Again, 25 persons have been killed by bandits in a fresh attack in Sokoto state.
The attack reportedly occurred on Saturday night and it brought the total number of persons killed by bandits in Sokoto state to 108 from 2018 to date.
On Suunday, the governor of the state, Aminu Tambuwal attended the funeral of the fresh victims and also commiserate with the family of the deceased.
The attackers were said to have engaged in indescriminate shooting from around 5pm on Saturday till Sunday morning, after which they carted away hundreds of cows, sheep and other valuables.
Last week, at least 21 persons died amidst security challenges in Nigeria.