Boko Haram, ISWAP In Mass Recruitment Of Bandits

Insurgent groups; Jama’atu Ahlul Sunnah lid Da’awatu wal Jihad (JAS, better known as Boko Haram), Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina fii Biladis Sudan (Vanguard for the Protection of Muslims in Black Africa, also known as Ansaru) are competing with one another in a mass membership drive among the ranks of Fulani bandits terrorising most of the North West and part of North Central states, Daily Trust reliably gathered. Locals, security sources and experts who spoke with our reporter said the push is already yielding fruits for the insurgent groups with some prominent bandits declaring

By |June 28th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Don’t hesitate to give us a try to fight insurgents, bandits, Hunters beg Senators in Abuja

The Hunters Group of Nigeria on Tuesday, pleaded with members of the Senate to pass the bill seeking to grant it a legal backing. The hunters said doing so would officially empower them to assist the Federal Government to tackle insecurity. The Commandant of the group in Akwa Ibom State, John Essien, stated this when the HGN defended the bill on the group’s establishment before the Senate Committee on Interior. The group said it could compliment the efforts of the conventional security agencies in apprehending bandits and the insurgents terrorising the country. Essien therefore urged the lawmakers to pass the

Police Arrest Two for Treating, Supplying Drugs to Bandits

The police have arrested two people for allegedly giving medical treatment and supplying drugs to bandits in the Mariga Local Government Area of Niger State. Mariga LGA is one of the areas of the state where bandits and kidnappers have been operating for almost one year leaving several people  killed, many others rendered homeless and scores of heads of cattle rustled. Habila Abel Julius 25 years old and Abdullahi Garba were apprehended by security operatives after administering injection on some of the bandits. It was gathered that the bandits had approached the duo at their chemist where they presented them

By |February 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bandits Carryout Fresh Attacks On Four Communities In Niger, Over 1200 Sacked

Unknown gunmen have attacked communities in Shiroro local government area of Niger state, sacking more than one thousand two hundred residents from their homes. The fresh attacks come barely one month after armed bandits attacked seven communities in the same area, killing two women a child and sacking over five thousand persons from their homes. The renewed attacks on Gyaramiya, Bataron Jatau and Bataron Waziri communities took place at about 10:am on Wednesday. According to eyewitnesses, the armed men dispossessed members of the communities of their valuables including food stuff and petroleum products. They say the bandits did not however

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Buhari to military: Don’t spare any bandit, identify and eliminate them

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the military to be more ruthless in dealing with bandits and thus restore peace to the country The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN reports that he gave the order in Katsina on Saturday while urging them “not to spare bandits’’. A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu released in Abuja on Saturday, said the order had become necessary in view of the fact that the bandits had been killing, maiming and extorting innocent citizens. Shehu said the president was addressing 15 officers and 160 soldiers of the 17th

By |August 17th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Bandits attack Katsina community, loot houses, rustle animals

Bandits, on Friday night, struck again at Danbirgima in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, stealing residents’ money and rustling an unspecified number of animals in the process. No death was reported during the two-hour attack on the community. Residents said the bandits stormed the town around 9:45 p.m. and carried out their activities for the next two hours. It was learnt that during the operation, many residents especially men escaped to nearby villages and Kankara, headquarters of the LG. The bandits were said to have met mainly elderly people and women, who they relieved of their money. One

By |July 20th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bandits’ commanders send representatives to Zamfara peace meeting

Bandits’ commanders in different camps across Zamfara State sent their representatives to a peace meeting held on Tuesday in Gusau.  The meeting was attended by Governor Bello Muhammad Mutawalle, State Commissioner of police  Mr UsmanNagoggo, heads of security agencies, Fulani leaders, leaders of the local vigilante group known as Yan Sakai and  other stakeholders. The armed bandits’ representatives came here with a message. After this meeting, we will meet with state commissioner of police to deliver their message after which authorities will also pass their own message across to them,” the national chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle breeders Association

By |July 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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