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Security beef up as bandits sustain attacks on Katsina communities

Ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections, armed bandits have continued to terrorise a number of communities in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.

NAF arrest 10 armed bandits in Kaduna

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Community protests killing of farmer by suspected herdsmen

The people of Ayegbaju Ekiti in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State staged a violent protest over alleged killing of a farmer, Elijah Ogor, by suspected herdsmen.

NISER calls for strengthening security arrangements to stem herders/farmers crisis

The Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research on Tuesday called for the strengthening of security arrangements to stem the incessant clashes between herders and farmers in different parts of Nigeria, especially in the North.

Nigerian Army inaugurates strategy to curb crime in Katsina

In a bid to rescue Katsina State from the fangs of kidnappers, cattle rustlers, the Nigeria Army has inaugurated the Egwu Eke III (Python Dance).
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.
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Police arrest notorious armed robbery syndicate, recover rifle, arms in Katsina

The Katsina Police Command has arrested a notorious syndicates of armed robbery suspects terrorising Funtua area of Katsina state and its environs.
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
President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) in State House on 5th Nov 2018

2019: Muhammadu Buhari will defeat Atiku Abubakar – lawyer

Mr Realwan Okpanachi, a legal practitioner and political analyst, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential elections.

We will not tolerate cowardice – Nigerian Army warns personnel

The Nigerian Army has warned that it will not tolerate acts of cowardice from its personnel deploy in operations as sanction awaits those found exhibiting such.

Suspected killer of Gombe university don arrested by police

25 years old Simon Olocher suspected to have killed a Professor with the Federal University Kashere in Gombe State has been arrested and paraded by the State Police Command on Friday.
The Kaduna State police command on Monday paraded suspected cattle rustlers, kidnappers and armed robbers operating along the Abuja- Kaduna, Birnin gwarri and Zamfara axis.

In Pictures: Police parade robbers, cattle rustlers in Kaduna

The Kaduna State police command on Monday paraded suspected cattle rustlers, kidnappers and armed robbers operating along the Abuja/ Kaduna, Birnin gwarri and Zamfara axis.
4 President Buhari interacting with troops deployed to curb the activities of bandits and criminals in Zamfara and neighbouring states under Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport

President Buhari unleashes troops on cattle rustlers, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave marching orders to Nigerian troops to be ruthless in the battle against cattle rustlers, bandits and kidnappers in the country.

Fulani leader urges herdsmen to stop using minors as cattle rearers

The Ardo of Chanchaga, Mallam Abdullahi Babayo, has called on herdsmen to stop using minors as cattle rearers to avert clashes with farmers.

Police arrest three cattle thieves, recover one rifle, 14 cows

The Police have arrested three suspected cattle rustlers said to have been terrorising cattle owners and residents in Kwarkwata Village in Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State.
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Miyetti Allah, others condemn Taraba market attack

Elders from the Yangdang and the Miyeti Allah in Taraba State have condemned Tuesday’s market attack on traders that led to the death of six persons.

Police arrest two suspected cattle rustlers, recover 35 cattle in Gombe

The Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, told Journalists in Gombe on Tuesday that the suspects were Usman Saleh 30, of Gulani Local Government Area of Yobe and Mohammed Garba 20, of Yamaltu-Deba Local Government Area of Gombe.

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