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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.

Police parade 36 ‘kidnappers, armed robbers’ in Adamawa

The police in Adamawa State has paraded 36 suspected criminals including kidnappers, armed robbers and rapists.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

Niger closes state-owned roads to articulated vehicles

Niger State Government has closed down Minna-Bida state-owned road to articulated vehicles due to it deplorable condition and to allow for speedy reconstruction of the road.

Gunmen attack FRSC officials, kill two

Suspected kidnappers have attacked two bus-loads of Federal Road Safety Corps officials at a location in Nasarawa State, killing two officials.
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede has sounded a note of warning to those plotting to rig the October 10 governorship election in the state, saying the people of the state would resist them.

Ondo guber: We’ll stamp out kidnapping in Akokoland – PDP candidate

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede has assured residents of the border communities in Akokoland of adequate protection against kidnappers, if elected governor.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.

Troops arrest 13, recover 5,614 stolen livestock in Katsina

Troops of Operation Sahel Sanity, have recovered 5,614 stolen livestock and arrested 13 people alleged to be engaged in marketing the rustled animals.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara miners react swiftly over governor’s claim on exchanging gold for ammunitions

Local miners operating in Zamfara State, who were accused recently by the state Governor, Hon. Bello Muhammad Matawalle, of exchanging gold products for firearms with foreigners have reacted swiftly denying the allegations of exchanging gold with foreigners for weapons.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill 15 bandits, arrest 50 suspects in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State has killed 15 bandits and arrested 50 suspected kidnappers, bandits and cattle rustlers terrorising the people of the state.
25. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Ondo Amotekun arrest three ‘kidnappers’

Three members of a kidnap syndicate have been arrested in Ondo State by the personnel of the Amotekun security corps.
Troops of the 177 battalion and the army records, Lokoja, with support from local vigilante groups, have cleared Darusalam, a hideout for suspected kidnappers located around the Kogi-Nasarawa boundary and rescued 100 persons.

Troops ‘rescue 100’ from hideout around Kogi-Nasarawa boundary

Troops of the 177 battalion and the army records, Lokoja, with support from local vigilante groups, have cleared Darusalam, a hideout for suspected kidnappers located around the Kogi-Nasarawa boundary and rescued 100 persons.

Gunmen kill two in failed kidnap attempt in Kaduna

Two members of a surrounding community in Juji, Chikun-LGA of Kaduna State lost their lives as suspected kidnappers invaded the community at the late hour on Friday night.
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Nasarawa monarch lauds President Buhari for deploying military to Toto council

A First class monarch in Nasarawa State, the Ohimege Opanda, Alh.Usman Abdullahi has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Abdullahi Sule for their relentless efforts in tackling insecurity in the state especially in Toto Local Government Area of the state.
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NSCDC arrests eight suspected kidnappers in Oyo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Oyo State has arrested eight suspected kidnappers terrorising the people of Ado Awaye, Araromi, Okaka, Ilero and Otu in Itesiwsju Local Government Areas of the state.
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NSCDC nabs 35 ‘bandits, kidnappers, assailants’ in Nasarawa

No Fewer than twenty-eight suspected bandits, kidnappers, and armed robbery, including seven suspected assailants have been arrested by the men of the Nigeria Security and civil defense Corps (NSCDC), for allegedly killed nine persons in Nasarawa state.
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Gunmen abduct district head in Yobe

The police in Yobe State have confirmed the abduction of Isa Mashio, the village head of Mashio in Fune Local Government Area.
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.

386 Soldiers, others set to disengage from Nigerian military

The controversy over 386 soldiers who applied to disengage from the military amid the battle against bandits, terrorists and kidnappers in parts of the country may be over after the authorities fixed their exit date as January 3, 2021.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Nigerian government to slash allocations to states involved in double taxation of mining companies

The federal government will slash the allocation of states where registered mining companies are taxed by local and state governments, the minister of information, Lai Mohammed, has said.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Politicians exploit insecurity for personal gains – Zamfara governor

Zamfara State Governor, Mr. Bello Matawalle, has accused politicians of being responsible for the insecurity challenges bedeviling the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 27 kidnap suspects in Nasarawa

Operatives of the Police Command in Nasarawa State have arrested 27 suspects for alleged armed robbery and kidnapping in the state.

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