• Police rescues 11 in Zamfara
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    The Police Command in Zamfara says it has secured the release of 11 kidnapped persons in the state. The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Muhammad Shehu, announced this in a statement issued in Gusau on Saturday. “On April  9, the command, in collaboration with the state Ministry for Security and Home Affairs, secured ...
  • Gunmen kidnap travellers in Osun
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    The Police Command in Osun on Tuesday, confirmed the alleged kidnapping of three travellers along Ilesha-Akure Express in Osun on Monday night. The kidnappers fled into the forest with their captives. The spokesperson of the command, SP Yemisi Opalola, confirmed in a statement that the incident happened around 7 p.m. in Iwaraja town of Oriade ...
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    Gunmen have kidnapped a former Chairman of Olamaboro Local Government Area in Kogi, Mr Emmanuel Ekpa. The state police command spokesman, DSP William Aya, who confirmed this on Sunday in Lokoja said that Akpa was kidnapped along Ochadamu Road in Ofu Local Government Area. He said that a police patrol team attached to Ofu discovered ...
  • Kidnap
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    Head of Service, Edo State, Barr. Anthony Okungbowa, has been  kidnapped after attending an event in Oza area of Orhionmwon, Edo State. Sources said the abductors killed his driver as he tried to escape from their attackers. Okungbowa was said to be on his way to Benin after attending a social event organised by a ...
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    Mrs Hassana Garuba, the kidnapped wife of former speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Hon. Zakawanu Garuba, has regained freedom, according to family sources. No details was given about other persons abducted with the bereaved woman who lost her husband earlier Saturday and was on her way with other family members to Auchi for his ...
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    A lady in her twenties has narrated how five Fulani men abducted her, kept her for two days in the bush and took turns to rape her. She was also offered human blood to drink in lieu of water by her kidnappers. She was released after her people paid an undisclosed sum as ransom. Below ...
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    The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has called for the immediate release of its member and Manager News, Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Mrs Chinyere Okoye, kidnapped in Aba. Okoye was kidnapped in Aba, Abia on Wednesday night on her way back from work by unidentified gun men. The Acting Vice President South East Zone, ...
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    A kidnap victim, Mr Emenike Soronnadi, 50, has recounted his ordeal in the hands of his abductors, urging Federal and State Governments to urgently address issues of insecurity to safeguard lives of citizens. Soronnadi, a husband and business man, was kidnapped on April 20, and held captive for 11 days before his release on May ...
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    The Police Command in Rivers has rescued two policemen and a civilian, kidnapped on their way to work in November 2019 in Andoni Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. This was contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Thursday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni. Omoni said that ASP ...
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    Two lecturers and siblings, Adamu Chonoko of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Umar Chonoko of Kaduna Polytechnic, abducted 10 days ago in Kaduna, have escaped from their kidnappers den. Spokesperson of Kebbi Indigenes Resident in Kaduna and Garkuwan Wakilin Sarkin Zurun Kaduna, Garba Muhammad confirmed the development to the News Agency  of Nigeria (NAN) on ...