Bandits killed 220 residents in 17 days in Niger – Governor Abubakar

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state has revealed that a total of 220 residents were killed by bandits in the state in the last 17 days. Addressing state house correspondents on Tuesday January 18 after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari to

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Nollywood actress, Adebimpe Akintunde escapes suspected banditry attack.

Yoruba Nollywood actress, Adebimpe Akintunde has taken to her Instagram page to narrate how she and her daughter escaped attacks by bandits on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. She began by advising people to be careful and vigilant whenever they are on

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Zamfara Assembly recalls two members suspended for allegedly backing bandits

Two members of Zamfara state house of assembly who were suspended for allegedly aiding and abetting banditry in the state, have been recalled. Yusuf Anka representing Anka constituency and Ibrahim Bakura representing Bakura constituency were recalled after a committee set

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I’ll no longer mediate for bandits – Gumi

Controversial Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi has said he will no longer be mediating for bandits. Gumi disclosed this in an interview with Premium Times on Wednesday December 8. He hinged his decision on the declaration of bandits as terrorists by

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Spiritual consultant to notorious bandits, 4 suspected kidnappers arrested as police foil plot to kidnap worshippers in Abuja church

The Niger State Police Command has arrested one Umar Samaila, said to be a spiritual consultant to notorious bandits hibernating in Niger, FCT Abuja and Nasarawa States. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement

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Bandits are living in fool’s paradise – President Buhari condemns killing of 15 people in Sokoto state

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of 15 people in Goronyo and Illela Local Government Areas of Sokoto state. The President in a statement released by his media aide Garba Shehu on Tuesday November 16, noted that the military

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Bandits and herdsmen are ready to lay down arms, grant them amnesty – Gumi says

Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has continued to call for bandits to be granted amnesty. Gumi said the Federal Government should grant bandits amnesty as they are ready to lay down their arms. He explained that granting bandits amnesty would

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Bandits have no food to feed kidnap victims and are now releasing them freely without collecting ransom – Shinkafi

Deputy Chairman of Zamfara State Committee on finding a lasting solution to Armed Banditry, Dr. Abdullahi Shinkafi has revealed that bandits no longer have food to feed their kidnap victims and are now releasing them freely without collecting ransom. Speaking

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NAF denies paying N20m to bandits in exchange for captured anti-aircraft gun over ‘threat’ to President Buhari’s plane

The Nigerian Air Force has denied a report that it paid N20m to bandits in exchange for an anti-aircraft gun seized from the Nigerian Army. According to a report by Wall Street Journal on Sunday, the anti-aircraft gun was stolen

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IPOB is not as bad as bandits, there’s ideological sense in what they are saying – Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state has said that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are not as bad as bandits in the north. The Governor said this in an interview on Vanguard and further stated that there

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