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PLASU VC says continuous banditry attacks on schools call for more prayers

PLASU VC says continuous banditry attacks on schools call for more prayers

Vice Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Prof. Yohana Izam, on Saturday said the continuous banditry attacks on schools across the nation call for more intensive prayers for total stoppage. Izam made the pronouncement while Speaking as Chairman at the third Biennial Convention of Women Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (WOWICAN) 2021, holding […]

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 […]

D.E.T.A.I.L.E.D: Effects of banditry, kidnapping in Kaduna

D.E.T.A.I.L.E.D: Effects of banditry, kidnapping in Kaduna

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Kaduna may not be the commercial nerve centre of the Northern region but being the defunct capital of Northern Nigeria before the creation of states by the Gowon military regime in 1967, the crocodile city still occupies a central position and had remained attractive to many notable personalities, groups and corporate organizations […]

Insecurity: Use African measures to fight  kidnapping, banditry — OPC

Insecurity: Use African measures to fight kidnapping, banditry — OPC

OSOGBO— COORDINATOR of the Oodua Peoples’ Congress, OPC, in Osun State, Mr. Leke Akintayo, yesterday, blamed the Federal Government for the spate of insecurity in the country, just as he noted that African measures, if properly harnessed, can end the killings across the country.

Kidnapping, banditry not federal offences – FG replies PDP

Kidnapping, banditry not federal offences – FG replies PDP

The Federal Government on Tuesday berated the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for displaying crass ignorance that kidnapping and banditry are not federal offences. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed at a media briefing in Abuja, said it was shocking that PDP ruled the nation for 16 years, yet ignorant of the […]

74 Political parties call for an end to killings, banditry

74 Political parties call for an end to killings, banditry

…seek probe of money for arms By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The United Political Parties for Good Governance (UPPG), an umbrella organization of 74 registered political parties in Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to provide the necessary weapons to the military and  operational funds for a timely execution of the war on terror. The National […]

How we can stop banditry — Katsina SSG

How we can stop banditry — Katsina SSG

By BASHIR BELLO After bandits kidnapped 300 students of Government Science College, Kankara in Katsina State on December 11, 2020 and later released them Saturday Vanguard reached out to Dr. Mustapha Inuwa, Secretary to State Government to have an insight into what happened and how to end kidnapping and other forms of banditry in Nigeria. […]

Banditry: Zamfara govt bans sale of petroleum products

Banditry: Zamfara govt bans sale of petroleum products

Zamfara Government has banned the sale of petroleum products in areas that recorded recent upsurge of banditry in the state. This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, issued in Gusau on Saturday. Dosara explained that the measure was “in furtherance of the efforts and steps being taken […]