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Nigerian Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

“These enthusiastic and inspiring men, exemplified the values of our nation and the military which is loyalty, courage, selfless service, respect, honour and dignity.”

Governor Masari: Katsina under siege of bandits

Kastina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has declared the State unsafe, arguing that criminal activities of bandits and kidnapers have tended to make everyone vulnerable to attack, irrespective of their positions in society.

Killings: Federal government urged to dialogue with bandits

Pastor Yohanna Buru, President of Peace Revival and Reconciliation Foundation of Nigeria, has urged the Federal Government to open dialogue with bandits terrorising communities in Zamfara and Kaduna states.
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Bokom Haram: Nigerian Army vows to deal with those behind propaganda

The Nigerian Army has vowed to deal decisively with those behind propaganda and subversive acts intended to demoralise troops in the North East.
Kalla Moutari

Bandits kill 10 Nigerian, Nigerien soldiers in Zamfara

Ten troops have been killed on Niger’s border with Nigeria in a joint operation by the two countries against “bandits”, Nigerien Defence Minister Kalla Moutari said on Monday.

Suspected bandits kill soldiers in Zamfara forest

Suspected bandits have killed an unspecified number of soldiers at a forest in Doburu, Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll end Zamfara killings within 30 days of my swearing-in

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has promised to end the blood bath in Zamfara State within 30 days of his swearing-in as president of Nigeria in 2019.
Dennis Amachree

Dennis Amachree: ‘Illegal mining’ responsible for Zamfara killings

A former Assistant Director of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr Dennis Amachree, has attributed the major cause of killings in Zamfara State to illegal mining of mineral resources.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Abdulaziz Yari: Informants fueling insecurity in Zamfara

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has blamed the continued killings in the state on informants who support the bandits and kidnappers.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.

Police announce movement restriction over unrest in Zamfara

The police have restricted movement in Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state following unrest in the area.

NSCDC arrests 120 suspected kidnappers, others in Adamawa

Adamawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it arrested 120 suspected kidnappers, fraudsters, bandits, rapists and vandals in Adamawa between January and December.

Bandits kill 17 people in Zamfara

Suspected bandits have killed 17 people in an attack on Magami Village of Faru District in Maradun Local Government Area (LGA) of Nigeria’s North West Zamfara State.

Armed bandits attack Zamfara communities

Armed bandits again reportedly stormed Garin Mata and two other communities in Birinin Magani Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Wednesday and in the wee hours of Thursday, killing several persons.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum on Tuesday in Abuja.

Lai Mohammed: Muhammadu Buhari’ll defeat PDP, others with wide margin in 2019

The Federal Government has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2019 presidential election with a margin higher than the score line he recorded in 2015 poll to beat then President Goodluck Jonathan.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP: Distraction of service chiefs led to killing of soldiers in Melete

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the active involvement of the Service Chiefs in the re-election campaign activities of President Muhammadu Buhari, instead of concentrating on their statutory duties, led to the killing of over 70 soldiers in Melete, Borno state earlier in the week.
A Boko Haram terrorist retrieved from the bush by Nigerian troops

Troops kill 14 bandits, recover 422 animals in Kaduna

Troops under Operation Whirl Punch have neutralised 14 bandits and recovered 422 cows and sheep between October and November, the acting Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, said on Monday in Kaduna.

DHQ: Troops neutralise 14 bandits, recover 422 animals in Kaduna

Troops under the Operation Whirl Punch have neutralised 14 bandits and recovered 422 cows and sheep between October and November, the acting Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, said on Monday in Kaduna

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