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Gunmen kidnap five in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.
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Reps member commends Enugu governor’s initiative against banditry, kidnapping

The lawmaker representing Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency, Enugu, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, has praised the efforts of the Enugu State Governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, to checkmate the spate of banditry and kidnapping in various parts of the state.

Ohanaeze charges monarchs, town unions to fish out local kidnappers

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, on Saturday charged traditional rulers, town unions and local vigilante groups to fish out criminals in Igbo land, who have exploited the insecurity challenge in the country to engage in kidnapping and murder of innocent citizens.

Police, vigilantes intimidated us into kidnapping – Repentant bandits

Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area.

Nnamdi Kanu: There’ll be fire if Miyetti Allah ventures into Igboland

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.

Three injured as cultists, vigilantes clash in Edo

Three persons were injured on Saturday in a clash among suspected cultists and vigilantes at Fugar in Estako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.

Taraba killings: I saw as vigilantes killed my two siblings – survivor

The survivor of the recent brutal killing of two brothers in Taraba State, Mr Emmanuel Lortile, has narrated how his two brothers, Zeeyum and Tersoo, were allegedly murdered by some vigilantes in the Takum Local Government Area of the state.
3 The Nigerian Army has assured the Vigilante-Hunters Association in Borno state of its readiness to collaborate with the Association in the ongoing counter insurgency operations in the North East.

500 vigilantes, hunters join Operation Puff Adder in Sokoto

Five hundred vigilantes and local hunters have joined the Operation Puff Adder launched in Sokoto State yesterday.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Soldiers kill scores of terrorists, recovers vehicles, others in Adamawa

The Nigerian Army has said that its soldiers on counterinsurgency insurgency operations in the north east have killed scores of terrorists who attempted to carry out their attack on Michika village in Adamawa State.

NBA protests killing of lawyer in Ekiti

Activities were on Monday paralysed in many courts in Ado-Ekiti as members of the Nigerian Bar Association protested the killing of a lawyer by kidnappers.
US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrive for a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore on November 14, 2018. (Photo by Bernat Armangue / POOL / AFP)

Mike Pence issues rebuke to Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi over ‘persecution’ of Rohingya...

US Vice President Mike Pence has issued his strongest condemnation yet of Myanmars treatment of Rohingya Muslims warning leader Aung San Suu Kyi that persecution by her country’s army was without excuse.

Insecurity: Miners want use of vigilantes in mining sites

The Chairman, Miners Association of Nigeria, Kaduna State branch, Lawal Mayere, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to formulate a policy that would allow the use of vigilantes for security in mining sites in the country.

Police arrest suspect for allegedly raping six-year-old girl

The police have arrested Abiodun Ojo, a resident of Magbara village, Ogun State, for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl.
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Pakistani Christian in final court appeal against blasphemy execution

Pakistan’s Supreme Court will begin hearing the final appeal Monday of a Christian mother on death row for blasphemy, a notorious case which could see her become the first to be executed under the controversial laws.

Rapes, ethnic attacks rising in DR Congo’s lawless east

Sexual and ethnic violence are alarmingly on the rise in Democratic Republic of Congo's lawless east, spawning a humanitarian catastrophe with millions forced to flee their homes.

Suspected herdsmen kill three police officers, others in Taraba

Taraba state police command has confirmed the death of three Police officers and two vigilante personnel who were attacked by suspected herdsmen in Bujum Kasua village on Thursday in Lau local government area of the state.

Kidnapped Edo APC council chairman gains freedom

The All Progressives Congress Chairman for the Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, Mr. Henry Ashofor, who was abducted last Saturday, has regained his freedom.

28-year-old farmer hacked to death by workers

The promising life of a 28-year-old farmer in Ajilete community, Ogun State, Adeleke Adewusi, has met a shocking end after his workers allegedly killed him.

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The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

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