The newly-appointed Chairman, Board of Directors for the West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP Nigeria), Kolawole Olatosimi, has expressed concern over the rising waves of ethnic and sectarian conflicts, banditry and expanding violent extremism in North-Central and North-West zones of Nigeria.
Crucial issues towards combating the menace of banditry were top on the agenda during the Zamfara State security council meeting on Thursday. Chaired by Governor Dauda Lawal, participants at the meeting also included heads of security agencies in the state and some senior government officials. “The Governor urged the heads of security agencies in Zamfara…
The insurgency and banditry in the north of Nigeria have led to the death of many and displaced millions of others.
Security agencies and different vigilante groups have killed 67 suspected bandits and rescued 28 abducted victims in Bauchi. Confirming the development, yesterday, Village Head of Lere in Tafawa Balewa Local Council of Bauchi State, Alhaji Jamilu Aliyu Bawa, lamented the activities of kidnappers who pick villagers at random, demanding ransom ranging from N50 million to…
The Chidi Ibeh-led faction of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, maintained that fixing all roads in the country will reduce the spate of kidnapping, banditry and other security challenges facing the country...
The Nigerian Special Forces Troops of Forward Operating Base Raka Operation HADARIN DAJI have killed several bandits in the North West of Sokoto State. It was gathered that the troops recorded the feats on September 24, 2023 during an aggressive clearance operation in Tokhkatara forest in Sokoto State. Intelligence source told Zagazola Makama, a Security…
Over the past few months, there has been a reign of terror in the North Central States by intransigent terrorists determined to render the entire region desolate.
The Federal Government is poised to implement stringent measures that would soon end activities of banditry and terrorism that has forced the closure of 400 schools and 11,000 children out of school in Niger State.
The Police Command in Kaduna State on Saturday confirmed the killing of 7 persons while performing prayers in a Mosque at Saya-Saya village of Ikara Local Government Area of the state. The command’s Deputy Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansir Hassan, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Hassan said “at about 8:00…
Minister of Defence, Mohammed Abubakar, and the Minister of State, Dr. Bello Matawalle, have asked service chiefs to give them timeline and requirements to end insecurity in the country.
Vice President Kashim Shettima has renewed the federal government’s resolve to adopt additional measures to address the banditry ravaging the Northwest region.