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Katsina Banditry: 19 LGA flashpoints identified as phone charging business outlets suspended

Katsina Banditry: 19 LGA flashpoints identified as phone charging business outlets suspended By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina AS part of continuous measure in tackling insecurity, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has, in Executive order No 4, announced the suspension of business outlets engaging in phone charging business in the banditry prone areas of […]

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Just in: Lawmaker’s wife, 2 sons, kidnap by suspected bandits in Katsina

Just in: Lawmaker’s wife, 2 sons, kidnap by suspected bandits in Katsina By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina GUNMEN, suspected to be bandits have launched an attack on Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina State and kidnapped the first wife of member representing the area at the State House of Assembly, Dr. Ibrahim Kurami and 2 […]

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Bandits infiltrates Katsina communities, recruiting youths into the business — Masari tell IGP

Bandits infiltrates Katsina communities, recruiting youths into the business — Masari tell IGP … Devise technological means in fighting banditry. …reiterates stands on people to defend themselves against bandits By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina GOVERNOR Aminu Masari of Katsina State has on Thursday told the Inspector General of Police that bandits in the state have […]

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Insecurity: North-West Governors to train vigilante — Masari disclosed

Insecurity: North-West Governors to train vigilante — Masari disclosed By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina GOVERNORS of the North-West, alongside their Niger State counterpart from the North Central, have agreed to trained and deployed vigilante group members in the ongoing fight against banditry in their respective States.Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari made the disclosure today, Monday, […]

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Again, bandits massacre 12 persons in Katsina

Again, bandits massacre 12 persons in Katsina By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina AGAIN, bandits in their large number, at the late hours yesterday, Saturday, in one of their attacks in Duba community, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, killed at least twelve persons and wounded six others. The Bandits numbering over 300 armed with […]

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Buhari bewail lingering banditry attacks in North-West

Buhari bewail lingering banditry attacks in North-West By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has lamented over the consistent banditry attacks in the North-West region of Nigeria. He said it is a source of concern to him noting that they are the same people, religion but keep on killing and stealing each other’s cattle […]

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Nigeria better united than divided — President Buhari

Nigeria better united than divided — President Buhari By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday in Daura, his hometown that Nigeria as a country is better to remain united than a fall-out irrespective of differences among its ethnic and religious nationalities. He gave the advice in Daura, Katsina State while playing […]

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Notorious gun runner, others nab in Katsina

Notorious gun runner, others nab in Katsina By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina POLICE in Katsina has arrested suspected Nigeria’s gun runner, Ibrahim Abdullahi, 40 years, specializes in supplying guns to bandits camps in different part of the country, alongside 3 of his gang members. The sum of three million and four hundred and forty-five thousand […]

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Defend yourselves against bandits – Katsina Gov instructs residents

Defend yourselves against bandits – Katsina Gov instructs residents By Faith Awa Maji GOVERNOR Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has, today Monday, told residents to stand firm, fight and defend themselves from the intimidation of Banditry.Governor Masari sounded that enough of residents running away from kidnappers, saying same banditry causing unrest in the State […]

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Katsina Police enforce IGP ban on new tinted permit

Katsina Police enforce IGP ban on new tinted permit By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina Sequel to the directives given by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman for the suspension of issuance of New Tinted Permits and the retrieval of all SPY PLATE Numbers from unauthorized persons; the Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, […]

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June 12 mere tribalistic day — Katsina residents

June 12 mere tribalistic day — Katsina residents By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina THE declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari two years ago may not have gone down well with a cross-section of Katsina State residents, as they tagged it a mere “tribalistic day.” Our correspondent captured the views of […]