Why We Attack And Kidnap People – Repentant Fulani Bandits 

Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area, NAN reports. The ex-bandits said at a peace meeting in Tsafe that they were harassed and intimidated by the police and vigilantes, locally known as ”Yan Sakai, into becoming bandits and kidnappers. During the meeting held at the palace of the Emir of Tsafe, Alhaji Muhammadu Bawa, one of the bandits’ commanders, Hassan Dantawaye, said they were unjustly treated by the government and society. We…

Killers Of Funke Olakunrin Certainly Will Be Found – IGP Assures  ·         …..Orders Total Overhaul of Security on South-West, South-South and South-East Highways.

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu,has assured the Nation that the killers of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of the Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasorantin will certainly be found and made to face the full weight of the Law. The IGP noted that the Ondo State Police Command, backed by Special Forces and seasoned investigators from the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) deployed from the Force Headquarters, Abuja, on his directives, had already commenced…

Sorrow, Tears As Gov Sani- Bello Visit IDP Camp in Erena

The atmosphere was charged with sorrow, bitterness and tears as Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State, Monday, visited the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp at Erena in Shiroro Local Government Area. At least 2, 400 persons from eight communities were taking refuge in Central Primary School, Erena following incessant banditry attack in that area. The incident has led to the death of about 37 people while more than 20 sustained various degree of injuries and are receiving treatment at the camp. Governor Sani Bello, who visited the camp in…

Thousands of Catholics storm Alausa, protest herdsmen killings

Over 5,000 Catholic faithful have stormed Alausa, the Lagos seat of power to protest massive killings of members and others in Northern Nigeria by herdsmen and others. Roads leading to the State House, Ikeja were shutdown as the huge crowd took them over in a peaceful protest, which also took place simultaneously across the nation. The entrance leading to the State House of Assembly was shut to prevent the protesters from gaining entrance, while government officials received the protesters at the gate. The protesters were armed with placards, some of…

Ortom again rejects cattle colony at funeral for victim

Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom has again rejected the suggestion that the state create Cattle Colony or Grazing Routes for herdsmen. He said the suggestions were not acceptable to the Benue people. Ortom stated this on Thursday in Makurdi in a service to mark the mass burial of the victims of the herdsmen invasion. He had stated this position on Wednesday at a stakeholders meeting attended by the Inspector General of Police. Idris Ibrahim. On Thursday, he said since the state does not even have adequate land for farmers, it…