Today's Headlines: Patrol Vehicle Burns As Gunmen Invade Police HQ, 30 Killed As Bandits Attack Again
One police officer has been killed and two patrol vehicles burnt following an attack on the Ohauku Divisional Headquarters of the Ebonyi State Police Command by suspected gunmen. Source: Channel Television The incident was said to have occurred on Sunday night but the police authorities reacted on Monday.
Killing Of Over 30 People In Sokoto: Why Buhari Shouldn't Let Perpetrators Of This Act Go Unpunished
The news of the killing of over 30 people in Goronyo in Sokoto State by bandits have led to various reactions as many Nigerians have reacted to the incident. Nevertheless, President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a tough warning to bandits. He said that the bandits involved in the killing of over 30 persons in Sokoto will no longer have a hiding place and they will face destruction soon.
Today's Headlines: Army Chief, Yahaya Storms Sokoto; FG Takes Delivery Of Final Batch Of Tucano Jets
Goronyo Killings: Army Chief, Yahaya storms Sokoto, charges troops to redouble efforts against bandits Following the recent attack by bandits on Goronyo market in Sokoto state which resulted in the killing of 40 persons, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Faruk Yahaya on Monday commenced an operational visit of the 8 division area of responsibility with a charge to troops to redouble their efforts in routing the bandits from their camps and enclaves.
Sokoto attack: Your crushing defeat is near, Buhari tells bandits PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, sent a tough warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking as you will no longer have a place to hide.” Reacting to the killing of over 30 people in Goronyo in Sokoto State on Sunday by bandits, President Buhari said that “the days of the bandits are indeed numbered because the military capabilities of our forces are being boosted by the acquisition and deployment of advanced equipment.”
It is quite disheartening that insecurity has become a major challenge facing the present administration as records of killings and destructions keep rising on daily basis. Following the recent killing of over 30 people by bandits in Goronyo, Sokoto State, President Muhammadu Buhari made some motivating statements while reacting to the incidence and apparently, his statements truly rang bell of victory over insecurity.
Gunmen from a criminal gang have attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria’s Sokoto State killing dozens of people, the state government said Monday. Source: Punch Newspaper The gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, but attacks have become more violent in recent months.
Goronyo killings: No hiding place, be ready for destruction – Buhari sends strong warning to bandits President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a tough warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking as you will no longer have a place to hide.”
Why the government should ensure that attackers of Goronyo market in Sokoto are made to face justice
It is no news that, recently there was a massive attack on Goronyo market in Sokoto State. The attack which reportedly claim the lives of not less than 49 people was thought to be an attack on innocent civilians by bandits. However, it has now been revealed that, it was more of a reprisal attack as leader of Fulani bandits hiding in areas between Zamfara state and Sokoto State claim responsibility for the attack.
The Killing Of 40 Innocent Citizens In Goronyo Market:A Major Proof To Declare Bandits As Terrorists
The activities of bandits in the Northern part of Nigeria have caused a lot of tension within the country. These bandits have killed many people and kidnapped students in some Northern states in the nation. Recently, about 40 persons were killed by bandits at Goronyo market in Sokoto State.
Unknown gunmen attack Police Station, free detainees in Ebonyi Unknown gunmen have attacked the popular 135 police station in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. (Photos Credit: Vanguard Newspaper) The suspects were said to have freed all the detainees within the custody of the Police.
The news of the killing of over 30 people in Goronyo in Sokoto State by bandits have led to various reactions across social media platforms as many Nigerians have reacted to the ugly incident. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari sent a tough warning to bandits.
Banditry activities is no longer a new incident in Nigeria. It has imposed a lot of sufferings and unpleasantries to the country, as another of such incident has surfaced online some few hours ago, of which it was reported that dozens of people at Goronyo market located in the Eastern part of Sokoto State, were allegedly killed by bandits on Sunday night.
The Northwest region of Nigeria has undoubtedly become a danger zone in recent times, due to the activities of armed bandits operating in the region. The armed gangs have continued to carry out various degrees of attacks on communities, abducting school children in their numbers, and killing villagers at will.
From all indications in recent times, gone are the days when all the northern bandits were known for was kidnapping, as previously propagated by the likes of Sheik Gumi. Nowadays, they kill as well as kidnap, or just shoot people sporadically for hours as seen in case of the Goronyo Market massacre which resulted in the loss of over 40 lives in Sokoto state.
Dozens of people have been reportedly killed by bandits in Goronyo market in the eastern part of Sokoto State. The attack, which was launched by different bandits' groups happened in the northern state on Sunday night. The bandits, who rode on over 100 motorcycles surrounded the Goronyo market and shot sporadically on buyers and sellers that led to the death of 49 people.
About 49 villagers were said to have been killed after bandits opened fire on villagers at a market located in Goronyo town, the Goronyo local government area of Sokoto State. According to reports made available by Saharareporters, the bandits who came in large numbers rounded up villagers in the market on Sunday evening and opened fire on them leading to the death of some villagers, while several others sustained varying degrees of injuries and were reportedly taken to the General Hospital, Sabon Birni for necessary medical treatment.
Sokoto North Central Senator, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has condemned the killing of 43 people at Goronyo Market in Sokoto State on Sunday. Bashar Abubakar, the special assistant to the senator on media, in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday said the lawmaker described the attack as barbaric and ruthless.
Executive Governor of Borno state, Babagana Umara Zulum who is the Chairman of the Northeast Governors' Forum, alongside Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, was in Sokoto on Saturday for a consolation and solidarity visit to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal over a recent invasion of Goronyo market by criminals, which caused 40 deaths.
The Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has told bandits operating in the Northern region to prepare to meet their Maker, as their days are numbered. Buhari, who reacted to the killing of over 30 persons in Goronyo town in Sokoto State on Sunday, October 17, by armed bandits said the clock of their ultimate destruction is already ticking and they will have no place to hide when the onslaught begins.
Goronyo Killings: No hinding place, be ready for destruction-Buhari sends strong warning to bandits PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a tough warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking as you will no longer have a place to hide.”