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Bandits kill 17, abduct two Women in Katsina community

Jude Johnson Suspected bandits have again invaded Yar Center, in the outskirts of Sherere community in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State, killing 17 persons while dozens sustained varying degrees of injuries and numerous houses set ablaze. The bandits, according to residents, also abducted two women and rustled 120

Police confirm 16 people killed by gunmen in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday said no fewer than 16 persons were killed by gunmen at Barde Village under Maro in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna. Sabo said at about 7:30 a.m.

Bandits attack Zamfara community, kill 14, abducts 40

Unknown gunmen have reportedly attacked Kawaye settlement in Bagega village of Anka local government area of Zamfara state at about 5pm on Tuesday. Several cars, houses and shops were burnt to ashes and an unspecified number of animals and foodstuffs were carted away by the bandits during the attack. Army Spokesman of Operation

Again, gunmen attack Kaduna, kill many

Gunmen, claimed to be wearing military camouflage, reportedly attacked Kaduna village, killing many people. The attack occurred in two local government areas, Kajuru and Kachia. This is coming barely few weeks after the state governor had, in a statement, alleged that over 150 persons were killed in Kajuru. A statement

Five killed by gunmen in Taraba — Police

The Police Command in Taraba has confirmed the killing of five persons by gunmen in the early hours of Sunday after the general elections in the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr David Misal, made the confirmation while speaking to newsmen in Jalingo. Misal said the five persons

Gunmen kill 15, kidnap six women in Zamfara

Police in Zamfara on Tuesday confirmed the killing of 15 persons and the kidnap of six women by unknown gunmen in Gusau local government area of the state. Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, made the confirmation in a statement in Gusau. Shehu said that on Monday, there was

Gunmen invades Sokoto, kill 26

No fewer than Twenty-six people have been reportedly killed after cattle thieves raided several villages in Sokoto state, police said Tuesday. Armed bandits on motorcycles attacked Warwana, Tabkin Kwasa and Dutsi, a trio of neighbouring villages in Rabah district, late Sunday, shooting residents as they fled. “Twenty six people

Gunmen kill 5 in fresh plateau attack

Godsgift Onyedinefu Five people have been killed by unknown gunmen that invaded Rawuru village in Fan District of Barkin Ladi Local Government, Plateau State, on Wednesday. Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the state’s Police Command who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday said two persons were injured in the late night ambush. He

Gunmen kill 17 in zamfara village attack, says police, witnesses

Gunmen at the weekend killed 17 people in the latest attack on villages in northern Nigeria's Zamfara state, witnesses and police said on Monday. The assault came just days after 25 people were killed in similar raids on two villages in the region. Gunmen on motorcycles stormed Magami village in the Maradun

Gunmen kill 25 in zamfara village raids

At least 25 people were killed when armed men raided two villages in a northern Nigerian state wracked by cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom, witnesses and the police said on Friday. Two Nigerian soldiers killed in mine blasts Gunmen on motorcycles on Wednesday invaded the villages of Gidan Halilu and