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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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Inside Kaduna Insecurity: How Over 170 Students Were Kidnapped

With an estimated population of 7.7 million people, Kaduna state is one of the northern region states that battles increasing insecurity challenges in Nigeria. These insecurity challenges range from farmer-herder conflict, kidnapping school children for ransom, and criminal activities by militant groups – all of which have led to multiple… You must be registered to […]Read More

Bandits Strike Again, Kidnaps 140 Students In Kaduna State

About 140 students have been kidnapped from Bethel Baptist high school, Kaduna state, after bandits overpowered the security staff on Sunday, July 4 2021. Emmanuel Paul, a teacher at the school, told reporters that the bandits took about 165 students, but 25 managed to escape. The rest were carted away by unidentified gunmen popularly known […]Read More