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2 Major Security Challenges That Are Affecting Northern Nigeria At The Moment

The growing rate of insecurity in Northern Nigeria has become a major source of concern for everyone. At the moment, armed banditry and kidnapping have now become the order of the day.Photo Credit: Tribune Online

Based on the growing rate of insecurity in the region, this article will take a look at two major challenges that is facing the North at the moment.

Boko Haram insurgency:Photo Credit: BBC

As we all know, the Boko Haram insurgency has been a major source of concern for everyone. Over the last decade, thousands of lives have been lost as a result of the attacks by these insurgents. Photo Credit: Guardian

These insurgents operate in places like Borno state, Yobe and Adamawa states. However, for sometime now, their activities have reduced as a result of the constant attacks from the Nigerian Military.

Also, many of the top Boko Haram commanders have surrendered to the Nigerian Military while a host of other insurgents have been rehabilitated and re-integrated back into the society.

• Armed banditry:Photo credit: Peoples Gazette

Another major security challenge affecting Northern Nigeria at the moment, is the issue of armed banditry in the region. The North West region of this country has been plagued with a lot of Attacks from armed bandits in recent times. Places like Kaduna, Katsina and Zamfara have had their own fair share of this security challenge.

Nonetheless, despite the continued attacks in the region, the Nigerian Military is doing all they can to bring an end to the various challenges facing the region. And from the looks of things, things will fall into place.

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