Tags : Insecurity

Al-Qaeda Affiliated Armed Group Kill Over 100 People In Mali

At least 136 people have been killed in attacks by suspected armed rebels in central Mali, according to new reports by government agencies. According to the report, members of the Katiba Macina armed group known to be affiliated with al-Qaeda attacked three villages in the rural area of Bankass on the night between Saturday and Sunday, […]Read More

Terrorism: French Military Neutralize Forty Gunmen At Niger Border

At least 40 rebel fighters have been killed at a Niger/Burkina Faso border in a military operation by the French military. A recently released statement after the attack on Thursday shared that the French military was profoundly pleased with the successful operation, calling it a “new tactical success” for France’s counterterrorism efforts in Africa’s Sahel […]Read More

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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

Mapping The Migration Of Thousands Of Congolese Escaping The M23

Thousands of people have fled their homes as the conflict between the Congolese army (FARDC) and the M23 rebels rage on in the territory of Nyiragongo, near Goma, the capital of North Kivu. An estimated 3,000 residents from six villages in eastern DR Congo – including, Bukima, Nyesisi, and Ruhanga… You must be registered to […]Read More

14 Dead In Bloody Attack By Rebels On Refugee Camp

An official report from the army has shared the gruesome murder of at least 14 people after rebels attacked a displaced people’s camp in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Army spokesman Jules Ngongo Tsikudi said on Tuesday that rebels raided a site outside the town of Fataki in the Djugu region of eastern Ituri […]Read More

Bandits Seize 73 Students In Northwest Nigeria

Zamfara state police say gunmen have abducted more than 70 students from Government Day Secondary School in the remote village of Kaya, the latest in a series of school attacks targeting pupils. Police spokesman Mohammed Shehu in a statement shared that a large group of attackers stormed the school early on Wednesday morning, seizing 73 students. […]Read More

Northern States In Nigeria Impose Curfew To Curb Kidnapping, Violence

Niger, Katsina, Kaduna and Zamfara states have imposed a series of restrictions on residents in an attempt to control the skyrocketing rate of kidnappings and other violent crimes. The federal government in Nigeria have stood by as gangs of criminals known locally as bandits spread fear among local communities since the beginning of the year; […]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

Bandits Abduct Zamfara College Students, Demand N350M Ransom

Infamous bandits in Northern Nigeria have abducted not less than 20 people in another violent attack in the College of Agriculture and Animal Science in Zamfara State. A police officer and three security officials were killed during the incident The bandits responsible for the attack have now demanded N350 million as a ransom for their […]Read More

Security Surveillance Gulps N476bn

An analysis of the Federal Government budgets between 2017 and 2021 has shown that an estimate of N475.8 billion have been spent on surveillance to curtail the high level of insecurity threatening the country. The report showed that this amount m was budgeted for the nation’s two surveillance agencies – the National Intelligence Agency and […]Read More