Bandits Kidnap 200 In Niger State, Following Release of Greenfield Students

No fewer than 200 students of an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been abducted by unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits. The bandits were said to have attacked the community around 4:30pm on Sunday. Gistongist has gathered that a resident of the community was shot […]

Politicians Are The Ones Giving Bandits Gun – Seun Kuti Reveals

Seun Kuti, musician and youngest son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti has accused Nigerian politicians of aiding and arming bandits with guns in the country. He had disclosed that if Nigeria wants banditry to be dissolved, they should be mandated to outline names of those they have given guns to so that those guns can […]

Bandits kill Emir of Birnin Gwari’s driver, burn vehicle

One of the domestic drivers of the Emir of Birnin Gwari was on Saturday May 22, killed by bandits while driving along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway. Source reported that the incident occurred around 3pm while the driver, identified as Nasiru Sarkin Zango was returning to Birnin Gwari having arrived in Kaduna earlier that day to […]

Police Blame Judge For His Abduction, See Why

The abducted Sharia Judge in Kastina is the architect of his own misfortune by putting himself in harms way, despite being abreast of the unpleasant security realities in the state, police have said. Police in Kastina expressed dismay at Justice Hussain Samaila action, wondering why he would choose to hold a legal proceeding in a […]

BREAKING: Bandits Release Kidnapped UNIJOS Professor, Husband

Plateau State Police command has confirmed the release of abducted professor with the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Jos (UNIJOS), Grace Ayanbimpe, and the husband. The professor, who was kidnapped with her husband, was released on Monday night, hours after the abduction. Gistongist had earlier reported that the victims were on Monday kidnapped by […]

Deeper Life Pastor Regains Freedom From Bandits

A Deeper Life Pastor, Otamayomi Ogedengbe, who was kidnapped in Irese in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, has been released by his abductors. Gistongist has earlier reported that Pastor Ogedengbe was abducted on Monday evening after conducting Bible study at Irese area of Akure. His wife, Yinka, said the kidnappers shot into […]

Gumi Speaks On Why Abducted Kaduna Students Are Not Releases Yet, Reveals Bandits Are Linked To Boko Haram

Islamic scholar, Ahmad Gumi, has disclosed why bandits are yet to release the abducted students of Greenfield University who were kidnapped about two months ago in Kaduna State. Gumi made the disclosure while speaking with Channels Television on Sunday. According to him, the students were yet to be released due to the bandits’ link with […]

Father Of Students Freed By Bandits Laments About Children Having Health Issues

The father of two students recently released by bandits in Kaduna state has opened up regarding the health issues of his daughters. My daughters started feeling some pain after they were released by bandits. Mr. Friday Sani who was at the hospital with his daughters spoke during an interview with TVC News . Gistongist has […]

Stop Shielding Bandits, Kidnappers — Governor Bala Tells Muslims

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has regretted most of the banditry and kidnapping across the country are being perpetrated by Muslims. Mohammed warned fellow Moslems to desist from harbouring bandits and kidnappers, saying they must be courageous to hand them over to security agencies. Gistongist gathered that the Governor spoke on Thursday at the Government House […]

Caution The Wicked Ones Amongst You — CAN Tells Muslim Leaders

Christian Association of Nigeria has urged the leadership of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and all Muslims in Nigeria, to continue to caution extremists. CAN’s General Secretary, Daramola Joseph, conveyed the message in a statement on Thursday entitled, ‘CAN rejoices with NSCIA, Muslims at Sallah.’ Gistongist gathered that the Christian association congratulate NSCIA […]