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FG Denies Negotiating with Bandits

The federal government said yesterday it didn’t mandate anyone to negotiate with bandits on its behalf. Recall that the governor of Zamfara State, Dauda Lawal, had in a statement by his spokesman, Sulaiman Bala Idris, alleged on Monday that some federal agencies were secretly negotiating with bandits terrorising the State without his knowledge. The statement […]Continue Reading

Bandits Abduct Cleric, 2 others in Oyo

SUSPECTED armed bandits have abducted Bishop of Anglican Diocese, Jebba, Kwara State, Rt. Rev. Aderogba, alongside his wife and driver on Oyo/Ogbomoso expressway, on Sunday. The victims were said to be on their way to Jebba from Yewa in Ogun state when the incident happened. When contacted, the Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, […]Continue Reading

Kaduna train attack: Bandits release a victim

Bandits, who attacked the Abuja- Kaduna train, have reportedly released one of their victims — a pregnant woman. The bandits had, on March 28, attacked the train in the Kateri-Rijana area of Kaduna after bombing the rail tracks. Following the incident, the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, confirmed 21 people as missing. According to report, the woman […]Continue Reading

Kidnapped UniAbuja Staff Released

The three senior staff of the University of Abuja and their children who were abducted on Tuesday by suspected bandits from the Giri Quarters of the University have been rescued, and in a stable condition. The victims were rescued following the operations of the combined security forces including the Police, DSS, Military, and University of […]Continue Reading

Unknown Gunmen Kill Six at Wasimi, Osun

Six people have been reportedly killed by unknown gunmen during an attack on Wasinmi village in Ayedire Local Government Area of Osun State.Radio Nigeria gathered that the gunmen invaded the village in the early hours of Sunday and started shooting indiscriminately on the villagers. In an interview, Spokesperson of Osun State Police Command, Mrs Yemisi Opalola […]Continue Reading

Police Rescue 84 from Bandits in Katsina

Eighty-four victims of kidnap mostly Islamiyya school children have been rescued from bandits in Mahuta village of Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina state. This followed a distress call received on Saturday at about 2200hrs, by the DPO Dandume, that some Islamiyya students of Hizburrahim Islamiyya, Mahuta village, numbering about eighty, were attacked while on […]Continue Reading