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Residents of Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Niger protest rising insecurity

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) yesterday took to the streets in Kaduna, Bauchi, Niger and Kano States to protest the escalating security challenges...

Name traditional rulers aiding bandits, Katsina residents tell FG

People in Katsina yesterday tasked the federal government to reveal the names of the traditional rulers who are allegedly aiding banditry in the state.

Police place N5m bounty on bandits’ ringleader terrorising Northwestern states

The Katsina State Police Command on Monday placed a N5m bounty on Adamu Yankuzo, the alleged mastermind of recent bandit attacks in Kadisau village, Faskari Local Government Area.

Death toll in Sokoto gunmen attack rises to 74

The death toll in Wednesday’s attack by gunmen on three villages in Sokoto State has risen to 74.

Five Emirs, 33 district heads on firing line over banditry in Zamfara

The committee set up by the Zamfara State Government to find solutions to banditry in the state has recommended the removal of five emirs and 33 district heads in its report submitted on Friday.

Banditry: Katsina Emir goes spiritual

As more communities in Katsina State come under attack by bandits, the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumin Kabir, has directed his subjects to embark on special prayers for God’s intervention.

Gov Matawalle moves to make banditry capital offense

Zamfara state governor Bello Mohammed Matawallen-Maradun will today initiate a bill that would make armed banditry, kidnapping and abetting criminals by passing information to them in the state punishable by death.

Gunmen kill 20 in Katsina villages

No less than 20 people have been killed by gunmen in Dan Marke Z, Dan Sabau and Karya, villages in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Governors promote insecurity to inflate Security Vote – Magu

The Ag.Chair of EFFC, who said that he won’t waste his time debating the constitutionality of security vote, urged the governors to be transparent in the expenditure of public funds.

Injustice fuelling banditry in Nigeria, says Emir of Argungu

The Emir of Argungu, Samaila Mera, has urged the judiciary to be fair and just in deciding cases between herdsmen and farmers, so as to help in tackling banditry in the country.
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