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Banditry: 360 Kaduna residents lost their lives – Commissioner

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By HUSSAINA YAKUBU Kaduna- The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, says 360 persons were killed between January and...

Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic priest dies in captivity

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KADUNA - A Catholic priest, Rev Fr. Joseph Aketeh Bako died in the hands of his abductors eight weeks after he was abducted,...

Security agents taking N60m ransom to bandits arrested in Kaduna

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KADUNA - The Nigerian Armed Forces have made a major burst in the fight against banditry and terrorism in the country. Joint troops have intercepted...

Breaking: Northern Elders tell Buhari to resign over insecurity, say can’t...

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ABUJA - The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has demanded the immediate resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, over the raging killings across the country, especially...

24 hours after installation community chief, 14 others killed in Kaduna

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KADUNA- A community leader, Isiaku Madaki, was murdered in his residence at Kakura in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State in the early...

The curse of an incapable State, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

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Nigeria’s response to the onset of murderous mass violence has evolved through phases of co-optation, brutal reprisal, appeasement, and state incapacity. The two options...

10 soldiers killed as bandits attack military base in Kaduna

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KADUNA - At least 10 soldiers have been killed and some others injured by bandits proscribed as terrorists who attacked a military base in...

Bandits Abduct 22 Villagers Along Abuja-Kaduna Highway

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Bandits preying the Abuja-Kaduna Highway have abducted 22 villagers, according to a report by DailyTrust. The report revealed that bandits raided some houses at...

Now, nowhere is safe (1), By Hassan Gimba

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First, they came for the Communists And I did not speak out  Because I was not a Communist Then they came for the Socialists And I did not...

Train attack: Military, DSS know location of terrorists but doing nothing...

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 KADUNA - Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Wednesday, expressed frustration and helplessness, saying that the military knew the location of the terrorists wreaking...

Security lapses: Time to interrogate our leaders, By Jonas Odocha

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In psychology we learn that laughter and tears are safety valves of human sanity. In the same token we relate the safety and security...

Abuja-Kaduna train attack: Family of 6 missing

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A family of six comprising a woman, simply identified as Maryam Bobbo, her husband (unidentified) and their four children have been reported to be...

Bandits kill 4 policemen, one civilian in raid of Kebbi’s tomato...

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Bandits killed four policemen and a civilian on Tuesday, when they stormed a tomato processing factory in Gafara, Warra area of Ngaski Local Government...

 Bandits Release 36 Katsina Abductees After A Month

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The 36 abducted people in Guga of Bakori LGA, Katsina State have regained their freedom after a month in bandits’ den. According to Alhaji Mahdi...

Police Foil Bandits’ Attack On Community Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway

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An attack by bandits on Kurmin Kare Village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state on Sunday, February 20 has been foiled by...

Bandits Demand N30m Compensation From Katsina Community Over Death Of Their...

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Bandits have demanded N30 million as compensation from Tashar Biri, a Village in the Yatumaki of Dan Musa Local Government Area of Katsina State. The...

Abducted Ondo Farmers Regain Freedom After Four Days In Bandits Den

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Ten farmers abducted by bandits at a farm in Ayede- Ogbese, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, have been released. A farmer identified...

2023 presidency: Miyetti Allah wants apology, By Lasisi Olagunju

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How do you address a people who create a situation and then turn round to play the victim? The National President of Miyetti Allah...

Nigerian education in crisis as world celebrates International Day of Education...

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ABUJA - As the world celebrated the International Day of Education on Monday, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the government’s pledge...

Diri rules out payment of ransom for kidnapped commissioner’s release

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Gov. Douye Diri of Bayelsa has ruled out the payment of ransom to secure the release of the Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Mr...