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Armed bandits reportedly abduct 12 police officers, demand ransom

Gunmen have reportedly abducted 12 Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) who were on their way from Borno state to Zamfara state. Kano-based lawyer, Bulama Bukarti, who shared the story on his Twitter, stated that it was reported on BBC Hausa. The police officers were said to be on their way to Zamfara to conduct a special […]

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Bandits in zamfara demands harvest fees from farmers

Famers in Zamfara are reportedly asked to pay “Harvest Fees” by bandits before they can be allowed to harvest their crops in peace. Farmers made this revelation to BBC Hausa. The farmers were forced to pay bandits to allow them access to their farms at the beginning of the planting season. Now that it’s time […]

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Bandits kill Army colonel, two soldiers in Katsina

A Nigerian Army colonel, M.Z Manu and two soldiers have been killed by bandits in Unguwar Doka Village under Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. It was gathered that the bandits, armed with AK-47 rifles invaded the villages on Thursday night and started shooting indiscriminately. In the process, the gallant officer, soldiers and some […]

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Bandits kill DPO, Inspector, kidnap wives of prominent businessman in Sokoto

Suspected bandits have killed the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Gidan Madi police station in Tangaza local government area of Sokoto state. The incident happened on Thursday night, September 16. The gunmen also killed another police officer said to be the DPO’s orderly before abducting two wives of a prominent businessman in the area. According to a […]

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Repentant bandits told us one of the Northern governors is the commander of Boko Haram in Nigeria- Southern Kaduna statesman, Obadiah Mailafia says

As Nigerians continue to search for a lasting solution to the lingering crisis in Southern Kaduna, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN and a stakeholder in Southern Kaduna, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has said that he and other stakeholders in the region have had conversations with some of the repented bandits […]

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Armed bandits attack Katsina communities, abduct 13 year old girl

A 13-year-old girl, Khadija Muttakha Kurfi has been kidnapped by bandits, alongside several other girls and women, during an attack on Kankara town in Kankara Local Government Area and Kurfi town in Kurfi Local Government Area in Katsina State on Sunday night, August 9. According to reports, the bandits who have terrorized parts of the […]

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Thirteen members of a family killed by bandits in Kogi

Tragedy struck in Agudu, a community in Bassa, Kogi/Koton-Karfe LGA of Kogi State on Wednesday, July 29, after suspected bandits stormed the community and killed 13 members of a family, a man and 12 of his children, leaving just a son as the only survivor. Confirming the sad incident to newsmen, the state Commissioner of […]

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7 policemen deployed to fight bandits in Katsina die in road accident

7 policemen of the Nigerian police force who were deployed to tackle banditry in Katsina State has lost their lives in a road accident . The policemen who were among the passengers of an 18-seater Toyota Hummer bus, died in an accident which occurred at Jaji town in Kaduna. The police force through it’s public […]

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We’ve pulled out from peace agreement with bandits – Governor Masari

Governor Aminu Masari has announced that his government has pulled out of the peace agreement they reached with bandits who have been killing and destroying properties owned by innocent residents of Katsina state. Though the Katsina State Governor said the peace agreement his administration reached with bandits in 2016 yielded positive results, he however added […]

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Bandits kill 5 in Zamfara

An attack launched by bandits in Kajera and Magazawa villages in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Tuesday May 19, left 5 people dead and one villager injured. Channels Television reported that the bandits invaded the community on motorbikes and opened fire on buildings and houses with residents inside. Zamfara State Police Command […]

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Over 30 people killed as bandits attack Kaduna villages

Some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna State suffered an attack by bandits over the weekend, which left at least 30 people dead and many others injured. Victims of the attack are reportedly residents of Kerawa, Rago, Marina, Zariyawa, Hashimawa, Gidan Musa Saidu, and Unguwar Barau villages. It was alleged that […]