Police arrest man for attempted kidnap of minor

Undercover operatives have arrested one Sikiru Tanimowo for allegedly attempting to abduct a four-year-old boy in the Okokomaiko area of Lagos. The operatives also rescued the victim, Abu Yusuf, from his would-be abductor. The suspect was said to have lured the victim from his...

Badeh: kidnappers collect ransom, free farm manager

The killers of the former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, have released his farm manager. It was gathered that the farm manager, who is also a very close friend of the deceased, was released Thursday after the family paid a ransom of N3 million. Police...

Househelp arrested 11 days after robbing employer’s

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a House help who allegedly robbed his employers Mr. Alexander Okoye, and his wife Mrs. Njideka Okoye, eleven months ago has been arrested. The suspect, Peters was employed on October by the Okoye’s little did they know they had...

Notorious kidnap kingpin ‘ Dreaded Dagboru’ killed by Police

A suspected notorious kidnap kingpin , Sunday ( aka) Dreaded Dagboru has been killed during a gun battle with the Lagos State Police Command . Two of his alleged gang members described by the police as deadly were arrested after the gun duel . Police said Ebi , Ajele , and their...

2 kidnapped kids by house help found

Two kids kidnapped by a house help in Lagos have been found in a border town in the Republic of Benin, near Seme town Nigeria.     The children of Mr/ Mrs.Aneru Mutant of Gbagada Phase 2, Lagos, were kidnapped on November 26 by their house help, Busayo and were found...

7 arrested for kidnapping Comptroller of Customs

The Police have arrested seven members of a notorious kidnapping gang that allegedly kidnapped Assistant Comptroller of Customs, Justina Tanko and killing a businessman, Chukwubuikem Ezenkwu in Onne area of Rivers State.   The suspects were arrested by Operatives of the...

60% of out-of-school children in Nigeria’re girls – Presidential aide

  Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SSAP-SDGs), Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has said 60 percent of 10.5 million out-of-school children in Nigeria are girls. Orelope-Adefulire said this at the inauguration of the United Nations...

Kidnappers of Police officer shot dead, another arrested in Lagos

The Anti-kidnapping Squad of the Lagos State Police Command has shot dead one and arrested another member of the notorious gang that kidnapped a senior police officer and a seven-year – an old girl a few weeks ago at Agbowa area of Ikorodu.     The gang abducted a...

Tension in DELSU over missing student

There was pandemonium at the main campus of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka over the missing 300-level student of Mass Communication, Elozino Ogege, who left her current apartment in search of a new one since last Friday and has not been seen.     Dean of...

Kidnapped Naval personnel released, 4 Suspects arrested

Delta state Police Command has arrested four suspects in connection with the kidnap of a Naval personnel, Seaman Kola Omoniyi, attached to the Nigerian Navy Engineering College, Sapele, who was kidnapped last Monday in Sapele area of the State.     The suspect who were...