, have died of hunger and starvation in their abductors’ den. This was made known to newsmen by a reliable source. Information has it that the kidnapped victims died due to serious hunger as the bandits could no longer feed the abductees due to limited resources in their camps. […]

todayOctober 29, 2021 2


Bandits demand N350 million ransom for college students, staff in Zamfara

Some gunmen who kidnapped some students and staff of the College of Agriculture and Animal Science, Bakura in Zamfara State have demanded N350 million ransom before they can release abductees. Speaking to newsmen on the telephone, the Provost of the College, Alhaji Habibu Mainasara, said, the bandits have called him and told him that they “needed N350 million for the 20 people currently in their captivity”. “They said that the […]

todayAugust 18, 2021 1


BREAKING: Zamfara imposes curfew, suspends market activities in Jangebe

The Zamfara state Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jangebe town and neighbouring communities following the civil unrest and attack on government officials, journalists and security operatives. The curfew takes effect from today, Thursday. All market activities in the area have also been suspended until further notice. The Government says it is evident the markets have become hubs where bandit activities are planned. The State Commissioner for information says […]

todayMarch 4, 2021