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POLITICS

Why Are Northern Cabals Afraid A Southern President Won't Be Fair To North After Buhari's Tenure?

The 2023 presidential election is fast approaching and it appears some Northern political elites are beginning to realize that rotational presidency will guarantee peace, justice, equity, and fairness in Nigeria. Some of them now believe that it will be unfair for another Northerner to succeed President Buhari in 2023.

  11 months ago ago
Why Are Northern Cabals Afraid A Southern President Won't Be Fair To North After Buhari's Tenure?

SOCIETY

What Could Have Led A 14-Year-Old Boy To Be Involved In Banditry And Killing 2 Persons In Katsina?

The Katsina State Police Force has arrested and paraded a 14-year-old teenager over his involvement in banditry in the northern region of Nigeria. According to the Katsina State Police Public Relations Officer, Isah Gambo, he noted that the teenager has confessed to being involved in banditry. The minor also confessed to having killed two persons during one of his operations at Mallamawa in Jibia Local Government Area of the state.

  11 months ago ago
What Could Have Led A 14-Year-Old Boy To Be Involved In Banditry And Killing 2 Persons In Katsina?

MILITARY

Troops, Local Vigilantes Kill Notorious Bandits’ Leader In Katsina

Great news coming from Katsina State revealed that a notorious bandits’ leader terrorizing the northwestern state has been neutralized by security forces. According to Katsina Post, the terrorist was killed on Friday morning along the Dutsinma-Danmusa highway in Katsina. This success was achieved through the joint efforts of the Nigerian security forces and a group of local vigilantes who stormed the notorious bandits' leader hideout, and he was neutralized in a crossfire.

  11 months ago ago
Troops, Local Vigilantes Kill Notorious Bandits’ Leader In Katsina

SOCIETY

Bandits Shoot 10 Worshippers in Katsina State.

According to a report on Daily Trust, 10 worshippers were killed when bandits stormed the Yasore community in the Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, on Tuesday. The victims were attacked when they were observing Magrib Prayer. The victims were buried on Wednesday morning while the individuals that sustained injuries are being treated in the hospital.

  11 months ago ago
Bandits Shoot 10 Worshippers in Katsina State.

POLITICS

How Masari's Recent Remarks On Indiscriminate Release Of Bandits Contradicted Garba's Earlier Claims

Following the rapid growth of banditry and insecurity in the Northern part of Nigeria which has become a matter of major concern lately, the able governor of Katsina State, Sir Aminu Bello Masari has come out to decry the indiscriminate release of bandits and criminals by courts. Photo Credit: Daily Nigerian

  11 months ago ago
How Masari's Recent Remarks On Indiscriminate Release Of Bandits Contradicted Garba's Earlier Claims

SOCIETY

2 Things That Might Happen In Other Regions Amidst Hunger In Bandits' Camp

As the fight against banditry by the military in the northwestern region is garnering momentum, bandits are now short of ideas. A report from Daily Trust confirmed that these evil men now demand cooked food as ransom for kidnapped victims in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State.

  11 months ago ago
2 Things That Might Happen In Other Regions Amidst Hunger In Bandits' Camp

ENVIRONMENT

District Head Reveals Communities Where Bandits That Fled From Zamfara Are Hiding In Katsina State

The District Head of Batsari in Katsina State, Tukur Mu’azu, has raised the alarm that fleeing bandits from the neighbouring Zamfara State is making tents and taking over farming communities and villages within the Batsari Local Government Area of the state. Tukur made some revelations concerning the fleeing bandits during an interview on AIT Live.

  11 months ago ago
District Head Reveals Communities Where Bandits That Fled From Zamfara Are Hiding In Katsina State

SOCIETY

How A 25-Year-Old Man Planned With Bandits To Kidnap His Father Over N200,000 In Katsina State

Just as the federal government is trying to fight the issues of insecurity in the country, things like terrorism, kidnapping, banditry and so on has not been fully tackled. Most especially kidnapping, has been on the rise everyday and these attacks are carried out by bandits who have long targeted central and northwestern states, raiding villages, stealing cattle and kidnapping for ransom.

  11 months ago ago
How A 25-Year-Old Man Planned With Bandits To Kidnap His Father Over N200,000 In Katsina State

MILITARY

One Vital Question Raised As Air Force Denies Paying N20 Million To Bandits In Katsina State

(Photo Credit: istock) The Nigerian Air Force has officially, denied the allegation, that it paid the sum of N20 million to bandits, to prevent them from shooting down the official plane of President Muhammadu Buhari. The allegation was brought forward by Wall Street Journal, the report stated that an official of the Nigerian Air Force, paid the sum to bandits, who operate at Rugu forest in Katsina State.

  11 months ago ago
One Vital Question Raised As Air Force Denies Paying N20 Million To Bandits In Katsina State

SOCIETY

2 Actions Federal Government Should Take After Bandits Killed 10 Persons In Katsina Community

Bandits on Tuesday evening killed 10 people and injured 11 others in Yasore village, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The bandits were also said to have looted several houses in the village during which they stole money, phones, clothes, foodstuff and other personal items.

  11 months ago ago
2 Actions Federal Government Should Take After Bandits Killed 10 Persons In Katsina Community

POLITICS

Why Buhari And Other Politicians Must Put Security Of Lives Above 2023 Elections

The 2023 general elections have been given major attention over the past few months, so much that it seems as though governments and politicians are now focused on it rather than affairs of the nation; especially with the rate of insecurity occasioned by kidnapping, banditry, herdsmen killings and others increasing on a daily basis.

  11 months ago ago
Why Buhari And Other Politicians Must Put Security Of Lives Above 2023 Elections

MILITARY

"Bandits who escaped from military onslaught in Zamfara are now relocating to Katsina" - Tukur

Alhaji Tukur Mu’azu (A traditional ruler & the district Head of Batsari in Katsina State), has reportedly disclosed that bandits who escaped from the military onslaught in Zamfara State are now relocating to Katsina State. According to him, communities and villages within Batsari Local Government Area of the State, are seriously suffering from security threats as the residents are not be able to harvest their crops because of the fear.

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ENVIRONMENT

Destruction Of Bandits Camp: Will It Help To End Bandits Attacks In Kastina State?

The series of attacks and tension launched by Bandits in some Northern states is becoming alarming to the extent that so many people have started reacting towards it. Recently, the Katsina Joint Security Forces have successfully dislodged bandits and rescued many rustled animals from their camps in Danmusa, Dutsima, and Jibiya Local Government Areas of Katsina State.

  11 months ago ago
Destruction Of Bandits Camp: Will It Help To End Bandits Attacks In Kastina State?

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: I Masterminded My Father’s Kidnap For N200,000 - Suspect, 3 Kidnappers Arrested

I masterminded my father’s kidnap for N200,000 – Suspect One Hamza Isah, 25, from Rinjin Gora village, in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State has confessed that he aided and abetted bandits to kidnap his father from his Rinjin Gora residence to be rewarded with the sum of N200,000.

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Today's Headlines: I Masterminded My Father’s Kidnap For N200,000 - Suspect, 3 Kidnappers Arrested

SOCIETY

Woman declared wanted for fraud arrested after duping her victims of N47.3m through fake ECOWAS jobs

It was the end of the road for a woman who had been placed on wanted list for some time over fraudulent activities as she again perpetrated another series of frauds alongside another man running into the sum of N47.3 million through fake employment in ECOWAS Secretariat. The woman, whose name was given as Hajarat Iyeh Egbunu, aged 42 years, an indigene of Kogi State and who was said to be a dismissed Nigerian Immigration Service officer, was described as a notorious fraudster who has been on the wanted list of security agencies for various offences relating to fraud.

  11 months ago ago
Woman declared wanted for fraud arrested after duping her victims of N47.3m through fake ECOWAS jobs

JUSTICE

Masari Laments The Release Of Bandits And Criminals By Courts

The Katsina State Governor, Bello Masari has lamented the release of suspected bandits, rapists, and other criminals on bail by courts. He made this known when he spoke during the swearing-in of three newly appointed High Court judges in Katsina. According to him, these criminals return to commit the same crime after being released.

  11 months ago ago
Masari Laments The Release Of Bandits And Criminals By Courts

MILITARY

Opinion: Why It's Hard To Believe That The Air Force Paid Bandits N20m To Recover Anti-aircraft Gun

According to Peoples Gazette, a U.S based media giant, The Wall Street Journal, has alleged that the Nigerian Air Force paid the sum of twenty million Naira (N20m) to bandits operating in the Rugu Forest, in Katsina State, in exchange for the Anti-aircraft gun seized by bandits some time ago.

  11 months ago ago
Opinion: Why It's Hard To Believe That The Air Force Paid Bandits N20m To Recover Anti-aircraft Gun

POLITICS

Governor-Aminu-Bello-Masari urged Buhari to declare a state of Emergency.

Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the nation’s security. Katsina is one of the epicentres in the nation’s North-West where banditry and other criminal activities reign supreme and cross sections of citizens traumatised.

  11 months ago ago
Governor-Aminu-Bello-Masari urged Buhari to declare a state of Emergency.

SOCIETY

ECOWAS, Red Cross Donates Relief Materials To Flood Victims In Katsina State

Following the recent flooding in some parts of Katsina State, the Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, and the Nigeria Red Cross Society, has donated relief materials to flood victims in Katsina State. Items donated to the victims of the natural disasters in Bindawa local government area of the state are; 100 bags of rice, 100 bags of millets, 100 bags of beans, 200 gallons of palm, and vegetable oil.

  11 months ago ago
ECOWAS, Red Cross Donates Relief Materials To Flood Victims In Katsina State

POLITICS

Presidency: Wait Till 2031 Before Contesting Again, PANDEF Urged Northerners

The Pan Niger Delta Forum said politicians from the north who wanted to run for president would have to wait until 2031. The National Publicity Secretary, PANDEF, Ken Robinson said in a statement on Thursday. He noted that political power is expected to turn south in 2023.

  11 months ago ago
Presidency: Wait Till 2031 Before Contesting Again, PANDEF Urged Northerners