Tag: bandits

Nigeria Air Force Decimate Bandit Camp

Henry Solomon- August 5, 2021

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air component has destroyed a bandit camp in a Air offensive action against bandits in North West Nigeria. ... Read More

Suspected Kidnappers on Kontagora-Minna Road

Henry Solomon- August 4, 2021

Report say motorists were stranded for several hours taking refuge in Bobi village 50 kilometers away from Kontagora local government area of Niger state following ... Read More

Zamfara Governor Suspends First Class Emir

Tanimu- June 12, 2021

Governor Bello Muhammad of Zamfara State has approved the suspension of the Emir of Zurmi, His Royal Highness Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Muhammad. Accordingly, a District ... Read More

Troops kill scores of bandits in Zamfara, rescue victims in Kaduna — Army

Abdul Jimoh- March 19, 2021

The Nigerian Army says troops of Operation Hadarin Daji successfully thwarted a kidnap activity of bandits, by killing scores at Kabasa village in Magami Local ... Read More

UPDATE: Bandits Kidnapped Students in Jangebe, Zamfara

Tanimu- February 26, 2021

Suspected Armed bandts have kidnapped some students at Government Girls Secondary school Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Zamfara State Commissioner ... Read More

Armed Bandits Kidnap Unspecified Number of Students in Zamfara

Henry Solomon- February 26, 2021

Armed Bandits in Zamfara state have kidnapped unspecified number of students at Government Girls Secondary School Jangebe in Talata Marafa local government area of the ... Read More

Sheikh Gummi Peace Mission

Tanimu- February 9, 2021

Sheikh Ahmad Mahmud Gummi has urged Nigerians to stop using politics, tribal and religious differences as tools of division, which further worsens the country's fragile ... Read More

Air Component Neutralizes Bandits West of Kaduna-Abuja Highway

Tanimu- January 24, 2021

The Directorate of Defence Media Operations, DMO says the Air Component of Operation THUNDER STRIKE has neutralized several armed bandits at Chikwale Forest in the ... Read More

Operation Hadarin Daji Apprehend Bandits, Recover Arms in Kaura Namoda

Henry Solomon- December 15, 2020

Troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI on 14 December 2020, successfully ambushed some marauding armed bandits around Magizawa, Kani, Zango, Tabanni and Nasamu villages of Kaura ... Read More

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke Neutralizes Armed Bandits in Benue and Nasarawa

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2020

In continuation of aggressive clearance operation to stamp out banditry and other criminal activities in the North Central zone of the country, troops of Operation ... Read More

Zamfara peace initiative: Gov. Matawalle secures unconditional release of 11 kidnap victims

Abdul Jimoh- November 22, 2020

A total of 11 kidnap victims were on Saturday night rescued from their abductors by officials of the Zamfara government, a statement issued by Jamilu ... Read More

Military Airstrike Neutralises Scores of Bandits in Katsina Forest

Henry Solomon- November 20, 2020

The Air Component of “Operation Hadarin Daji” has neutralised no fewer than 17 armed bandits and destroyed their camp in the Dunya Forest area of ... Read More

Military airstrike disrupts cattle rustling activities, mops up bandits in Kaduna forest

Abdul Jimoh- November 14, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Thunder Strike has disrupted activities of cattle rustlers in Kwiambana Forest area in Kaduna State, killing ... Read More

Military Kills Several ISWAP Terrorists, Rescues Kidnapped Victims

Henry Solomon- September 10, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the military has killed several Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and bandits and also arrested their collaborators in the Northwest and Northeast zones ... Read More

Troops Neutralise Bandit Leaders in Zamfara – DHQ

Tanimu- July 10, 2020

The Military says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has neutralised some notable leaders and several members of the criminal group in air strikes ... Read More

Troops Recover Large Cache of Arms from Bandits in Benue

Tanimu- March 24, 2020

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’ deployed in Benue has recovered a large cache of weapons from fleeing bandits in Odogoke ... Read More

CAN Lauds Police in Recent Fight Against Bandits

Tanimu- February 6, 2020

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commended Nigeria Police Force for its renewed zeal in fighting criminals, bandits and kidnappers in Kaduna state. Rev. John Hayab ... Read More

18 Members of a Notorious Cult Gang Arrested in Maiduguri

Tanimu- September 23, 2019

Following credible information received from well meaning individuals, a gang of suspected cultists, who are suspected to engage in armed robbery and kidnapping in Maiduguri ... Read More

I did My Best to Address Security Challenges in Zamfara – Yari

Henry Solomon- July 1, 2019

Former Zamfara Governor, Abdul’aziz Yari, on Monday defended his handling of the security situation in the state, saying he did his best to tackle the ... Read More

Banditry: Troops Kill 8 Bandits, Arrest 17 Collaborators In Sokoto

Abdul Jimoh- June 29, 2019

No fewer than eight bandits have been killed and 17 other collaborators arrested by troops of Operation HARBIN KUNAMA III under the 8 Division Nigerian ... Read More