Police kill 2 bandits, rescue 20 victims in Kaduna

Eight passengers abducted on Wednesday afternoon along Kaduna-Zaria highway have been rescued by the police. Also rescued were three workers of Airtel Communications Company abducted on Tuesday, and nine others kidnapped on January 14, when bandits attacked the convoy of the Emir...

Bandits kidnap 2 expatriates, 6 others in Niger

Armed men suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two foreigners and six others in Erena, Shiroro local government area of Niger state. The two expatriate construction workers are said to be handling the contraction work on the 52 kilometers roads from Erena town to Kaure...

35 bandits surrender arms in Minna

One week after the Niger State government entered into a peace deal with bandits, the effort has brought some level of peace in the affected areas. No fewer than 35 bandits have voluntarily surrendered their arms in a quiet ceremony as requested by the bandits in Minna during the...

Bandits sell 20 Kastina kidnap victims to slavery in Burkina Faso

The Katsina State Government may have traced 20 of its indigenes to Burkina Faso, where they were allegedly sold into slavery by armed bandits who abducted them. Reports indicated that “modern-day slavery” thrives in Burkina Faso, a former French colony located in the...

Bandits abduct 15 women in Katsina

Bandits operating in parts of Katsina State in the early hours of Wednesday raided Wurma village in Kurfi Local Government Area and abducted 15 women. The State police public relations officer, Anas Gezawa, said in a statement: “The DPO in Kurfi reported that today (Wednesday),...

IRT losses officer to bandits

It was a sad weekend for the Inspector – General of Police Intelligent Response Team ( IRT), as one of its operatives were shot dead by armed bandits in Kaduna State. But the officer did not go down alone as three of the gang members of the notorious kidnappers were shot...

Sea pirates kill 2 soldiers, steal rifles in Bayelsa

° As bandits waste 2 Air  officers in Kaduna Two soldiers were killed and one other was abducted in Azagbene community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State by suspected sea pirates on Monday night. Already armed soldiers on the orders of the military leadership...

Bandits ambush security agents, demobilised APC, kill 10 in Katsina

Bandits ambushed security personnel in Katsina State last Saturday, demobilised an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) vehicle on a rescue mission at Safana Local Government Area of the state. Soldiers and Civil Defence personnel were injured during the attack. The Katsina State...

Niger bandits’ attacks: Senator Umoru chides government on inconsistency on death toll

As the controversy over the actual death toll in last Sunday armed bandits attacks on some communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger state rages on, the Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District where the massacre occurred has insisted that no fewer than 69...
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