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Gunmen kill 23 in fresh attacks on Kaduna communities

No fewer than 23 people have been confirmed killed after gunmen carried out deadly campaigns in many communities across five local government areas of...

We’ll take laws into our hands if you don’t protect us, Ibarafa residents tell Makinde

Some aggrieved residents and youths of Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Council of Oyo State, Monday, welcomed Governor Seyi Makinde with placards, demonstrating their...

Sultan moves to address insecurity, meets with MACBAN leadership

The Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa'ad has met with the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) over the challenges facing...

I’ve never given vehicles to bandits, furious Zamfara Gov., Matawalle replies critics

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle was furious on Thursday while addressing allegations that he donated vehicles to bandits. He spoke at an interaction with traditional...

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...

Four policemen, several bandits die in fierce battle along Birnin Gwari highway

Four policemen as well as several bandits have died during a fierce encounter between the two groups along the dreade Birnin Gwari - Funtua...

No part of Nigeria is under terrorists’ control, APC says

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that terrorists no longer control any part of Nigeria’s territory just as the party advised Nigerians to...

Gov Sani Bello accuses village heads of helping bandits to attack communities

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello says some village heads have been arrested for inviting and harbouring bandits in the state. He said this on...

Bandits kill Adamawa valiant hunter, Young Morris in Kaduna

Young Morris, an intrepid and valiant hunter who is involved in many dangerous adventures including fighting the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents has been killed...

Kaduna based notorious bandit, lieutenants, killed in rival gang war

Security agencies have confirmed to the Kaduna state government the killing of a notorious bandit, Nasiru Kachalla, Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and...

Our kidnappers demand N1 million per head, Kankara schoolboys reveal

Abducted schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State have disclosed that their kidnappers demanded a total of N344million naira that is N1...

No ransom was paid to abductors of Kankara schoolboys, Army insists

The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, explained that Nigerian troops used unarmed combat to disarm the ‘enemies’ silently during the operation to rescue the abducted students...

Gunmen attack convoy of Emir of Kaura Namoda, kill eight

Gunmen have reportedly attacked the convoy of Sanusi Muhammad, Emir of Kaura Namoda in Zamfara state, killing eight people on his entourage. According to Channels...

Release of Kankara schoolboys has angered some people, Buhari’s aide

Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, says some ‘people’ are miffed over the release of hundreds of schoolboys abducted from...

Insecurity: What Nigeria needs to do, by Sani Njobdi

By Sani Njobdi The problem of insecurity in Northern Nigeria and Nigeria at large has reached a stage where many have given up. So many...

Masari denies Boko Haram claim, says bandits responsible for schoolboys abduction

Governor Bello Masari of Katsina state, has disputed claims by Boko Haram to the effect that it was behind the abduction of hundreds of...

Abduction: Hundreds of students yet to be accounted

Distraught parents and guardians on Saturday besieged Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State in search of their children and wards, following an attack...

Another tragedy as gunmen kill 16 travellers on Abuja-Kaduna highway

Less than a month after Boko Haram insurgents slaughter about 73 farmers in Zabarmari, Borno State, gunmen again have killed no fewer than 16...

Security operatives wished us luck as we went to pay ransom – Families of ABU 9

The nine students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, abducted six days ago along the Kaduna-Abuja highway have regained their freedom. According to Daily Trust,...

How we rescue abducted officers – Police

The Nigeria Police high command has said that its covert operation to locate and rescue its nine officers that were abducted by bandits in...
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