Three persons were reportedly killed when suspected bandits launched simultaneous attacks on three communities in Rafi local government area of Niger state on Saturday. TheCable gathered from residents that many … Continue Reading ‘Three killed, many abducted’ as bandits attack three Niger communities
The bandits were killed in air missions across four local government areas.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday downplayed the possibility of the Federal Government granting amnesty to criminals and bandits. Buhari warned that his government would deal decisively with all forms of … Continue Reading No amnesty for bandits, criminals— Buhari replies Gumi
Ahmad Gumi, Islamic cleric, says Nigerian journalists are “criminals” for describing the activities of bandits as criminality. Speaking when he featured on Arise Television on Thursday, Gumi said the media … Continue Reading Don’t call bandits criminals if you want them to surrender— Gumi tells Journalists
The armed bandits operating mostly in the northern part of Nigeria is said to be feeding human corpses to their dogs. According to a former senator of kaduna, Shehu Sani … Continue Reading Bandits Fed Human Corpses To Their Dogs— Victim
A group of bandits has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to personally oversee peace talks with them. In the past few months, bandits have been carrying out series of attacks … Continue Reading Peace Talk: Bandits says Buhari is not serious, invite him to lead dialogue
Gunmen have killed three persons, abducted nine women and injured many others in Sabuwa Council of Katsina State. The bandits, who operated late Monday night into the early hours of … Continue Reading Gunmen kill three, kidnap nine women in Katsina
…victims of circumstances. Popular Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has declared that bandits are peaceful people. Gumi said bandits are victims of circumstances. Speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today, the … Continue Reading Again, Sheikh Gumi Defend Bandits, Says They Are Peaceful People…
Reno Omokri calls out Nigerian Army, Police for not locating Bandits, Herdsmen hideouts but Gumi does
In a brief statement, Omokri asked how possible it could be for a popular Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi to locate and take photographs with bandits and herdsmen, whereas the Nigerian Army and Police could not identify their various locations.
The Nation learnt that over 15 people are suspected to have drowned in River Kaduna
Popular Islamic scholar, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, has called on the Federal Government to give bandits willing to make peace ‘blanket amnesty’ if the current security situation must be tackled. The … Continue Reading Give Bandits ‘Blanket Amnesty’ – Sheikh Gumi Tells FG
The governor says most of the bandits take up arms due to the injustice meted on them by some members of the society. The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has … Continue Reading Not all bandits are criminals – Zamfara Gov.
The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, says Nigerians should not show cowardice in the face of attacks from bandits. Major General Magashi’s comment comes a few hours after armed men … Continue Reading Nigerians Should Not Be ‘Cowards’ When Bandits Attacks – Defence Minister
Bandits Affiliated To Shekau-led Boko Haram Release Picture, Video Of 21 Abducted Passengers In Niger State
The incident occurred around 3 pm. when the bandits waited in ambush as the public transport vehicle ran into the blockade.
Eighteen passengers of the Niger State Transport Authority have been kidnapped by bandits in Niger state. The attack, which occurred at Yakila village in Rafi Local Government Area of the … Continue Reading Bandits kidnap 18 travellers in Niger
A statement said the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, expressed sadness over the attacks and condoled the family of the slain.