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Troops Rescue Kidnapped Major Datong

Following the directive of the Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs for 1 Division Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and all security agencies to conduct decisive operations to rescue Major CL Datong who was abducted at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Permanent Site on 24 August 2021 and find the perpetrators dead or alive, the ...

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Zamfara: Declare Abduction Of Students A Crime Against Humanity, SERAP Tells ICC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr Karim A. A. Khan, QC, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging him “to investigate the growing cases of abduction of students in several parts of Northern Nigeria, closure of schools, and the persistent failure of Nigerian authorities at both the federal and state levels to end the abduction as amounting to crimes against ...

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Bandits Attack Nigerian Defence Academy, Kill Two Officers, Abduct One

Nigeria’s foremost military university, the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna was on Tuesday attacked by bandits who killed two officers and abducted one other. The bandits invaded the permanent site of the institution located along Airport Road, Afaka, in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State around 1.00am. A source told our correspondent that the hoodlums, who were dressed in military ...

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Please Pay Ransom Within 24 Hours, Abducted Zamfara Students Beg Govt

The abducted students of the College of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Bakura in Zamfara State have appealed to Governor Bello Matawalle and the government to pay the ransom demanded by their abductors within 24 hours. In a 30-second video clip obtained by Channels Television, yesterday, the students were seen begging the state government to do the needful to ensure they ...

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Breaking: Again Bandits Abduct Students, Teachers In Zamfara, Kill Four Security Men

Suspected bandits have again abducted many students and teachers in Zamfara State. The latest incident happened on Sunday at the state’s College of Agriculture in Bakura Local Government Area of the state. The college registrar, Aliyu Bakura, confirmed the incident to BBC Hausa Monday morning. He said four persons, including a police officer and three gatemen, were killed in the attack. According to ...

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Gunmen Abduct Niger Commissioner For Information

Niger State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mallam Idris Mohammed, has been abducted by gunmen and taken to an unknown destination. The Commissioner was abducted by heavily armed men suspected to be bandits from his residence at Baban Tunga, Tafa local government area of the state on Sunday night. The gunmen said to be numbering about 20, stormed the residence ...

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Two Cops Beheaded As Bandits, Police Clash In Imo

Bandits on Friday engaged cops in a gun duel at Umuaka in the Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State. Sources told Sunday PUNCH that the bandits reportedly beheaded two cops sent to the Njaba Divisional Police Headquarters and set its barracks on fire. The police also said that they killed two of the bandits during the encounter. A community source told ...

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NAF Confirms Alpha Jet Aircraft Crash In Zamfara

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash of Alpha Jet Aircraft in Zamfara State. This was made known in a statement today by Director of Public Relations and Information Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet. The statement reads: “On 18 July 2021, at about 12.45 pm, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet aircraft, returning from a ...

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Pay More Attention To Bandits, Kidnappers Than IPOB, Umar Tells Buhari

Former military governor of Kaduna State, Col.Abubakar Umar (retd) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of giving undue attention to the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, instead of focusing on deadly activities of bandits and kidnappers who are ravaging the country, particularly North West and North East regions. Umar in a statement in Kaduna said: “Activities ...

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Breaking: Bandits Strike In Another School In Kaduna, Abduct Scores Of Students

Some bandits, on Monday, attacked Bethel Secondary School, Maramara in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, abducting an unspecified number of students. It was learnt that the gunmen stormed the school premises in the early hours of Monday, shooting sporadically as they abducted the students. This is the fourth mass abduction in Kaduna in the last six months. Premium ...

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