Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has slammed journalists in Nigeria and Nigerians in general for using the word ‘criminals’ to describe bandits. Sheikh Gumi has been meeting with bandits in different forests across states in the North, reportedly preaching to ...

Former Governors of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has said he would never negotiate with bandits but smoke them out if he were the President of Nigeria. Kanu made the assertion shortly after a closed-door meeting with former Military President, ...

Northern elders have told urged Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi to immediately abort his mission of mediating between criminal bandits and the government if he has developed lethargy in the course of undertaking visits to deep forests The elders were ...

Tension rising in the Northern part of the country after Bandits razed a church building, two homes in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the state Commissioner for Internal ...

Prominent Islamic cleric, Ahmad Gumi, on Thursday led the Secretary to the Niger State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, and security operatives to a meeting with some suspected bandits in the state. SaharaReporters gathered that the delegation met with the armed ...

Gunmen suspected to be armed bandits on Wednesday invaded Government Science Secondary School in Kagara, headquarters of Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, killing two students and abducting many others. The armed men were said to have invaded the ...

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said bandits cannot be proscribed in Nigeria because they don’t have any identity or name they identify with as a group. Mohammed spoke on AIT’s Kaakaki programme on Wednesday, explaining that ...

The former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has warned any individual or personality against stopping those who has decided to protect themselves from bandit attacks. In a recent tweet, the author narrated how the bandits has been ravaging the ...

Police in Katsina State yesterday displayed the corpses of three suspected armed bandits that had terrorised Dutsinma Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, CP Sanusi Buba, in a press briefing at the command headquarters, Katsina, disclosed ...

Bandits have invaded Kanyan and Sabon Gida communities in Kurebe Ward in Niger State, killing 27 residents, and injuring 20 others. SaharaReporters learnt from eyewitnesses that the bandits also abducted no fewer than 40 persons during the attack. It was ...

Armed bandits have attacked and killed one person each in Igabi and Zaria local Government Areas of Kaduna State. However, local vigilantes repelled an attack in Giwa Local Government Area. This was confirmed in a statement Monday evening by Mr. ...

Food availability, sufficiency, and affordability will continue to be a mirage as long as banditry and attacks on farmers continue, the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology has declared. Its chairman, Mr Sunday Bamgbose, told Newsmen on Friday in ...

The Banditry activities in Niger state have taken a different dimension as the bandits have now adopted a different approach of asking communities to contribute certain amount of money every month or risk attack, The Sun reports. Rather than the ...