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Hundreds Of Villagers Flee As Bandits Invade Kaduna Villages – Channels...

 Suspected bandits have attacked several villages in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.The incident which occurred on Sunday afternoon has displaced many...

Bandits kill five in Onitsha after CCTV launch – Punch Newspapers

Tony Okafor, Awka Men suspected to be armed robbers have killed five persons and wounded many in Onitsha, Anambra State.  This came a few hours...

Bandits Carry Out Fresh Attacks On Four Communities In Niger, Over...

 Unknown gunmen have attacked communities in Shiroro local government area of Niger state, sacking more than one thousand two hundred residents from their...

Airforce neutralises no fewer than 10 bandits near Kaduna – Punch...

The Nigerian Air Force has said that the air component of Operation HADARIN DAJI, has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at forests...

Bandits Still Strike Despite Amnesty As Zamfara Government Calls Emergency Meeting

  Zamfara government has summoned an emergency meeting with Fulanileaders over an attack on an outpost in which nine soldiers werekilled in Sunke village,...

Bandits Have Connected With Some Elements Of Boko Haram – El-Rufai...

A file photo of Governor Nasir El-Rufai Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said that kidnappers are now collaborating with “some elements of Boko Haram” to...

Kaduna: Bandits Kill Six In Renewed Attack

Bandits have killed six persons in Fadaman Rimi community in Chikun Local Government Area of  Kaduna State. Punch reports that the hoodlums invaded the...

Boko Haram Degraded To Bandits, Robbers, No More Terrorists -Nigerian Army...

  Boko Haram insurgents are no longer terrorists but bandits and robbers, the Nigerian Army has told Nigerians. The Chief of Army Staff of the...

Repentant bandits release 10 women, 4-year-old baby in Katsina

No fewer than 10 women including a 4-year-old baby have been released by repentant bandits in Katsina State, an official statement said on...

Villagers Flee As Armed Bandits Attack

Residents in Kokoki village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State has fled the village as armed bandits attacked the village. According to...

We supplied four AK-47 rifles, 2,000 ammunition to politicians —Suspected Benue...

John Charles, Makurdi Two of the suspects arrested by the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke operating in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba states, have confessed...

Katsina Bandits Speak Out: We Have Grouse Against Government, Citizens

Violence-ridden home state of President Muhammadu Buhari may heave a sigh of relief soon if Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, is able to...

Two bandits killed on Kaduna-Abuja road – Army – Punch Newspapers

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army Kaduna deployed on operation Thunder Strike, killed two bandits along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway. The Deputy Director Army Public...

JUST IN: 2 bandits killed along Kaduna- Abuja highway

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Katsina gov to meet bandits at hideouts – Punch Newspapers

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has directed  Secretary to the State Government, Mr Mustapha Inuwa, to arrange a meeting for him and...

Bandits attack Catholic priest, set him, vehicle ablaze – Punch Newspapers

Bandits have reportedly ambushed and killed a Catholic priest at Kufai Amadu in Takum Local Government Area of  Taraba State, setting him and...

Be ruthless with bandits, Buhari orders military – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the military to be more ruthless in dealing with bandits and thus restore peace to the country He gave...

Troops kill five, arrest four bandits in Kaduna

Troops of 1Division Nigerian Army have neutralized five bandits and arrested four others in two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government...

Troops kill 5, arrest 4 bandits in Kaduna – Daily Trust

Troops of 1Division Nigerian Army have neutralized five bandits and arrested four others in two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government...

Troops Parade Eight Kidnappers, Bandits, Recover Arms In Benue

  Troops of the military spike operation code-named ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’ (OPWS) have arrested 10 suspected bandits and kidnappers in Benue and Nasarawa States,...

Why we negotiated with bandits –Gov – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, and Maiharaji Altine, Gusau Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has called for the deployment of more  soldiers to  the  state following increasing...

Bandits commanders agree to suspend attacks in Zamfara – Daily Trust

Bandits commanders in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Friday agreed to suspend attacks on the people at a dialogue meeting with...

Breaking: Bandits kill over 20 in Sokoto

Suspected armed bandits have killed over twenty persons in Dan Tatsako village in Goronyo local government area of Sokoto State. Bandits A source...

Bandits ambush police APV, injured security operatives in Katsina

By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Armed bandits numbering about 300, on motorcycles, ambushed police Armoured Personnel Vehicle, injuring one army and Nigerian Security and...

Bandits surrender 216 rifles in Zamfara – Punch Newspapers

A total of 216 rifles mostly AK-47 have been recovered by Zamfara Government from bandits terrorizing residents. In a statement by Yusuf Idris, Director-General,...

Bandits kill 11 in fresh attack in Katsina

…angry resident stage protest with corpses, bariccade highway for hours By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Not fewer than eleven persons were reportedly killed in a...

Troops kill bandits in Sokoto, rescue 95 B’Haram captives – Punch...

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have rescued 95 men, women and children abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists in Kobe,...

Soldier, many bandits killed as troops intercept criminals’ informants, logistics suppliers...

Troops of operation HARBIN KUNAMA III, on routine patrol to Danboa village, on Monday, intercepted some notorious bandits’ informants and logistics suppliers at...

Bandits give conditions for ceasefire – Daily Trust

Bandits in Zamfara State have given conditions for laying down their arms. One of the conditions is that extra-judicial killings of Fulani, especially in...

Police confirm 34 killed by bandits in Zamfara – Punch Newspapers

The Police Command in Zamfara has confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi...

Zamfara Boils Again: Bandits Kill 34 People In Three Villages

At least 34 people have been killed after suspected bandits attacked three villages in Shinkafi local government of Zamfara State. The attacks were reported...

Your days are numbered, Buhari tells bandits, insurgents – Punch Newspapers

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina. President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, in Katsina State, declared that the days of bandits, kidnappers and insurgents in Nigeria were numbered. He...

Zamfara: 25 Dead As Bandits Go On Killing Spree Saturday, Sunday

At least 25 persons were killed after suspected bandits raided three communities in Rabah local government area of Sokoto state. The attackers were said...

Four arrested as bandits kill 25 in Sokoto – Daily Trust

Police have arrested four suspected bandits, including their informant, a woman who was said to have disguised as mad woman shortly after bandits...

Sallah Tragedy: 16 People Killed By Bandits in Zamfara

Bandits were said to have killed 16 people in Kanoma District of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara on Sallah day. Confirming the attack...

Bandits kill 16 in Zamfara – Punch Newspapers

Bandits were said to have allegedly killed 16 persons in Kanoma District of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara on Sallah day. Confirming the...

Gov. Matawalle commends Police over arrest of bandits’ arms supplier –...

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Tuesday commended the police for the recent arrest of a suspected supplier of food and arms to...

End bandits’ attacks or allow the bandits to kill us all...

Wife of Nigeria’s President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has challenged security agencies to quickly end banditry and other insecurity challenges in parts of the...

Magajin Garin Daura, Bandits attacks; Daura emirate suspends Sallah festivities –...

ADVERTISEMENT Daura emirate council on Monday said it has suspended all...

Air force destroys bandits camp in Zamfara forest – Daily Trust

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NAF destroys bandits camp at Zamfara forest

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Armed Bandits Kill Five Vigilante Members In Katsina

The Katsina State Police has disclosed that a total of five persons who are members of the local vigilante have been killed by...

Bandits kill 82-year old district head in Sokoto – Punch Newspapers

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto The district head of Balle, Gudu Local Government Area of Sokoto State, Ibrahim Aliyu, has been killed by suspected bandits. According to...

NAF destroys Zamfara bandits’ camp, kills 20 – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian Air Force says its Air Task Force (ATF) for “Operation DIRAN MIKIYA” has destroyed the camp of a major kingpin, Alhaji...

Kukah: Sharia Was Supposed To Bring Joy — How Come Boko...

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, is worried about the mounting insecurity in many parts of the North despite...

Bandits relocating to Kaduna,Kano, Niger

…Says fleeing bandits from Zamfara responsible for attacks in Katsina, Sokoto …Re-organises special operation in North By Joseph Erunke The Nigerian Army,...

Bandits block Kaduna-Abuja highway again, hundreds of motorists unaccounted for –...

Kidnappers on Monday afternoon blocked the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway, forcing several motorists to abandon their vehicles and head for nearby bushes to avoid being...

Illegal miners provide weapons, money for bandits to make Zamfara ungovernable...

The Federal Government on Wednesday revealed how illegal mining activities aggravated insecurity in Zamfara before its April 7 prohibition order and launch of...

Zamfara Traditional Rulers Arrested For Serving As Bandits’ Informants

Troops of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Harbin Kunama 3 have arrested the traditional heads of Doka and Mutu villages in Gusau...

Toops neutralise two bandits, avert ethnic clash in Benue

Troops under the Operation Whirl Stroke have neutralised two bandits and averted a communal clash between Tiv and Jukun on Friday. A statement by...

Zamfara LG Vice Chairman Arrested For Serving As Bandits’ Informant

Troops of the 'Operation Sharan Daji' in Zamfara State have arrested Yahuza Wuya, the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government Area of the...

Zamfara State Council Of Chiefs Deny Assisting Bandits – Channels Television

 The chairman Zamfara state council of chiefs and emir of Zamfara, Attahiru Muhammad has refuted the accusation made by Minister of Defence, Mansur...

ACF meets today as minister says top traditional rulers aiding bandits...

John Ameh, Success Nwogu,Olaleye Aluko, Olaide Oyelude,Godwin Isenyo and Adeniyi Olugbemi Worried by the increasing rate of banditry in the North, particularly in Zamfara,...

Zamfara bandits better equipped than military, says Yari

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari on Tuesday raised the alarm that the armed bandits terrorizing the state and other states in the...

Bandits Demand N30million Ransom For Senator Marafa’s Brother-in-law

Bandits, who raided communities in Zamfara, are said to have made a demand of N30million as ransom to release Alhaji Ibrahim, the husband...

Two soldiers, others lost in battle with bandits in Zamfara, says...

Troops have neutralised activities of some bandits in Zamfara State, in an operation to rid the state of criminal elements. The troops also captured...

Revealed ! Zamfara bandits get support from Lagos, Niger, Libya

There is a trans-border movement of funds from Lagos, Agadez in Niger Republic and Libya for the purchase of arms for the prosecution...

NAF kills bandits, destroys hideout in Zamfara – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian Air Force, says Air Task Force, of Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has destroyed another armed bandits’ hideout and neutralised several of their...

Protest rocks Zamfara town over killings by bandits – Daily Trust

Protest by angry residents and displaced persons over continued killings of people by unknown gunmen turned violent in Tsafe local government area of...

14 Bandits, Others Killed In Operation Whirl Punch – Military •...

Photo:  Troops deployed in Operation Whirl Punch have killed 14 suspected bandits and other criminals since the military launched the operation in October.The...

Bandits Release Abducted Zamfara Twin Sisters After Ransom Payment

Two female twins that were abducted 25...

Armed bandits, cattle rustlers attack: Gov. Masari orders removal of Katsina...

By Bashir BelloKATSINA – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has ordered the removal of the representative of village head of Illela...

Birnin-Gwari: Again, armed bandits kidnap travellers

Incessant Kidnappings and killings by armed bandits along Birnin-Gwari-Kaduna and Birnin-Gwari-Funtua highways has reached an alarming rate. Our communities were on...

Armed bandits invade Zamfara community, kidnap 7

The Zamfara State Police Command on Sunday said armed bandits abducted seven people from Nahuche village of Bungudu Local Government. The police said the...

Bandits kidnap seven in Zamfara, demand N100m

The police in Zamfara said armed bandits have abducted seven people...

Bandits killed 2,385 Zamfara residents in seven years —Yari – Punch...

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has revealed that 2,385 people were killed by bandits in the state from 2011 to date. The governor...

Buhari Vows To Ensure Bandits, Kidnappers, Others Are Not Spared •...

 President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will make sure that those who are violating the laws of the land, especially as it relates...

Troops kill five bandits, recover arms in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Thursday said they have eliminated five bandits and recovered arms in Birnin-Gawri Local Government Area...

Air Force kills many bandits in Zamfara forests

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Task Force (ATF) in Operation Diran Mikiya said its troops have killed several bandits in Sububu forest,...

Air Force kills bandits in Zamfara forests

NIGERIAN Air Force  yesterday said it had killed many bandits in Sububu Forest, Birni Magaji and Rugu Forest in Zamfara State, following air...

4 policemen die during gun battle with bandits in Kaduna State

Kaduna – The Police Command in Kaduna State said four of its operatives had died during a gun battle with bandits...

Police arrest bandits, recover stolen vehicles in Benin

The Zone 5 Police Command, Benin, has arrested a syndicate of five, who specialised in stealing cars, using master keys and two suspected...

Soldiers raid bandits’ hideout, free captives – Punch Newspapers

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto The troops of the Operation Sharan Daji have conducted raids and ambush operations on some major camps of bandits in Maradun,...

Bandits suffer heavy defeat in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its combat aircraft have  neutralized several bandits during air attacks near Mashema village and at another location...

Nigerian troops capture top Zamfara Bandits, free captives, destroy camps

In continuation with the ongoing Operation Sharan Daji, the troops of the Nigerian Army conducted several raids and ambush operations in major identified...

Police Begin Manhunt Of Bandits After Zamfara Village Attacks • Channels...

File The Zamfara State Police Command has deployed its personnel after suspected bandits invaded some villages in the state.Mr Kenneth Ebrimson, the Commissioner of...

1 Div troops kill 20 bandits, recover weapons, ammunition in Z

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Troops Kill 20 Bandits In Zamfara, Destroy Several Camps • Channels...

File photo Troops from the One Division of the Nigerian Army have killed at least 20 suspected bandits during an Operation in Jambrini village...

Army neutralise 20 armed bandits, arrest three in Zamfara –

The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Muhammad Dole, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Kaduna.The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna,...

NAF Launches Operation Against Bandits in Zamfara

Bandits that have terrorised Zamfara villages now have the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to contend with.This is as NAF has deployed its helicoptes...

Police confirm 8 deaths in bandits, local vigilante clash in Sokoto

Sokoto – Sokoto State Police Command on Monday confirmed eight deaths in a clash that ensued between armed bandits and local vigilante members...

In ‘Clandestine Operation’, Troops Neutralize 12 Bandits In Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has announced that it has neutralised the operations of bandits at Kidandan village, Maidaro and Sabon Fili villages in Kaduna...

Bandits abduct 3 housewives in Maganda, Birnin Gwari

By Kingsley Omonobi & David Odama Boko Haram: Worshippers escape death as brave civilians foil suicide bomb attack in Yobe The...

Bandits Slaughter 45 in Kaduna

A gang of armed bandits suspected to be cattle rustlers has killed at least 45 adults and children in a village in northern...

Women, children killed as bandits invade Kaduna community again

Barely 48 hours after Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP) and Mohammed Mohammed, general officer commanding (GOC), 1 division, Nigerian army, Kaduna, visited Birnin...

Bandits on bikes open fire on miners; kill 14, injure 30...

By Ben AgandeKaduna – The bloodletting in the Birnin Gwari axis of Kaduna state continue at the weekend as the bandits operating in...

Bandits Kill 14 Miners, Injure 13 Others In Kaduna Community •...

 At least 14 miners were killed and 13 others injured when armed bandits attacked Janruwa community in  Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.The incident...

Police arrests 11 suspected bandits in Kebbi

The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested 11 suspected Bandits who killed five people in Bena town in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of...

Two soldiers, 21 bandits killed in Zamfara shootout —Army – Punch...

Olaleye Aluko and Godwin Isenyo An officer of the Nigerian Army, a soldier and 21 bandits have been killed in a gun battle between bandits...

11 soldiers killed by bandits buried in Kaduna

The eleven soldiers killed by bandits in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State last week were buried yesterday amid wailing by...

Police gives 10-day ultimatum to militias, bandits in Jigawa

Dutse – Mr Bala Zama, the Police Commissioner in Jigawa, has issued a 10-day ultimatum to...

Oil bandits restart business as burnt remains of people litter bunkering...

By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA-NOTWITHSTANDING  the December 5 explosion that killed over 20 persons   at an illegal...