Tags : Insecurity in Nigeria


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 criminals as well as security […]Read More

187 Victims Rescued From Bandits In Northwest Nigeria

Security agents in Nigeria have rescued nearly 200 kidnapped people during raids on camps of criminal gangs popularly known as bandits in northwest Nigeria. The Nigerian police said the rescued victims, 187 men including women and children, were kidnapped in separate bandit attacks in and around Zamfara state. Pictures and video circulated by police to […]Read More

Gunmen Attack Nigerian Defense Academy, Kill Two Officers

Suspected terrorists have attacked the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State, killing two officers and kidnapping one in the most brazen attacks on the country’s defence arm since the beginning of the year. The high-security base located just outside the state capital Kaduna trains Nigerian officers and also cadets from other African militaries. According […]Read More

Gunmen Attack State Ministry Of Finance, Cart-Away N100m

Unknown gunmen have reportedly invaded Nasarawa State’s Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning in Lafia, carting away with N100 million. According to reports, the robbers trailed some members of staff who went to a commercial bank to withdraw some cash for the ministry. The armed men were said to have snatched the N100 million on […]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

Infographics: Fire Outbreaks In Nigeria’s Northern IDP Camps

Incidences of fire outbreaks have become a recurring phenomenon in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) facilities in Borno state, Nigeria. In 2019 alone, three fire outbreaks were recorded between February 7th to April 28th. In 2021, three more outbreaks were recorded, each one causing a death toll of more than 2 people. Scaling Fire Outbreaks In […]Read More

Nigeria Receives First Batch Of Super Tucano Jets

The Nigerian government have received the first batch of A-29 Super Tucano jet it ordered to support the fight against insecurity in the country. Nigerian Air Force ( NAF) spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, said NAF had received six A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets that arrived in Kano from the manufacturing factory in the United […]Read More

Bandits Shoot Down Nigerian Fighter Jet

Armed gangs locally referred to as “bandits” have shot down a Nigerian Airforce Alpha jet in northwestern Zamfara state on Sunday, July 18, 2021. According to the Nigerian Air Force, the pilot had finished a raid against kidnappers when he came under intense fire. The attack which happened on the border of the northern Zamfara […]Read More

NIA Receives N4.87bn For Phone Monitoring Technology

The National Assembly has approved the first payment of N4.87 billion budgeted by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to acquire phone monitoring technology. The NIA’s budget is part of a supplementary budget in the total sum of N895.8 billion that was first submitted to the chambers by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) last […]Read More

Bandits Kill One, Abduct 10 In Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic

One student has been reportedly killed and 10 others kidnapped after armed bandits attacked the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria in Kaduna state on Thursday. The bandits attacked the school located along the Kaduna- Zaria road last night, shooting and killing one student on the spot and leaving several others injured. In a statement issued by […]Read More