Tags : Banditry

FG To Prosecute 400 Suspects For Allegedly Funding terrorism

The Federal Government is set to prosecute 400 suspects arrested for allegedly funding terrorism in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, during a press conference in Lagos. He reiterated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in tackling the menace of insurgency, banditry […]

NIGERIA IS DYING – MAILAFIA

Former CBN Governor, Development Economist, and Social Commentator, Dr.Obadiah Mailafia has blamed the Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria on the antics of powerful elements that ensure the perpetuation of a succession System whereby intellectual bereft and incompetent persons emerge as leaders to do the sole will of their Political Benefactors. He said the Political Party […]

“We Are Winning War Against Insurgency, Banditry” –Military

The Military has said it is winning the war against insurgency and banditry as it sustains an onslaught against criminals within the country. Spokesman Major-General John Enenche who said this during a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, January 21, 2021, referenced recent operations against bandits in Zamfara and Katsina States as evidence of the […]

Northern Governors Meet Security Heads Over Banditry, Insurgency

Northern states Governors on Tuesday met with heads of security agencies to deliberate on measures to tackle banditry and insurgency in the region. The security agencies led by the National Security Adviser (NSA) met with the 19 Northern states Governors on Tuesday. Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle, spoke with reporters before he briefed the Chief […]

Insecurity: Buhari Meets Masari, Assures Of End To Banditry, Kidnapping

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the people of Katsina State of improved security and an end to all forms of banditry in the state, and the nation at large. The President gave the assurance during a meeting with Governor of Kastina State, Aminu Bello Masari, at the State House on Thursday night.  President Buhari warned […]

Banditry: Senate Asks Buhari To Extend Military Operations To Sokoto,

The Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the ongoing Military operations against bandits to Sokoto, Niger, Kaduna, Kebbi and Zamfara States. The Lawmakers made the appeal on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, during plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. Senator Aliyu Abdullahi who sponsored the motion recalled that the […]

Revenge Killings In Katsina Unacceptable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned latest rounds of attacks and killings between bandits and residents in Damkal and Tsanwa villages in Batsari Local Government area of Katsina state. Bandits on Friday evening February 14, 2020 carried out separate attacks on both villages, killing 30, mostly elderly women and children. In a statement on Sunday, The […]

“17, Not 40 Travellers Were Kidnapped In Katsina” – Police

The Katsina State Police Command has urged the people to continue to assist the Security Agencies in the fight against banditry, kidnapping, and other related crimes bedevilling the State. The spokesman for the Police Command, Mr Gambo Isah, made the appeal on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, during a press briefing held at the Police Headquarters […]