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Today's Headlines: Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement; Police Arrest ‘Bandits’ Commanders’

Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement

Armed bandits have killed two villagers, kidnapped 18 women and seven babies in Katsina, the police command in the state says.

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The attack took place in Kitibawa, Dutsinma LGA.

“The fact of the case was that on September 15, 2021, bandits in their numbers on foot, shooting sporadically with AK-47 rifles, attacked Kitibawa village in Dutsinma LGA. The bandits killed two villagers, set some shops ablaze, and kidnapped 18 women with their seven babies,” said Gambo Isah, the command’s spokesperson, in a statement issued on Tuesday.

The police officer added, “On receipt of the report, Area Commander Dutsinma, ACP Aminu Umar, led a team of policemen to the area, blocked the bandits, and engaged them in a gun duel.”

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Police arrest ‘bandits’ commanders’ in Katsina, rescue kidnapped women, babies

The Katsina State Police Command says it has apprehended two suspected commanders of the armed bandits terrorizing parts of the state.

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According to a statement issued by the command's spokesman, SP Gambo Isa on Tuesday, two informants were also apprehended, and approximately ten women and babies were rescued from the armed men.

The PPRO disclosed that officers of the command engaged the assailants in a gun duel prior to the arrest.

1 Feared Dead As Robbers Attack Bank In Osun

Barely two months after armed robbers wreaked havoc on two banks in Osun State, the dare devil armed robber on Tuesday struck at a branch of an old generation bank in Iragbiji, Boripe local government Area of the state.

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The bank that is located a few meters away from the palace of Aragbiji of Iragbiji was reportedly invaded by the robbers at about 3:00pm, gained entrance and carted away cash.

Daniel Adigun, the public relations officer of the Osun Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, confirmed the incident.

We want to help Buhari reduce poverty by sending Nigerians to China- Chinese Ambassador

Cui Jianchn, China's ambassador to Nigeria, has stated that the Chinese government is willing to assist Nigeria in reducing poverty under President Muhammadu Buhari's regime by sending young Nigerians to China to study the system and then return to impact the Nigerian system.

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“I am hoping that next year after COVID-19, I am thinking of a possibility of how we can get young people from Nigeria to go to China and learn from the Chinese side, get experience. I believe that if China can do that, Nigeria can also. We can apply the Chinese not only model but the way of eradicating poverty,” Mr Jianchn pointed out. “I think there is a need for the two countries to work on this poverty eradication. You know you have your goal. I think this is a very meaningful thing not only for Nigerian people but also for the international community.”

The Chinese ambassador disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja during the closing of the Nigeria-China Cultural week and award ceremony, a lineup of activities to commemorate the October 1 independence day of both countries.

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