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Traditional ruler in Plateau State abducted

Photo by Himalayan Explorer based on work by Uwe Dedering- Ask Nigeria

Gunmen surrounded and attacked the palace after raiding the village in Plateau.

TVC News Nigeria gives us a report on monarch Aminu Derwan’s abduction.

It has been reported that a group of over 20 bandits have kidnapped a traditional ruler in Plateau State, His Royal Highness, Aminu Derwan. The bandits reportedly attacked his palace in Panyam, Mangu Local Government Area of the state. This is not the first time that traditional rulers in the Plateau State have been targeted by bandits; in fact, there have been a number of such kidnappings and attacks in recent years. This latest incident highlights the need for increased security measures to protect traditional rulers and other vulnerable targets in the state.


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Ask Nigeria
1 day ago

Traditional ruler in Plateau State has been abducted – Gunmen surrounded and attacked the palace after raiding the village in Plateau.  – Express your point of view.

Okunloye123
Member
19 seconds ago

The level of insecurity in this nation is going beyond control, this is tragic.

What could have been the faith of citizens if those we esteem high are also victims.

May God deliver our land.

Yomii
Member
1 minute ago

This has to be the most useless government ever in our history because security and many essential sectors are at an all-time low. 2023 should come fast, please.

DimOla
Member
6 minutes ago

This abduction, killing and kidnapping by Boko Haram, Fulani herders men, bandit and the iswas as gone out hand. PMB couldn’t find solution to it.

Kazeem1
Member
6 minutes ago

Lol, this country never ceases to amaze me. Anything can happen at any time. We need to tighten our security asap.

Adeolastan
Member
21 minutes ago

Each day with is bad news in Nigeria and the people in government will just fill like nothing happen the second day…..The government know what to do but just behave as if it’s a rocket science but I know if they attack Aso rock today everyone of them will seat tight and do the right thing.

Iyanu12345ogg
Member
54 minutes ago

Insecurity in this country has been an issue, which gives room for kidnap operations…..
Government should provide law enforcement agencies to go against this people.

Dimeji0711
Member
1 hour ago

Our government have already failed us in this country insecurity is getting worse and they are doing nothing to counter all this happening. No where is safe we can’t travel safely, we can’t move freely in our community in fear of the bandits. We need a very strong protection in this country.

Ultra0711
Member
1 hour ago

This is truly absurd and outrageous. We are no more safe in this Nigeria and its getting worse day by day our government needs to provide more security for us.

Tolaniiii
Member
6 hours ago

Our modern-day society in this country is messed up; I can’t imagine this happening in any sane country

Taiwoo
Member
6 hours ago

The governor of the state of Plateau should consider one answer to this issue, which is the fact that this region is a target area for kidnappings of rulers and put more effort in reducing it

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Member
6 hours ago

We need to concentrate on the nation’s insecurity, and every citizen, not just the ruler, should be protected from any potential threats.

Remi1
Member
7 hours ago

The fact that this wasn’t the first time the bandits have been targeting the traditional ruler of plateau, yet they still kept doing it. That’s very sad

Last edited 7 hours ago by Remi1
Godsewill Ifeanyi
Member
7 hours ago

Kidnapping and ritual killings everyday in this country, we’re tired already the government should come to our aid

Last edited 7 hours ago by Godsewill Ifeanyi
Hassan Isa
Member
7 hours ago

This is funny and unfunny at the same time because some people entered a village and captured their king; that’s very crazy.

Tonerol10
Member
7 hours ago

We keep on hearing that, insecurity in the Country. It is better for all the communities facing all this challenges should help themselves with local security before the kill them all. All we keep hearing from Government is will condemn while people are dying, everyone should be watchful don’t wait for Government.

Adesanyaj72
Member
7 hours ago

The government should provide for funds and supplies to our law enforcement agencies to enable them do a better job

Chibuzor
Member
7 hours ago

Insecurity in this country is at an all time high. The government should please profer quick solutions for us

Bola12
Member
8 hours ago

How can a whole king be kidnapped omo this country ma cruise abeg no one is safe at all

jdpumping
Member
12 hours ago

Insecurity is the order of the day in Nigeria, presently moving from one place to another in Nigeria you are on your own,kidnapping is the order of the day…..the government are even overwhelmed they don’t have solution

theApr
Member
13 hours ago

I’m sure it’s clear by now that these bandits have no regards. Anyone can be vulnerable, a king has been kidnapped. The security of the country has deteriorated so bad. Almost Nobody is safe anymore.
It’s appalling! How long do we continue to live like this. We’re battling with a lot in this country already.

Abusi
Member
14 hours ago

The extent of insecurity in Nigeria has now gone overboard. Constant killing and kidnapping has now been allowed and taken as a child’s play. The government needs to bed responsible and take accountability for the decline in securing the lives and properties of people.

Haykaylyon26
Member
14 hours ago

A whole ruler is been kidnapped anyhow then what will now happen to a normal people they will be more easier to kidnapped. The country insecurity is getting worse everyday, today kidnapper, tomorrow kidnapper and this kidnappers invincible, are they not conquerable is better to getting this situation solve and work on the insecurity of the nation not only ruler should be protected all citizen should be protected. Plateau state government should solution to this problem is that side is a target area of kidnappings rulers

SarahDiv
Member
15 hours ago

Do we not have competent soldiers that can combat these bandits. Something fishy is going on among our military personnel. There is a compromise, if not the army would have completely wipeout all the bandit and Boko Haram.

Khalifa001
Member
20 hours ago

What is actually going on in this country why would gunmen visit the palace again it really getting worse