Zurmi News

Revealed ! Zamfara bandits get support from Lagos, Niger, Libya

Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun Vanguard gathered that operatives of the IRT, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, were deployed to Zamafara State, by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to combat and put an end to the scourge of these bandits, who had in recent time killed hundreds of people within Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun, Maru and Brinin-Magaji, Local Government Areas of the state, leaving several others displaced.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 12, 2019

Police arrest Lagos cattle sellers for funding bandits in Zamfara

Places that had been attacked by the bandits included Tsafe, Zurmi, Shinkafi, Maradun, Maru and Brinin-Magaji local government areas of the state.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 11, 2019

SPECIAL REPORT: No Security Strategy Despite Mass Killings In Zamfara

On the 21st of October, 2018 two sisters who are twins, Hassana and Hussaina, visited their pregnant Aunt in Dauran village in Zurmi local government area in the state.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Jan 4, 2019

Zamfara Assembly extends tenure of LG chairmen, sacks two vice-chairmen

The assembly however removed from office the vice-chairmen of Zurmi, Birnin-Magaji and Gummi Local Governments.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 2, 2019

Zamfara Govt donates N8.5m to families of slain Niger Republic soldiers

The soldiers were attacked in an ambush by bandits during a joint operation by the Nigerian Army and Nigerien soldiers at Dumburum forest in Zurmi Local Government area of Zamfara State.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 1, 2019

Zamfara killings: What Gov Yari did for families of slain soldiers

The Zamfara Government has donated N8.5 million to families of deceased and injured Nigerien soldiers, as a result of an ambush by bandits at Dumburum Forest, Zurmi local council, during a joint operation with Nigerian soldiers.

Daily Post , Nigeria Jan 1, 2019

Photos: Gov Yari visits wounded soldiers at FMC Gusau

Some of the military personnel injured in an ambush by armed bandits at Dumburum forest in Zurmi local government area of the state are admitted at the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 30, 2018

Zamfara Govt. picks medical bills, expenses of soldiers injured by bandits

Some military personnel injured in an ambush by armed bandits at Dumburum forest in Zurmi local government area of the state are admitted at the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 30, 2018

Police restrict movement, as riots erupt in Zamfara

“The government is still neglecting the most vulnerable communities in this region,” Amnesty International said in the report by Osai Ojigho and recalled that on Friday 27 July, 18 villages in the Mashema, Kwashabawa and Birane districts of Zurmi local councils were attacked, leaving at least 42 people dead.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 24, 2018

Many killed as bandits attack Zamfara communities

Many local government councils in Zamfara State are battling armed bandits and cattle rustlers with Tsafe, Zurmi, Shankafi, Maradun, Maru and Birnin Magaji local government areas most affected.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 20, 2018