Shortly before 5:30 p.m., a Nigerian Air Force Military Transport plane with registration number NAF 911, piloted by wing commanders J.P Alabesunu and A.S Mamadi, received clearance from the control tower to take off en route to kaduna and Jos. It’s unique passengers planned to return to the command and staff college in Jaji by road from the kaduna airport.
The high level of insecurity in Nigeria have caused a lot of tension and issues within some communities in the country. Residents in some areas have left their houses and properties due to the security challenges affecting their regions. (Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters). However, Bandits are the criminals causing issues in the northern part of Nigeria while the unknown gunmen are the people responsible for most of the attacks in the Southeastern part of the nation.
The activities of bandits in the northern part of Nigeria has caused a lot of tension within the area. These bandits have destroyed communities and abducted many people in the north. (Photo Credit: Afriknews). Few months ago, bandits invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) and killed some military officers in the place.
The Praiseworthy Rescue Of General Christopher Datong From The Kidnappers' Den By The Military Forces
Before the coming of terrorism and banditry, the NigerIan Army used to be highly regarded. But the incidents of these twin evils that have been militating against the country and her populace have been issues of concern. Although, terrorists and bandits are reportedly being sponsored by some persons with proofs of the arrests and jailing of some of them in far away UAE, and hundreds of others who are allegedly in the custody of the federal government where they are awaiting trials, the NigerIan Military have always done their best.
It was reported earlier today that the Attorney General of Federation and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on behalf of the federal government threatened to declare a state of emergency in Anambra State. This decision that is about to be taken by the federal government caused several Nigerians to react differently.
Recall that Nigerians' were left with surprised when on the 24th of last month, some armed bandits stormed the famous NigerIan Defence Academy (NDA), and wrecked a number of havocs there. In the attack, the marauders killed, injured and Kidnapped. As a result of these, the Military promised to do everything within its ability to rescue its abducted fellow whose name is known as General Christopher Datong, as well as bring the perpetrators of the entire inhuman acts to book.
How to overcome security challenges facing Nigeria is a major concern to all relevant stakeholders in Nigeria. Banditry is posing a lot of threat to unity, growth and development of Nigeria. It is not an overstatement to state that majority of northern states are suffering from bandits attack.
Attack On A Catholic School In Kaduna: Will Buhari Declare Bandits As Terrorists Within The Country?
Bandits have caused a lot of issues and tension within the Northern part of Nigeria, they have kidnapped many people (Including students) and killed different individuals in the country. Few months ago, these bandits attacked NDA (Nigerian Defence Academy) in Kaduna State and killed some military officers.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, dismisses eighteen (18) cadets including four final-year cadets who were to be commissioned as officers on the 9th of October 2021. They cadets were tried and found guilty of exam malpractices, brutality, indiscipline, and misconducts.
Reports reaching us from Sahara Reporters have confirmed the abduction of retired Air Vice Marshal Sikiru Smith by masked gunmen in Ajah area of Lagos State. According to his driver, the retired AVM engaged in a struggle with the gunmen before he was successfully kidnapped. Recall that the country has been struggling to curtail the activities of kidnappers who attack both civilians and military personnel without remorse.
Today's Headlines: Major Abducted At NDA Regains Freedom, Ohanaeze Speaks On Fani-Kayode's Defection
Major Abducted At NDA Finally Regains Freedom Photo Credit: Daily Trust Major CL Datong, who was abducted when bandits broke into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna, last month, has regained freedom. Two senior officers were gunned down in the incident which happened on August 24, 2021.
Will President Buhari Declare Bandits As Terrorists After The Motion Was Sponsored By Some Senators?
The issue of banditry has caused a lot of tension within the Northern part of Nigeria. Bandits have killed many people and kidnapped some individuals (Including Students) in some Northern states. (Bandits. Credit: Infonow). Also, the Nigerian military and other security groups in the country have been battling against these bandits in the Northern part of the country.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has released a list of successful candidates for the 73 Regular Course. The Armed Forces Selection Board (AFSB) interview took place between 13th August to the 1st of October 2021. The list is available at the NDA official website.
In the month of August, bandits attacked the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Afaka, Kaduna State, killed two (2) officers during the operation and abducted Major Christopher Datong who was once rumored to have been killed by the bandits, but the news of his death was debunked by reputable news media.
Nigerian Army Major Christopher Datong who was kidnapped by the bandits from the Nigerian Defence Academy(NDA) last month has been freed. Recall that some bandits broke into the Nigerian military school, the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State on the 24th of August 2021, killed and abducted Major Christopher Datong.
The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, says the country has received new equipment to fight any form of insecurity. According to his speech on Saturday at the passing-out parade of the 68 regular course comprising officers of the army, navy and air force, of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna state.
Major CL Datong, who was abducted after bandits broke into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna has been rescued after about three weeks in the custody of bandits. Mr Dantong was kidnaped three weeks ago during an attack at the Academy that left two officers dead.
Information released by the News Agency of Nigeria - NAN has it that, the Officer has been rescued last night. According to NAN report says, Colonel Ezindu Idimah, who was the PRO of the Nigeria Army at Kaduna Division 1 has confirmed that the soldier has be released.
The Nigerian army has rescued Major CL Datong, who was abducted at the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna State sometime late last month. Sometimes last month, the security of Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna State was breached with bandits gaining access into the military school. During the attack, Flight Lieutenant Okoronkwo and Lieutenant Commander Wulah were killed While Major CL Datong was kidnapped alive.
Major CL Datong, who was kidnapped when bandits broke into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State, last month, has regained freedom. Bandits attacked the NDA on Augusta 24, 2021, Killing two senior officers in the process and abducting Major CL Datong.