Posts Tagged ‘banditry and terrorism’

Gov Masari cries for help over rising spate of kidnapping, banditry

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 17, 2019
The governor of Katsina State, Bello Aminu Masari has cried for help to put a stop to the increasing spate of kidnapping, banditry and other related offenses in his domain. Masari who raised the alarm on Monday when he received the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, who led other principal officers on working visit […]

BREAKING: Herdsmen set Jalingo On Fire, Residents in Hiding

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 17, 2019
Many are feared killed in Jauro-Sabai, a suburb of Jalingo, the Taraba state capital, as rampaging herdsmen are reported to have invaded the area shooting. Residents of Nukai, ATC, Kasuwan Bera, and Jauro-Sabai have reportedly fled the area, as rattling gunshots continue to rend the air. Barnabas Francis, a resident of Kasuwan Bera, said to […]

Niger Massacre: 62 killed as bandits sack eight villages

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 14, 2019
Sixty-two people have been killed by armed bandits in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. It was gathered that the attack, which began on Sunday, has spread to eight more villages with casualty figures rising and about 1,000 others displaced. It was learnt that the displaced villagers are now staying in several camps. Senator […]