Troops eliminate, arrest scores of bandits, rescue kidnapped victims
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.
Bandits kill village head, nine others in Kaduna
Twenty-four hours after 21 youths were shot dead at a wedding in Kukum Daji Village of Kaura Council, Kaduna State, gunmen invaded Gora Gan village in Zango-Kataf Council of the state killing the village head, a six-year-old boy and nine others.
Maku’s kidnapped son found dead near home
Salisu Maku, the kidnapped son of Mr. Usman Maku, who was kidnapped in Gudi, was found dead yesterday amid the funeral of his sister, Sahadatu, who was shot dead by kidnappers on Tuesday.
Lawmaker advocates life or death sentence for killer herdsmen, bandits
The Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture, Hon. Muktar Dan-Dutse says the House of Representative is pushing for a stiffer law that will carry death penalty or life sentence against banditry and killer herdsmen.
Troops eliminate notorious bandits recover cache of arms in Taraba
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of “Operation Whirl Stroke”, on Friday, eliminated two notorious bandits who had been attacking communities in Benue and Taraba. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, said the success was a result of the troops’ aggressive aggressive clearance operations in the states. Enenche…
Why armed bandits are torturing northwest
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Banditry: Troops sustain onslaught, many bandits surrender in Katsina, Zamfara – DHQ
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operations Accord and Hadarin Daji have continued to annihilate bandits in Katsina and Zamfara forcing many of them to surrender. The Co-ordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Enenche said the troops have continued to conduct intensive clearance operations…
Troops kill 12 bandits, arrest seven, rescue kidnap victims in Katsina
Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed 12 bandits, arrested seven, including one informant/collaborator, and rescued kidnap victims
A stitch in time
Ordinarily, when the commander-in-chief gives marching order to his security chiefs, you expect something drastic to happen. And this is what Nigeria is to expect in the next few days, weeks and possibly months in respect of the unacceptable level