Tag: Gunmen

INEC Suspends Ekiti East 1 State Constituency Bye-Election

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has indefinitely suspended the Ekiti East 1 constituency bye-election. The Commission said it received reports that the election holding ... Read More

Gunmen abduct students, teachers in Kaduna girls’ school

Abdul Jimoh- October 3, 2019

Gunmen have abducted six female students and two staff of Engravers College, a boarding secondary school near Kaduna. The gunmen were reported to have attacked ... Read More

Gov Obaseki reacts as gunmen attack Edo station, kill DPO, three others

admin- March 13, 2019

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has condemned the attack on Afuze Divisional Police Headquarters in Owan East Local Government Area of the state which ... Read More

Abductors Release Zamfara Twin Sisters

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

Two female twins that were abducted 25 days ago by gunmen in Dauran village of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara have been returned to ... Read More

Cameroon Abduction: Gunmen Release 78 Child Hostages – Negotiator

Henry Solomon- November 7, 2018

Armed men on Wednesday released 78 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon but a principal and one teacher are still being held , ... Read More

Police Repel Attack on Zamfara Communities

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2018

The Police in Zamfara have repelled attacks on Chali and Gobirawa communities in Maru Local Government area of the state and arrested one of the ... Read More

Gunmen kill varsity students

admin- June 25, 2018

Gunmen are reported to have invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local government, Katsina state, and killed two university students. The marauders also injured one and ... Read More

Commissioner’s wife, 6 Children Abducted in Zamfara

Henry Solomon- May 22, 2018

Wife of a commissioner in Zamfara and six children have been abducted by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday at Gurbin Bore village in ... Read More

President Buhari Condemns Killing of Benue Priests, Vows Assailants Will not go Scot-Free

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of worshippers and priests at a church in Ukpor-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue ... Read More

Bandits kill 30 in fresh attacks in Zamfara

admin- April 21, 2018

File Photo: The victims of Zamfara attack by gunmen in February. Fresh killings reported in two LGAs Bandits have again killed about 30 people in ... Read More

Police Forestalls Gunmen Attack Wuya Community in Zamfara

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2018

Men of the Zamfara state Police Command have dislodge unknown gunmen who attempted to attack Wuya Community in Anka Local Government Area of the state. The ... Read More

Defence Minister, Dan Ali Visits Zurmi

AMT Tanimu- February 18, 2018

Tukur Gusau, Zamfara: The Hon Minister of Defence Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali has on behalf of President Muhamadu Buhari today (saturday) condole the people of Zurmi ... Read More

Update on Unknown Gunmen Attack At Former IGP Residence

AMT Tanimu- October 16, 2017

Gambo Isah, Katsina: At about 20:00hrs 14/10/2017, 2 armed hoodlums riding on a motorbike attacked mobile policemen posted on guard duty at the residence of ... Read More

Three NDLEA Operatives Killed By Gunmen In Kogi

Henry Solomon- October 15, 2017

Three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been shot dead by gunmen in Okene. The Commandant of the NDLEA in Kogi, ... Read More

Anambra Massacre: President Buhari Condemns Attack On Worshippers At Ozubulu Church

Henry Solomon- August 6, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari  has condemned the Ozubulu Church attack in Anambra State by a yet to be identified gunmen, describing the incident as "an appalling crime ... Read More

Children Amongst Victims Of Gun Attack On Coptic Christians In Egypt

Henry Solomon- May 26, 2017

An Egyptian heath ministry official said on state television that a large number of children were amongst the victims of a gun attack on Christians ... Read More

IPCR Engage Farmers Herders In Dialogue

Henry Solomon- October 21, 2016

IPCR Engage Farmers Herders in Dialogue Access to land either for grazing or farming, plus conflicting land use laws have been identified as the major ... Read More

Gunmen Attack American University Campus

admin- August 25, 2016

Explosions and gunfire rocked the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, as armed men attacked the campus.  The attack claimed lives of at least twelve ... Read More

Three Killed As Militants, NSCDC Men Clash In Bayelsa

Abdul Jimoh- May 18, 2016

Three suspected militants have been killed in a gun battle with operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the creeks of ... Read More