Again, bandits hit Niger; kill 4, 8 injured, 15 abducted

Bandits have again rained terror in Niger state during which four people were killed, eight seriously injured and fifteen were abducted. The incident occurred in Fapo village of Lapai local government area of the state early Monday morning. Our Correspondent…

Bandits gun down farmers in Katsina

At least 15 farmers were reportedly killed when bandits stormed Gakurdi village in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Tuesday. The development comes hours after over 40 farmers were slaughtered by Boko Haram fighters in Borno State. A…

Train attack: Bandits make fresh demands, threaten to starve, kill victims

Some bloodthirsty bandits who attacked the Abuja-Kaduna bound AK9 train on March, 28, have threatened to commence the killing of abducted passengers in their custody failure of the Federal Government to meet their demands within seven days. Parts of the…

Insecurity: Police mount 24hr surveillance on Lagos schools, farms

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos Command, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday, disclosed that policemen have been deployed to carry out 24 hours surveillance on schools and farms, to avert kidnappings and banditry in Lagos State. The Police boss, however, lamented that…

Banditry: FG orders northern monarchs to begin community policing (Punch)

The Federal Government has directed traditional rulers in the North to start community policing and establish local security councils in their domains to tackle banditry and other security crises in the region. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, who met…

Ending banditry, a key priority of my administration – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that ending banditry remains a key priority of his administration and he would do whatever it takes to ensure the country’s security system confronts these public enemies with merciless determination. A statement by the…

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