Maradun News

Survivors of Sokoto gruesome attacks recount heart-rending tales

The bandits hide in a forest at Goronyo Isa and Maradun in neighbouring Zamfara State.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

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

‘Please, console your people over these heart-wrenching tragedies,’ Buhari tells Zamfara emir

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday via telephone conversation with Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Garba Tambari, expressed sadness over the loss of lives and destruction of property following the banditry attacks.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 26, 2018

Killings: What Buhari told Zamfara Emir about bandits’ attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday had a telephone conversation with Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Alhaji Garba Tambari.

Daily Post , Nigeria Dec 26, 2018

Buhari calls Zamfara Emir, expresses sadness over bandit attacks

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday on telephone conversation with Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Alhaji Garba Tambari, expressed sadness over the loss of lives and destruction of property following the banditry attacks.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 26, 2018

Gunmen kill 17 in Nigeria village attack: witnesses, police

Gunmen on motorcycles stormed Magami village in the Maradun district area of the state on Saturday, shooting indiscriminately as residents fled.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 25, 2018

Police restrict movement, as riots erupt in Zamfara

On Sunday, the bandits also carried out similar attacks on Sauna village in Tsafe Local Council and Magami community in Faru District of Maradun Local Council.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 24, 2018

17 dead: 'They shot people as they tried to flee'

Gunmen on motorcycles stormed Magami village in the Maradun district area on Saturday, shooting indiscriminately as residents fled.

New Vision , Uganda Dec 24, 2018

Unidentified gunmen kill 17 people in Nigeria's Zamfara state

Kasimu Bello, resident of Magami village in the Maradun district, told AFP news agency on Monday that unidentified gunmen entered his village on several motorcycles on Saturday, shooting people indiscriminately as they tried to flee.

Al Jazeera , Africa Dec 24, 2018