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Imo State Government says some suspects have named former Governor Rochas Okorocha and Uche Nwosu as sponsors of bandits and kidnappers. Nwosu, Okorocha’s son-in-law, was a Deputy Chief of Staff and Action Alliance (AA) Imo governorship candidate in 2019. A statement on Tuesday by Oguwike Nwachuku, Governor Hope Uzodinma’s Chief Press Secretary, said the duo […]

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has suggested that forests in the North should be bombed to aid the fight against banditry. This, he said, would help to wipe out bandits, while speaking on Arise TV on Monday. He also called for more investment in security personnel, technology, and military equipment. The governor said, “These […]

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says the declaration of a state of emergency on banditry would enable security operatives to access to clear bandits’ enclaves and other hideouts. Tambuwal made the suggestion on Wednesday in Sokoto when he received a delegation of the Northwest States Governors Forum. The delegation was led by Gov. Aminu […]

Justice Nkeonye Evelyn Maha of the federal high court in Abuja on Wednesday evening granted bail to 12 out of 15 defendants put on trial by the Inspector General of Police who allegedly attempted to carry out an unlawful search in Abuja residence of Supreme Court Justice, Mary Odili. Each of the 12 defendants was […]

AWKA – The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that Nigerian secu­rity agents are planting Im­provised Explosive Devices (IED) in parts of Igbo land and turn round to accuse its members of the crime. In a statement issued by its Media and Publicity Sec­retary, Emma Powerful, the group said its allegation was buttressed by […]

The Bills Presented to Gov. Okowa by the Speaker of the Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, in company with principal officers of the Assembly, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa signs the Anti-open grazing bill into law, prohibiting open grazing across the state, and also the Delta State Urban Regional Planning Bill into Law. Gov. Okowa noted that the […]

Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has placed a N20million bounty on the killers of Dr. Chike Akunyili, husband of the late ex-NAFDAC Director General, Dora Akunyili. Gov. Obiano met with heads of security agencies on Wednesday after the assassination; He condemned the violence that has been witnessed in Anambra in the past few days. […]

Anotorious bandit, Jabiru Muhammed says a traditional leader, Mai Unguwa Zailani and two other persons are his accomplices in perpetrating banditry attack in the Tsafe Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara State. Muhammed alleged that he works under the command of a notorious bandit he simply identified as “Chairman,” said to be hiding in Zamfara […]

Kaduna State government has banned the use of motorcycles (Okada), for commercial or personal purposes for three months in the first instance effective from 30th September 2021.Tricycles have also been restricted from operating between dusk to dawn. They are only allowed to operate from 6am to 7 pm and have been directed to remove their […]

The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits ravaging the North West and other parts of the country as terrorists. The Upper Chamber also called on the President to declare known leaders of bandits in the country wanted and track them wherever they are for arrest and prosecution. It also urged the President […]


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