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Matawalle: We backed out of dialogue with bandits because they deceived us

    Matawalle: We backed out of dialogue with bandits because they deceived us

Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, says the state reversed the decision to dialogue with bandits because the government was deceived. Matawalle had previously said dialogue is the best option to

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Police officer killed, Zamfara emir kidnapped in attack on Kaduna-Abuja highway

    Police officer killed, Zamfara emir kidnapped in attack on Kaduna-Abuja highway

Hassan Atto, Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara, has been abducted, following an attack that occurred on Tuesday on the Kaduna-Abuja highway. Muhammed Jalige, Kaduna police spokesperson, confirmed the development in

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Banditry: Air chief commends troops in Zamfara, warns against ‘complacency’

    Banditry: Air chief commends troops in Zamfara, warns against ‘complacency’

Oladayo Amao, chief of air staff, has charged officers of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to remain focused and vigilant in the fight against banditry in the north-west. According to a

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For two days, I was a ‘prisoner’ in Zamfara — and I could smell fear in the air

    For two days, I was a ‘prisoner’ in Zamfara — and I could smell fear in the air

On Wednesday, September 1, my editor sent me a WhatsApp message and it read: “You may have to go to Zamfara with Deji”. And I responded: “OK boss.” I and

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75 abducted Zamfara students regain freedom — after 13 days in captivity 

  75 abducted Zamfara students regain freedom — after 13 days in captivity 

The abducted students of Government Day Secondary School, Kaya, in Maradun LGA of Zamfara state have regained their freedom. Their

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‘N20k to transport AK-47, N5k for ammunition’ — insider’s account on banditry business in Zamfara

  ‘N20k to transport AK-47, N5k for ammunition’ — insider’s account on banditry business in Zamfara

Murtala Rufa’i, a lecturer at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, says according to a 10-year research he conducted on banditry

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Matawalle: Bandits will no longer get amnesty — they’ve failed to embrace peace

  Matawalle: Bandits will no longer get amnesty — they’ve failed to embrace peace

Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, says his administration will no longer grant amnesty to bandits. In February, the governor had

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FACT CHECK: Are these photos of ‘military attack against bandits’ shared by Fani-Kayode true?

  FACT CHECK: Are these photos of ‘military attack against bandits’ shared by Fani-Kayode true?

On Tuesday, Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, published a post alongside pictures on his social media platforms where he

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Six killed as ‘bandits fleeing Zamfara’ attack Sokoto community

  Six killed as ‘bandits fleeing Zamfara’ attack Sokoto community

Six persons have been killed in Sokoto by gunmen said to be fleeing a raid by security agencies in Zamfara.

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Insecurity: Zamfara arrests 100 persons for ‘violating executive order’

  Insecurity: Zamfara arrests 100 persons for ‘violating executive order’

The Zamfara state government says it has arrested no fewer than 100 violators of the recent executive order signed by

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