PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Sokoto State Governor, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed the recovery of 22 bodies of persons allegedly killed by bandits in Sabon-Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto state. The Command’s spokesman, Mr. Muhammad Sadiq, told journalists on Thursday that the deceased was shot when bandits attacked the area, NAN reports. Sadiq said police received information on Wednesday […]
Kaduna State Government has appealed to the new General Officer Commanding, GOC, One Mechanized Division, Major General Usman Mohammed, to dedicate troops that will aggressively patrol some hotspots in four Local Government Areas in the state. Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who made the appeal on Friday at the Division headquarters […]
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in crushing banditry and other crimes in Zamfara State. State Secretary, Hashimu Modomowa, gave the commendation in a statement on Tuesday. PDP countered remarks by the Commissioner for Rural Development, Abubakar Abdullahi, which accused the federal government of paying more attention to […]
Angered by the killing of six of its members in a fire exchange with armed bandits in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, the Vigilante Group in Mariga Local Government Area has threatened to suspend their operations in the area. During the fire exchange five days ago, when the bandits attacked the area, the […]
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai while speaking on banditry with journalists in Abuja on Friday (May 29, 2020) said; “We are getting the support of the Ministry of Defence to Battle the Scourge”. Video below: Presented by Abayomi Adeshida Vanguard News Nigeria.
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Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari says “COVID-19 is not an issue” in his state, noting that the major challenge for his people is the invasion by bandits who had continued to unleash terror and mayhem on them. The governor, who made the disclosure on Wednesday via Twitter after receiving
The Senate, Tuesday , urged the Federal Government to implement the recommendations meant to address the spate of killings arising from the activities of banditry across the country. It also directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to immediately send relief materials to the victims of banditry attacks. The red chamber further urged the Federal […]