Banditry: 15 People Killed In Renewed Attacks In Katsina And Zamfara

Bandits have killed 15 people in Unguwar Yabo village of Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State and Marar-Zamfarawa villlages, Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State. While 12 persons were killed in the Zamfara attack, three persons lost their lives in the Katsina attack. An indigene of the village, Malam Sani Mohammed, told SundayPUNCH that the bandits invaded the village in motorcycles and began to shoot at the people indiscriminately. Mohammed said the bandits spent several hours in the village, shooting and looting people’s belongings without response from the…

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Nigerian Capable Of Dealing With Bandits- Garba Shehu

The northern part of Nigeria have been facing some Bandit attacks for quite sometime now which has led to the killings of many people and properties worth millions of dollars destroyed. The federal government has promised to upturn the banditry surge in the Northern states of Nigeria. Nigeria’s Service Chiefs Have Visited Katsina state to evaluate the Banditry situations. The Presidency has assured Nigerians, again, that the nation’s armed forces are fully capable of dealing with the challenges of banditry and terrorism, urging more patience as the military takes appropriate…

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Banditry: DSS, IGP, NSA Chiefs Visits Katsina State

Katsina state have the Frontline region of Bandits in recent times Katsina Unrest sparked a peace Protest in Yobe, Abuja and Kano states whereby protesters are demanding the resignation of all Presidential Service Chiefs. The National Security Adviser, Babagana Mongunu, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji have arrived Katsina State over the security situation in the state. The IGP was joined by other security stakeholders led by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Sanusi Buba. On arrival…

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AYCF Warns Femi Adesina Over Speech To Northern Leaders

Following the evaluation of the performance of the Buhari led Federal Government of Nigeria various calls have come out to air their opinions on the poor administrators at the hem of affairs this situation didn’t go down well with the presidential spokesman who has called names of some northern leaders for discrediting his principal. The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has warned the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, over the use of derogatory language and highly-disrespectful words against the respected Northern elder,…

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Insecurity: It Is Uncharitable Wrong To Say President Buhari Has Failed- Adesina

The presidency has cautioned Nigerians against criticising President Muhammadu Buhari of failing to address the security challenges in the country. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said it is wrong and uncharitable to accuse his principal of failure. “Government is working at it and it is work in progress. Let nobody come and say nothing is being done and the government has failed, that will be uncharitable,” he said. When asked if the…

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Boko-Haram Kills 81 Civilians In Borno, Others

At least 20 soldiers and more than 40 civilians have been killed, and hundreds have been injured in twin attacks in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Saturday, residents and a civilian task force fighter said. The attacks, in the Monguno and Nganzai local government areas, came just days after armed fighters killed at least 81 people in a raid on a village in a third area, Gubio. Two humanitarian workers and three residents told Reuters that armed fighters with heavy weaponry including rocket launchers arrived in Monguno, a hub for…

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Katsina Unrest: Bandits Kills Village Head

Katsina have been under siege for sometime now, the killings of innocent souls and vandalisation of properties by Bandits, early hours of Saturday Emage News reports that the hoodlums came with highly sophisticated weapons which many villagers fled their homes. Bandits, murdered the village head of Mazoji, Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Dikko Usman. The Special Adviser to Governor Aminu Masari on security, Ibrahim Katsina, however, told our correspondent that the government was doing everything possible to tackle the problem of banditry in the state. READ ALSO:…

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National Assembly To Convey Meeting With The Presidency

The joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives leadership have resulted in meeting with the presidency as to regarding the growing number of voilence all over Nigeria. The resolution to do so was reached after the Senate considered a motion on the resurgence of killings in Borno North by Boko Haram insurgents. The motion was sponsored by Senator Abubakar Kyari (APC – Borno North); and Co-sponsored by Senators Kashim Shettima (APC – Borno Central); and Ali Ndume (APC – Borno South). Kyari while relying on order 42 and…

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Buhari Condemns Boko-Haram Killings

Following news of one of the most brutal terrorist attacks on innocent people emerging from the Northeast, President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is deeply shocked by the brutal killing of tens of people by the Boko Haram/Islam in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Gubio village, Borno State. The President, who is still expecting a detailed briefing by the Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum on the outcome of his visit to the affected communities, said the “primordial nature of the killings is particularly shocking because it happened not long after the…

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DHQ- Over 1400 Boko Haram Terrorists Have Been Killed

Over 1400 Boko Haram terrorists have been neutralized in the NorthEast. This is one of the several successes recorded by the Nigerian military according to the Chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai. The Army Chief who has been with the troops on the frontline spoke to State House correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. General Buratai expressed joy with the morale and performance of the troops insisting that the military is determined to rid all parts of the country of terrorism and banditry.

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Insurgence: Gen. B. Tukur Briefs President Buhari

Announcing the meeting, Buhari’s new media aide, Bashir Ahmad, tweeted, “President Muhammadu Buhari receives a briefing from the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai on the activities of the Nigeria Army on the security situation in the country this afternoon, at the State House, Abuja.” After the meeting, Buratai told journalists that fight against terrorists in the country is ongoing. He said, “The troops are putting in their best and that has resulted in the tremendous successes we are recording. The fight is still ongoing and over…

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Middle-East Crisis: GNA vows to retake Libya’s east after Sirte offensive

Libya’s internationally-recognised government has promised to retake the country’s east after launching an offensive to capture the strategic city of Sirte from the eastern-based forces of renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. On Saturday, forces allied with the Government of National Accord (GNA) launched the offensive to seize Sirte, a key gateway to the country’s main oil fields in the east, from Haftar’s self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) forces which took the city in January. On Saturday, Egypt, which backs Haftar, unveiled an initiative to end the conflict in Libya. The…

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Fulani Conflict: Governor Ganduje Calls On Federal Government To Put A Stop On Encroachment Of Herdsmen Into Nigeria

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the Federal Government to put a stop to the movement of herdsmen from other African countries into Nigeria. This, according to him would help to curb the rate of crime attached to the Fulani-herders conflicts across the country. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/ogun-state-relaxes-lockdown-religious-gathering-opens-june-19/ He made the call on Saturday during the commissioning of 25 housing units of RUGA settlement project at Dansoshiya forest, in Kiru local government of the state. “This is the first batch of the housing units of 25 out of…

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Katsina Unrest: President Buhari Meets Masari

For quite sometime now Katsina State, Northern Nigeria have been under the siege of Bandit attacks whereby many individuals have been killed and properties destroyed, in a bit of finding a lasting solution President Buhari met with the Governor of Katsina, Aminu Masari. The President’s meeting with Governor Aminu Bello Masari, at the State House on Thursday night, said bandits, who have committed crimes against innocent citizens in the state, and across the country, will not be spared. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/forbes-ronaldos-105-million-year-tops-messi-and-crowns-him-soccers-first-billion-dollar-man/ President Buhari warned bandits to surrender their weapons, or…

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Al-Qeada: France Has Killed Abdelmalek Droukdel

France said on Friday that its military has killed al-Qaeda’s North Africa chief Abdelmalek Droukdel, a key fighter who its forces had been hunting for more than seven years, during an operation in Mali. “On June 3, French army forces, with the support of their local partners, killed the emir of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Abdelmalek Droukdel, and several of his closest collaborators, during an operation in northern Mali,” French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly wrote on Twitter. There was no immediate confirmation of his death from al-Qaeda…

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Kogi Attacks: IGP Orders Full Scale Search For Perpetrators

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a full-scale search for the perpetrators of the attack on Isanlu Police station and a commercial bank in Yagba East LGA of Kogi State. IGP Adamu in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP, Frank Mba, condemned the incident which led to the death of some policemen and a civilian. Following the incident, the IGP has deployed a team of crack detectives from the Intelligence Response Team (IRT), the Special Tactical Squad (STS), and Federal-SARS to Kogi to ensure…

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Ex Defence Chief Says Trump Fueled US Unrest

All four fired Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s death have now been charged. Derek Chauvin, the officer who knelt on Floyd’s neck, has been charged with second-degree murder, upgraded from the previous charge of third-degree murder. He also faces a second-degree manslaughter charge. The other three are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and manslaughter. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/nigerias-raggae-legend-majek-fashek-is-dead/ US President Donald Trump has outraged faith leaders and protesters for walking to an historic church near the White House and creating a photo opportunity, just minutes after police…

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DHQ: Boko-Haram Top Commanders Killed

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have killed top Boko Haram terrorists in a military operation in the northeast. The Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, confirmed this in a statement obtained by Channels Television on Wednesday. According to him, the death of the insurgents followed a failed “attack on troops’ location at Banki Junction and Response Area Firgi within the 7 Division Strike Group.” READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/farin-waterfalls-fgn-approves-over-n8bn/ Enenche noted that the terrorists who met their waterloo were some high ranking Commanders of the Abubakar Shekau’s faction…

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Kaduna Unrest: Bandit Kills 9 People In Kajuru LGA

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At least nine people have been killed and many others injured following an attack on Avong Doka village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna by suspected bandits. The latest incident comes barely one week after gunmen burnt down several houses at a Rural Grazing Area settlement in Agwala Dutse village also in Kajuru local government area. Although the police authorities in Kaduna are yet to confirm the attack, the Chairman of Kajuru local government area, Mister Cafra Caino told Channels television that the gunmen invaded the village in the…

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Greoge Floyd: No Justice Except All Four Cops Jailed

Protesters in the United States city of Minneapolis welcomed Friday’s murder charge against the white officer who knelt on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, but demanded the three other officers involved be arrested as well. “It’s an absolute outrage because it isn’t just one officer who is responsible for the murder of George Floyd,” said Ayaan Dahir, a Minneapolis resident and activist. “They all need to be arrested and charged.” Floyd died on Monday after policeman Derek Chauvin pinned him to the ground as he repeatedly…

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