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Gunmen Kill 8, Burn 95 Houses In Attacks On Plateau Communities

Gunmen on Wednesday morning stormed two villages in Plateau State (Abonong and Zayit communities in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area) killing at least eight people, the police have said. According to Mr Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Police Command in the State, the attackers hit the community in the early hours of Wednesday.…

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Gunmen Abduct Two Children Of Zamfara Lawmaker, Request N10m Ransom

Zamfara Police command have confirmed the abduction of two children of Yahaya Chado who is a member of the House of Representatives, representing Maradun/Bakura constituency. This was revealed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammed Shehu in Gusau on Monday that the children were abducted after the gunmen invaded the lawmaker’s home village at…

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Gunmen Reportedly Attack Rivers Community On New Year’s Day, Killing At Least 15

At least 15 persons are being reported to have died after gunmen allegedly attacked residents of the Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State. According to Punch, the gunmen raided the towns in the early hours of the New Year. Punch reports that they are suspected to be working for a former militant leader, Don…

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Gunmen Kill NTA Reporter

A reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Benin, Mr Lawrence Okojie, was allegedly shot dead by gunmen on Saturday night in Benin. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Okojie was said reported to have been killed around Ogunola Junction, off Siluko Road. The spokesman of the State Police Command, DSP Moses Nkombe, who…

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