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Banditry in Nigeria


The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, says the lingering banditry in the North-West and North-Central Nigeria has an international undertone. Mr Adamu said this during a town-hall meeting on peace and security held on Wednesday in Zuru, headquarters of Zuru Local Government Area of Kebbi State. “We have realised that most of the banditry …

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over the security situation in the country. The General Secretary of CAN, Daramola Bade, made this announcement in a statement obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. Mr Bade, who announced the collective prayer …

Gbeleyi Abayomi No fewer than 21 people have been killed by gunmen in separate attacks in Talata Mafara and Maru local Government Areas of Zamfara State, police and residents have said According to the police, the attacks occurred on Tuesday and Wednesday and 21 people were killed in the attacks, but residents of the affected …

Gbeleyi Abayomi According to The Defence Headquarters , the troops of the Nigerian Army have killed 392 bandits in the north-western part of the country. This piece of good news was made public by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, on Thursday during a press conference in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Enenche …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the continued and incessant attacks on kastina indigenes by bandits despite the peace the agreement signed with the government, governor of Katsina, Masari says his administration has pulled out of the peace deal it had with bandits that have been terrorising residents of the state. It would be recalled ,that The state …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Some respite have come the way of kastina and zamfara indigenes over the incessant attacks from bandits as The Defense Headquarters (DHQ) said that troops of the Nigerian Army have killed 135 bandits in a raid on their hideouts in Katsina and Zamfara States. This was disclosed this in a statement released via …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Nigerian police force have killed over 250 suspected bandits and kidnappers In an operation in Kuduru Forest of Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State. In a statement on Wednesday, the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba said the terrorist attacked the police using sophisticated anti-aircraft rifles and General-Purpose Machine Gun, …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Gov of Zamfara, Bello Matawallen, says 400 abductees have been released by bandits and that those working against peace in the state will be put to shame. Zailani Bappa, media aide to the governor, quoted Matawallen as saying this in a statement on Sunday. The governor made the remarks following the reported release …

Gbeleyi Abayomi In a joint operation involving the inspector-general of police’s (IGP) intelligence response team and other teams, the police said They have arrested over 25 kidnappers terrorizing the Abuja- kaduna express way and among them are those behind the abduction of three students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) were arrested. It would be recalled …

By Gbeleyi Abayomi The president Mohammadu Buhari has commiserated with Pa Fasoranti the leader of Afenifere over the death of her daughter Mrs. Olakunrin Funke Mrs. Olakunrin was shot death on her way to Lagos along Benin ore road by unknown gunmen. In statement issued by the president spokesman, the president prayed that God will …