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May 12, 2021
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said Governor Nasir el-Rufai should be blamed for the worrying cases of kidnappings, banditry, and all forms of insecurity in Kaduna state. In holding the governor accountable, NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba and Comrade Continue Reading
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Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has accused politicians of funding banditry to run down the present administration. He made the allegation on Friday while briefing reporters shortly after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The governor who condemned the recent attacks by armed […]Continue Reading
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Bandits on Monday morning attacked Wawan Rafi II village in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, leaving two people dead. The two persons killed were identified as Joshua Dauda and his seven-year-old son Philip Dauda. Also, seven houses, one car and a motorcycle were burnt in the attack. In a press statement, the […]Continue Reading
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The U.S Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has said that 8,279 lives were lost to activities of violent Islamic groups in 2020 in northern Nigeria. USCIRF is an independent federal government entity established by the U.S Congress to monitor, analyze and report on threats to religious freedom across the globe. According to USCIRF report, […]Continue Reading
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He described politicians in the country as being worst than bandits who loot the country and provide guns for northern youths to rig elections and dump them afterward. According to Mr. Yusuf, negotiations between state governors and bandits are “the governors of the states importing from the bandits and a sign of failure in governance.” […]Continue Reading
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A five-city blitz by the Presidency to mobilise residents in locations targeted by bandits to bond with security forces to repel attacks moved to Katsina yesterday. Leading the charge, Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola appealed to residents to support federal security forces with intelligence and civil networks assuring that the Federal Government has men and materials Continue Reading