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Nigeria Launches Defence Against Boko Haram Claims

By Mohammed Momoh Nigeria has launched its defence against allegations of complicity after it appeared after it appeared Boko Haram had overrun the northern part of the country where the terrorists claim killings and kidnappings almost on a daily basis. Between January 2019 and May 7, 2019 the government said …

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Katsina attack: Bandits kill One, injure three – Police

<!– Bandits –> Nigeria-police force The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the attack on Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Gambo Isah, disclosed this on Sunday while briefing the newsmen. He said, “On 10/5/19 at about …

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Police arrest 9 suspected kidnappers, recover 200 stolen cows, weapons

– The Nigeria Police Force say it has arrested nine suspected kidnappers carrying out their activities along the Abuja-Kaduna highway – The police discloses that identities of the suspects, five of whom are from Katsina and the other four from Kaduna – Frank Mba, the spokesperson of the police, discloses …

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Revamping Cotton Production in Katsina

It is hoped that the recent move by the Central Bank of Nigeria to blacklist bank accounts linked with textile smugglers and the distribution of high-yielding cotton seeds to over 100,000 cotton farmers in Katsina State will boost its production, Francis Sardauna writes As at the 1970’s and early 1980’s, …

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Katsina wind farm: N4.4bn down the drain, yet zero electricity

It was with joy and fanfare that residents of Lambar Rimi and neighbouring communities in Rimi Local Government Area of Katsina State welcomed the establishment of a 10-megawatt wind farm power project in their locality. However, 12 years after that euphoria, the people’s hope is fast fading as the project …

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Nigeria: How Buhari’s Administration Is Tackling Security Challenges – Presidency – AllAfrica

Photo: Premium Times As Nigerians continue to grapple with multi-faceted security crises in different parts of the country, the Buhari administration has released some measures being taken by the police and security forces to address the challenges. Violent crimes, especially armed robbery, banditry and kidnapping, have taken a heavy toll …

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Residents flee Birnin Gwari after bandit attack ▷ Nigeria news

Residents of several villages in Sabon Birnin local government area of Sokoto state have been pictured fleeing for safety as armed bandits attacked their villages. TVC News reports that several of the villagers have moved to Gatawa for safety while several others fled to villages in Niger Republic. READ ALSO: …

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Command investigates bandits’ attack in Katsina community

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The Katsina State Police Command has launched an investigation into the Friday attack on Wagini village in the Batsari Local Government Area of the state by suspected bandits. The hoodlums reportedly killed one Saidu Garba, injured three others and ransacked some huts during the attack. Spokesman for …

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NGO Lifts 700 Widows, Others In Katsina

A non-governmental organisation , Gwagware Foundation yesterday flagged off the distribution of food items and cash assistance to widows, orphans and other less privileged persons across Katsina State. The chairman of the board of trustees of the foundation, who is also the director general of Small and Medium Enterprises Development …

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