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Bandits attack protesting traders in Enugu

Bandits on Thursday attacked some members of Ogbete Main Market Traders Association in Enugu State, who were protesting the alleged refusal of the former Caretaker Committee Chairman, John Eze, to vacate office.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Police nab gunrunners with ammunition and charms for bandits — video

Detectives of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Special Tactical Squad have arrested two men who transport and supply dangerous ammunition to bandits in the North-West.
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.

Troops arrest ‘arms dealer’ in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division deployed in Operation Whirl Punch have arrested 50-year-old Ahmadu Mohammed, a suspected gun runner and recovered 10 locally-made rifles from him.
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Police: How bandits from Kebbi killed 14 people in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command said 14 people lost their lives in attacks by bandits in Babban Rafi village of Gunmi Local Government Area of the State.
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Police: Bandits kill 14 in Zamfara

Zamfara State police command has confirmed the death of 14 people following a deadly attack on Wednesday by bike-riding bandits in Babban Rafi village in Gummi Local Government Area of the state near Danko in Kebbi State.
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.

Bandits kill NAF personnel in Kaduna

One of the sources said that the suspects laid an ambush for the security operatives at Unguwan Yako, close, along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari road.
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.

CSOs chides government over banditry resurgence in Katsina

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Katsina State has berated the federal and state governments for failing to protect lives and property of citizens in the wake of resurgence of armed banditry across the state.
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Group accuses former Zamfara governor of plotting to destabilise state

A group known as the Peace Advocates Network of Nigeria (PANN) has accused former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, of plotting to destabilise the state through sponsored banditry.

Four bandits killed, others arrested in Kogi

No fewer than four bandits terrorising motorists and other commutters along the Lokoja-Gegu-Abaji road met their waterloo on Monday, as security agents laid ambush along the axis.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara governor alleges plot to disrupt peace

The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has alleged that some individuals have concluded plans to breach the peace in the state by sponsoring protests across the 14 local governments in the state.
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Religious intolerance: MURIC blasts CAN over attack on Sultan

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has attacked the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, for its recent attack on the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar.

Religious persecution: Sultan of Sokoto condemns CAN assertion

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has disputed the claim by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that Christians are the target of persecution in Nigeria.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari: I want to bequeath modern, motivated Nigerian police

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja disclosed that he would like to bequeath to the country a modernised and motivated Police Force.
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Police nab three ‘kidnappers’ while attempting to collect ransom

The Katsina State Police Command on Tuesday announced the arrest of three alleged kidnappers who had gone to pick the one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150, 000.00) ransom they demanded from one Shuaibu Bala who they threatened to kidnap or any of his family members if he refused to pay the money
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: No date yet to reopen Nigeria’s borders

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara: Abdulaziz Yari must explain whereabouts of 1000 AK47 rifles – Governor Matawalle

Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

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Police arrest senate president’s impersonator with N420,000

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Police warn against mob action at crime scenes

The Bayelsa Police Command on Friday warned residents to refrain from taking laws into their hands at crime scenes to avoid arrest and prosecution.