Tags : Bandits


Mapping Ondo Attacks In Six Months

Insecurity in Nigeria has become a grave concern to citizens living in the country. Attacks by gunmen, kidnappers, militants and separatist groups have become too sudden, expanding from the northern region of the country, where it had much dominance,  into other states in the southern region.  The consistent security attacks… You must be registered to […]Read More

Over 200 Dead In Fresh Bandit Attacks In Northwest Nigeria

Over 200 people have died in a retaliation attack by bandits following a military raid of their hideouts in Zamfara State last week. The spokesperson to the minister of humanitarian affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq said more than 200 bodies were buried, while over 10,000 people have been displaced. The military conducted air attacks on Monday […]Read More

30 Kidnapped Students Released In Northwest Nigeria

Thirty students who were kidnapped by criminal gangs locally known as bandits have been released four months after their abduction in northwest Nigeria. More than 1,000 students have been snatched since December in Africa’s most populous nation by gunmen known locally as bandits. “Today… thirty (30) students of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri have […]Read More

Authorities Extend Telecoms Blackout In Zamfara State

New reports claim that the Nigerian security forces in Zamfara and neighbouring states have launched one of their largest operations against the armed gangs, known locally as bandits, hence an extension of the shutdown on all telecommunication services in the states. Last week, shocking reports hit the media space detailing a violent takeover of bandits […]Read More

Nigeria: Bandits Release 15 Abducted Bethel Baptist Students

Parents of 15 kidnapped Bethel Baptist Secondary Schools students have secured their release according to recent reports. School administrator Reverend John Hayab told Reuters news agency on Sunday that parents had raised and paid an undisclosed ransom to free the students, who were among more than 100 taken on July 5 from the Bethel Baptist High School […]Read More

Kidnappers Release Abducted Bethel Baptist Students

Gunmen who kidnapped 121 students at a high school in Kaduna State, Nigeria, have now released 34 students, while 87 are still being held The attackers stormed Bethel Baptist High School in northwestern Kaduna State on July 5, abducting students who were sleeping in their dorms. The abduction was carried out by heavily-armed gangs, known […]Read More

Bandits Kidnap 60 Women And Children In Zamfara State

Bandits have attacked the Gidan Baushe village, kidnapping several people including 60 women and children. An eyewitness, Malam Rikwanu Abubakar, claimed that the bandits moving with their cattle arrived in the village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Wednesday afternoon to demand foodstuff from the villagers. “When the bandits realised that the […]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

1,525 Nigerians Were Killed In six Weeks

In the first six weeks of 2021, no fewer than 1, 525 persons have died across the country due to recurrent insurgent crisis. Data obtained from the Nigeria Security Tracker showed that these deaths covered cases from the Boko Haram insurgency, banditry, herdsmen crisis, kidnapping, communal and cult clashes,  armed robbery, and brutality of security […]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