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Escalating Terrorism: 78 Killed, 12 Abducted In Tinubu’s First Week As Nigerian President — Reports



President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Since President Bola Ahmed Tinubu assumed power just over a week ago, at least 78 Nigerians have been killed and 12 abducted in violent attacks across the country.

The incidents have occurred in various states, including Rivers, Zamfara, Kaduna, Ogun, Sokoto, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The alarming rise in violence poses significant challenges to the new administration’s efforts to address security concerns.

According to emerging reports gathered by The Eaglesforesight correspondent from sources revealed that a distressing revelation indicates that since assuming power a week ago, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has witnessed a surge in violent attacks resulting in the death of at least 78 Nigerians and the abduction of 12 individuals across the country.

The Nigeria Security Tracker, a project of the Council on Foreign Relations, released data on Monday shedding light on these unsettling incidents.

The security challenges have been recorded in various states including Rivers, Zamfara, Kaduna, Ogun, Sokoto, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The report highlights several distressing events that have unfolded recently. On May 29, gunmen tragically killed four individuals and beheaded two in Rivers state. The following day, bandits targeted a vigilante leader and claimed the lives of 24 others in Zamfara state.

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Additionally, two women leaders from the All Progressives Congress (APC) were kidnapped after attending the inauguration of the Kaduna governor.

On the same day, in another incident in Kaduna, a man lost his life while his wife and four children were kidnapped.

Further, suspected cultists were responsible for the deaths of six individuals in Rivers communities on May 30.

Another attack occurred on May 31, as gunmen in camouflage targeted a farm in Ogun, resulting in the deaths of three people and the abduction of two.

Notably, incidents have not been confined to specific regions. In Abuja, gunmen abducted four individuals on June 4.

Meanwhile, on the same day in Sokoto, bandits resorted to violence, claiming the lives of 37 people due to their refusal to pay a levy.

These distressing events underscore the urgent need for enhanced security measures to protect the lives and well-being of Nigerian citizens.

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