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Nigeria’s banditry: why 5 government strategies have failed

Sallek Yaks Musa, University of Jos Heightened violence and insecurity in the northwest and northcentral regions of Nigeria have become an existential threat to many. Reported...

Insecurity: Families give their daughters to bandits as brides for protection – CDD

Rise in banditry has led to a dramatic increase in sexual and gender-based violence, which was already high due to prevailing cultural norms, in...

How armed banditry is driving new wave of malnutrition in Nigeria’s North-West

LAST YEAR, when the Nigerian government launched a five-year nutrition action plan to reduce hunger and malnutrition in the country, stakeholders in the food...
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Kano converts illegally acquired structures to schools

KANO State Government has proceeded to revoke illegally acquired structures within the metropolis, turning them into schools to address the security situations affecting students...

Nigeria to take delivery of another batch of A-29 Super Tucano jets next week -Magashi

NIGERIA will take delivery of the final batch of the 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets next week, Minister of Defense Bashir Magashi...

Five die in fresh attack on Imo police station

THE Imo State Police Command has confirmed the death of two policemen and three gunmen who attacked a police station in Imo state. According to...
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With 71 attacks in one week, Kaduna, Zamfara top states hit by terror incidents

THERE were 174 kidnap victims and 154 civilian deaths from 71 violent attacks across the country in the last week, analysis of insecurity data...

No military solution to banditry- Prof Yusuf

FORMER Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Usman Yusuf has said that there is no military solution to banditry in northern...

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Adeboye to Christians: Don’t carry guns but defend yourselves against attackers

THE General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enock Adeboye, has said that he never asked Christians...

Police arrest two persons linked to cases of kidnapping in Ekiti

THE Ekiti State Police Command have arrested two persons linked to high-profile cases of kidnapping in the state. Spokesman of...

Police rescue 77 worshippers waiting for rapture in Ondo church

THE Ondo State Police Command has rescued 77 persons who are waiting for rapture in an underground church in...

Army frowns at circulation of images, videos of soldiers killed by terrorists in Shiroro

THE Nigerian Army has frowned at the circulation of images and videos of soldiers killed by terrorists in Wednesday's...

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Katsina

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over the poor turnout of residents for the voter registration...
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