We Have Reduced Kidnapping and Banditry with NIN – Isa Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami says banditry and kidnapping have reduced since his office introduced the policy compelling Nigerians to obtain a National Identification Number. Pantami made the claim in Abuja on Thursday, June 3, while rendering an account of his stewardship since assuming office, in 2019. “Constitution Review Is…

Breaking: Panic As Bandits Abduct Unspecified Number Of Abia Varsity Students

By Amarachi The incident according to reports occurred Wednesday night as the students were in a commercial bus returning from Okigwe to Uturu around 8:00 pm. Suspected Yahoo Boy Runs Mad in ABSU As insecurity worsens in the country, unknown gunmen have abducted an unspecified number of students of Abia State University Uturu, ABSU. The…

Kidnapping, Banditry not Federal Offences in Nigeria – FG

By Henry Iheanacho The federal government says kidnapping and banditry are not federal offences in Nigeria. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed stated this on Tuesday, in response to the statement on insecurity by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). “It is shocking that a party that ruled this nation for all of 16 years…

Zamfara School Abduction: Close to 550 Students Are Missing – Teacher

One of the teachers at Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State has claimed that close to 550 students were abducted by gunmen who stormed the school in the early hours of today February 26. The teacher who spoke to Daily Trust said out of 600 students of…

Bandits Kill Traditional Ruler, Ten Others, Kidnap 24 in Niger State

Armed bandits have killed the village head of Kusherki in Rafi local government area of Niger state, the Dakacin Kusherki, Alhaji Masud Abubakar and ten others in Munya.   The bandits also kidnapped the wife of the slain village head and 23 other villagers in Munya Local Government Area.   It was gathered that the bandits numbering…

Released Kankara School Boys Arrive Katsina from Zamfara (photos/Video) 

The 344 Kankara schoolboys who were released from captivity on Thursday, December 17, have arrived in Katsina state from Zamfara state. They arrived the Katsina state government house this morning and were received by the state governor, Aminu Masari. The boys looked tired and most of them had no shoes or slippers on. Some of…