Internal security leads as Buhari orders security re-jig

Without doubt, security concerns still dominates national discussions compelling President Muhammadu Buhari to direct service chiefs and heads of security and intelligence agencies to re-strategize and re-jig the security architecture in a move interpreted as last-ditch efforts to end insecurity across the country. The National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.), while unveiling the…

Again, Bandits invade Niger community, kill 14

Armed bandits have reportedly killed 14 villagers in Ukuru village in Mariga local government of Niger state.The incident , it was learnt, occurred on Wednesday when the gunmen invaded the community,The Police Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command (PPRO) Wasiu Abiodun confirmed the incident in Minna on Thursday.He said, “The gunmen attacked the…

TUC wants FG to end insecurity in Nigeria

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has called on the federal government as a matter of urgency to stop the senseless killings of Nigerians by bandits in the country. The congress in a statement jointly signed by TUC President Comrade Quadri Olaleye and  General Secretary Musa Lawal described as unacceptable the level of insecurity…

Those killings in Southern Kaduna

The Kaduna state government had recently imposed curfew in Zango Kataf and Kauru local government areas due to the escalation of tension in these areas. However, there is uproar by the Southern Kaduna People Union (SOKAPU) and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over what they alleged as ethnic cleansing by suspected Fulani marauders. These ethnic…

Police recover 30 cows from bandits in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has said it has killed eight suspected bandits in Batsari Local Government Area of the state and recovered 30 stolen cows. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Katsina. He said that on August 6, the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Batsari,…

Troops kill 80 bandits, arrest 33 in North-west

The troops of Operation SAHEL SANITY have  so far neutralised 80 bandits and arrested 33 suspected bandits in Sokoto, Katsina and Zamfara states within the last one month. Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko, made the disclosure during a press briefing at the Special Army Super Camp 4, Faskari, Katsina state on Saturday….