Nigeria beefs up bike ban to beat bandits
27 March 2022 | 10:42 am
Bandit attacks using motorbikes have increased in northwestern Nigeria leading to the loss of lives and properties. The region has a long history of bandits raiding villages, conducting kidnappings and stealing cattle.
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