Tag: bandits

  • Bandits release 35 victims in Kaduna community, hold one

    Bandits release 35 victims in Kaduna community, hold one

    Thirty-five persons kidnapped three weeks ago at Keke B Millennium City, Kaduna State have regained their freedom. yanstv recalls that gunmen suspected to be bandits had on Monday July 25, 2022, abducted 35 People from Kaduna Millenium City. Although nothing was heard about the victims, as relatives were making frantic efforts to reach out to…

  • Bandits burn down 2 health centres, shut 69 others in Katsina— official

    Bandits burn down 2 health centres, shut 69 others in Katsina— official

    Katsina State Government says bandits have completely burnt down two primary health centres in Batsari Local Government Area of the state. Dr Shamsudeen Yahaya, the Executive Secretary, Katsina State Primary Health Care Development Agency disclosed this to newsmen on Tuesday in Katsina. According to him, 69 out of the over 1,800 healthcare centres in the…

  • BREAKING: Two injured as bandits ambush President Buhari’s convoy in Katsina

    BREAKING: Two injured as bandits ambush President Buhari’s convoy in Katsina

    Reports reaching us says insurgents on Tuesday ambushed the advance convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina State. According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday night, the bandits opened fire on the convoy of cars carrying the Advance Team…

  • Bandits kill herdsman, abduct one person in Abuja

    Bandits kill herdsman, abduct one person in Abuja

    Bandits reportedly invaded a Fulani settlement in Pai community, Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Sunday, killing one herder. It was gathered that the heavily-armed bandits attacked the settlement around 11:12 pm on Sunday, shooting sporadically. A resident of Pai community, simply identified as Shehu, said the deceased, Ado Mamman,…

  • Gumi to FG: Like Niger Delta, give Bandits, Herdsmen their own Ministry

    Gumi to FG: Like Niger Delta, give Bandits, Herdsmen their own Ministry

    An Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Gumi, has called for the establishment of Ministry of Nomadic Affairs to address the grievances of bandits and herders terrorizing the country. Gumi made the call at the Pastoralists and Fulbe Security Conference on Wednesday, in Abuja with the theme “Exploring the contemporary security challenges facing pastoralists and Fulbe in Nigeria”.…

  • Police Dislodge Bandits, Rescue 4 kidnap Victims In Abuja

    Police Dislodge Bandits, Rescue 4 kidnap Victims In Abuja

    The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has dislodged some bandits, destroyed their hideouts and rescued four kidnap victims in Kuje area of the territory. The Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, DSP Josephine Adeh, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. She said operatives invaded Dadu hills via Chukwuku…

  • Bandits abduct mother, daughter, driver after distributing Sallah relief materials in Kaduna

    Bandits abduct mother, daughter, driver after distributing Sallah relief materials in Kaduna

    A Mother, daughter and a commercial driver conveying them to Kaduna after a humanitarian mission and distribution of materials to the less privileged at Mariri community in Lere Local Council of Kaduna, have been abducted by gunmen alleged to be bandits. The Guardian reports that a source from the area told newsmen yesterday, in Kaduna…

  • JUST IN: Bandits Abduct Five College Of Health Science Students In Zamfara

    JUST IN: Bandits Abduct Five College Of Health Science Students In Zamfara

    Five students of the College of Health Science and Technology, Tsafe, Zamfara State have been abducted by suspected Bandits. Nigeria News House gathered that the students were abducted on Wednesday when heavily armed men stormed their residence outside the school campus. One of the students reportedly escaped from the abductors. Security operatives are yet to…

  • Bandits Kills Over 50, 100 houses razed in Plateau Attack

    Bandits Kills Over 50, 100 houses razed in Plateau Attack

    Over 50 dead bodies have been claimed to have been discovered in Plateau State villages following the incident. On Sunday, April 10, 2022, the bandits raided the villages of Kukawa, Gyanbahu, Dungur, and Keram, killing a large number of people. The gunman also touched numerous residences in the villages, according to the Daily Trust. In…