Bandits abduct medical worker in Sokoto

One of the victims abducted by bandits in Unguwar Lalle village, Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been identified as Garba Zolo, a medical worker.he gunmen attacked the village at about 2 p.m. on Thursday, killed two soldiers, wounded several others and abducted many people.  A source, Musa Gobir, who spoke to Premium… Continue reading Bandits abduct medical worker in Sokoto

Two kidnapped Kaduna nurses regain freedom after 80 days in bandits’ den

Two nurses who were kidnapped while on night duty at Doka General Hospital in Kajuru area of Kaduna State, have regained freedom after 80 days in bandits’ den. The two nurses identified as Afiniki Bako and Grace Nkut, were kidnapped in April. The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives ( NANNM), Kaduna State Chapter,… Continue reading Two kidnapped Kaduna nurses regain freedom after 80 days in bandits’ den

Bandits release photos of abducted Kebbi teachers and students

Photos of students and teachers who were abducted from Federal Government College, Birin Yauri, Kebbi State have been released by bandits.  Though some of those abducted have been rescued, a  teacher of the school who did not want to be named confirmed the identities of the victims to Daily Trust on Monday June 21.  See the photos below…….

Bandits kill traditional ruler’s aide, his wife and daughter-in-law in Kaduna

Bandits have killed a local community official alongside his wife and daughter in-law at Golkofa in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday May 9, said the assailants stormed the home of Sgt. Christopher Madaki (Rtd),… Continue reading Bandits kill traditional ruler’s aide, his wife and daughter-in-law in Kaduna

Bandits kill journalist, abduct many travellers in Katsina

Armed bandits have killed a journalist, Ibrahim Hamisu Dankabo, during a kidnap operation in Jibia Local Government of Katsina State.  It was gathered that the armed bandits also abducted many travellers in the area  A community leader in the area, Gide Suleiman, told PREMIUM TIMES that Mr Dankabo, a cameraman attached to the Information Unit… Continue reading Bandits kill journalist, abduct many travellers in Katsina

Bandits release video of pregnant student and others abducted from Kaduna school (video)

Bandits have released a video of a pregnant student and others who were abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Afaka, Kaduna State in March. The bandits who had initially demanded a N500 million ransom from the government, reached out to some parents of the abducted students after the Kaduna state government failed… Continue reading Bandits release video of pregnant student and others abducted from Kaduna school (video)

Police orderly killed as gunmen open fire on Taraba Local Govt chairman’s convoy

A police orderly attached to Prince Shoban Tikari, the chairman of Takum Local Government Council of Taraba State, was killed when suspected bandits opened fire on the chairman’s vehicle. The incident happened on Saturday, April 17, in Dogo-Gawa village, Takum local governemnt area.  Tikari, who confirmed the attack, said the gunmen in their numbers, launched an attack on… Continue reading Police orderly killed as gunmen open fire on Taraba Local Govt chairman’s convoy

Governor Matawalle asks FG to hold talks with bandits

Governor Bello Matawalle has asked the federal government to hold talks with bandits with a goal of reaching a long-lasting solution that will address armed banditry and other criminalities. Matawalle made the appeal while hosting a delegation from the Federal Government, led by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN,… Continue reading Governor Matawalle asks FG to hold talks with bandits

Woman, one-year-old daughter, 11 others killed as bandits attack Kaduna communities

Thirteen people including a mother and her child have been killed while seven others were injured in a series of attacks across communities in Zangon Kataf, Kauru and Chikun local government areas. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, March 19, said the… Continue reading Woman, one-year-old daughter, 11 others killed as bandits attack Kaduna communities