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How 14 armed bandits were killed while attempting to release colleagues from police detention in Benue

Officers at the division who were already at alert engaged them in a gun duel and were able to subdue the bandits. Fourteen (14) of them were brought down during the exchange of fire while several others escaped with gunshot injuries. Operatives in the area are currently on the trail of suspects at large.

Breaking: Armed bandits strike in kebbi, kill 88 local vigilante

Kebbi state police commissioner CP Adeyemi Adeleke Bode assured the people of the area of his command’s readiness to bring the criminals to justice. He urged members of the public to always use the emergency numbers made available to alert the police on any impending attack.

Bandits attack Fulani settlement in Zamfara

the bandits were engaged in a gun duel by the policemen who were stationed in a mining company along the road, an eyewitness said on Thursday.

Bandits kidnap dozens of Muslim worshippers in Katsina

The bandits, it was gathered, stormed the area around 2am and kidnapped the worshippers in a mosque located in the outskirt of the town.

Suspected bandits kill eight, injure three in reprisal attack on Katsina village

Armed with sophisticated weapons, the bandits arrived at the village on motorcycles and started shooting sporadically before killing the victims who were working on their respective farms.

Armed bandits kill 2, injure 6 in Kaduna communities

According to the report, one Mariya Sale was killed in the attack and 3 others were injured.

Soldiers flee as gunmen overrun Niger military camp, cart away vehicle

The bandits, however, stormed the camp after the soldiers’ retreat, set the military vehicles on fire and went away with another. The bandits also burnt the food store in the camp.

Seven security operatives arrested for ‘supplying’ arms, military kits to bandits in Zamfara

This is why it took the Nigerian military and other security agencies fighting the bandits that long to defeat them. The suspects have already been handed over to their appropriate security authorities for further necessary actions

Tension in Ekiti as bandits shoot monarch

The bullets hit him on the legs, arms and stomach. The traditional ruler is now receiving treatment in a tertiary hospital in Ekiti”, the source said.

Black Easter as bandits kill five in Kaduna community

One of the assailants, Sani Safiyanu was arrested for profiling and investigation while the victim was rushed to the hospital for treatment

There’ll be no negotiation, amnesty for bandits in Benue – Gov Ortom

“for us as a government, we have declared war against the young men who are perpetrating these evil acts. We are going after them, no more amnesty and no more negotiations. Except they come back like the prodigal son which the priest referred to in his homily.

Those calling for my arrest are clowns — Gumi

“My interaction with bandits has yielded instant results. When you are dealing with somebody engrossed in criminality, if you approach him as a policeman, you will have a problem but if you come to him as a pastor, he will confess all his sins.

Boko Haram withdraws from Dikwa after killing five soldiers

The Nigerian military has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency had been largely defeated and frequently underplays any losses.

Bandits reappears in Kagara, shot 4 dead

The armed bandits were said to have first struck at Gidan Adamu, near Yakila, headquarters of Gunna district.

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