Gunmen have opened fire on traditional rulers during a meeting at Njaba local government area in Imo State. Source: Channel Television Details of the attack remain sketchy but at least five traditional rulers are believed to have died during the attack with several others wounded. Nigerian troops kill over 50 terrorists in Birnin Gwari
Image Credit: Premium Times News The slated council election in Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Kajuru and Zangon Kataf local government in Kaduna State has been reportedly postponed to September 25 over security concern. From a report by Premium Times News, it was known that the Kaduna state independent electoral commission (KADSIEC) has postponed the council election in the four local government area of the state by three weeks, and according to the report from the chairperson of the state electoral commission, Saratu Audu-Dikko she made it clear that the postponement is also done so as to protect lives and properties of staffs and materials.
Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government that bandits have attacked five local government areas of the state and scores were reportedly killed. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune Igabi, Chikun, Birnin Gwari, Giwa, and Sanga are the local government areas.
At least 30 bandits are said to have died in a confrontation between terrorists from the Ansaru group and bandits along the Damari axis in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Daily Trust claimed that on Monday, October 4, 2021, the two criminal organizations began a struggle for domination.
Renowned controversial Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Ahmad Gumi, has stirred up the hornet's nest again with his ignoble campaign for amnesty for armed Fulani bandits! This time, the cleric took to his Facebook page to post a lengthy article to advance reasons why the government must grant amnesty to the notorious killer bandits or they would continue with their atrocious killing campaigns.
Would the Closure Of Markets by Some Northern States Be Effective in the War Against Armed Banditry?
The recent increase in kidnappings and killings has forced the government of Kaduna, Zamfara, Niger and Katsina State to take a decisive decision. These state governments, which are most affected by the insecurity, believe that the law will aid in curbing the security challenge. On Monday, Samuel Aruwan, the State Commissioner for Internal and Home Security Affairs, disclosed to the public that trading activities have been banned in four local government areas across the state.
The Kaduna State Government on Monday announced that the troops have killed over 50 bandits in joint ground and air operations in Saulawa-Farin Ruwa, in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state. And a couple of hours ago, Governor Nasir El-Rufai appreciated the security forces for the record achievement.
No fewer than 30 bandits were reportedly killed, by the Ansaru terrorist group in Kaduna State. The incident was said to have occurred in Birnin Gwari local government area of the state. According to a security update on social media, both groups were involved in a deadly clash.
A report from Daily Trust confirmed that terrorists belonging to the Ansaru group killed about 30 bandits during a clash in Damari, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State. The report revealed that the clash arose as a result of a battle of supremacy between the two groups that started last week.
It was reported in Vanguard that a combined air and ground assault by the Nigerian military, on Tuesday killed over 50 bandits in the Birnin Gwari forest of Kaduna State. It was reported that following extensive scans, bandits were spotted on five motorcycles, about 4km east of Saulawa, waiting to ambush the ground forces.
When the greatest war strategist, Sun Tzu says in the "Art of War" that "Cut off the head and the body will fall apart", and "Cut off supplies then you weaken them to their knees", not everybody will understand this quote except few people.
Security personnel killed nearly 50 bandits in a combined ground and air assault in Saulawa-Farin Ruwa, in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, according to the Kaduna State Government. Samuel Aruwan, the state's Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, made the announcement on Tuesday.
Residents of Kaduna State had reportedly reacted to the suspension of felling of trees for timber, firewood and charcoal in the state, lamenting that the suspension had made things difficult for them, as the price of gas for cooking has risen beyond every household’s pocket, while the only alternative; firewood and charcoal meant for the low income earners, and unemployed members of the society were suspended by the state government.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has claimed that one local government area in his state is three times the size of Lagos. While making this claim to explain the security situation in Kaduna State, he named Birnin Gwari as the local government area that is three times the size of Lagos.
Not less than 50 bandits have reportedly been killed, by Nigerian soldiers. The record was set in a combined ground and air bombardment, against bandits, in the Saulawa-Farin Ruwa area, of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area, Kaduna state. The information was disclosed in a statement released on Tuesday, October 19, by the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
Kaduna State is holding its local government elections today in 19 out of the 23 local government areas of the state inspite of the insecurity in the state. However, in many ways, other states have a lot to learn from Kaduna State and KADSIECOM as far as local government elections are concerned.
Bandits Demand Cooked Food As Ransom Amid Biting Hunger Bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State are now demanding cooked food as ransom for kidnapped victims. The bandits were said to have retrieved from attacking communities since the state Government banned weekly markets as part of measures to tackle insecurity in the state.
It is no longer a new story that there has been unrest in Kaduna in the previous weeks owing to kidnapping and abduction by bandits. Consequently to that, the state government has banned some business activities as a way of controlling the kidnapping issues emanating from places like Damari, Kutemashi and Kuyello villages.
The Kaduna State Government says over 50 armed bandits were killed in a combined ground and air assault by security forces in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state. Photo Credit: Premium Times. The state’s commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.
The Kaduna State Government has requested the prompt suspension of week after week market in five security endemic Local government areas of the state. The influenced regions are Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Giwa, Igabi, Kajuru Local Government areas. The state Magistrate for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, reported this in an assertion gave on Monday in Kaduna.