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Residents Protest as bandits kill 18 farmers in Katsina

Residents of the Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday protested against killings by bandits in the area. The residents, who protested in Katsina, said the bandits on Monday killed 18 people. During the protest, they displayed some of the corpses of the victims. The protesters said the bandits came on

Bandits kill five vigilante members in Katsina — Police

The police in Katsina State have confirmed that five persons who were members of the local vigilante were killed by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area on Tuesday. The Police Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isa, made the disclosure in a statement in Katsina. He said that the killings occurred at Sabon-layi village

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria | 17.5.19 

Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi  1. 'BORNO IS SAFER THAN ABUJA, ZAMFARA, KATSINA' SAYS GOV SHETTIMA Kashim Shettima, the governor of Borno, has said that the state which is the hotbed of Boko Haram insurgency, is safer than many states in Nigeria. Shettima made the declaration when he spoke to the Chairman House Committee

Special Report: Under siege, Zamfara residents ‘pay millions in daily ransoms to bandits’, Dambazzau told

•Kidnappers are not Fulani but bandits – Miyetti Allah •My abductors are Fulani – Plateau nurse Punch's special report  The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said the people of the state now pay millions of naira in ransome bandits in order to secure their lives. He also

Bandits kill six civilian JTF in Zamfara

Godsgift Onyedinefu Bandits on Sunday attacked and killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara, vice chairman of the council, Sani Galadima said. Mr Galadima made this known on Monday when he received the Minister of Interior, Abdurrahman Dambazau, who was on a

Army arrests bandits’ logistics supplier, weapon manufacturer

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army says its troops on Exercise HARBIN KUNAMA 111, have arrested one Marwana Abubakar, a notorious logistics supplier for bandits crouching between Jibia - Batsari axis at Kwashabawa village in Jibia Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa who

Army raids bandits’ hideout in Kaduna, kill two

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian army says it's patrol team of 1 Division in the early hours of Wednesday raided a bandits' den at Gonan Bature East of Rijana and Kasarami farm house in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State killing two bandits. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa

It’s ill-advised for Nigeria to dialogue with bandits, outlaws–HURIWA

Nosa Enobhayisobo A leading pro-democracy and civil rights organisation- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described as a constitutional crime and an unmitigated evil tantamount to an impeachable offence the absolutely ill-advised decision of the current President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to go into dialogue with the murderous armed

Dear IGP Adamu, begging bandits is not a security strategy

Fredrick Nwabufo Dear Police Inspector-General Mohammed Adamu, You cannot tackle the atrophic security threat assailing the country by pandering to the whims of the antagonists. Of course, being a sterling security professional, you know this; hence my befuddlement by your statement at the meeting in Kebbi state yesterday. At the indaba with the