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Bandits Storm FCT Community

    Gunmen said to number around 40, stormed Kawu community in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and abducted 23 persons. Kawu shares boundaries with two states: Niger and Kaduna. The Councilor representing the area, Abdulmumini Zakari, who is the deputy speaker in the council, said the gunmen stormed the community in the early hours of Thursday, January 11, 2024, from the Kuyeri Forest in Kaduna […]

todayJanuary 12, 2024 3

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BREAKING: Bandits Abduct Woman, Three Children In Abuja

Bandits attacked the Zone 5 segment of the Kubwa Extension 2 Relocation Estate along Arab Road in the Federal Capital Territory on Sunday night, kidnapping a woman and her three children, including a six-month-old baby. The PUNCH exclusively reports that the gunmen struck  between 8pm and 9pm on Sunday, December 10, shooting indiscriminately and causing pandemonium in the area. Speaking to our correspondent over the development, a resident who preferred […]

todayDecember 11, 2023 10

Security

Katsina : DHQ Investigaring Video Clip Of Soldiers Engaging Bandits

Edited By Aisha Adesanya   The Defence Headquarters says it is investigating a video clip in circulation across social media of some soldiers engaging with bandits somewhere in Katsina State. This is contained in a statement by the Director Defence Information, Brigadier General Tukur Gusau in Abuja. According to the statement the investigation to confirm the authenticity of the video as regards the soldiers seen in uniform is ongoing. The […]

todaySeptember 19, 2023 22 4

Local

Plateau : Bandits Attack Kulben Community, 20 Killed

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked Kulben Community in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State and killed 10 persons. A resident of Kulben village, Moses Fwan, on Monday, confirmed the attack to The PUNCH in Jos. Fwan said the incident which happened on Sunday night also left several houses belonging to villagers destroyed by the bandits before they fled the community. Fwan said, “Armed Fulani militia group attacked […]

todaySeptember 11, 2023 1

Local

Abia : Bandits Now On The Run As Security Situation Improves

The House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee to interface with the relevant security agencies to reduce kidnappings, assassinations and banditry in and around Isuikwuato and Umuwneochi Local Governmet Areas of Abia State, says with the interventions of the House and the security architecture in these areas, criminals and bandits are now on the run. In a statement in Abuja, the Chairman of the committee Mr. Obinna Aguocha who also notes […]

todaySeptember 6, 2023 33 2

National

Bandits Kill About 36 Nigerian Soldiers In Niger

Terrorists suspected to be bandits have killed no fewer than 36 officers of the Nigerian Army in Niger state. In a statement on Thursday, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) confirmed that the Director Defence Media Operations, Major General Edward Buba gave a breakdown of casualties in the ambush of troops in Niger State and an evacuation helicopter that crashed on August 14, 2023. The statement states that the breakdown was given […]

todayAugust 17, 2023 58 6

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Troops Kill Four Bandits In Zamfara, Recover Weapons

Four bandits were on Friday night neutralised by Operation Hadarin Daji in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State. A reliable source within the troops confirmed this to The PUNCH on condition of anonymity, adding that the troops engaged the bandits in a gun duel when they were about to attack a community in the local government. He said, “On receiving the information, the gallant troops swiftly mobilised to the […]

todayJuly 22, 2023 17 2

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Reps Task Service Chiefs On Neutralizing Security Threats

Leadership of the House of Representatives has called on the newly appointed Service Chiefs to put necessary measures in place towards neutralising all security threats in the country to ensure that Nigerians live peacefully. The lawmakers made the call during the screening of Service Chiefs, at the National Assembly complex Abuja, held at the instance of the Ad-hoc Committee chaired by a member from Lagos, Mr. Babajimi Benson. The Service […]

todayJuly 17, 2023 11 2

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