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Armed bandits

28 Jun 2019
At least 29 armed bandits have been killed within 24 hours after Nigerian troops of Operation HADARI DAJI engaged armed bandits around Moriki-Dole Moriki General area in Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara state. The operation spokesman Ayobami Oni-Orisan in a statement said the troops attacked the known bandits' camps in the state, "on the…
22 Feb 2019
One person has been killed and over 10 villages sacked by armed bandits in Batsari Council of Katsina State on Wednesday night. The victim was reportedly killed in Ruma Tsohuwa community. Villages sacked include Garin Labo, Garin Yara, Garin Dodo, Shingi, Kasai, Sabon Garin Danburawa, Dantudun and Garin Yara. The incident came less than a…
7 Nov 2018
A commercial vehicle driver (name withheld), yesterday received N2 million cash as a reward from the Zamfara State government for killing two armed bandits last week. Handing over the money on behalf of the state government in his office, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Bello Dankande, said the gesture was in…
26 Jul 2018
Armed bandits again struck along Birnin-Gwari – Kaduna highway, killing three police officers and burnt down security vehicle. The bandits, allegedly ambushed a police vehicle on a routine patrol, along Birnin-Gwari Kaduna expressway, and killed three personnel, while also burning down their vehicle. According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred near Labi village territory under…


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