This study was carried to examine the effect of banditry on farming system in Nigeria. To achieve this objective, two research hypotheses were formulated to guide this study. The data was collected from primary sources. The primary data were collected with the help of a well-structured questionnaire of two sections administered to the selected respondents in Maiduguri Local Government of Borno State. The data collected were t-test statistical method was employed to test the research hypotheses. The findings revealed that there is a significant effect of banditry on farming system and there is a significant impact of banditry on prices of food items and food insecurity. The study concluded with some recommendations that NSCDC should deploy enough agro-rangers corps to Borno State with a view to provide security for farmers as they presently harvest crops and to ensure that the irrigation farming season commences smoothly.