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Bandits kill many, set houses ablaze in fresh Katsina attack

Armed bandits have attacked two communities in Batsari local government area of Katsina state killing many residents.

Insecurity: Over 300 RCCG parishes hold ‘prayer walks’ in Anambra – official

Over three hundred parishes of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG), in Anambra State on Sunday embarked on ‘prayer walks’ against the ongoing killings in the country by insurgents, armed bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements.
Nigeria Police

Police foil kidnap attempt in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has said that in its relentless effort to curtail the incidence of banditry, kidnapping and other related violent crimes, has succeeded in foiling a kidnapping incidence in Kaduna on Thursday.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits free kidnapped Customs officers in Katsina

Armed bandits operating in parts of Katsina State have released two Customs officers they abducted at Jibia last Wednesday.

Gunmen abduct seminarians in Kaduna

The victims were reportedly abducted when the gunmen stormed the Good Shepherd Catholic Major Seminary in Kakau, along Kaduna-Abuja road on Wednesday night.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandit kill four, kidnap chief imam, 20 others in Niger

Armed bandits have abducted the Chief Iman of Beni central mosque, Mallam Umar Mohammed and 20 others in Munya local government area of Niger state.
Benue State Police Command has apprehended two suspected armed bandits with illegal cache of live ammunition in on their way from Benue to Nassarawa state where they reside.

Police arrest two suspected armed bandits in Benue

Benue State Police Command has apprehended two suspected armed bandits with illegal cache of live ammunition in on their way from Benue to Nassarawa state where they reside.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has emphasized the need to develop local solutions to the present security challenges facing the country. 13

Sultan suggests home grown solutions to security challenges

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of home grown solutions to the security challenges facing the country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army neutralises 39 bandits in Zamfara

No fewer than 39 armed bandits were said to have been neutralised by soldiers in two different operations in Zamfara State this week.
Fear has gripped residents of Zamfara State after government raised the alarm over possible Boko Haram attacks on some locations in the state. Residents who spoke to newsmen said they were apprehensive.

Fear in Zamfara over ‘planned’ Boko Haram attacks

Fear has gripped residents of Zamfara State after government raised the alarm over possible Boko Haram attacks on some locations in the state. Residents who spoke to newsmen said they were apprehensive.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Katsina killings: Senate seeks federal government’s intervention, relief materials for victims

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to halt kidnappings and killings by armed bandits in some communities in Katsina State.

Bandits release another nine teenage girls, one boy in Katsina

Nine additional teenage girls and one boy were on Monday released by repentant bandits in Katsina State, as the dialogue and peace initiative of the state government continue to record success.

30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.

One killed, 2 kids abducted in Katsina

Suspected armed bandits in the early hours of Wednesday attacked the residence of the Matazu Local Government Council chairman, Alhaji Kabir Matazu, in Katsina State; killing the security guard of his house.

Bandits free three women, others in Katsina

Not fewer than five kidnap victims including three women have been set free by armed bandits terrorizing Katsina State as part of the dialogue initiative between the state government and the bandits in the state.

MOSOP calls for probe into Ogoni killings, property destruction

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has expressed its strong condemnation of the attacks on some Ogoni communities in Khana Local Government Area in the past two days, where about 10 persons had reportedly lost their lives, with several buildings razed.
Nnolim Nnaji

Enugu Reps member condemns murder of Catholic priest by bandits

A member of the House of Representatives and Chairman of the House Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji, has condemned the last Thursday’s brutal murder of a Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Paul Offu, in Enugu by a yet to be identified armed bandits.

Naf loses two personnel in ambush

The Nigerian Air Force has lost two of its personnel to an ambush laid by bandits in Birni-Gwari axis of Kaduna State.

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