Bandits

Troops neutralise 35 bandits, arrest 2 suspects in Zamfara, Katsina

Troops of the Operation ”Hadarin Daji”, have eliminated 35 bandits and arrested two of their collaborators in different encounters in Zamfara and Katsina State, the Defence Headquarters has said.

Niger governor condemns bandits attacks on communities

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has condemned recent attack by bandits on some communities of Maitumbi and Kuchi in Bosso and Munya local government areas of the state Bello, in a statement by his...

Bandits Attack Commercial Bus In Katsina, Abduct All Passengers

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly attacked a commercial bus in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, abducting all passengers. According to Katsina Post, the attack occurred along Shimfida to Gurbin Baure road.

Troops eliminate 3 bandits, recover arms in Benue

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Sector-1 Operation Whirl Stroke on Sunday eliminated three bandits and recovered arms and ammunition in an encounter at Tsehombe-Adaka village in Benue. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen....

Troops gun down 82 bandits in Katsina, Zamfara forests —DHQ

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have gunned down 82 bandits in Katsina and Zamfara States. While 67 criminals were eliminated at the Birnin Kogo Forest in Katsina, 15 were dispatched to the great beyond...

Military airstrike neutralises scores of bandits in Katsina forest

The Air Component of “Operation Hadarin Daji” has neutralised no fewer than 17 armed bandits and destroyed their camp in the Dunya Forest area of Katsina State. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Friday,...

Police kill 5 suspected bandits in Katsina State

The Police Command in Katsina State said it had killed five suspected bandits in Safana Local Government Area of the state. The spokesman of the command, SP Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Katsina. Isah said that...

Troops hit bandits’ camps, eliminate scores in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have eliminated scores of bandits in land and air offensives on their camps at Yadi and Kufai Shantu in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed...

Military eliminates more bandits, recovers rustled animals, rescues kidnapped victims in north west zone

The military says its troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have continued to record tangible achievements in their quest to rid the entire North West zone of Nigeria of banditry, cattle rustling, kidnapping and other sundry criminalities. The Acting Director, Defence...

Army neutralises 17 bandits, rescued 2 kidnapped girls in Katsina

Troop of the Nigeria Army of the Operation Sahel Sanity Theatre have neutralised 17 bandits and rescued two teenage girls kidnapped in separate operations in Katsina State. According to a statement signed by Brig- Gen., Bernard Onyeuko, Acting Director of...
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