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January 18, 2022
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This may sound like a figure from a war-torn zone, five thousand and sixty-seven — 5,067 — Nigerians were reported to have been killed in 2021 owing to insecurity, according to the data sourced and analysed by TheCable Index, the data and research arm of TheCable. TheCable Index analysed and reviewed daily media reports published […]Continue Reading
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A pilot with the Nigerian Airforce, Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, has been rescued after intense gunfire by armed bandits grounded a Nigerian Airforce Alpha Jet aircraft in Zamfara State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, who confirmed the crash in a statement on Monday, said Dairo was […]Continue Reading
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Zamfara state government said repentant bandits and local vigilante group known as Yansakai have surrendered eight hundred and eighty seven locally made guns, two hundred and three sophisticated weapons, two thousand five hundred and sixty six live ammunition. Over two thousand kidnap victims were released by their abductors without ransom through the state government Continue Reading
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Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has ordered the closure of four markets in two Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state in the north-west region of the country. The Secretary to the State Government, Bala Maru, made the announcement in a statement on Thursday, saying the closure was with immediate effect. He explained that the […]Continue Reading