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18 Oct 2019
Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued three villagers abducted from their farms on Wednesday in Maro village along Kaduna-Abuja highway. The Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1Division Nigerian Army Kaduna, Col. Ezindu Idimah told the News Agency of Nigeria
9 Apr 2019
There was a profound poem titled “A little violence” by Seun Lari-Williams that finished runner up in the recent Guardian poetry competition that perhaps drives home the devastation of the killing of a person. The Zamfara killings and kidnappings took a while to get into the spotlight with the media focused on other parts of…
23 Jan 2019
The Nigerian Army, in operation Sharan Daji, has neutralised 58 bandits and rescued 75 kidnapped victims at the Dumburum and Gando forests in Zamfara. In a release by the operation’s Acting Force Information Officer, Major Clement Abiade, the troops encountered the bandits and fought them till the "bandits were forced to abandon their camps due…
7 May 2018
A phone bandit arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command has confessed that he has stolen over 1,200 phones from commuters since he joined a pickpocket gang. The suspect, Femi Solomon, from Ogun State, was arrested last Thursday by RRS operatives at Iyana Oworo, Lagos, after stealing…


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Insurgency in Nigeria started precisely in the Northeast and it has already taken over the whole nation as at today with the ongoing attacks on military facilities
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Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people, the state government said Monday. Heavily armed gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but attacks have become even more violent in recent months. "Forty-three people have…
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The Japanese government has earmarked 260,000 dollars in its bid towards combating piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).
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Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday his controversial plans to hold a World Cup every two years will help spread the fund's football generates away from a handful of super clubs.