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Fierce gun-duel in Kaduna: Notorious bandit gunned down

Fierce gun-duel ensued at Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Friday as Nigerian troops battled bandits, gunning down one of them and foiled kidnap attempt in the area.

Bandits, soldiers in gun-duel: Two dead, 13 victims rescued

The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday said troops rescued 13 kidnapped people from bandits after fierce gun duel in Chikun Local Government Area of the State.

Kankara district head suspended over ties with bandits

The Katsina Emirate Council has announced the suspension of the District Head of Kankara LGA for having ties with bandits.

Bandits wipe out 323 people in Kaduna

Bandits have killed 323 people in Kaduna State in the last three months, the state government disclosed on Friday.

2 bandits arrested, pastor, 4 children rescued in Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna on Friday said it has arrested two suspected bandits following an operation in Zaria.

Bandits shoot three abducted students of Greenfield Varsity dead

Three of the abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna have been found dead in a village, a location close to the university.

Bandits shoot Amotekun operative dead in Oyo

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed Suleiman Quadri, a personnel of the Oyo State Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun.

Bandits kill 9, rustle 500 cows in Sokoto

The government and people of Sokoto State are in deep mourning over bandits attack that left at least nine persons dead and several others injured.

Bandits storm Benue market,1 killed, 9 injured

The Benue Police Command has announced that bandits, disguised as buyers, killed one and injured nine persons at Abaji Market, in Katsina-ala LG area of the State, on Wednesday.

Kidnapping: Abiodun employs security operatives for Ogun public schools

Worried by the recent kidnapping of students in schools by bandits in some parts of the country, the Ogun State Government said it has beefed up security in all its schools across the state.

Kaduna bandits kill 13 civilians, raze down 56 houses

Bandits have killed 13 people and injured 13 others in three separate attacks in Zango Kataf, Kauru and Chikun Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Kaduna state.

Troops neutralize 2 bandits in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike killed two bandits during a night ambush operation along the Gwagwada-Chikun Road in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Bandits wipe out 937 lives, abduct 1,962  in Kaduna

Bandits have killed 937 people and kidnapped 1,962 others in Kaduna, the state government disclosed on Wednesday.

In broadcast Matawalle gives bandits deadline to surrender

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state, has given a two-month ultimatum to all bandits in the state to surrender their weapons or face serious consequences

Ohanaeze calls for Sheikh Gumi’s arrest

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, OYC, has called for the immediate arrest of Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, the cleric currently negotiating with bandits in the Northern part of the country.

Bandits hit Kaduna again: Six persons drop dead

The Kaduna State Government, on Tuesday said bandits have killed six persons, leaving one injured in Igabi and Kauru Local Government Areas of the state.

Bandits kill 10 in Kaduna communities

The Kaduna State Government says suspected bandits have killed 10 persons in Zangon Kataf and Chikun Local Government Areas of the state.

Bandits kill 7 persons in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government said on Sunday that bandits killed seven persons in different parts of the state.

Bandits kill accidentally: Sheikh Gumi

Islamic cleric Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has defended killings by bandits, saying they do not kill people on purpose as most killings and maiming were accidental.

Bandits kill father and son, abduct women, children in Kaduna

The bandits attacked the family residence of the late Dan'azumi Musa - himself killed alongside his son, by bandits - a week earlier.

Bandits storm Kajuru LGA, raze Catholic Church, two homes

Armed bandits razed the building of the Holy Family Catholic Church, and two homes, in Kikwari village, Kajuru local government area Sunday.

FG must give bandits ‘blanket amnesty’ now – Sheikh Gumi

Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi on Friday urged the Federal Government to give 'blanket amnesty' to bandits who are willing to come out of the trade in a bit to solve security challenges in the country.

Armed bandits learnt kidnapping from MEND: Sheikh Gumi

Renowned Islamic cleric, scholar and former military officer, Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi has called for amnesty for bandits in the North.

Peace talk with bandits yielding results – Zamfara govt

Zamfara Government has said that its sustained dialogue with gunmen was yielding results with more bandits surrendering their arms.

Bandits massacre 19 in 2 Kaduna LGAs in one day, Victims identified

No fewer than 19 people were massacred by bandits in two separate attacks in Kaduna on Saturday. Many were also injured

Matawalle to build RUGA settlements for bandits who accept amnesty

The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has said he would build RUGA settlements for bandits who accept the state's amnesty.

Gun-battle in Zamfara: NAF officer, 30 bandits drop dead

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has lost one of its Special Forces (SF) personnel in a gun-battle as troops of ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’ killed 30 bandits at Maje Riverline near Yar-Katsina, Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Lingering insecurity: Bandits’ informants responsible – Emir

Bandits informants are responsible for the lingering security challenges in Zamfara, Emir of Maru in Zamfara, Alhaji Abubakar Maigari, said on Saturday in Gusau.

Troops foil travelers’ attack, eliminate bandits in Benue, Plateau, Taraba

The Defence Headquarters said the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke foiled an attack on passengers travelling from Bayelsa to Jos on Markudi-Lafiya road on Thursday.

Troops kill 2 bandits, arrest 1 in Benue

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have raided a hideout of some of late Gana’s militia gang members in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue killing two.

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