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Just In: Bandits slaughter 14 people in Sokoto

At least 14 persons have reported been slaughtered in a renewed bandits’ attacked across communities in Sabon Birni local government area of Sokoto State. The attackers struck a few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari directed the redeployment of more military hardware to the state to tackle insecurity. A source confirmed the hooligans invaded some villages […]

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Katsina Banditry: Police repel attack in Kankara, rescue 11 kidnapped victims

Police in Katsina State today, Sunday, has repelled a bandits’ attack at Gidan DUKA village of Kankara local government area of the State. According to Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah “Today 14/11/2021 at about 0230hrs, bandits in their numbers, armed with AK 47 rifles, attacked Gidan Duka village, Kankara LGA of […]

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Breaking: Police confirm 11 dead, 13 injured in renewed bandits’ attack in Katsina

Authority of the Nigerian Police Force, Katsina State Command, has confirmed the earlier report on bandits’ attack which claimed lives leaving others injured and houses burnt. Confirming the incident, the police image maker of Katsina State, SP Gambo Isah said the bandits in their numbers with AK-47 riffles, invaded Yanturaku Quarters, Batsari local government area […]

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Breaking: Again, Bandits slaughter seven, raze houses in Katsina

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have early hours of today, Wednesday, killed seven persons and injured scores of others in a renewed attack on communities in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. The attack, which occurred Tuesday evening and lasted into the early hours of Wednesday, still saw dozens of houses and vehicles set […]

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Katsina Banditry: Bala Wuta., infamous bandit, others dislodged by joint security operations

Based on credible intelligence, a combine teams of Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Army and vigilante group carried out sting operations in Kadoji village, Jibia, campsite of an infamous bandit, named Bala Wuta. After a fierce gun duel, the bandit and the gallant security forces dislodged his cohorts. The team destroyed his encampment and reclaimed fifteen […]

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Full text of Katsina Police Press Briefing as 14 year old nabbed

22/10/2021 CZ: 5250/KTS/PPRO/VOL.5/51……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………POLICE PRESS BRIEFING NO.51/2021PRESS BRIEFING BY SP GAMBO ISAH, PPRO, ON BEHALF OF THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, KATSINA STATE COMMAND, CP SANUSI BUBA, psc, HELD ON FRIDAY 22/10/2021 AT THE COMMAND HEADQUARTERS, KATSINAGood afternoon Gentlemen of the Press. I have the pleasure to welcome you on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, Katsina […]

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Insecurity: Another North-West State to shut down telecom services

Kaduna State to shut down telecom services in some parts of the State just as its counterpart, Zamfara and Katsina States, aimed at fighting banditry and other crimes in the State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, has confirmed the shutting down of telecom services in some parts of the […]

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Police arrest a 30, 19 year old, other suspected kidnappers hibernating in Zamfara, Katsina forests

Police arrest a 30, 19 year old, other suspected kidnappers hibernating in Zamfara, Katsina forests The Katsina State Police Command has succeeded in arresting one Jabiru Muhammed alias “DAN OGA”, ‘m aged 30yrs of Sabaru village, Tsafe LGA, Zamfara State, a suspected notorious armed bandit. Parading the suspect alongside a 19-year-old, 6 suspected kidnappers, and […]

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Kogi Speaker condemn bandits attack on Church

Kogi Speaker condemn bandits attack on Church Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, Prince Matthew Kolawole has today Sunday condemned the recent upsurge of banditry activities which has resulted in killing 2 and kidnapping of 3 people in Kabba-Bunu Local Government Council of the State. The Speaker urged the residents to remain calm as the […]

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Just in: Abducted NDA Major regains freedom

Just in: Abducted NDA Major regains freedom Report reaching Faith Maji blog indicate that following the aftermath of bandits intrusion into the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA) on the 24 of August 2021 where two officers where killed and one kidnapped. On Friday night, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations Officer, Colonel Ezindo Idinmah confirmed that […]

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Fleeing bandits’ influx: Again, Nasarawa Governor summons expanded security meeting

Fleeing bandits’ influx: Again, Nasarawa Governor summons expanded security meeting Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has convened yet another expanded security meeting, with a view to addressing the influx into the state, persons suspected to be fleeing bandits escaping from military onslaughts in parts of the North West. The expanded security meeting, which have […]

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Breaking news: Bandits abduct Zamfara first class monarch

Breaking news: Bandits abduct Zamfara first class monarch Report reaching us indicates that bandits have abducted a first class monarch from Zamfara State, Emir of Bungudu, Alh. Hassan Attahiru in Kaduna. The Zamfara monarch, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru was kidnapped along Kaduna- Abuja road while traveling. Faith Maji Blog gathered that only the Emir has been […]