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Bandits abduct 17 in Niger State

No fewer than 17 persons were said to have been kidnapped by armed bandits in three communities of Bassa/Kukoki wards in Shiroro local government...

Troops arrest 10 bandits, kill 3 In Katsina

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said its troops deployed for Operation accord have arrested 10 suspected bandits with 88 livestock, kill three and recovered...

Bandits terrorising us are from Zamfara, Masari alleges

Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina, has alleged that 99 percent of bandits terrorising the state are from Zamfara. Several communities in some states across the...

Bandits abduct Zamfara district head, children, kill rescuer

Bandits have kidnapped the district head of Matseri town, in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Halilu Matseri, and his four children. They...

Many villagers feared killed in fresh attack on Zamfara

Suspected armed bandits on Thursday attacked Gidan Goga community in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State, leaving an uncertain number of people dead. Residents...

Murder of 70: Buhari directs military to rout Sokoto bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday ordered a “fierce” military operation against bandits in Sokoto State.

El-Rufai reiterates vow not to negotiate with bandits

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reiterated his commitment never to negotiate with bandits and criminals noting that instead, he will work with security to see to the end of criminals and criminality.

Update: Death toll in Katsina bandits attack now 17

The number of deaths that trailed the recent attack on Katsina State communities have risen to 17, checks by FOMBINATIMES revealed.

Bandits prowl Katsina 2 days after Buhari’s departure to Abuja, kill 4

Fresh banditry attacks have been witnessed in tsayu village of Jibiya Local Government Area of Katsina state. And no fewer than four villagers have been reportedly killed.

Insecurity: Screen visitors; Emir of Kontagora urges district, village heads

In the wake of ceaseless bloodletting occasioned by bandit attacks on communities, in the country, the Emir of Kontagora, Alhaji Saidu Namaska has ordered district and village heads to screen visitors or strangers found in the area.

Dozens feared killed in fresh attack on Sokoto

Over 20 persons are feared killed in an attack on some villages in Goronyo local government area of Sokoto.

Bandits plead with gov Masari to extend amnesty to them

Group of bandits in their hideout in the forest between Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State and Birni Gwari in Kaduna State have pleaded with Governor Aminu Bello Masari for dialogue and to grant them amnesty.

Soldiers nab 25 bandits, recover assorted weapons in Katsina

Following the consolidation of operational strategies and robust anti banditry operations injected in to the activities of Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, troops have in a renewed efforts arrested several gangs of bandits

I was arrested twice but used huge cash to get freedom – 32-yr-old kidnapper

A notorious kidnapper and cattle-rustler, Abdulrahman Muhammad, said they (bandits and kidnappers) usually hide their guns and other deadly weapons under the seat of motorcycles when they want to go and carry out their illicit operations.

Bandits terrorizing us now hungry, weakened – Emir of Birnin Gwari

The Emir of Birnin Gwari, Alhaji Zubair Jibril Maigwari said the armed bandits terrorizing his domain are now hungry and easy to defeat with more security efforts.

Over 20 Bandits, Kidnappers nabbed by troops in Katsina

Troops have arrested over 20 bandits and kidnappers in Katsina state including a notorious kingpin among them, the Nigeria Army said yesterday.

Gunmen allegedly kill 18 persons in another Zamfara attack

Gunmen have killed 18 persons in some communities in Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state, according to Muhammad Bawa, Emir of Tsafe.

Gunmen attack Zamfara villages, kill 35

Suspected gunmen have killed at least 35 people in attacks on three villages in Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara State.

70-year-old bandit, two others arrested by police in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State has arrested three suspected bandits and kidnappers, including one 70-year-old Bawa Naganda.

Tambuwal buries 25 killed in fresh bandit attacks

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Sunday attended the funeral of 25 persons killed by bandits in a fresh attack which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah local government area of the state.
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