Tags : Bandits

Bandits Kill Five People In Kaduna

Kaduna State Government has confirmed that bandits have killed five persons in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of the State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said this in a statement on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Mr Aruwan explained that the bandits killed two persons in Chikun LGA […]

Troops Neutralise 48 Bandits, Rescues 18 Abductees In Zamfara

No fewer than 48 bandits were neutralised by troops of 8 Division, Nigerian Army operating in Zamfara State during the ongoing clampdown on banditry and other heinous crimes in the North-West. The Nigerian Army noted that key bandits’ leaders were also killed by troops while another notorious gang leader, simply identified as Jummo, sustained gunshot […]

Amotekun, Other Non-State Actors Apprehend 11 Bandits In Oyo

Operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency comprising Amotekun Corps collaborating with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have apprehended six bandits at Kajola Local Government of Oyo State. The bandits were arrested along Okeho-Ilua and Okeho – Iseyin Road at about 4:00a.m on Thursday, April 29, 2021. The bandits, namely […]

Four Bandit Leaders Surrender In Katsina, Give Up Machine Guns

Four suspected leaders of bandits have surrendered themselves to the Police along with several arms and ammunition, as well as rustled cows in Katsina State. Parading the repentant bandits at the Police Headquarters in the State, Police Commissioner, Mr Sanusi Buba identified the four to include Sale and Mani Turwa, Ado Sarki and Sani Mai-daji. […]

Abducted Students: Five Out Of 39 Abducted Kaduna Students Freed

Five of the 39 abducted student of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation Mando in Igabi Local Government area of Kaduna State, abducted from their Hostel on March 11, 2021, have regained freedom. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mrs. Samuel Aruwan, announced this on Monday, April 5, 2021. Mrs Aruwan said […]

Ortom Slams Bala Mohammed, Calls Him ‘Terrorist Terrorising Nigeria’

Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom has accused his Bauchi State counterpart, Mr qBala Mohammed, of being a terrorist based on his utterances supporting herdsmen from carrying AK-47 to defend themselves. Governor Ortom who made this accusation while addressing Journalists in Makurdi, Benue State capital, said Governor Mohammed must be a terrorist for supporting illegal […]

Sheikh Gumi Makes Case For Fulani-Herdsmen-Turned-Bandits, Says “They Are Peaceful

Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has reiterated that Fulani herdsmen involved in banditry are victims of circumstance. Sheikh Gumi restated his position during an interview on Channels TV on Monday, February 22, 2021. Channels TV reports that the cleric has previously advocated for the bandits to be granted amnesty after meeting them in the bush. […]

Kaduna Security: Four People Killed, One Injured In Kajuru LGA

Four people have been killed and one person injured after bandits attacked some communities in Kajuru Local Government area of Kaduna State. According to the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, the bandits first attacked Ungwan Sha’awa in the area where they killed one Ubangida Dogo in his house and […]

Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

“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 […]