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Insecurity: Armed Bandits Abduct 100 Miners, Kill 10 in Zamfara — Emirs

•Deploy more security men to areas affected by herdsmen attacks, banditry, Senate tells NSA •Take fight to B-Haram enclaves, Reps tell military chiefs •Army has achieved commendable success against terrorism, banditry, others – COAS •Sokoto bans self-acclaimed security volunteers By Henry Umoru, Levinus Nwabughiogu & Musa Annabi No fewer than 100 miners operating between Anka

Analysis of Nigeria’s Internal Security Problem

By Nkasi Wodu The Nigerian minister of defense recently enjoined Nigerians to take up arms to defend themselves against marauding bandits in their communities. The minister’s statement aligns with the grim reality that Nigeria has a serious internal security problem—and nobody knows exactly how to solve it. Nigeria has experienced devastating attacks from armed bandits for more

Zamfara govt confirms abduction of school girls from GGSS Jangebe

The Zamfara State Government has confirmed the abduction of female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the state. The confirmation was made by the Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran in a brief interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Gusau

Defence Minister to Nigerians: Don’t be ‘Cowards’, Defend Yourself against ‘Armed Bandits’

•Calls for collective efforts against insecurity across the country Jude Johnson The Minister of Defence, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd), says Nigerians should not show cowardice in the face of attacks from bandits. Magashi’s comment comes a few hours after armed men attacked Government Science College Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area