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At Least 30 People Were Killed Everyday In 9 Months

Between January to September, at least 30 people were killed in Nigeria, an analysis by Twentyten Daily has shown. The data was gathered from reports of media killings put together by SBM Intelligence within nine months– three quarters of the year. The data gathered from the deaths of civilians, insurgent… You must be registered to […]Read More

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INFOGRAPHICS: Over 5000 People Killed In 6 Months

  The rising insecurity challenges in Nigeria have become a scar threatening the sovereignty of the country. These violent attacks have been perpetrated by militant terrorists, sub-ethnical groups, unknown or unidentified gunmen and bandits. The impact of these multiple attacks has led to the destruction of properties, displacement of people… You must be registered to […]Read More

Students Abducted From All Girls Secondary School In Kebbi

5 teachers and several students have been kidnapped by bandits after an attack at the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) in Birnin-Yauri, Kebbi state at about 12 pm on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Adeleke Adeyinka-Bode, confirmed the incident to newsmen on Thursday. Adeyinka-Bode disclosed the time of the attack while […]Read More

Timeline: Niger State Kidnapping Persist

Abductions of people in Niger State have continued to persist as bandits have been reported to have invaded Jangaru village in Rafi local government area of the state kidnapping no fewer than 30 people. It was gathered that the bandits had hidden their motorcycles far away from the village and trekked from their “Park” to […]Read More

Military Airstrike Kills Several In Northern Nigeria

The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has recently ordered a military airstrike targetted at bandits who have been responsible for cattle rustling and kidnapping of school children in Northern Nigeria. The Nigerian Airforce has killed an unspecified number of bandits in numerous air raids conducted in Kaduna State communities over the past two days.⁣ According […]Read More

Cleric Begs FG To Address Bandits’ Demands With Security Budget

A prominent Islamic cleric has asked the federal government to employ the country’s security budget in addressing demands of bandits instead of waging war against them. A Look At Nigeria’s Security Budget From 2015 to 2020 In 2015, President Buhari approved the allocation of N969 billion for security In 2016, N1.06 trillion was allocated. N1.14 […]Read More