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The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC denies report of bandits attacks on Abuja-Kaduna train

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has denied reports of alleged bandits attacks on Abuja-Kaduna train KA4 between Asham and Kubwa on Monday afternoon.

Bandits kill 22 vigilante members in Niger

About 17 men of the local vigilante in Dukku town of Rijau Local Government area of Niger State have been ambushed and killed by armed bandits.

Niger: Bandits abduct nine people, demand N10 million ransom

Armed Bandits in a renewed attack have abducted nine people from Kusasu village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. They further demanded the sum of N10m ransom for their release.

Troops neutralize bandits, rescue several kidnap victims

In continuation of military Offensives to rid the North West of armed bandits, gallant troops operating under Operation Sahel Sanity have Neutralized several bandits in gunfights, rescued several kidnapped victims and arrested some suspected bandit leaders.

Niger condoles with Lebanese government, army, FERMA over loss of personnel

Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has commiserated with the Lebanese Government, Nigerian Army and Federal Emergency Road Management Agency (FERMA) over the loss of their national, staff and personnel to the activities of criminal elements in the state on Monday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab bandits for illegal mining in Zamfara

Zamfara State Police Command has arrested some illegal miners suspected to be armed bandits in Zamfara State.
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Troops of the Nigerian Army during a raid on bandits' hideout in Katsina state.

DHQ: We have recorded tremendous successes against bandits in Northwest

The Nigerian military has said its operation in the nation’s North-West has been hugely successful based on “active resumption of farming, social and economic activities by the locals with reduced fear of threats in their localities.”

Bandits kill businessman, abduct three in Kaduna

There was confusion in the town of Udawa in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State when suspected armed bandits killed a businessman on his farm.

Three ‘armed robbers’ set ablaze in failed bank robbery in Oyo

Three armed robbers were on Wednesday set ablaze by angry mob in a failed bank robbery which occurred at First Bank, Okeho in Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Multiple airstrikes conducted by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji have destroyed a bandits’ camp in Doumborou forest Area of Zamfara State run by a notorious bandit leader, ‘Dangote’, it was learnt.

Scores killed as military bombards bandits’ camp in Zamfara

Multiple airstrikes conducted by the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji have destroyed a bandits’ camp in Doumborou forest Area of Zamfara State run by a notorious bandit leader, ‘Dangote’, it was learnt.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Troops kill bandits, terrorists in different encounters in North

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of the Nigerian Armed Forces in different theatres of operation across North East, North West and North Central have eliminated several terrorists and bandits in the last one week.

Armed bandits kill Nigerian Special Forces in Katsina attack

Deadly armed bandits operating in Katsina have killed operatives of the Nigerian military Special Forces in an ambush in Jibia Local Government Area of the State.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base Kaduna.

Governor Bello: Tolulope Arotile’s death, national tragedy

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has described the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile as a shocking and devastating national tragedy.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senator Lawan: National Assembly will engage security agencies to upscale efforts to prevent killings

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly will engage security agencies in the country with a view to upscaling operations in hot-spot areas to avert the killings of residents of Kaduna South senatorial district.
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 debunks reports of soldiers ‘loss of interest’, suspension of retirement

The Nigerian Army has debunked a report making the rounds that it is facing “morale crisis as 356 soldiers exit over loss of interest”.The Nigerian Army has debunked a report making the rounds that it is facing “morale crisis as 356 soldiers exit over loss of interest”.
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

Nigerian troops rescue eight kidnapped victims, recovers weapons in three states

The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Abuja, Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko, disclosed this at a press briefing on Sunday in Faskari, Kastina State.

NUJ: Restore military checkpoints on Okene-Lokoja-Abuja road

Amidst worsening security situation on the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja highway, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called for immediate restoration of military checkpoints on the road.

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