Sunday, February 5, 2023

Wasiu Abiodun

January 16, 2022

Bandits abduct 15 villagers in Niger; police beg for search tips

Police spokesman in the state, Wasiu Abiodun, in a statement in Minna on Sunday, said the victims were abducted at about 02:00 a.m. on Friday.

Jigawa CP, Aliyu Sale and Bandits
November 26, 2021

Bandits: Eight rescued in Niger, say police

The police command in Niger says they have rescued eight persons kidnapped at Sarkin Pawa forest of Munya local government area.

Police and bandits
November 23, 2021

Bandits: Police rescue 40 cows, 15 sheep

Police say they have arrested four suspected bandits and their marabout, rescuing 40 cows and 15 sheep in Niger.

Police and bandits
September 5, 2021

Gunmen abduct Borgu district head

The district head was kidnapped from his palace on Saturday night.

August 14, 2021

Abducted APC chairman rescued in Niger: Police

The party chieftain was abducted on August 7 while on his way to farm.

Niger State Police commissioner
August 9, 2021

Niger: Bandits kidnap commissioner for information

Mohammed Idris, Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Niger, has been kidnapped by bandits.