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Bandits kill 4 people in Kastina

Katsina State Police Command has confirmed that at least four persons were killed on Monday in attacks by bandits in Tsayu Village under Jibiya Local Government Area of the state. According to the spokesperson for the command, Gambo Isah, the bandits attacked the community in the early hours of Monday and

Eliminate bandits wherever you find them, Buhari orders Military

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the military to pursue and eliminate eliminate bandits wherever they find them. A statement from Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari as giving the directive while addressing officers of the 17th Army Brigade and Nigerian Air Force 213 operational base in Katsina on Saturday. Buhari charged

Why we attack, kidnap people – Repentant bandits

Godsgift Onyedinefu Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area. The ex-bandits said at a peace meeting in Tsafe that they were harassed and intimidated by the police and vigilantes, locally known as ”Yan Sakai,

North-west Governors grant amnesty to bandits

Godsgift Onyedinefu The North West Governors have granted Amnesty to Bandits, cattle rustlers as part of measures to restore peace in the zone This Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, disclosed this in a communiqué issued at the end of a one-day security and reconciliation meeting with security agents, vigilante, volunteer groups,

Bandits release Korean nationals, 250 others in Zamfara

 Godsgift Onyedinefu Over 250 people, including two Korean nationals abducted by Zamfara bandits four months ago, have been released unconditionally, following negotiation with the abductors and Zamfara Peace Committee. The Peace Committee was set up by the State governor, Bello Matawalle, to seek amicable end to banditry and investigate the alleged

Nigerian troops kill 5 bandits, arrest 4 in Kaduna

Godsgift Onyedinefu Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army have  neutralized five bandits and arrested four others in two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi local government areas of Kaduna state. Col. Ezindu Idimah, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1 Division Nigerian Army, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. Idimah said Troops of

Bandits kill two NAF personnel in gun battle

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says two of its personnel from troops of 271 detachment have been killed in an ambush set up by armed bandits at Kawan Pole Waya along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road. The NAF Director of public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola disclosed this in

Gunmen reportedly kidnap four Turkish expatriates in Kwara

Godsgift Onyedinefu Suspected Armed bandits on Saturday reportedly kidnapped four Turkish expatriates at a local drinking joint in Gbale village, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara state. The incident occurred at about 10pm while the men were having fun at the local joint in the village. The identities of the four abducted Turkish

We’ll respond fiercely Against Killer Bandits in Sokoto — Buhari

Godsgift Onyedinefu with Agency report President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 37 innocent people by bandits in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State and vowed to respond fiercely against "these brutal and remorseless enemies of humanity". In a statement by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba