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Terrorism: Almajiri system fuelling banditry, kidnapping in North, says CAN

Terrorism: Almajiri system fuelling banditry, kidnapping in North, says CAN

By Luminous Jannamike – Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has blamed almajiri system in the North for the increasing cases of banditry, kidnapping, terrorism and armed robbery in the country. The chairman of CAN in Imo State, Rev. Dr Eches Divine Eches, stated this in an interview with journalists in Abuja, ahead of […]

Banditry, Kidnapping: Masari shuts some Katsina highways, livestock markets

Banditry, Kidnapping: Masari shuts some Katsina highways, livestock markets

By Bashir Bello In the face of growing insecurity, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has ordered the immediate shutting down of some major Katsina highways to tame activities of bandits and other crimes in the state. The highways shut down include Jibia-Gurbin Baure road and Kankara-Sheme roads linking to Zamfara State. Masari further […]

$875m Arms Deal: Nigeria’ll get anything it needs from US govt — PRESIDENCY

$875m Arms Deal: Nigeria’ll get anything it needs from US govt — PRESIDENCY

THE Presidency, in its reaction to the allegation that the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations had called for a halt to the proposed sale of attack helicopters to Nigeria over concerns bordering on authoritarianism, human rights abuses and the government’s role in the #EndSARS protest, said that Nigeria would get every necessary assistance it wants from the US government.

We’ll put an end to banditry, kidnapping in Nasarawa soon – Gov Sule

We’ll put an end to banditry, kidnapping in Nasarawa soon – Gov Sule

By David Odama Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, Tuesday, assured residents of the state, that  kidnapping, banditry and other criminal activities in the state will soon be over even as he urged Muslims to pray for peace in the state.  Governor Sule said this during an interview with journalists in his hometown in Gudi,   Akwanga local area of the state where […]