Gov. Zulum tasks COAS on fight against insurgents, bandits
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has urged the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, to sustain the fight against insurgents, bandits and other criminal elements in the country.
Thousands flee Kebbi communities over invasion by armed bandits
Humanitarian crisis is brewing in Zuru Emirate, Kebbi State as thousands of villagers have fled their communities following the invasion by armed bandits. Three of the four Local Government Areas that make up the Emirate that are worse hit are Sakaba, Donka/Wasagu and Fakai.
Troops kill several bandits as others sustain injuries in Kaduna
Troops in Kaduna, in a fresh offensive, have killed scores of bandits in an air raid in Chikun and Birnin Gwari council areas of Kaduna State.
‘I can’t sit down, fold my arms and watch Nigerians being kidnapped’
Actually, to be precise, it is a go-between bandits and Nigerians, not government per say. I am concerned that Nigerians are bearing the brunt of this insecurity.
Bandits kill four in Kaduna, kidnap two professors
Armed bandits have killed four people in Igabi and Giwa councils of Kaduna State. They also kidnapped a professor in Wusasa Community, Zaria. Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, stated yesterday that security operatives reported the incidents on Monday evening.
Again, bandits attack Southern Kaduna, kill two in Zangon Kataf
Armed bandits have killed the District Head of Gidan Zaki, Haruna Kuye and his son, Destiny in a fresh attack on Southern Kaduna, a development that has generated further tension in the area.
Troops eliminate armed bandits on Abuja-Kaduna highway- Defence Headquarters
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Thunder Strike on Sunday eliminated two bandits and wounded many others in an encounter on Abuja-Kaduna highway.
Armed bandits kill three, kidnap seven in southern Kaduna
Again, armed bandits yesterday attacked Adara community in Kajuru Council of Kaduna State, killing three natives and taking seven hostage. This was amid efforts by the state government to promote peace among the natives and the Fulani in the southern part of Kaduna.
Security men repel bandit on the Kaduna-Abuja Road
Security operatives comprising of military and the police personnel, on Friday, successfully repelled armed bandit who opened fire on motorists plying the Kaduna-Abuja Road.
Fleeing terrorists moving to North West with high-tech weapons, says DHQ
There is a possibility that bands of fleeing terrorists from the North East are migrating to the North West and North Central zones with sophisticated weapons and turning to armed bandits...