#Bandits

  • September 29, 2022

Bandits are animals; Matawalle says as he justifies death penalty

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has described bandits as animals that kill people who pose no harm to them.  Matawalle who justified the death penalty approved for anyone convicted of banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, or…
  • September 27, 2022

Bandits abduct women in Abuja community

Three women have been abducted by bandits in Anguwar Tudun Fulani, Yangoji village, Kwali Area Council of the FCT. The women identified as Hauwa Musa, Zainab Musa and Sa’adatu Adamu, were abducted on Sunday night, September 25.  Mai-Anguwa…
  • September 7, 2022

Police nab suspected ‘kidnapper’, ‘armed robber’ in Niger

The police command in Niger have arrested one suspected kidnapper, an armed robber and other alleged criminals. DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the command’s spokesperson announced this while presenting seven suspects to newsmen at its headquarters in…

69 abducted victims rescued  from bandits’ den in Bauchi

The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in Bauchi State, Alhaji Abdulrazaq Nuhu Zaki, has said security agencies and vigilantes rescued 69 abducted victims when they stormed a bandits’ den in the forest.  He…

Kidnapped Zamfara DPO regains freedom

The Divisional Police Officer of Magami Division, Gusau Local Government of Zamfara State, Usman Ali, who was kidnapped five days ago by bandits, has regained his freedom.  It was gathered that Ali was rescued by the…

Bandits release 35 hostages in Kaduna

Bandits have released 35 hostages who were kidnapped at Keke B community near Millennium City Kaduna about 3 weeks ago. The hoodlums however held one person in captivity saying the person would only regain freedom…

Bandits abduct family members of Northern Elder’s Forum leader in Kaduna

Terrorists have abducted a woman and her four children in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The woman is the daughter-in-law of the village head of Yakawada, Alhaji Rilwanu Saidu, who is the elder…

Bandits attacked police AIG in Bauchi to score cheap point, Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information Lai Mohammed says bandits who attacked Assistant Inspector General of Police, Audu Madaki, in Bauchi did so score “a psychological point.” “On the issue of the attack on the AIG in Bauchi, I…

18 killed as bandits and vigilantes clash in Plateau village

A clash between bandits and vigilantes in Bangalala town of Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State, has reportedly led to the death of 16 suspected bandits and two vigilantes.  Daily Trust reported that the vigilantes…

Insecurity: Sheikh Gumi faults Nigerian government’s position on BBC, others

A renowned scholar in Islamic jurisprudence, Sheikh Dr Ahmad Gumi who has visited virtually all the enclaves of bandits in the North West, met top bandits commanders in search of peace and lasting security has…