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13-year-old arrested by police in Katsina for killing bandits

The boy, who demonstrated skills in handling AK-47, also confessed to have been bullied by some elderly bandits, who provoked him, and as a result, picked an AK-47 rifle and shot dead two of the elderly bandits,”

Zaria Poly attack: Bandits kill one, abduct 8 students, 2 lecturers

“According to the briefing, the bandits invaded the staff quarters of the campus, shooting sporadically. In the process, two students were hit and sustained gunshot injuries. They were identified as: Ahmad Muhammad and Haruna Isyaku Duniya.”

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.

Kaduna abductions: Parents devastated by students’ killing, 65 kidnapped in fresh attacks

“The gunmen, who arrived at the village around 11 pm, went about shooting in the air to scare villagers as they captured their victims from compound to compound. They spent two hours unchallenged. The kidnappers have yet to make contact with family members as of Friday.”

Ramadan fasting responsible for recent reduction in banditry – Ex-DSS Director

“Some of them too pray. They are religious people. They don’t come from the sky. At times, they also want to pray to God. Even an armed robber will pray to God to save him from his operations.”

Adeboye condemns banditry attacks on monarchs

It is condemnable, the flagrant disrespect to our traditional institution in Ekiti State in recent times by gunmen,”

‘I won’t be blackmailed’ — el-Rufai defiant as bandits threaten to kill abducted students

The Governor will continue to work hard until banditry is contained, without succumbing to emotional blackmail and gradual politicization of the unfortunate situation,”

Bandits who met with Sheikh Gumi kill soldier, 30 vigilantes in Niger State

“Gide is so powerful in that area that he collects monthly taxes from farmers and herdsmen. The recent attack was also carried out by him. After killing them (vigilantes), he refused to grant access to pick their bodies until soldiers stormed the forest on Thursday to collect the bodies. About 25 bodies have been recovered so far,”

Wakili, others imprisoned, charged for murder, kidnap

70-year-old Wakili who was dragged to Court by the Oyo State Police Command alongside his two sons, Abu who is 45 years old and 27-year-old Samaila has been charged with six counts bordering on conspiracy, murder, kidnapping and armed robbery.

Matawalle gives bandits two-month ultimatum to surrender

Movement of motorcycles in large numbers has also been banned in the Zamfara, just as social media handlers have been warned against spreading fake news, as the government “will no longer tolerate such unethical conduct and will deal decisively with anyone found in this act”.

Bandits attack FAAN quarters Kaduna, abduct 9

The cry from the victims, was said to have attracted the military personnel nearby, who engaged the bandits in a gun battle,during the incident which lasted for several hours, as the bandits went away with their victims on motorcycles.

Despite Buhari’s shoot-at-sight order, bandits storm Sokoto, kill 15 people, abduct over 100

“They carried out deadly attacks and looted our village. At least 15 people were killed while over 100 people were abducted. They were shooting sporadically, they did not even spare any one, including women, nursing mothers and children. They herded them into bush,” the source said.

ACF, Gov Mattawale in word battle over bandits identities

“It is most unfair to the long-suffering citizens of Nigeria that the Buhari government has woefully failed to stem the tide of insecurity. It is not tenable that Nigerians, especially young people seeking education, can no longer do so in a secure, peaceful, and conducive atmosphere.

Incessant banditary, kidnapping, 7 nothern states shutdown schools

Reports collated by our correspondent showed that Zamfara is the most affected with all its boarding schools shut till further notice. The Governor, Bello Matawalle, had in response to the abductions ordered the closure of all schools on Friday.

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