Tags : Bandits

Bandits Attack Nigerian Defence Academy, Kills 2 Officers

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has hinted that troops are on the trail of the bandits that invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State. Bandits, who have been abducting students in public Schools in the State, attacked the Academy in the wee hours of Tuesday, August 24, 2021, killing two Officers and abducting one. […]

Bandits Kill At Least 10 In Kaduna Communities

About nine people have been killed at Warkan village in Zangon Kataf Local Government area of Kaduna State, following an attack on the community by bandits on Friday, July 9, 2021. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said one person was also […]

Six People Reportedly Killed As Bandits Attack Another Zamfara Community

No fewer than six persons have been reportedly killed by suspected armed bandits in Gora Namaye community under Maradun Local Government area of Zamfara State. A source told Channels TV that the bandits invaded the community between 3:00 and 4:00 pm on Friday, July 9, 2021, and started shooting sporadically, killing six persons, injuring several […]

“Boko Haram, Bandits Are Different From IPOB” -El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mr Nasir El-Rufai has said the way Bandits and Boko Haram Terrorists operate is different fromthat of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu. Speaking to BBC Pidgin, Governor El-Rufai stated that Bandits are not calling for the break-up of Nigeria but are just carrying out their activities […]

Panic In Osun Community Over Rumoured Bandits’ Invasion

There was panic in Ofatedo Community, Osun State on Friday, July 2, 2021, following insinuations that some Bandits had stormed a School in the Town to kidnap pupils. The source of the alarm was not known, but as the News spread to other parts of the Community, many Parents rushed to Schools to take their […]

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 […]