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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Kaduna: Police foils kidnap attempt, rescue five victims

The Police in Kaduna state has failed a kidnap attempt at Jagindi Godo -Godo and the Rigasa area, where they rescued 5 victims.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops kill 50 ‘ISWAP terrorists’ in Borno

Troops of Operation Hadin Kai in conjunction with Air Component were said to have on Wednesday killed over 50 members of the Islamic State West Africa Province.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police foil kidnap attempt, recover pump action rifle in Delta

Operatives of Delta State Police Command and local vigilance team have foiled a kidnap attempt by suspected hoodlums that specialised in taking their victims to the riverine communities.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, said centres were also built in collaboration with states and the private sector to isolate and treat cases of COVID-19.

Minister: Nigerian government has capacity to crush bandits, terrorists

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says contrary to widespread belief, the Federal Government is not overwhelmed with the escalating insecurity in the country.
At a press conference in Gusau on Sunday, the Commissioner of police, Abutu Yaro, said that the command also recovered 200 rustled cows following its steadfastness in crime fighting.

CP: Four operatives sustained injuries in Imo gun battle

The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, on Friday, said that no security operative lost his life when combined security men engaged hoodlums in a gun duel in Orlu on Thursday night.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest leader of notorious criminal gang in Delta

Police in Delta state have arrested a member of a notorious armed robbery and kidnapping syndicate who were the brain behind the killing of three (3) mobile policemen at a popular eatery in Ughelli and carted away their rifles early this year.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen attack Hausa settlement in Imo

There was panic in Douglas road area of Owerri, the Imo state capital, as unknown gunmen attempted to overrun a Hausa settlement located in the area on Monday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue kidnap victim, recover two AK-47 rifles

The Police Command in Kogi has stormed a kidnappers den and rescued a man abducted on April 25 at PYN junction on Ajaokuta-Lokoja road.
President Mohammadu Buhari will on Monday (today) declare the 2021 edition of the annual Technology Expo open at Eagles Square, Abuja.

President Buhari kicks as bandits kill 50 persons in Zamfara communities

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest killing of tens of people by bandits in Zamfara State, warning that “such wanton disregard for life will be brought to an end sooner than later.”
2. President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Northern Governors Forum of his commitment to end all forms of insecurity in the country.

President Buhari: Wanton killings by bandits will soon end

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest killing of tens of people by bandits in Zamfara State, warning that “such wanton disregard for life will be brought to an end sooner than later.”
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.

Nigerian Army foils Boko Haram’s attempt to capture Borno community

Troops of the Nigerian Armed forces on Sunday foiled attempts by Boko Haram to take over Dikwa, headquarters of Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.

Troops repel terrorists incursion, eliminate scores in Borno

The Nigerian Army says, its troops supported by Air Component of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have thwarted Boko Haram terrorists’ incursion into Damasak, Headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno, killing scores. The Director,...
The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, on Thursday, urged the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) to continue providing enhanced and timely intelligence support for the ongoing military operations across the country.

Easter: Defence minister urges Christians to offer prayers against insurgency

The Minister of Defence, Retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has urged Christians to take advantage of the Easter celebrations to pray for an end to insurgency and return of peace in the country.
Scores of the Boko Haram sect feared dead when the armed group clashed with military troops along Maiduguri- Damaturu highway on Sunday morning.

Police, soldiers kill seven as Boko Haram attack Borno commissioners’ convoy

No fewer than seven Boko Haram insurgents were killed when Nigerian troops, comprising soldiers and police operatives repelled a terrorists attack targeting a convoy of the Borno State Government officials, along Monguno-Nganzai road.

Gulu community foils armed bandits’ invasion

The people of Fapo, Ebbo and Gulu community in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger state Sunday foiled attempts by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits to take over their community as they engaged the intruders in fierce battle.
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 government to arm vigilante with pump action rifles

In an effort to take the fight to the bandits and kidnappers, who have held Niger State hostage, the state government has said that it will equip its local security outfit, the vigilante, with automatic pump action rifles.
The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, on Thursday, urged the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) to continue providing enhanced and timely intelligence support for the ongoing military operations across the country.

Defence minister: I only asked Nigerians to be more courageous

Nigeria’s defence minister Bashir Magashi on Thursday denied challenging Nigerians to defend themselves against bandits’ attack.
The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the weekend, raided a large cannabis warehouse situated in a forest in Owan West Local Government Area of the state.

NDLEA raids large cannabis warehouse in Edo forest

The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the weekend, raided a large cannabis warehouse situated in a forest in Owan West Local Government Area of the state.

Edo: Armed herdsman shot dead in gun duel with vigilante

An early morning gun duel between members of a vigilante and armed herdsmen in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State ‎yesterday claimed the life of one of the herdsmen.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops eliminate Boko Haram threats in Damboa

A statement yesterday by the Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brig. Gen. Benard Onyeuko claimed that: “Troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO a subsidiary Operation of Operation LAFIYA DOLE in the North East continue to obliterate elements of Boko Haram/Islamic State’s West Africa Province criminals with uncommon ferocity as they overrun Abbagajiri and Dusula towns in Damboa.”
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Accord have arrested 11 illegal miners and eliminated scores of bandits on Nov. 21 in parts of Zamfara and Katsina States.

One soldier killed as troops neutralise 10 bandits in Kastina forest

The Nigerian military on Tuesday said its troops have killed 10 suspected bandits in two separate gun battles with the armed brigands in Kastina State.
The Kaduna State Government has said that troops carrying out internal security operations, rescued 9 persons kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja Road on Sunday afternoon.

Military kills 10 bandits, loses one soldier in Katsina

The Nigerian Army has said its troops of Operation Sahel Sanity, deployed to ward off banditry in the North-west, have killed 10 bandits and lost one soldier during a gun duel with the hoodlums in Garin Inu and Maigora villages of Batsari and Faskari Local Government Areas of the state.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

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