24 Jan Security Stories
Six suspected bandits were killed on Saturday night after troops of the Nigerian Army repelled an attack on Mareri Community, outskirt of Gusau, Zamfara State. The armed bandits invaded the community and attempted to kidnap the Managing Director of Zamfara State Transport Authority (Mass Transit) Alhaji Aminu Adamu Papa and his family members.
* At least four workers have been shot dead and a woman injured following an attack on Saturday evening at a mining site in Dong village, Plateau State.
* Gunmen last Sunday shot dead and then beheaded a man said to be a member of the Ebubeagu security operative in Ebonyi State.
* Bandits attacked Batagari Village in the Maikujeri district of Rafi Local Government, Niger Sate, killing one person and abducting 15 other villagers.