Wednesday, 22nd March 2023
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Armed bandits

17 Mar
Armed bandits have killed four military officers, including a major, during an attack on four communities in Paikoro and Munya Local Councils of Niger State.
9 Mar
Armed bandits have killed a six-month pregnant woman and four others, and abducted 50 people, leaving many injured in Rafi Local Council of Niger State.
22 Oct
Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, a former Minister of Defence, on Saturday restated his call on Nigerians to defend themselves against armed bandits terrorising the country.
14 Jun 2022
A combined team of police and military operatives, yesterday, foiled an operation by bandits on the Kaduna–Abuja highway.
15 Sep 2021
Armed bandits, Monday night, stormed the Zaria home of a lecturer and killed one of the soldiers trying to rescue his wife, children and other natives from kidnappers.
21 Aug 2021
Nemesis has caught up with two groups of armed bandits in Giwa local council of Kaduna State, who killed nine of their members during a gun duel.
26 Jul 2021
Twenty-eight students of Bethel Baptist School in Kaduna regained freedom from kidnappers on Saturday night, as negotiation by the Christian Association of Nigeria..
4 Jul 2021
The action of Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, who has successfully positioned himself between armed bandits and the rest of Nigeria, calls for careful understanding. His utterances are sometimes scary, such as saying
30 May 2021
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.
9 May 2021
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.
5 May 2021
The Kaduna State Government said troops rescued 13 kidnapped persons from bandits after fierce gun duel in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
8 Mar 2021
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.


1 hour ago
The United States has called on the Federal Government to bring to justice everyone that was involved in violence, including intimidation of voters and suppression of voting during the last election.
2 hours ago
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, may be in for fresh trouble as over 250 Constitutional and Human Rights lawyers have called on the National Judicial Council to direct all courts in Nigeria not to entertain cases brought before them by the EFCC.
2 hours ago
The Southern Women’s Forum (SWF), a regional and non-partisan platform promoting and advancing the cause of political participation of women in Southern Nigeria, has lamented the decline in women’s political representation, just as it condemned the electoral violence and voter suppression that characterized the 2023 general elections across the country.
2 hours ago
Nigeria’s quest to return to the Olympic Games football event begins today, at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, where the U-23 Eagles will clash with their Guinean counterparts.
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As innovators, investors and world leaders converge in Silicon Valley, California, United States, on Wednesday to discuss the future of Africa at the African Diaspora Investment Symposium (ADIS), attention would be divided over the ripple effect of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of choice for most startups and venture capitalists, and the influence it had on the startup world, especially fintechs in Africa.