Boko Haram jihadists have raided three villages in northeastern Nigeria, killing five people and setting fire to several homes and fields, residents told AFP on Thursday.
Armed members of the extremist group on Wednesday sped into the villages of Huyum, Sabongarin Huyum and Wasada on motorbike, killing five villagers and looting their property before setting fire to their homes and farms, witnesses said.
“The armed men arrived at 16:00 and for four hours they held us all hostage,” Huyum resident Bala Jonah […]
Suspected gunmen believed to be herdsmen have killed five farmers at Share, the headquarters of Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Confirming the attack, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, said the dead, who are from Tsaragi, were killed by suspected herdsmen while working on a farm at Share.
He dismissed any link of Share people in the attack, adding that the two communities have been living together in peace with the constant presence of security personnel.
He confirmed that […]
The Anambra State Police Command has arrested five armed robbery suspects gunned down by the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Hosea-Hassan Karma, revealed that the operation lasted all through the night on Monday till the early hours of Tuesday when some of the criminals fell to the superior fire power of the police while some of them still escaped.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ali Okechukwu, the dead armed robbery […]