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The governor of Zamfara Dauda Lawal on Monday urged the Federal Government (FG) to investigate secret negotiations with bandits in the state.
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The Yobe State Police Command has arrested a bandit in possession of a rocket launcher.
Community leaders in Kurebe, in Shiroro local council of Niger State has distanced themselves from an online news publication that alleged mining companies operating in the area paid bandits certain amount of money for protection. In a joint interview granted to newsmen in Minna by Haruna Salihu Kurebe, a community leader and Jamilu Abubakar, APC…
The district head of Gamfurum Community in Bali Local Council of Taraba State, Muhammed Gamfuru, has lamented complete takeover of 15 communities in the council by bandits.
Governor Umar Bago of Niger State has said his administration is discussing with bandits to find an amicable resolution in the issue of insecurity in the state.
President Bola Tinubu has mourned the military officers killed in Niger State. Bandits at the weekend invaded Chukuba Ward in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger, and shut down a fighter helicopter in the area, killing the pilot among other officers.
Troops of 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, have neutralised three bandits and rescued 10 kidnap victims during a clearance operation in Kaduna State.
Gunmen have killed three farmers in Taraba State. Confirming the tragedy, yesterday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Taraba Command, Abdullahi Usman, said the incident occurred on Tuesday in Kunkwa village of Yangtu Special Development Area.
Bandits, at the weekend, invaded the residence of former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, leaving three security guards seriously injured.
Bandits have killed an official of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Zamfara State, throwing members of the association into mourning.
After several failed attempts by previous administrations in Zamfara and Katsina states to end bloodshed in their jurisdictions by negotiating with bandits, Senator Sani Yerima Bakura has called on the government to initiate a fresh dialogue with the bandits ...