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Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ: Operation Thunder Strike neutralises armed bandits in Kaduna

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Sunday said that the air component of Operation Thunder Strike has neutralised several armed bandits at Chikwale Forest in the Mangoro area of Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.

PDP tasks Joe Biden to sanction APC leaders, officials for ‘corruption, assault on democracy’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commends United States President Joe Biden for lifting the immigration visa restrictions on regular Nigerians but urged him to impose firm sanctions on leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and officials of the Buhari administration involved in acts of corruption and undermining our nation’s democracy.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says ensuring an indivisible Nigeria and safeguarding its sovereignty were the cardinal objectives and mandate of the force, Air Marshall, Sadeeq Abubakar, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), said in Yola.

NAF fighter jet kills scores of bandits in Kaduna

Combine air and ground patrols of military troops under the auspices of Operation Thunder Strike penultimate Saturday killed scores of bandits in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor advocates stiffer penalty for bandits, kidnappers

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has called for stiffer penalty for those found guilty of banditry, kidnapping and their informants.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.

Sunday Igboho: Why herdsmen must leave Yorubaland

Shortly before enforcing a quit order to killer herdsmen in Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo state last Friday, Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho spoke with a popular broadcaster, Kola Olootu.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.

Middle Belt Forum: Arresting Sunday Igboho will escalate tensions

Threats by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to arrest Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Igboho over his alleged involvement in the violence that took place in Oyo State, received serious knocks from the Middle Belt Forum on Sunday.
Alhaji Basheer Mohammed, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), made this known at the presentation of the materials to the IDPs on Saturday in Shira LGA of Bauchi State.

Nigerian government distributes relief materials to IDPs in Bauchi

Alhaji Basheer Mohammed, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), made this known at the presentation of the materials to the IDPs on Saturday in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate arrest of Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, over ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to quick Ibarapa, Oyo State.

Yoruba youths: There’ll be crisis if Sunday Igboho is arrested

The National President of Yoruba Youth Socio-Cultural Association, Olalekan Hammed, who said this in an interview with our correspondent said arresting Igboho will trigger a crisis in the area.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor advocates stiffer penalty for bandits, kidnappers

Worried by the unending activities of the armed bandits in the state which has claimed hundreds of lives and rendered thousands homeless, the Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has advocated for a stiffer penalty for both the bandits, kidnappers and their informants.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Banditry: Katsina commences census of victims, orphans

The Katsina State Government has commenced a census of victims and orphans of banditry attacks in the 8 Frontline local government areas of the state, with a 10 man executive committee.
A man holds a placard reading One for all, all for one during a rally in support of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Omsk, Russia January 23, 2021. REUTERS-Alexey Malgavko

Police detain over 200 at Russia protests called by jailed Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny

Police detained more than 200 people in Russia’s Far East and Siberia on Saturday as protesters defying bitter cold and a ban by authorities staged nationwide rallies to demand the release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has challenged state and federal lawmakers on the need to partner with governments for youth empowerment.

Niger governor demands stiffer penalties for bandits, kidnappers

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has called on the Judiciary and the Legislature to come up with stiffer penalties for bandits, kidnappers and their informants in the state.
Residents, government troops flee as armed group overran a town in Nigeria’s Borno state in attack claimed by ISIL.

Troops nab two ‘bandits’ in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Safe Haven in conjunction with Defence Headquarters Special Forces have arrested two people suspected to be bandits between Ungwan Wakili and Zango Urban in Zango Kataf LGA of Kaduna State.
The Federal Government is set to engage 5,000 youths through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in five selected local government areas (LGAs) of Jigawa.

Experts task Nigerian government on youth development policy

Founder and Project Director at Regalo Hope Foundation Resource Centre, Chinenye Onuorah, gave the suggestion as part of measures to address economic challenges in the country, adding that youths are major forces in the promotion of economic growth and development.
Oyo governor, Seyi Makinde, says he's opening discussions with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to get a sufficient supply for residents of the state.

Oyo governor orders arrest of masterminds of eviction notice to herders

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has directed the state police command to immediately arrest masterminds of the call for the eviction of Fulani herders from the state as police yesterday took position in the troubled Igangan community, in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Monday, presented a total of two hundred and sixty-six billion, six hundred and forty-four million, two hundred and seventy -three thousand, three hundred and five naira, four kobo (N266,644,273,305.04) for the 2021 fiscal year.

Oyo governor asks police chief to treat those igniting ethnic tension as criminals

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has asked the new Commissioner of Police in Oyo, CP Ngozi Onadeko, to arrest and treat those igniting ethnic tension in the state as criminals.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Two ‘bandits’ arrested in Kaduna

Military Troops under the auspices of Operation Safe Haven on Friday arrested two suspected bandits in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State.
In a directive to the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), the president ordered that there must be a clear pathway to ending the resurgent banditry that has continued to cost lives and the displacement of thousands of families from their towns and villages.

Banditry: Nigeria’s president orders NSA to give ‘special focus’ to Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for an immediate response to rising cases of bandit attacks on communities in Zamfara State.

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Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”

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Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
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