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Insecurity : NAS demands clamp down on kidnappers
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Insecurity : NAS demands clamp down on kidnappers

The National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) has a demand for a clamp-down on bandits and kidnappers terrorizing Northern Nigeria. According to the organization, it was not enough for the government to rejoice over the release of schoolchildren without ensuring...
2 remanded for kidnapping monarch in Ekiti
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Brother, sister kidnapped in Jigawa

  A teenage lad, Najib Abdullahi, and his younger sister, popularly called Yammata were yesterday abducted by suspected kidnappers at Malammadori Local Government Area of Jigawa State. A witness told the sun that the suspected kidnappers came to the house of Alhaji Abdullahi...
Cross River: Army foils attempted kidnap of 80-yrs- old traditional ruler
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Cross River: Army foils attempted kidnap of 80-yrs- old traditional ruler

The Nigerian army through ‘Operation Akpakwu’ has foiled an attempted kidnap of a traditional ruler, HRH Muri Stanislaus Eyamba. It was gathered that the kidnappers numbering about four stormed the Calabar residence of Muri Eyamba, 80, who is also the Clan Head of...

kidnapped Kagara School Children, others regain freedom

  The 27 abducted Students of Governments Science College, Kagara, in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, have regained freedom five days after they were kidnapped by gunmen from their school. Also released with them are three staff of the School and their 12 family...
Kidnappers demand N10m for abducted Delta couple
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Kidnappers demand N10m for abducted Delta couple

  Kidnappers of a couple in Delta State have reportedly demanded a ransom of N10 million to free the victims. The couple, Mr. & Mrs. Kelvin Mordi were abducted last Saturday along the Agbor axis of the Benin-Asaba-Onitsha Expressway while going to a wedding reception....
Bandits kill 13 policemen in Zamfara ambush
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Gunmen kidnap NTA Reporter in Rivers

  Gunmen have kidnapped a female reporter working with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Mrs. Chidiebere Onyia. Daily Sun gathered that Onyia was taken away to an unknown destination on Tuesday night. The reporter, who is a mother of...
Gunmen Abduct aide to Taraba Deputy Governor
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Gunmen Abduct aide to Taraba Deputy Governor

  Gunmen Tuesdayday abducted Mr. Bala Baba a Personal Assistant to the Taraba State Deputy Governor, Mr. Haruna Manu, barely two days after the Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Labor Congress NLC was kidnapped. Taraba State acting Police Public Relations Officer, ASP...
Man, 40, arrested with pants, bra in Delta
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Man, 40, arrested with pants, bra in Delta

  A middle-aged man, Matthew, has been arrested by the police in Delta State over alleged attempts to steal pants and bra of the proprietor of a popular guest house in Asaba, the state capital. The suspect, a native of Ogwashi-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of...
Makinde rolls out strategies to rid Ibarapa, Oke Ogun of kidnapping, banditry
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Makinde rolls out strategies to rid Ibarapa, Oke Ogun of kidnapping, banditry

  Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, rolled out measures his government is taking to address issues of criminal trespass and damage by Hausa/Fulani pastoralists, kidnapping and banditry, and other crimes in the Ibarapaland and Oke-Ogun axis of the state. The...
Govs forum DG advocates death penalty for kidnappers, bandits, beneficiaries
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Govs forum DG advocates death penalty for kidnappers, bandits, beneficiaries

  …Describes Akeredolu, FG’s rift confirmation of liberal nature of APC The director-general, All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh. Lukman, has advocated the death penalty for kidnappers, bandits, and their beneficiaries....