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Sultan queries intelligence agencies over continuous Killings, claims casualty figures are underreported.

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Chief of Defence Staff blows hot over attack on NDA, says ‘This madness must end’

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APC governors visit Lalong over recent killings, sue for peace

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Ahmad Gumi, the prominent Islamic cleric, says foreign jihadists will come into the country if bandits are declared terrorists. The cleric who is known to have access to bandits had once asked the federal government to grant them blanket amnesty. Commenting on the recent calls to declare the bandits as terrorists, Gumi, in a statement posted …

Following the attack on the Abolongo medium security custodial centre in Oyo state yesterday, the prison spokesman said that 262 inmates have so far been recaptured while a total of 575 inmates are still on the run. It would be recalled that the inmates escaped custody on Friday night after some “heavily armed” gunmen attacked …

Finally, the Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has finally joined millions of Nigerians by lending his voice to the call of tagging bandits terrorists. The Kaduna governor who once defended bandits has made a u-turn by hailing the motion raised by the National Assembly urging the federal government to declare bandits operating in the North …

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended its service on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line after a bomb attack on the train. According to reports, the train was attacked with explosives by gunmen on two different occasions — Wednesday night and Thursday morning. In a message to passengers on its booking website, the NRC said it …

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, today appeared in court after been re-arraigned at a federal high court in Abuja on terrorism charges. It would be recalled that the federal government only recently amended the charges against him raising them to seven counts as against the five counts he was previously …

While Nigerians are marking the one year memorial of the #EndSars protest, a group of government backed protesters has converged on the Unity Fountain in Abuja, saying “nobody died at Lekki tollgate” in Lagos. The protesters who were conveyed to the venue on a bus, displayed placards various placards with inscriptions such as ”#EndSarsProtest; Lekki …

At least Three traditional rulers have been confirmed dead on Tuesday following the invasion by gunmen on Nnenasa community, Njaba LGA of Imo state. The invasion happened during traditional rulers meeting in the area when the gunmen attacked. Confirming the unfortunate incident was Michael Abattam, spokesperson of the Imo police command. “Yes, we have gotten …

The Nigerian troops have recorded significant success in the battle against bandits as over 50 bandits were killed during a joint operation of air and ground troops in Birnin Gwari LGA of the Kaduna state. Disclosing this is Samuel Aruwan, the Kaduna state commissioner for internal security, through a released statement on Tuesday. According to …

Police have arrested and detained four of its personnel in Kogi over alleged extortion of N25,000 from a traveller and physical assault on another in a trending video. Commissioner of Police, Idrisu Dauda Dabban, disclosed this in a statement signed by the police command’s image maker, DSP William Aya, on Sunday in Lokoja. Dabban said …

19 people have been reported killed as bandits raided Kuryar Madaro village in Zamfara State Tuesday night. This attack is coming just 24 hours after the police commissioner in the state, Ayuba Elkana, visited special force operatives posted to strategic locations on the Shinkafi-Kaura Namoda road. Kuryar Madaro is in Kaura Namoda local government area but shares …