Tag: forest

Northwest governors issue vacate forest order to bandits

From Nairalovers Nigeria, Abuja; Tony Akowe, Abuja; Augustine Okezie, Katsina     Sorthwest governors have asked bandits and everyone hiding in the forests to leave or face the wrath of security…

Insecurity: Bandits set for ceasefire as Group Commanders hold peace meeting in Niger forest

From John Adams, Minna After months of onslaught on people across communities in Niger state, some groups of Bandits have held a meeting amongst themselves with a view to embrace…

Inside Gumi’s forest meeting with bandit

It must rank as one of the most unusual meetings anywhere in the world. But renowned Islamic scholar, Sheik Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, appeared unperturbed to make it happen. It was…

Insecurity: We will rake, profile everyone in our forest – Osun Govt

The Osun State government has given a matching order to the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed “Amotekun” to stop any act of criminality in all the forests across the State….

● 52 killed as troops ambush bandits in Zamfara forest

By Ndidi Okodili No fewer than 52 bandits have been killed in in separate operations including an ambush conducted by troops of Operation Hadarin Daji in Shinkafi area of Zamfara…

Be ready for Sambisa forest, army chief tells recruits

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has challenged fresh recruits to be prepared to serve with diligence or quit. He made the remarks during the final screening for 80…

Government to demolish secret bridge constructed by unknown persons in Ogun forest (Photos)

The Ogun state government has ordered the demolition of a bridge constructed by unknown persons in a forest in the state. The bridge worth N20 million was constructed in a…

Insurgency: Military airstrikes destroys hideout, neutralizes several terrorists in Sambisa forest (VIDEO)

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has eliminated scores of terrorists in an airstrike in Sambisa forest, Borno State. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations,…

Update: Katsina Attack: Governor Masari Confirms 333 Students Missing, Says ‘We’re Still Searching Forest’

Governor of Katsina state, Aminu Masari, on Sunday, confirmed that about 333 students of the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara are missing. Nairalovers earlier reported that bandits had on Friday…

Update: Military kills scores of terrorists in Sambisa forest

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has eliminated scores of Boko Haram terrorists through air strikes, at Njimia on the fringes of Sambisa Forest…

Meet 21-year-old Boy Who Feeds On Grass, Can’t Speak and Stays In The Forest (Video)

A video of Zanzimana Ellie, a Rwanda boy who feeds on grass and prefers to live in the forest have surfaced on social media. Reports gathered that Ellie who is…

Air Force kills several bandits rustling cattle in Kaduna forest

The Defence Headquarters said the Nigerian Air Force (NAF)  component of Operation THUNDER STRIKE killed  several bandits in the Kwiambana forest area of Kaduna State. Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Maj. …

Passengers train derail in a forest close to Ilorin

Passengers traveling from Lagos to Kano in a train are having predicament on the route as their train has derailed. Mr. Anthony Odoh, a witness who is also a passenger…

Toxic waste Kills 3 in Ondo forest reserve

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Three persons were last week killed by toxic waste discharged into a pit in Omotosho forest reserve by a Chinese manufacturing company (WeWood company) in Okitipupa Local…

Activities of firewood, timber dealers threatening Adamawa forest reserves

(Ibrahim Kado, NAN) The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in Adamawa said on Sunday that firewood and timber dealers were threatening forest reserves in Adamawa. Mr Minas Nagura, Permanent…