Residents Report Abduction of 8 by Armed Men in Northern Nigeria State

Mouad Boudina
Mouad Boudina
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Eight individuals were reportedly taken captive in an assault on the Dan Honu community in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state by unidentified gunmen, as conveyed by residents on Thursday.

In the northwest region of Nigeria, the prevalence of kidnapping for ransom is pronounced, with armed groups commonly known as bandits orchestrating attacks on schools, villages, and travelers. This has rendered road travel and farming unsafe in certain areas.

Kidnapping for ransom is widespread in northwest Nigeria, where armed groups, commonly referred to as bandits, carry out targeted attacks on schools, villages, and travelers. Consequently, road travel and farming activities have become precarious in specific regions.

Incidents in northern Nigeria contribute to the pervasive insecurity across the country, encompassing a 14-year Islamist insurgency in the northeast and lethal conflicts between farmers and herders in the central region.

Mouad Boudina

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