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05.01.2022 news BREAKING: FG Declares Bandits Terrorists

Published 5th Jan, 2022

By Gabriel Ogunjobi

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared banditry an act of terrorism. 

Abubakar Malami, SAN, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, as a guest on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)’s ‘Good Morning Nigeria’ programme on Tuesday, said his office was working on gazetting a court judgment that ordered the government to declare bandits terrorists.

FIJ obtained the gazette, which was signed by Malami on Wednesday.

On November 26, 2021, Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja granted an ex parte application by the federal government for Yan Bindiga (Hausa word for gunmen) and Yan Ta’adda (Hausa word for terrorists) to be declared terrorists.

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Published 5th Jan, 2022

By Gabriel Ogunjobi


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