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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,”

‘Shoot-on-sight order still in place’ — Buhari directs IGP to go after attackers of police stations

“Let me also use this opportunity to reiterate that my directive to security agencies, to shoot any person or persons found illegally wielding AK-47s and other assault weapons, remains in place.

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.

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.

Breaking: Bandits infiltrate Bauchi, vandalise telecommunication facilities

The Secretary to the State Government, Alh. Sabiu Baba, made the disclosure on Monday at a press conference at the Government House in Bauchi after a security meeting between the governor and head of security agencies in the state.

‘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,”

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

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,”

Parents lament as Kaduna confirms abduction of 39 students

“I was told they (bandits) broke in through the back and started the abduction while the security operatives broke into the premises through the gate because it was locked,”

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.

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.

We didn’t use your February stipends to settle bandits- NYSC official

“The fake information claimed that the fund appropriated for the stipend had been expended on the settlement of bandits.

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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