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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...

12 abducted policemen regain freedom

The 12 policemen kidnapped along Kankara – Sheme road in Katsina state about two weeks ago have regained freedom, security sources have revealed. It was...

Gunmen kidnap 12 senior police officers along Zamfara – Katsina highway

Gunmen have reportedly abducted about 12 police officers attached to the Borno State Police Command along the Katsina-Zamfara axis. Security sources told BBC Hausa Service...

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 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...

Bandits struck Katsina, Niger communities, kill Imam, 12 others

No fewer than 13 persons, including children, have been massacred by bandits in fresh onslaughts on Shau and Ruwangodiya villages of Faskari Local Government...

Bandits kill 12 in Kaduna, kidnap council vice chair, councillors in Abuja

Bandits at the weekend have killed 12 persons and injured eight others in two separate attacks at Kidandan and Kadai villages in Giwa local...
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