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Anglican Bishop: Bloodletting getting out of hand

The Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Rt Rev. Alexander Ibezim, has reminded government, both at the federal and state levels that they owe Nigerians the duty of protecting their lives and properties.

Armed bandits sack Kaduna village

Armed bandits have sacked Kuriga village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State forcing the villagers to flee.

NAF special forces kill bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday stated that its Special Forces team in Zamfara state has neutralized two bandits in Rafi and Doka villages in Gusau local government area.
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15 people killed, 14 injured by armed bandits in Nasarawa

15 people have been killed and 14 others were injured last night in Numa village, Andaha Town, in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

We must assure Nigerians of their safety, security without excuses

Criminal records point to a significant rise in crime following the conclusion of the general elections. While some security experts have attributed the trend to the disengagement of the criminal elements from politically-related activities for which they might have been engaged during the elections, others have attributed the trend to socio-economic factors.
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Police commissioner reveals reasons for Zamfara killings

Mr. Celestine Okoye, the Zamfara state Commissioner of Police, said on Wednesday that the main reason for persistent terror attacks in the state was due to reprisal attacks between Fulani and Hausa people.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Banditry: Senate to make N10bn available for displaced persons in Zamfara

The Senate has proposed that a N10 billion intervention be made part of the 2019 Budget to assist persons displaced by banditry in Zamfara.

Eight feared dead in Ondo bank robbery

No fewer than seven persons on Monday were feared dead in a bank robbery which lasted for an hour in Ido-Ani, headquarters of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Police kill three bandits, lose two personnel in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Sunday said it had gunned down three armed bandits among those that attacked Kakanji village in Birnin Gawri Local Government Area on Saturday night.

NAF neutralises invading bandits in Zamfara villages

The Nigerian Air Force has said its Special Forces team successfully repelled attacks by bandits who attempted to invade Hayin Mahe and Hayin Kanawa Villages in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara.

NAF: Assault on disarmed bandits unacceptable

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has warned that flogging and physically assaulting disarmed suspected bandits were totally unacceptable.

House of Reps task security operatives on Kajuru killings

Concerned over incessant killings in Southern part of Kaduna, the House of Representatives yesterday charged security agencies to intensify efforts at stemming the tide of the attacks and killings and ensuring that peace and normalcy return to the area.

Elections: Sokoto government donates N2 million to families of slain policemen

Sokoto state government has donated two million Naira to the families of policemen that were killed by armed bandits while on election duty.

Suspected bandits kill 16, injure many in Zamfara

Suspected armed bandits, on Friday, killed 16 people and injured 18 others at Dumama community in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, an official has said.

Police: Bandits kill 30 in Zamfara

At least 30 people have been killed by armed bandits who raided a village in northwest Nigeria, police and residents said Tuesday.

Suspected bandits kill 29 in fresh Zamfara attack

The police in Zamfara, on Saturday, said 29 people were killed by suspected armed bandits in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state.

NCAT aircraft crashes outside Kaduna airport, burnt by armed bandits

Armed bandits operating in the North West axis have set on fire an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology after crash-landing about 6.5 nautical miles from Kaduna International Airport.

Five killed as armed bandits attack Niger communities

Armed bandits have attacked 17 communities in Rafi and Shiroro local government areas of Niger state leaving five people dead.

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