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SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Troops Storm Forests, Capture Fleeing Bandits, Reduce Cost Of Data -Buhari To MTN

Troops Storm Forests, Capture Fleeing Bandits Scores of armed bandits were yesterday butchered, and injured after security personnel with supports of ‘Yansakai’ Vigilantes raided their enclaves in forests and villages between Niger and Kebbi States. (Photo Credit: Platinum Post) It was learnt that some leaders of bandits were also arrested, in the Thursday evening ‘brutal’ operation in their enclaves at Uddu, Rijau, Sabon Gari Ushe, and Warari communities.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Troops Storm Forests, Capture Fleeing Bandits, Reduce Cost Of Data -Buhari To MTN

EDUCATION

Look At The Faces Of Some Of The Bandits Who Abducted Kebbi FGC Students

Some images revealing the faces of some of the armed bandits who abducted scores of students from the Federal Government College Yawuri in Kebbi State, has emerged. It will be recalled that the bandits who rode on motorcycles, stormed the school premises from neighbouring Rijau forest on Thursday, overpowered the policemen on ground and kidnapped scores of students and some teachers.

  1 year ago ago
Look At The Faces Of Some Of The Bandits Who Abducted Kebbi FGC Students

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: Residents Flee As Bandits Invade Niger Community, Zamfara Cancels "Democracy Day"

Residents Flee As Bandits Invade Niger Community Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria Bandits have attacked Warari community in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State. Hundreds fled their homes as the outlaws stormed the village with 50 motorcycles, carrying 3 persons each. The lucky ones deserted their homes about an hour before the bandits arrived.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Residents Flee As Bandits Invade Niger Community, Zamfara Cancels

CRIME

7 found dead in hair salon in Niger State

It is a black Salah for families of at least seven individuals who have been found dead in a hair salon in Niger State. Findings showed that the incident happened in Rijau Local government area of the State on Thursday night who the victims comprising of two married women and five ladies went to the salon to make their hair in preparation of the Salah celebration. Trouble started when it started raining heavily and the owner of the salon determined to finish making the hair of her customers turned on the generator

  2 years ago ago
7 found dead in hair salon in Niger State

EDUCATION

FGGC Abduction: Nigeria Facing Reality It Pretended To Have Solved -Shehu Sani

A former Senator, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the abduction of several female students of Federal Government Girls College, Yawuri in Kebbi State by armed bandits. The armed bandits who rode on motorcycles, were said to have stormed the school from neighbouring Rijau forest in the early hours of Thursday.

  1 year ago ago
FGGC Abduction: Nigeria Facing Reality It Pretended To Have Solved -Shehu Sani

CRIME

SAD: Smoke From Electric Generator Kills Seven Ladies in a Beauty Saloon Overnight

Generator fumes has done it again. It has again claimed the lives of seven young ladies overnight. The State Police Command in Niger has on Saturday, August 1, 2020 confirmed the death of seven females from electric generator fumes. According to Vanguard, this incident happened at the Rijau town in in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adamu Usman told Vanguard Newsmen in Mina that one Alhaji Mohammed Bello reported the incident at Rijau Police Command. The said

  2 years ago ago
SAD: Smoke From Electric Generator Kills Seven Ladies in a Beauty Saloon Overnight

MILITARY

Today's Headlines: Troops Storm Kebbi Forests, "ESN Suspects Will Be Charged For Murder" - Imo CP

Troops Storm Kebbi Forests Scores of armed bandits were yesterday butchered, and injured after security personnel with supports of ‘Yansakai’ Vigilantes raided their enclaves in forests and villages between Niger and Kebbi States. Photo Credit: Platinum Post It was learnt that some leaders of bandits were also arrested, in the Thursday evening ‘brutal’ operation in their enclaves at Uddu, Rijau, Sabon Gari Ushe, and Warari communities.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Troops Storm Kebbi Forests,

EDUCATION

Babajide Otitoju Confirms Abduction Of Students From Kebbi FGC By Armed Bandits

The veteran journalist, Babajide Otitoju has reacted to the sad development of armed bandits attack on Federal Government College Yawuri in Kebbi State by armed bandits. The bandits who rode on motorcycles, were said to have invaded the school premises from neighbouring Rijau forest on Thursday morning.

  1 year ago ago
Babajide Otitoju Confirms Abduction Of Students From Kebbi FGC By Armed Bandits

CRIME

Seven Women Die After Inhaling Generator Smoke In A Saloon In Niger State

No less than 7 women have been found dead in a beauty salon in Rijau local government area of Niger state. The women who seemed to be preparing for the Salah celebration, went to the beauty salon to make their hair. According to reports, on that fateful day there was a heavy down pour. The down pour was so heavy and coupled with the fact that there was no power supply from grid, the business owner resulted to use generator. The rain was so severe that it disturbed the generator that was being used. The salon

  2 years ago ago
Seven Women Die After Inhaling Generator Smoke In A Saloon In Niger State

EDUCATION

Today's Headlines: Atiku Blame FG For Kebbi Students Abduction, Bagudu Vows To Lead Rescue Operation

Atiku Blame FG For Kebbi Students Abduction. (Photo Credit: Najia News) Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has blamed the Federal Government for the abduction of students of Federal Government College, Birnin-Yauri by bandits. The bandits, who rode on motorcycles, stormed the school from neighbouring Rijau forest in the early hours of Thursday.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Atiku Blame FG For Kebbi Students Abduction, Bagudu Vows To Lead Rescue Operation

SOCIETY

Checkout The Amount These Gunmen Are Demanding Before They Release Their Kidnapped Victims

For hours now, a video has been trending showing a group of gunmen with the victims they kidnapped. According to the report which was made by TODAY, the victims had attended a wedding ceremony in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State, and returning to Minna, the capital of Niger State, and they ran into the trap of the gunmen. In the viral video, the victims were seen begging the authorities to come to their help and rescue them from the hands of their abductors. It was reported that the victims were abducted

  1 year ago ago
Checkout The Amount These Gunmen Are Demanding Before They Release Their Kidnapped Victims

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Another Prominent Man Dies In Nigeria, Bobi Wine Withdraws Election Petition

Niger travellers Freed After One Week In Bandits Custody The 53 passengers on a Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA) bus, who were abducted last week, were released on Sunday.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Prominent Man Dies In Nigeria, Bobi Wine Withdraws Election Petition

SOCIETY

Anxiety In Niger As kidnappers Release Videos Of Abducted Travellers, Demand N500M Ransom

On Sunday, February, suspected Bandits kidnapped travellers on the highway in Niger state. On the 16th of February, a video of the kidnapped travellers was released. In that video, they were pleading to the Federal Government to secure their freedom The state of recent has become home to kidnapping, banditry and other crimes. Days back, commuters were ambushed while returning from a wedding in Rijau local government area of the same state. An official of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) confirmed

  1 year ago ago
Anxiety In Niger As kidnappers Release Videos Of Abducted Travellers, Demand N500M Ransom

CRIME

7 persons found dead in a hairdressing salon

The entire Rijau community in Niger State were thrown into grief and pandemonium on Thursday, 30th July, 2020, as 2(two) married women and 5(five) ladies died in a hairdressing salon where they have gone to avail themselves beauty treatment in preparation of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration on Friday, 31st July, 2020. Sources close to the community anonymously disclosed that the victims may have passed on from fumes that emanated from generator set. It was revealed further that due to the heavy downpour that very

  2 years ago ago
7 persons found dead in a hairdressing salon

CRIME

How Generator Fume Killed Seven Women in Niger State - May Their Soul Rest In Peace

Niger State Police Department has confirmed the death of seven women from generator fumes on Saturday, This took place at Rijau town, in Rijau Local Government Area In Niger. The State commissioner of police “Mr Adamu Usman” said to the Newsmen In Minna that a man Named Alahji Mohammed Bello, who’s the district head of Rijau, Informed the incident at Rijau Police Division. Mr Adamu Usman, said on the 31st of July around 8:15, that one Alahji Mohammed Bello, makes a report on finding seven bodies inside

  2 years ago ago
How Generator Fume Killed Seven Women in Niger State - May Their Soul Rest In Peace

FASHION-BEAUTY

Seven Women Met Their Untimely Death In Preparation For Sallah In A Beauty Salon (Details)

Seven ladies were discovered dead in a beauty salon in the Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State on Thursday, July 30.  The representative of the state police order, Wasiu Abiodun, who affirmed this to newsmen, said the people in question, two wedded ladies and five single women, had gone to the salon to make their hair in anticipation of Sallah when they met their untimely demise.  Eyewitnesses say the ladies kicked the bucket from breathing in exhaust from the generator utilized in the salon. The zone

  2 years ago ago
Seven Women Met Their Untimely Death In Preparation For Sallah In A Beauty Salon (Details)

EDUCATION

Reactions As Gunmen Invade School Premises And Kidnapped Students, Teachers In Kebbi State

On Thursday 17th of June, 2021 Daily Trust reported that Bandits have abducted some students of Government Girls College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State. According to Daily Trust, The Gunmen rode on motorcycles, and invaded the school from neighbouring Rijau forest on Thursday afternoon and Abduct At least 30 students and three teachers.

  1 year ago ago
Reactions As Gunmen Invade School Premises And Kidnapped Students, Teachers In Kebbi State

OTHERS-TERRORISM

Bandits ambush vigilantes, kill 17 in Niger State

In Dukku town of Rijau Local Government Area of Niger State, not fewer than 17 vigilante men were ambushed and killed by armed bandits. The bandits were said to be in Iri forest, when the vigilantes mobilized to attack them but unfortunately the attack was leaked to the bandits and this result to bandits ambushing them and killed 17 of them while the vigilantes group reportedly killed three of the bandits. According to Bawa Bello, chairman of the community, he said via phone call, that "Yes, the incident happened,

  2 years ago ago
Bandits ambush vigilantes, kill 17 in Niger State

OTHERS-TERRORISM

22 Vigilante Members Killed In Niger State

In Rijau Local Government area of Niger State, About seventeen men of the local vigilante in the town of have been ambushed and killed by armed bandits. It was known that the local vigilante killed 3 of the bandits in the area. It was known that the Dukku area of the state were disturbed by bandits and therefore, ask to release an attack on the bandits hiding in the forest. The organize secrete attack was said to have leaked, which led to the ambush by the bandits and death of the seventeen local security men

  2 years ago ago
22 Vigilante Members Killed In Niger State

HEALTH

Seven Females which includes Two Married Woman and five ladies died due to generator fumes in Rijau

Two married women and five ladies died in Rijau Local Government Area of Niger state as a result of fumes from a generator own by an hair dresser in the hair salon.   It happened that the five ladies came to make their hair for sallah during the sallah eve and it was raining. And also a married woman also came in too to make her hair by the owner of the salon who is also a married woman. The rain became heavy and there was no way to leave the generator out side, under the rain. And the owner of the salon

  2 years ago ago
Seven Females which includes Two Married Woman and five ladies died due to generator fumes in Rijau