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Youth group calls for improved security in ‘troubled’ Bimbilla

A group calling itself the Nanumba Youth Association (NAYA), has expressed concern about the mounting insecurity in Bimbilla and its environs, and has appealed to government to as a matter of urgency, take actions that would calm tensions and restore peace. The group also indicated that, the security personnel stationed in Bimbilla are few, hence their inability to arrest perpetrators ...

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Two arrested in connection with Bimbilla shooting

Two persons have been arrested in connection with Thursday’s shooting at Bimbilla in the Northern Region which left three persons dead and seven others hospitalized. The Northern Regional Security Council deployed a 30-man security reinforcement team to the area on Friday following the incident. Unlike Friday, when shops remained closed, life is gradually returning back to normal in the township, ...

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Bimbilla curfew reviewed after sporadic gunfire

The Ministry of Interior has reviewed the curfew it imposed on the Bimbilla Township following recent reports of sporadic gunfire in the area. The curfew, which previously spanned six hours from  10:00pm to 4:00am has been reviewed to the period from dusk to dawn [6:00pm to 6:00am] effective today, Friday, January 12, 2018. “The Minister of the Interior has on the advice ...

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Northern Regional Police on manhunt for Bimbilla shooters

The Northern Regional police have begun a manhunt for some persons who allegedly shot and killed three persons yesterday [Thursday] in the Bimbilla township. The incident occurred on Thursday night after the victims had finished with their evening Islamic prayers. According to eyewitnesses, two persons on a motorbike allegedly shot at them and sped off. It is unclear what may ...

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3 dead, 8 injured from sporadic gunshots in Bimbilla

Three people have died in Bimbilla in the Northern Region with eight others injured following an attack by unknown assailants. The incident occurred on Thursday night when the victims had finished with their evening Islamic prayers, and were seated at a known public place. According to eyewitnesses, two persons on a motorbike allegedly shot at them and sped off. It ...

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Nitiwul offers GHc10,000 for capture of Bimbilla woman’s killer

Minister of Defence and Member of Parliament for Bimbila in the Northern Region, Dominic Nitiwul has offered a GHc 10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killers of a woman in the Bimbila township. The 40-year-old woman was shot dead following some sporadic gunfire that rocked the troubled town on Tuesday. The deceased’s 14-year-old daughter was also injured in ...

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Bimbilla: Woman killed in sporadic shooting; police begins probe

Police in the Bimbilla district of the Northern Region have commenced investigations into the sporadic shooting that occurred in the Bimbilla Township on Tuesday. The incident led to the death of a 40-year-old woman, and injured her 14-year-old daughter who is currently receiving treatment at the Bimbilla hospital. “He [Suspect] is an unidentified person. We have not made any arrest, ...

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Delay in ruling on Bimbilla chieftaincy case causing tension – Peace Council

The Northern Regional Executive Secretary for the National Peace Council, Father Thaddeus Kuusah, has attributed the heightened tension in the Bimbilla area in the Northern Region to the delay in the ruling of the Supreme Court on the chieftaincy dispute. He made this known at a two-day workshop in the area aimed at sensitizing the youth on the need for ...

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Minority’s comments on Bimbilla hypocritical – late chief’s family

The family of the late Naa Salifu Dawuni, has reacted to a press statement by the Minority in Parliament alleging that government officials are meddling in the Bimbilla chieftaincy issue. The statement described the National Democratic Congress (NDC), which the minority represents as rather hypocritical and scandalous. The statement further accused the previous NDC government as being responsible for the ...

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Bimbilla: Late Nakpaa-Naa’s family lauds gov’t support for burial

The family of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni in Bimbilla in the Northern Region has commended the government and all relevant stakeholders who ensured the late chief’s burial. Three years following his demise, the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni was finally buried in line with the customs and traditions of the Nanung traditional area. The family, in a Citi News interview, ...

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