Enough is enough: Wike reads riot act to bandits in Abuja

Federal Capital Territory FCT minister, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike on Wednesday, January 17, 2023, visited area councils in the territory, saying that security agencies would make it difficult for bandits going forward. During his visit to the Bwari Area council offices in Bwari town, Wike convened a town hall meeting with locals, traditional leaders, security, defence, […]

Insecurity: Targeted $1tr economy in danger – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu yesterday charged security forces in the country to expedite action against bandits terrorizing the country, warning that the nation’s target of a $1 trillion economy would be in jeopardy should the situation persist. He was addressing security chiefs and heads of intelligence agencies at a Presidential Security Briefing at the State House, […]

I’ll rather die than allow bandits take over Yankari reserve – Bauchi gov

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has lamented the activities of bandits at the Yankari Game Reserve and Safari, vowing that he would rather die than allow bandits to take over the tourist site. Mohammed, who made the vow in a speech at the launching of the 2023 Tree Planting Campaign held on Thursday at […]

Bandits ambush, kills four policemen – Zamfara

Four police officers have reportedly been killed by bandits on Gusau -Sokoto road in the Bungudu Local Government area of Zamfara. An indigene of the area who gave his name as Haruna Musa said the bandits who were in large numbers ambushed and shot the police officers who were on duty on the road on […]

Tinubu shall overcome banditry, kidnapping, insurgency – Mike Okiro

Tinubu orders security agencies to crush oil theft

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. Mike Okiro has reassured Nigerians that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will combat banditry, kidnapping, and other security issues plaguing the nation. In an interview with The Nation yesterday in Abuja, the former police chief said that if President Tinubu followed his example as governor of Lagos, Nigeria would […]

Bandits kill scores in Sokoto over refusal to pay levies

Ethiopian military pushes back militiamen in two major Amhara towns

Over fifty persons were reportedly killed in two local governments areas of Sokoto State after gruesome attacks by bandits on Saturday evening. The affected local governments area includes Gwadabawa and Tangaza local government areas of the state. Sokoto Police Command PPRO, ASP Ahmad Rufa’i, who later confirmed the attacks on Sunday, assured that the command […]