Tagged: Bandit


Insecurity: Policemen Killed In Taraba by Gunmen

Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits killed two Mobile Policemen at a checkpoint in Dogongawa, Takum local government area of Taraba state and made away with their rifles. The chairman Takum local government council Hon. Shiban Tikari confirmed the incident. Tikari revealed that the incident happened when some members of the police at the checkpoint went into town to get...


Banditry: Bandit Kingpin Killed in Zamfara State

According to report, the bandits were on their way to attack a community when they were intercepted The eliminated bandit is the leader of a group in the state. He was killed during a patrol by officers attached to operation Puff Adder II. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday by Mohammed Shehu, spokesman of the state police...


Insecurity: Banditry is Here to Stay – Ohanaeze

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State should be held responsible for the recent security breaches in the State. It is recalled that the security challenges in the South-East worsened early Monday with the coordinated attacks on a correctional service facility in Imo State, as well as the Imo State Police Command Headquarters. Reacting,...


Banditry: Troops Storm Bandits Camp

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) destroyed the camp of Bandits in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Two suspected bandits were killed during the operation carried out by the OPTS. This was disclosed by the state’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement on Wednesday. He, however, disclosed that several bandits escaped with...


Insecurity: One Dead As Bandits Attack Zamfara, Burns down Market

Gunmen identified as bandits, yesterday opened fire at Yartashar Sahabi Market, under Dansadau Emirate in Maru Local Government area of Zamfara State, killing one person, injured many, and set the market ablaze. The bandits were said to have stormed the market square, began shooting sporadically on air. It was explained that during the attack, many people were injured while trying...