Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna has revealed to the public that the north-west region is worried over the possibility of Boko Haram insurgents relocating from the north-east. According to theCable.ng, he said “Remember once upon a time, Boko Haram was only in north-east. Now, the biggest fear we have in the north-west is that they are relocating to the north-west because they are being chased".
Residents of Goronyo, Sokoto State took to the street in protest of the rising cases of insecurity. Aggrieved youths were seen burning tyres, thereby causing chaos in the area. For some time now, the area has been witnessing incessant attacks from bandits despite the heavy presence of the military in their domain.
[Opinion] The Slaughter’s Slab As a Metaphor For The Incessant Attacks And Killings In The Northwest
The Northwest region of Nigeria, which prides itself as the most populated geo-political zone in the country, has in recent time, become the metaphorical slaughter’s slab. Just like animals are killed on the slaughter’s slab on a daily basis, so have barbaric attacks and killings by bandits, become a frequent occurrence in the region.
No fewer than the sultan of Sokoto in person of Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar and the CAN President Supo Ayokunle, yesterday seek justice over the death of Pastor Shuaibu Yohanna of Kano. (Photos Credit: Google) Why speaking, they asked the Federal Government to fished out those behind the killing of Pastor Yohanna, and they should be punished accordingly.
Today's Headlines: Over 30 Bandits Killed In Kastina Military Attack; No Plan To Bring Back SARS-IGP
Several bandits killed as military jets pound Katsina, Sokoto forests Operation HADARIN DAJI forces have neutralized scores of bandits and destroyed their camps within Katsina and Sokoto forests. (Photos Credit: Daily Post) In Katsina, about ten hideouts in Rugu forest bordering Kankara Local Government Area were bombarded by a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter aircraft.
Today's Headlines: Ex-PDP Governors Declare Intention For 2023 Polls, I Am Being Blackmailed-Tiwa Says
PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria Three former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors have declared intention to contest the 2023 presidential ticket. The information emerged following Thursday’s 94th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja. In attendance were ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar; PDP Governors led by the Chairman and Sokoto Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; former and serving governors, ministers as well as federal lawmakers.
According to a report by SaharaReporters, the efforts of the military offensive against bandits in Zamfara, Katsina, Niger, and Sokoto has yielded results on Sunday, after joint Task Forces (JTF) which consist of the police and the military, ambushed 32 fleeing bandits from Zamfara State forests camps at Danjibga and Munhaye in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State to Niger State and killed them.
File Photo: Nigeria Army More than 40 bandits have been killed by the Nigerian military in the northwest in two weeks, according to the force headquarter. The force's deputy head of media, Benard Onyeuko, made the announcement in Abuja on Thursday, saying the incident took place in Sokoto and Kaduna states, according to the Daily Trust.
Lesson To Learn From The Confessions Of Those Arrested For Taking Weapons And Other Items To Bandits
As it is known today, bandits have constituted unimaginable security challenges to the residents of the North-Western states in no little measure. And despite the efforts of the government and the security operatives to put a stop to their inhuman activities, the outlaws do not appear to be ready to tread on the path of peace.
Residents of Goronyo town in Sokoto State protested against rising insecurity in their community on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. The protesters blocked major highways in the town, causing heavy traffic gridlock in the area. According to a resident who spoke with journalists on the condition of anonymity, dozens of residents are leaving the community due to insecurity.
Concerning the issue of insecurity in Nigeria, the federal government and the Nigerian security operatives are doing their best to put an end to all forms of violence or banditry. Recently, the Sahara Reporters shared the recent update that is happening in Sokoto State. According to the news, it was reported that the youth of Goronyo town have storm the street protesting against insecurity.
Some youths in Goronyo town, Goronyo local government area, Sokoto state have taken to the streets to protest the area's appalling level of insecurity. The youths were protesting against insecurity in the area, which has forced many residents to flee the town. As seen in the photos shared by Sahara Reporters, youths mounted roadblocks and set tyres ablaze to express their displeasure with the incessant killings and kidnappings in their community.
It will be recalled that due to the Joint Military Task Forces (JTF) raids on the hideouts of the Bandits in Zamfara and some other North-Western states, many of the surviving Criminals have been forced to escape to neighbouring states for safety. And some of those states that they have been fleeing to are Niger, Kaduna, Katsina and Sokoto.
Today's Headlines;Again Gunmen Kill 20 In Sokoto Market;Police Arrest Suspected Cultists In Nasarawa
Photos Credit: Google Again, gunmen kill 20 in Sokoto market Twenty four hours after 11 people were killed by members of a proscribed vigilance group popularly called Yan Sakai at Mammande weekly market in the Gwadabawa Local Government Area of Sokoto State, another 20 persons have been killed by suspected bandits in another attack on market at Ungwan Lalle in the Sabon Birni Local Government Area of the state.
Killing Of 20 Persons In Sokoto: An Incident That Shouldn't Be Taken Lightly By Nigerian Authorities
Twenty four hours after 11 people were allegedly killed by members of a proscribed vigilance group popularly called Yan Sakai at Mammande weekly market in the Gwadabawa Local Government Area of Sokoto State, another 20 persons have been killed by suspected bandits in another attack in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of the state.
When the greatest war strategist, Sun Tzu says in the "Art of War" that "Cut off the head and the body will fall apart", and "Cut off supplies then you weaken them to their knees", not everybody will understand this quote except few people.
It is almost two months now that Zamfara State and its environs are under telecommunications shutdown, market closure, and military offensive on bandits. Little have been heard of attacks from bandits that were attacking lives and properties of people in the State. A situation that proves the tripartite process against the bandits to be effective.
As reported by Daily Trust, an outlawed vigilante group in Sokoto popularly known as Yan Sakai has allegedly killed 11 residents of Gwadabawa local government area of the state. According to the report, the Yan Sakai group is proscribed in Sokoto state, but the members of the group are still carrying out operations in the state.
Some northern States have recently turned into a centre where bandits and other terrorists group perpetrate their heinous acts. These sets of criminals have made certain key areas, which are of huge necessities to the masses, a major target by wreaking havoc. Photo Credit: NaijaGists One of these ares that have been mainly targeted in the past has been markets where lives have been lost and properties destroyed, as, according to a verified publication, a recent and unfortunate event occurred in a market in Sabon Birni local government area of Sokoto, where not less than 20 people have been reported killed and others injured during an attack by bandits.
In Sokoto, bandits go on the rampage and kill 20 villagers. Bandits attacked a market in Ungwan Lalle, Sabon Birni Local Government Area, Sokoto State, killing at least 20 people on Saturday the 9th of October 2021 According to reports, the bandits stormed the market at around 5 p.m and began shooting indiscriminately at anyone they saw resulting in the killing 20 people at the spot.