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January, 2020

  • 14 January

    Suspected Bandits Kill 35 In Kaduna, Demand N100m Ransom For Abducted Victims

    Zamfara: Bandits Give Conditions To Halt Attacks

    Suspected bandits have reportedly killed about 35 people, and abducted another 58, after invading 10 communities in Chikun and Birnin Gwari Local Government Areas of Kaduna State. The gunmen were said to have invaded the villages and carried out the attacks on January 6. They subsequently demanded N100 million ransom …

  • 13 January

    Bandits Attack Policemen In Delta, Steal Three Rifles

    Adamu

    Some personnel of the Delta State Police Command, who were on a stop-and-search duty in Asaba, were recently attacked by some bandits. The incident occurred around 9pm on Friday, at the popular Abraka Market area of Asaba and left about three policemen with varying degrees of injury. The injured policemen …

  • 11 January

    Bandits Kill Four Air Force Personnel In Kaduna

    Four personnel of the Nigerian Air Force have reportedly been shot dead in Kaduna. TheCable quoted a military source as saying that the suspects laid an ambush for the security operatives at Unguwan Yako, close, along Kaduna- Birnin Gwari road. Two vehicles belonging to the air force were said to …

  • 9 January

    Video: I Supply AK-47 To Bandits In Kaduna, Zamfara, Others – Suspected Gunrunner

    Samson Salau, a suspected gunrunner, has described how he buys and sells AK-47 and pistols to bandits and armed robbers, who have been terrorizing some states in the Northern part of the country. In a video clip on YouTube, done in Hausa language and published by PR Nigeria, Salau confessed …

  • 9 January

    Bandits Kill Four, Abduct Chief Imam, 20 Others In Niger

    Zamfara: Bandits Give Conditions To Halt Attacks

    Armed bandits have killed four persons, abducted Umar Mohammed, Chief Imam of Beni Central Mosque, and 20 others in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State. The attackers also injured several others during the attack. The latest attack comes four days after bandits killed an Army Captain and three others …

December, 2019

  • 26 December

    Bandits Kill Two In Kebbi

    IGP, Mohammed Adamu

    The Police in Kebbi says two people have been killed when cattle rustlers from Zamfara invaded some villages in Danko Wasagu Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relation Officer of the command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, confirmed the development to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday. According to him, …

  • 11 December

    Immigration Officer Arrested For Supplying Ammunition To Bandits

    Immigration

    A Chief Superintendent of Immigration has been arrested for allegedly supplying weapons to bandits in Sokoto State. The officer, whose identity was not disclosed, was said to have been indicted in a confessional statement by some arrested bandits. It was gathered that the suspect was in charge of one of …

November, 2019

  • 23 November

    I’ll Arrest Yari If Killings Continue In Zamfara – Gov Matawalle

    Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara State, has threatened to arrest his predecessor, Abdulaziz Yari, if bandits continue to attack communities in the state. According to PUNCH, Matawalle made the  statement at the government house, Gusau, while receiving some weapons surrendered by some repentant bandits. The governor accused Yari of inciting …

  • 20 November

    Zamfara Assembly Wants Death Penalty For Bandits

    The Zamfara State House of Assembly has said plans are underway to pass a law to make death penalty punishment for convicted bandits in the state. Also, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has described as sad and unfortunate the recent killings in Karaye village and other communities in the …

  • 19 November

    14 Killed, 10 Injured As Bandits Attack Zamfara Community

    The Zamfara State Police Command, on Monday, confirmed that 14 persons have died and 10 others injured, after bandits attack Karaye village in Gunmi Local Government Area of the state. The attack is the first major breach of the peace agreement between the state government and the bandits, initiated by …

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