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Notorious bandit leader Daudawa who led kidnap of Kankara students killed
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Notorious bandit leader Daudawa who led kidnap of Kankara students killed

Notorious bandit leader, Auwalun Daudawa, who led the kidnap of over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School Kankara, Katsina State, has bee killed. It was gathered that Daudawa had laid down his arms and accepted Governor Bello Matawalle’s peace initiative on February 8. But a few days ago, it was reported that Daudawa had returned to the forest to continue his banditry. Government sources told Channels Television that the bandit has been killed. Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs in Zamfara State, Abubakar Dauran told Channels Television that Daudawa left Gusau day two days ago. He had reportedly told some people that he was going to attend one of his relatives’ wedding. According to the commissioner, the bandit rustled over 100 cows and killed the her...
Kaduna’s Most Wanted Bandit, Buderi Isiya Holding Afaka Students To Ransom
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Kaduna’s Most Wanted Bandit, Buderi Isiya Holding Afaka Students To Ransom

Buderi Isiya, the most wanted bandits terrorizing Kaduna State, is still at large despite rigorous manhunt by security forces. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that Buderi, who is in his late 20s, has a large contingent of fighters in his command as well as heavy firepower. Buderi also has close operational ties with Zamfara bandits’ leader, Dogo Gide, who controls the southern part of the Zamfara forest. Dogo Gide was the one who shot the famous bandit leader, Buharin Daji, in March 2018. Security sources in Abuja told this newspaper that Buderi is currently holding 29 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, who were abducted on March 11. “If you look at the video he released, you will hear him ordering the victims to speak so that ransom would be paid on ...
I Took To Kidnapping Because My Cattle Business Required Too Much Work— Bandit
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I Took To Kidnapping Because My Cattle Business Required Too Much Work— Bandit

The suspects and their gang members at large reportedly invaded Kunwarke Clinic and Maternity in Lafia, Nasarawa State, sometime in November 2020 and abducted two patients and a nurse. Two suspected bandits, Abdullahi Danshoho and Illiyasu Salleh, have owned up to their roles in the kidnapping of two patients and a nurse at a hospital in Nasarawa State. They were alleged to have collected N6m ransom before freeing their victims. Danshoho and Salleh were arrested recently by operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team IRT led by DCP Abba Kyari. Married with four children, 25-year-old Danshoho stated that he was a truck driver but went into kidnapping because he was not making enough money from the job. He said, "I finished my NCE (Nigeria Certificate of Education) ...
Police Arrest Suspected Member of Notorious Bandit Syndicate that Kidnapped Katsina Village Head and Killed his Brother
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Police Arrest Suspected Member of Notorious Bandit Syndicate that Kidnapped Katsina Village Head and Killed his Brother

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a member of notorious bandit and kidnap for ransom syndicate, Lawal Umar alias “Bammi”. Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, March 9, said the suspect confessed to have participated in the kidnapping of village head of Radda, Charanchi LGA in which they shot and killed Radda's younger brother, Alhaji Aminu Umar. "On 25/02/2021 based on a tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Lawal Umar, 'M', alias "Bammi", aged 35years of Tsaskiya Village Safana LGA, a notorious bandit and a member of kidnap for ransom syndicate. In the course of investigation the suspect confessed to have participated in several attacks on villages in Safana, Dutsinma and Charanchi LGA of Katsina State," ...
Guru Maharaj Ji Calls For Prosecution Of Sheikh Gumi For Negotiating With Bandit
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Guru Maharaj Ji Calls For Prosecution Of Sheikh Gumi For Negotiating With Bandit

Satguru Maharaj Ji, Founder of One Love Family, has called for the arrest and prosecution of Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi over his involvement with bandits. Maharaj Ji said Gumi lacked conscience for negotiating with bandits. Addressing journalists in Ibadan, Oyo State, he said: “It will be recalled that Gumi is an ally of Umar Farouk, the under wear ‘Christmas bomber’ who dented Nigeria’s image internationally through his botched attempted bombing of an aircraft bound for Michigan, USA in 2009. “Farouk allegedly had links with Sheikh Gumi because his phone contact was not only with him, but he also confirmed Gumi to be one of his associates. “Up to this moment Sheikh Ahmad Gumi who should be facing criminal trial in the court of law was the one on the negotiating tab...
Jangebe abduction: “We Will Not Succumb To Blackmail” – Buhari Warns Bandit
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Jangebe abduction: “We Will Not Succumb To Blackmail” – Buhari Warns Bandit

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the latest abduction of hundreds of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State as inhumane and totally unacceptable, sending out a strong warning to bandits and their sponsors. Reacting to the incident on Friday, President Buhari said that "this administration will not succumb to blackmail by bandits who target innocent school students in the expectations of huge ransom payments." According to the President: Our primary objective is to get all the school hostages safe, alive and unharmed. We have the capacity to deploy massive force against the bandits in the villages where they operate, but our limitation is the fear of heavy casualties of innocent villagers and hostages who might be used as human shields ...
I led the abduction of Kankara schoolboys because Governor Masari dared us – Repentant bandit, Auwal Daudawa says
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I led the abduction of Kankara schoolboys because Governor Masari dared us – Repentant bandit, Auwal Daudawa says

The suspected mastermind of the abduction of students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, Auwal Daudawa, has said he led the operation because the state governor, Bello Masari, dared his men.   Recall that on December 11, 2020, over 300 schoolboys were abducted from their school, hours after President Buhari arrived the state for a private visit. The students regained their freedom after spending a week in captivity. The Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle, had said the boys were rescued through the help of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and that no ransom was paid.     On Monday, February 18, Daudawa and five of his lieutenants surrendered 20 AK 47 rifles, ammunition and a rocket-propelled...
Vigilante Leader Killed as Bandit Attack Katsina Community
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Vigilante Leader Killed as Bandit Attack Katsina Community

Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Shagari quarters in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State and killed the leader of a vigilante group in the area, Ali Bahago, after a gun duel. The bandits also kidnapped one Mr. Alex, a staff of First Bank and two daughters of one elder Hassan, who slumped and died during the invasion. A resident of the quarters, who survived the attack, Sagir Mohammed, told THISDAY on Friday, that the suspected bandits stormed the quarters at about 11:15pm on Thursday, February 11, and operated for over 30 minutes, leaving many occupants of the quarters with varying degrees of injuries. "Bandits attacked Shagari quarters yesterday (Thursday) and killed Alhaji Ali Bahago, who is the leader of vigilante groups. He came to rescue us from the bandi...
CAN Mocks Government Over Insecurity
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CAN Mocks Government Over Insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna State chapter, has expressed concern over the increased mass killings and insecurity in the north. The association particularly expressed great concern over the increased killings in Kaduna, Katsina, Sokoto and Borno States, and indeed the country at large. Rev. John Joseph Hayab, the state CAN chairman in a statement issued on Monday and made available to DAILY POST noted that in the last few weeks, hundreds of people have been killed by the Boko Haram bandits and bandits who are invading communities and unleashing mayhem on the people. The statement lamented, “Our security agencies appear to be overwhelmed and lack new tactics to handle the situation. Both the states and federal governments see...
Katsina: Girls raped, 40 killed in Faskari LG as bandits vow more attacks
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Katsina: Girls raped, 40 killed in Faskari LG as bandits vow more attacks

Armed gunmen stormed communities in Faskari Local Government of Katsina State on Tuesday, killing scores of residents. For hours, the residents were at the mercy of the bandits. More than 40 people, mostly the elderly, women and children, were killed. Also, a number of young females were raped. A source told PRNigeria on Wednesday that communities affected include Kadisau, Maigora, Kabalawa, Kwakware, Raudama and Unguwar Wahabi. The source said the bandits stormed the communities on several motorcycles. “They abused some young girls and married women while setting houses and food stores on fire.” He added that the assailants also “robbed the villagers before they rustled domestic animals, especially cows and sheep”. However, the bandits have threatened more attacks....
Over 30 People Killed as Bandits Attack Kaduna Villages
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Over 30 People Killed as Bandits Attack Kaduna Villages

Some villages in Igabi and Giwa local government areas of Kaduna State suffered an attack by bandits over the weekend, which left at least 30 people dead and many others injured. Victims of the attack are reportedly residents of Kerawa, Rago, Marina, Zariyawa, Hashimawa, Gidan Musa Saidu, and Unguwar Barau villages. It was alleged that the bandits launched the attack against residents of the villages for reportedly providing information about their activities to security operatives. An eyewitness said; “If you remember, few weeks ago, Policemen raided the bandits’ camp and killed over 200 of them. Soldiers and Air Force also attacked the bandits few days ago and they also killed many of them. So, these people believe we are the ones giving the security operatives informatio...
Improve On Response To Kidnapping, Bandit Attacks – Buhari To Security Agencies
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Improve On Response To Kidnapping, Bandit Attacks – Buhari To Security Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on security agencies and communities under threats of bandits’ attacks and kidnappings to be more vigilant and alert in the light of the latest incidents in Enugu, Zamfara, Adamawa, Katsina and Kaduna States. In a statement on Thursday, Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, said Mr Buhari made the call while reacting to the recent reports of heightened acts of violence and kidnappings after a period of relative inactivity in the country. Mr Buhari observed that, “in view of the unpredictability of the security situation, our security forces and the communities affected should be ever more alert because these murderous and remorseless criminals would take advantage of your complacency and strike aga...
Sporadic Bandit Attacks Still Occur In Katsina -Masari To Buhari
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Sporadic Bandit Attacks Still Occur In Katsina -Masari To Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday paid a sympathy visit to victims of armed banditry in seven local government areas of Katsina State. He also said he had directed service chiefs in a meeting last week to completely re-strategize operations and reposition for optimum results. The president was in Batsari Local Government Council, Katsina State, where he met Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), drawn from seven affected local governments of the state. “I am very sad that the consequences of these actions have brought hardship and affected the socio-economic life of our people in the localities. Agriculture, which is the mainstay of the economy and source of livelihood, is worse affected,” he said. He commended the government of Katsina State for supporting security agencies a...
Exercise Python Dance to Tackle Electoral Crimes, Fake News-Buratai
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Exercise Python Dance to Tackle Electoral Crimes, Fake News-Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, at the official flag-off of Exercise Egwu Eke; also known as ‘The Python Dance’, on Tuesday in Lagos, has promised that the operation would be used to tackle electoral crimes, amongst other sundry security issues. Buratai, who made this disclosure at the kick-off of the exercise in the Lagos area, also said the operation will help ameliorate the Apapa gridlock, as well as provide free medical care to citizens, before, during and after the 2019 general elections. He particularly noted that the operation will tackle the menance of banditry, rustling, terrorism, kidnapping, robbery and militancy in the country, as well as fake news. He said: “I am highly delighted to be here today for the flag off of Ex Egwu Eke III (Py...
Professor, 3 Others Killed on Abuja/Kaduna Highway
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Professor, 3 Others Killed on Abuja/Kaduna Highway

The Kaduna state Police  Public relations Officer, Mukhtar Aliyu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police confirmed the incidence but added that no military or policeman was involved in the incident. In a statement he later issued, the police PPRO  said four persons were killed in the attack, while five others were injured. “The Kaduna State Police Command wishes to inform the public that on 22/07/2018 at about 06:30pm, a distress call was received that a group of unidentified Armed Men blocked Kaduna–Abuja express road by Gidan Busa Village and opened fire indiscriminately at any vehicle on sight. “In swift response, teams of Police Men stormed the scene where the bandits were dislodged but sadly they had already killed four (4) commuters and injured five (5) others in their dastar...
Naked Women Are Being Used to Trap Motorists in South Africa
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Naked Women Are Being Used to Trap Motorists in South Africa

A new hijacking method where bandits use naked women to trap motorist into hijacking their cars on SA roads, has now been revealed. According to Arrive Alive, a road safety advocacy and awareness group on its Twitter Page. The organisation posted two photos on Twitter warning motorists, to keep an eye off the naked bandits while driving. 'New hijacking method on N17 ..Naked women trying to stop truck... colleagues on side of road running to truck door @SALTruckers @Wheels24,' the group tweeted The bandits are said to be operating the road by positioning the undressed woman on the road to distract drivers. When drivers slow down to look at the woman, her accomplices then emerge from hiding to rob and hijack cars.
Army Recovers Uniform And Weapon Of DSP Alkali, Aide Killed In Rivers (Picture)
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Army Recovers Uniform And Weapon Of DSP Alkali, Aide Killed In Rivers (Picture)

The Nigerian Army has announced the recovery of The Weapons and Uniforms of Police DSP, Mohammed Alkali and His Orderly Who were killed during Rivers State Rerun election at Omoku Area of The State. The Army has also revealed that no fewer than 15 people that included a soldier, four Civil Defence Corps personnel, two policemen and eight civilians were at Omoku area of Rivers state in December 2016 alone Also recovered were assorted arms and ammunition stockpiled by bandits in the area after a raid of four militants’ camps and cultists’ hideouts in Ujju community near Omoku Among other things recovered were weapons and uniforms of DSP Mohammed Alkali and his police orderly who were killed during the Rivers rerun election. See Picture below:

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