Tags : Insecurity in Nigeria

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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

Nigeria’s Inflation hits 16.82% In April 2022

Latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed that the Consumer Price Index rose to 16.82 percent in April from 15.92 percent in March. The NBS disclosed this in its ‘Consumer Price Index April 2022’. The report read in part, “In April 2022, the consumer price index, which measures inflation increased to 16.82 […]Read More

Insecurity: Gunmen Kill 48 In Northwest Nigeria Attacks

At least 48 people have died after heavily armed men attacked three villages in Zamfara State, according to local authorities. The administrative head of the Bakura district where the villages are located, Amin Suleiman, told reporters that the gunmen arrived in the villages on motorcycles, shooting sporadically at villagers trying to flee. “A total of […]Read More

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How Insurgency Claimed Over 10,000 Lives In 2021

An analysis by Twentyten Daily has shown that a total of 10,366 individuals were killed by insurgency attacks or interventions in 2021. These figures indicated that at least 24 people died everyday owing to the constant insecurity threat facing the country. The figures, which were obtained from the compilation of… You must be registered to […]Read More

North-East Loses $6.9 billion To Insecurity

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has placed  the total losses suffered by the North East as a result of terrorism at about $6.9 billion. Zulum said the losses so far included over 5000 destroyed classrooms, 900,000 homes burnt beyond repairs, 713 damaged energy distribution sources, as well as 1600 destroyed public water sources, among […]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

Gunmen Attack Oyo State Prison, Free Dozens Of Inmates

Olanrewaju Anjorin, a spokesman of the Oyo correctional centre in Oyo state, has reported a jailbreak after gunmen attacked the facility on Friday night. The spokesman told The Associated Press news agency on Saturday that the centre could not ascertain the number of prisoners that escaped during the attack. “I can’t ascertain the number of […]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

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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