BREAKING: Bandits now declared as terrorists as FG gazettes order proscribing group.


After a long wait, the federal government has finally released a gazette proscribing bandits as terrorists in Nigeria.

Earlier On November 25, a federal high court in Abuja had declared the activities of all bandit groups in the country as acts of terrorism.

It would be recalled that the attorney general, Abubakar Malami Speaking during a Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) programme on Tuesday, had said the government is trying to ensure that it operates within the confines of international best practices adding that the gazette would be ready in a few days.

However, finally on Wednesday, Umar Gwandu, Malami’s spokesperson, announced the release of the gazette.

it would be recalled that Ahmad Gumi had disagreed with the government position of tagging them as terrorists.

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