One of the victims of gunmen attack in Jos has recounted how he escaped death in the hands evil in human's face. The victim, Mr. Abubakar Bello while granting an interview with BBC News Yoruba at the hospital where he is currently receiving treatment said they left Okeagbe in Ondo State around 3:00pm on the fateful day.
The series of conflicts between herdsmen and farmers are becoming alarming to the extent that many farmers have deserted their farms over the fear of herdsmen. However, the constant attacks are now increasing the rate of commodities in the market. So many Nigerians have called on the government to intervene in the issue.
Not less than 100 bandits invaded Kundu in Rafi Local Government Area, Niger State. According to a report, not less than 100 bandits stormed the community in over 30 motorcycles, on Sunday. Kundu community was thrown into disarray after hundreds of armed bandits invaded the settlement.
Those we love can never be more than a thought away; for as long as there’s a memory, they live on in our hearts.I believe that tears can heal, memories can comfort, and love lives on forever. Last week, the nation witnessed the death of Chief of Army Staff and other gallant soldiers who died in a plane crash.
Bandits Kill Emir of Kontagora's Eldest Son: A group of bandits have killed the first son of Emir of Kontagora, Mr. Bashir Namaska on the farmland owned by the Emir himself.The prince was sadly murdered along with a group of people who were working on the farm which is located at Masuga village in Niger State.
Read How People Reacted When Bello Confirmed That 3 Soldiers Were Killed In A Bandit Attack In Niger.
According to Governor Abubakar Bello, three soldiers were killed in a gunfight with armed bandits in Magama, Magama Local Government Area, Niger State. Daily Post Nigeria Newspapers announced the news on their Verified Twitter Handle, with the headline "3 Soldiers Killed in Niger Bandit Attack - Gov.
President Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment President Muhammadu Buhari is the President Federal Republic of Nigeria and a chieftain in All Progressive Congress (APC). Recently, Buhari approved the appointment of Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as the substantive Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).
Opinion: Governors In Nigeria Should Emulate Niger Governor In Approving Death By Hanging To Bandits
Niger State Governor Abubakar Bello approves "Death by Hanging" for convicted bandits, kidnappers, informants and cattle rustlers. He signed the bill prescribing death by hanging for cattle rustlers, bandits, kidnappers and their informants into law. The bill has previously been passed by Niger State House of Assembly on July 1st this year.
The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello recently claimed that the bandits troubling the north have aligned with terrorists to cause mayhem in the region. He made this statement while visiting injured soldiers at the Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida Specialist Hospital. Recall that the northwestern region has been ravaged by bandits who have made life unbearable for motorists and residents.
A few days ago, I watched an emotionally charged session on Arise TV where parents of the over 100 pupils abducted by bandits in Niger State lamented the poor response of the state government to the tragic incident. The parents were not just aggrieved by the unfortunate abduction of their innocent kids, they were sad and visibly dejected about the state government’s poor reaction and lack of empathy.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police Command has promise and assured residents of Nigeria capital that they are working to protect them and their properties.The Command said they've deployed overt and covert strategies to fight banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in Abuja and advised residents to live their lives without fear of any attack.
In the latest banditry attack in Niger state, the eldest son of the Emir of Kontagora, Bashi Namaska was killed alongside others while working on the farm at Masagu village. The eldest son has been holding the post of his father, the Sarkin Sudan who has been sick for months.
Witnesses in Niger State located in Central Nigeria reported that unknown Gunmen attacked their communities on Wednesday and kidnapped over a 100 persons thereby killing a lot of people too in their town.This Wednesday attack is coming just days after the State Governor, Abubakar Bello confirmed the activities of Boko Haram in his State.
Tragedy has struck the royal family of Kontagora.The Emir of Kontagora has lost his first son, Bashir Namaska, to the cold hands of bandits.It was confirmed that his first son along with some other who were on the farm where the incident occurred were also murdered.
Terror hit Niger State on Monday in Niger State as three soldiers lost their lives while repelling some bandits and other criminals in the state.The incident which occurred in the Magama Local Government Area of the State has kept the residents under security threats. The governor of the state, Abubakar Bello has held meetings with the security forces in the state to get better information about the whole security situation.
Early this year, the Governor of Niger state Abubakar Bello raised the alarm that Boko Haram had hoisted their flag in some communities in Shiroro LGA. Over 500 communities in eight wards of Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State have been taken over by Boko Haram and other insurgent groups.
photo credit: peoples Gazette The former head of state Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), has prayed for God to touch the hearts of bandits so that they can drop their arms which will lead to peace in the nation. The former head of state offered this prayer on their behalf of these bandits on Tuesday, July 20 during an interview with newsmen after observing rakaats prayers for Eid-el-Kabir in Minna.
Attacks On INEC Offices May Affect 2023 Elections – Yakubu The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has warned that the series of attacks on the commission’s facilities may undermine its capacity to organise elections. He said this on Wednesday at an emergency meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) held at the commission’s headquarters, Abuja.
Schooling, Farming and Travelling stopped in Niger State due to the activities of bandits- Gov.bello
The security situation in Nigeria, most especially in the northern part of the country is in a bizarre state.Incidences of kidnapping of students, attacking of farmers and robbery cases on travellers, have increased recently. This has led to closure of schools, farmers no longer going to farms due to fear and travellers refusing to ply the roads of Niger state.
According to the BBC, at least 94 students from the Salihu Tanko Islamic School in Tegina, who were kidnapped in May, have been released by bandits. As of the time of reporting this post, it was unclear how much was paid in ransom or whether the government provided any cash to the criminals in exchange for the schoolchildren.