NDLEA's contribution to the effort to curb insecurity in the country is not limited to mopping up illegal drugs but also include helping to check the proliferation of illegal arms and ammunition. Operatives of the Agency have made at least three interceptions in 2021. The first case was in March 2021 when officers of the Niger State Command of NDLEA, during a routine stop-and-search operation in Kontagora, recovered 12 AK-47 rifles and 15 pistols, all locally fabricated, concealed inside a white sack, and being ferried through Niger to Kebbi State by the suspects on motorcycles.
A man who stole a government vehicle parked inside the premises of a mosque during Friday's Jumat service and fled with it has been arrested by the operatives of the Katsina State Police Command, the command announced on Monday, September 13. The man, whose name was given as Hayatu Bashir, was said to have stolen the Hilux pick-up vehicle belonging to the Katsina State Standing Committee on Improvement of Farmers/Herders Relationship in Katsina State inside the Jumat mosque at GRA in Katsina, the state capital.
Source from www.dailypost.ng Image source from allnaijamedia.com. Image credit goes to its owner. An attack on the Nigerian Military Special Forces in Kastina State has left 18 dead, which included one Major, one lieutenant and 16 soldiers. From reliable sources it was said that the attack was carried out by heavily armed bandits who were on a mission to rescue their abducted notorious bandit leader known as 'Dangote'. The Situation Report on the incident was obtained by PRNigeria on Sunday. The report said
The residents of Unguwar Gambo village, Malumfashi local government area of Katsina State have been pushed to the wall for some time now by armed bandits and kidnappers terrorizing the region. However, latest information on Dailytrust.com.ng revealed that residents of the area took laws into their hands by killing a suspected kidnappers. According to reports on Daily Trust, the residents pounced on the one of kidnappers after he confessed to have being a member gang committing such crimes in the area.
A father who recently lost four of his children to an explosion on a farm was interviewed recently by Olaide Oyelude during which he introduced himself and gave more insight into his the unfortunate experience in Katsina State. The father of five victims identified himself as Hiya Matti, a 56 year old official of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW). According to him, he left home for work in the morning on that day as is his usual routine. Few hours after leaving home for work, he received a
The Katsina police command claims to have thwarted a potential bandit raid at Layin Minister in the Malumfashi local government region, rescuing scores of cows. The command's spokesperson, Gambo Isah, made the announcement in Katsina on Monday morning. “Bandits on motorbikes, equipped with an AK 47 rifle, blocked a feeder route at Layin Minister, Malumfashi LGA, and kidnapped a 45-year-old man from Tafkin Jege village, Kafur LGA, on July 17, 2021, at about 11:02 p.m.
Catholic priest of Kaduna Archdiocese, Very Reverend Father, Alphonsus Yashim Hello has early this morning been reported killed by yet unidentified gunmen in Kastina State.He was said to had been kidnapped along with another priest known to be Rev.Fr.Joseph Keke, the most senior priest in Sokoto Diocese.
At least 13 government Areas are suffering from the event which can not be unconnected with the continued security operations against bandits within the North West. The affected LGAs are Sabuwa, Faskari, Dandume, Batsari, Danmusa, Kankara, Jibia, Safana, Dutsin-Ma and Kurfi that are on the fringes of the Ruggu forest where most of the bandits are hiding.
The governor of northwestern Nigeria's Katsina State has signed into law the Security Oversight Act with a view to addressing some of the insecurity plaguing the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the aide to Governor Aminu Masari on media on Tuesday. The law, which will take effect on August 31, 2021, contains 12 steps including:
Again, police rescue dozens of cows in gunfight with bandits. The Katsina police command claims it stopped an attack by suspected bandits near Layin Minister in the Malumfashi local government region, rescuing scores of cows Gambo revealed that the robbers came on motorbikes armed with an AK 47 rifle, blocked a feeder route near Layin Minister, Malumfashi LGA, and abducted a 45-year-old man from Tafkin Jege village, Kafur LGA.
The only thing i could remember was that i screamed on sighting a car racing towards and at the verge of colliding with ours.It was on a third day of Ramadan, and today marks exactly one year.I was returning to Malumfashi from Kankara when i got involved in this accident that got my two femurs(thigh bones) fractured at several sites...my hip/pelvic bones were fractured at different degrees too...the outline and anatomy of my urinary bladder wasn’t spared either...
Father Joe Keke, the 75-year-old retired Northern Nigerian Catholic priest, has finally regained his freedom after spending two weeks at the kidnappers’ den. According to the information, made available by Dailypost, the Director of Communication, Fr. Chris Omotoso shared the great news of the priest's freedom through the Facebook page of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese.
Hours After Kankara Boys Were Released, Check Out What One Of The Parent Said After He Saw His Child
Hours After Kankara Boys Were Released, Check Out What One Of The Parent Said After He Saw His Child. Father of one of the Kankara school boys that was Kidnapped by Boko Haram members, said his heart melted after he saw his child entering the Kastina State Government House. His child waved at him and called him "Baba" According to his words, he said "Since last Saturday he heard about the kidnapping, he couldn't sleep until when he heard about their freedom" Lawal also said he can't wait to hug his child,
Once again, bandits attacked a Catholic Church in Malumfashi LGA, abducted a Reverend Father and killed another. (Photo used only for illustration) As reported by Channels Television, the Bandits entered into St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church which situated at Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Days after completing my B. Sc program at the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; my quest to add to my knowledge of medical science endeared me to move to Malumfashi, headquarter of a Local government in Katsina state, to square up with a classmate of mine who was learning Ultrasonography there. Na’im Yusuf was indeed a blessing to me and my learning process, he was always willing to give me all the time i needed to learn and settle in fast in my new found town. Months later i became almost a pro
Banditry has been one of the major worries in the country in recent times.It is amongst the cardinal problem the APC led administration is currently facing. The activity of bandits has degenerated into an uncontrollable state in recent times as the level of it's occurrence is beyond comprehensible limit.
Gunmen attacked St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church in Malumfashi on Thursday, and two suspects have been arrested. A priest, Reverend father Alphonsus Bello, was killed and another, Reverend father Joe Keke, was kidnapped during the attack. The gunmen entered the church compound around 11 p.m. and proceeded to the residences of the two priests who resided within the compound, according to reports.
Tragedy struck in the Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State as bandits raided the St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic church, killing one Reverend Father Alphonsus Bello in the process. The attack which was carried out on the night of Thursday night, recorded the abduction of another priest, Reverend Father Joke Keke.
His Excellency Aminu Bello Masari the Governor of Katsina State has informed all boading school female students to resume academic activities at any nearby day schools in their location or residence area from Wednesday, being 24, March, 2021.
The five siblings who died during a bomb explosion on Saturday at Yammama village in Malumfashi local authorities region of Katsina state performed with military grenade on a farmland , the police have said . In line with the police initial investigation , the 5 victims alongside six injured others determined the grenade whilst operating on the farm . The Spokesman for Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, made this recognised in a statement on Saturday night . He said professionals from the police explosives