Troops eliminate bandits, arrest kidnap kingpin in Taraba, Benue

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have eliminated four-armed militiamen at Rafin Kada in the Wukari Local Government Area and Yojaa in Donga Local Government Area of Taraba.The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, who disclosed this in a statement on...

Why I held my Philippino Facebook lover hostage for 6 months -Suspect

Chukwudi Odo arrested for abducting a Philippino , Irene Torento Panas, 40 ,has said that he was planning to wed her. The Philippino met Odo, On Facebook, sometime in 2017, she thought she had met her a future husband not knowing that he is a devil in sheep clothing . Odo lured...

Police rescue Philippino lady abducted by Facebook lover in Nigeria

The Enugu State Police Command has rescued a Philippino lady , six months after she arrived Nigeria to meet her Facebook lover. In a statement by Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) DCP Frank Mba, the 40-year-old lady arrived Nigeria on November 22, 2019 on a visit to Chukwudi...

Court sentences Yunusa, abductor of Ese Oruru, to 26 years in prison

The Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced Yunusa Dahiru to 26 years in prison for kidnapping Ese Oruru, a teenager. The police in March 2016, arraigned Dahiru on a five-count charge bordering on abduction, kidnapping, unlawful carnal knowledge, and sexual...

Police parade herbalist, wife others for kidnap of twins in Ibadan

A herbalist and his wife were among seven suspected kidnappers arrested by men of Oyo State Police Command in connection with the abduction of twins of a popular Ibadan-based Islamic cleric and former chairman, Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare Board ( Muslim Wing), Alhaji Taokeek...

17 killed, two kidnapped in Kaduna communities

Not less than 17 persons have been reported killed by gunmen in Gonan-Rogo village, Kufana District, Kajuru Local government Area of Kaduna state. In another development, armed men suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two persons during a night attack on Sabon-Jero village,...

23 kidnap suspects with 3 AK47 rifles in Adamawa

The Police have arrested 23 suspected kidnappers with three AK47 rifles after an investigation led the police to them. The police also recovered other firearms during the raid, including one fabricated Sub-Machine Gun, two single barrel guns with 468 rounds of live ammunition,...

Kidnappers abduct Radio Nigeria staff in Umuahia, demand N20m ransom

Kidnappers on Monday night abducted a female On-Air Presenter with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN); Pacesetter Fm Umuahia, Chinenye Iwuoha. It was gathered that the incident took place near Amakanma Housing Estate in Umuahia South Local Government Area of the...

Warlords abduct DPO, 2 policemen in Anambra

A communal war over a piece of land between Allah/Onugwa and Odekpe communities in Anambra West council area of Anambra State took another dimension yesterday as the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of the council area and two of his men were abducted by suspected...

Kidnappers release Anglican priest after N.6m ransom

The Anglican priest, Rev. Anthony Oyi, who was kidnapped on Saturday at Issele-Mkpetime in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State has regained his freedom. Also, the man who was kidnapped along with the cleric was freed after the sun of N600,000.00 was allegedly paid...