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Bandits brutally kill father, abduct son, niece, nephew in Kaduna

…Mother, 3yrs baby, daughter narrowly escape injury.  by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Bandits, in large numbers, reportedly brutally killed a father, abduct his son, niece and nephew, while the mother and daughter escaped with serious bullet injuries on the daughter. Narrating the ugly incident to journalists on Monday in Kaduna in tears, the victim’s

Six-months old Baby among those killed in Zangon-Kataf – Family sources

…87-yrs-old woman also killed by the bandits. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A six months’ old baby girl, Peace Samson, was among the 11 persons reportedly murdered recently in Pyeijim Village of Atyap Chiefdom in Zangon-Kataf Local Government Area of Southern Kaduna, in Kaduna State. Similarly, an 87 years’ old woman, Tinat Bamaiyi, was also

Bandits kill Reverend, 11 others in fresh attacks in Kaduna

…Several others displaced. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Again bandits have reportedly killed 12 persons, including a Reverend, in Pyeijim Village of Atyap Chiefdom in Zangon-Kataf local government area of Kaduna State. The bandits, wielding AK47s rifles allegedly met their victims at about 5:30pm on Sunday, after their evening Church Service. An eyewitness and member

We received distress call about Bethel School Bandits’ invasion 1am – El-Rufai

…Says bandits ‘overwhelmed’ army. …Condemns profiling bandits on ethnicity and religion.  by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Nasir El-Rufai Kaduna State Governor, Mall. Nasir El-Rufai, has said they received distress call about bandits’ invasion of Bethel Baptist High School around 1am on the fateful night. The governor made the revelation as special guest of honour and guest speaker at the 2021 Annual

24-hour curfew reinstated in Plateau

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Plateau State Government has reinstated the 24-hour curfew earlier relaxed in Jos North Local Government Area, following growing tensions arising from the attack on Yelwa Zangam Village of the Local Government (behind the University of Jos) where people were killed and property destroyed.  According to Governor Simon Lalong, the 24-hour curfew will come into

100 massacred in 7days, 12 villages completely decimated in Kaduna – SOKAPU

…Says, “Widow, 2 kids slaughtered.”  …Over 90% Atyapland deserted. …Urges Govt to investigate claims of military involvement in attacks. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) has said no fewer than 100 persons were massacred within seven days and 12 villages completely decimated in Zangon-Kataf and other local government areas of southern part of Kaduna State. SOKAPU also stated that over

Kaduna Crisis takes new dimension as Fulani militia takeover Atyab Chiefdom – ACDA

…Burns down Paramount Ruler’s family house, kills, parades AK47 freely. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The crisis rocking Atyab Chiefdom in Zangon-Kataf local government area of southern part of Kaduna State has taken a new and dangerous dimension, as Fulani militia have reportedly razed down the family compound of the Paramount Ruler of Atyab, HRH Sir Dominic Yahaya. Similarly, the revered

Kaduna: Zangon-Kataf death toll hits 40

…As 7 Churches, 254 Homes Burnt – SOKAPU by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna For the 7th day running, the night siege on Atyap Community has continued with the death toll, number of churches and burnt homes rising. A statement issued by Southern Kaduna People’s Union, SOKAPU, and signed by its spokesman, Luka Binniyat, on Wednesday stated that “Yesterday 13th July, 2021,

Women leader begs bandits not to execute students for sake of Holy Month of Ramadan

...As PTA pleads for extension execution deadline.  by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The National President of Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (PTA), Alhaji Haruna Danjuma, has appealed to abductors not to execute or hurt any other student in their captivity, while begging them to extend the deadline and time of their execution. Similarly, the National President of Foundation for the

Bandits kill 8, injure 4 in attacks in 3 Kaduna LGs

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Eight persons have again been reportedly killed, and four others injured by armed bandits in separate attacks dotted across three local government areas in Kaduna State, according to official security update for Wednesday, 31st March, 2021.  The affected local governments include Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru, respectively, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the