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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...

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 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...

Flood kills 30, submerges 500 communities in Niger

No fewer than 18 local governments and 500 communities have been ravaged and submerged by flood, with 30 people killed in Niger State this...

Over 50 shops, houses razed by fire in petrol tanker explosion

However, no life was lost, as the incident occurred on a day when most of the traders did not open their shops and as a result of very few movements of people at the time of the incident.

25-yr-old man nabbed for raping 85-yr-old grand mother in Niger

Police operatives in Niger State have arrested a 25-year-old man who raped an 85-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man who’d been raping two of his biological daughters for six years.

Bandits kill 70 sack 8 villages in fresh attacks in Niger state

No fewer than 70 people have been confirmed killed by bandits that attacked some communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.

Death toll in gunmen attacks on Niger State spikes to 47

Twelve people were reportedly killed when the incident took place, but NSEMA Head of Relief and Rehabilitation Malam Salihu Garba told journalists that as at yesterday, 47 corpses had so far been recovered.

Court invites Niger CP over failure to arrest ex governor Aliyu

A Federal High Court in Minna on Monday ordered the Commissioner of Police in Niger to appear before it and offer explanation over his failure to execute the bench warrant issued for the arrest of former Gov. Babangida Aliyu and Umar Nasko.

Beer parlour gist led to arrest of notorious kidnapper in Niger

A plan by the syndicate to carry out a kidnap was foiled due to information fed to the Police after the plans had been revealed at a beer parlor.

I thought she is mature; says man, 39, who raped 9-year-old girl

A 39- year- old man, Aminu Usman, arrested by Niger State Police Command for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl, said he did not know she is underage.
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