A massive attack by the military against bandits have yieldef tremendous success as 25 bandits have been killed and 155 others arrested in the Northwest Zone of the country.
No fewer than three soldiers and one local vigilante group member have been killed by unidentified gunmen, suspected to be armed bandits who came to attack their victims in their numbers on motorcycles in Yakila village of Rafi local government area of Niger state.
Fight Against Banditry And Kidnapping: Nigerian Army Gets A Nod From Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello Of Niger And His Kaduna State Counterpart, Nasir El-Rufai
The Governors of Niger and Kaduna states, Abubakar Sani Bello and Nasir El-Rufai have commended the Nigerian Army for the successes recorded in dealing with banditry and kidnapping activities in the North-West and North-Central parts of the country.
Renewed Bandits Attacks In Kaduna, Niger States: 2,462 Persons Displaced In The Communities – Niger Govt
About 2,462 persons, which included adult male and female as well as their underage children, have so far been displaced in some communities in Kaduna state and in Munya local government area of Niger state following persistent armed bandits attacks in the affected communities since last Thursday, January 2, 2020.