Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed at least 18 worshipers in the early hours of Monday at a mosque in Nazakuka village, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. According to Niger State Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas, who also confirmed the incident to the journalists on Monday, the hoodlums also abducted seven other people.
The government could be left with few options than to officially identify bandits as terrorists after the gruesome attack on worshippers in a mosque. According to reports, the attack occurred at Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger state. It was reported that some armed gunmen stormed the mosque and indiscriminately shot at worshippers, killing about 18 persons.
Not less than 18 persons were killed, as bandits attacked mosque in Niger state. The gunmen attacked a mosque at Maza-Kuka, in the Mashegu Local Government Area, Niger state, and killed 18 people, on Monday morning, October 25. Punch Newspaper reported that the armed men stormed the community, and went straight to the mosque, and attacked the victims that were performing their morning prayers.
Photo Credit: Today Despite the best efforts of the Nigerian government and the country's gallant troops and other security operatives to quell insecurity, not much success has been achieved so far. Just recently, the town of Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu Local government area of Niger State was thrown into deep mourning after 18 people were killed in a dastardly manner by unknown gunmen.
Gunmen have allegedly attacked a mosque in Maza-Kuka village in Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killing 18 worshipers. According to reports, armed men stormed the community in huge numbers and attacked villagers who were praying early in the morning. Ahmed Ibrahim-Matane, the Secretary to the Niger State Government, confirmed the attack to The Nation.
No fewer than 18 people were reportedly killed in the early hours of Monday as armed bandits invaded Maza-Kuka Community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. Source: Daily Trust Sources told our correspondent that armed men, in large numbers, stormed the community on motorcycles and went straight to the mosque while the victims were observing their early morning prayers and killed 18 people.
Two armed robbers were on Thursday, December 3, paraded by the Niger State Police Command after they were arrested and found with nine single-barrelled guns, one pistol, 125 bullets and other weapons in their possession. The two robbers, Ibrahim Karma, aged 35 and Abubakar Nura, aged 30, were arrested with the weapons by police operatives attached to Ibbi Division of the state police command while they were trying to board a commercial vehicle. It was gathered that when some drivers saw them and their bags containing
Four persons are currently in the police net in Niger State for allegedly exhuming and severing a human head at the cost of N2 million in Mashegu Local Government Area of the state. They were said to have exhumed a corpse and removed the head last week Saturday at a graveyard via Ibbi village in Mashegu council. It was also gathered that they were contracted by two persons in the area for the head but ran out of luck as the long hand of the law caught up with them. Confirming the development, the state Police
It's no longer news that some unknown gunmen believed to be bandits, invaded Maza-Kuka in the Mashegu local government council of Niger State, killed no fewer than 18 persons who were observing early morning prayers at a Mosque in Mazakuka village. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Monday Kuryas, who confirmed the incident disclosed that, the gunmen reportedly arrived on motorcycles and went straight into the mosque shooting sporadically resulting in the death of residents, they also abducted seven other worshipers at the mosque and destroyed property worth millions of naira belonging to Abubakar Maigandus in the village.
Seven Farmers have been reportedly murdered by armed bandits while many others escaped with injuries in Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. The deceased farmers were reported to have been ambushed by the armed bandits right on their farm while trying to transport their harvested produce home in Babban Rami village. News correspondent gathered that as the farmers, their wives and children were returning home after the harvest, the armed bandits rained bullets at them at close range and left seven of
A mother of three who was arrested for the killing of her mother in law said she would name her baby after her. The police in Niger State recently apprehended Fatima Sani, 36, for stabbing her mother-in-law, Aishatu Umaru, 70, to death in the Mashegu Local Government Area of the state following a misunderstanding. Fatima Sani, who is pregnant, explained how it all happened. "The misunderstanding started on the day I got married to her son, Sani Umaru, in March 2009. His mother did not hide her objection to
Picture of Ibrahim, one of the deceased farmer who was killed in Niger state by suspected bandits. A group of heavily armed bandits have killed at least seven farmers in Niger state. The unfortunate incident took place at Babban Rami, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State. According to eyewitness and residence of the area, the farmers were returning home with their farm produce when some heavily armed bandits attacked them and opened fire on them. The armed bandits reportedly killed seven farmers and
Few days ago, it was reported that a woman had stabbed her husband's mother for frustrating her marriage. As reported by the PUNCH, she had made confession that she will name her baby after her mother-in-law. Read full details below A mother of three who was arrested for the killing of her mother in law said she would name her baby after her. The police in Niger State recently apprehended Fatima Sani, 36, for stabbing her mother-in-law, Aishatu Umaru, 70, to death in the Mashegu Local Government Area of the
Police in Niger state arrested four suspects who are caught with exhumed human head with the price tag of two million naira. This incidence happened in Mashegu Local Government Area in Niger North Senotorial district of the state. The incidence happened Saturday, 3rd October this year where a corpse was taken from a grave and beheaded at a burial ground in Ibbi in Mashegu. The suspects were believed to have got the contract to get the head from two other persons before it dawned on the when carrying out
Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has vowed to secure private and public investments and economic development at the Bobi Grazing Reserve from bandits and other criminal elements. The Governor who spoke yesterday during a visit with members of his Cabinet to the grazing reserve which is located in Mariga/ Mashegu Local Government areas of the state warned the herders against accepting strangers into their midst. He said that although there is insecurity in the state, the government is on top
Nigerians on social media reacts as Pregnant wife who killed husband’s mum" - I’ll name my baby after my mother-in-law According to punch news online news, Fatima Sani, 36, a native of Mashegu Local Government Area been apprehended by Niger State Police for allergly stabbing her mother-in-law, Aishatu Umaru, 70, to death. She said "Since I came into that family, I had not known anything called peace; every day was spoilt by my mother-in-law’s trouble. There was nothing I did that pleased her so I deci
The media has reported that armed bandits have killed no less than seven farmers and injured many others at a farm in Babban Rami, a community in Mashegu Local Government Council of Niger State. The incident reportedly took place on Thursday morning. The reports say that the farmers met with their death while trying to convey their farm produces home. The worsening insecurity situation in the state has forced farmers to temporarily leave this season’s harvested crops in the farms as they fear to carry them
Armed bandits on Monday attacked a nearby Market in Dajal Market, Mangun town in Mashegu neighborhood government region of Niger state killing not less than four individuals. The locals were anyway said to have killed one of the bandit, Vanguard's journalist dependably assembled that the criminals had raged the market on motorbikes, with AK 47 rifles and firing heavily into the market. It was additionally assembled that the scoundrels had attacked the place of a business head honcho basically called Baira in
5' I stabbed my mother-in-law for asking son to divorce me –Suspect The police force in Niger testify give rise to in custody a 36-year-old-woman for allegedly attack her mother-in-law to passing away in the Mashegu confined authority topic of the pomp next a misunderstanding. The suspect, Fatima Sani, of Gobirawa village, was arrested by a bunch of policemen close to the Mashegu class even as difficult to escape. It was learnt that the suspect and her husband, Sani Umaru, had a error on April 23, 2020, w
The police in Niger State have caught a multi year - old - lady for supposedly wounding her relative to death in the Mashegu Local Government Area of the state following a misconception . The suspect , Fatima Sani , of Gobirawa town , was captured by a group of police officers joined to the Mashegu Division while attempting to escape . It was found out that the suspect and her significant other , Sani Umaru , had a misconception on April 23 , 2020 , which prompted a separation. PUNCH Metro assembled t