Stop promoting, paying ransom to bandits in Southeast – Kanu tells govs, politicians

A brother of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Kanunta Kanu, has told political actors and governors to stop promoting banditry in the Southeast. Kanu said … Read More

Kidnap kingpin, Wadume sentenced to seven years imprisonment

Justice Binta Nyako has sentenced the Taraba based kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, popularly called Wadume, to seven years imprisonment without an option of fine. Wadume was convicted by the trial … Read More

We cannot afford ransom payment for our abducted relatives – Family of LAUTECH student lament

The families of two people who were kidnapped last week Friday are still in search of money to pay as ransom. A source very close to the families of the … Read More

Bandits kill six, kidnap others, steal food items in Plateau

Bandits have attacked Pinau village, Wase local government area of Plateau State and killed about six people. A source from the village told newsmen that the bandits also stole foodstuffs … Read More

NURTW pays over N5m to secure release of kidnapped drivers 

Comrade Gabriel Abah, the Chairman of the Kundenda Industrial Area, Kaduna unit of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has expressed concern over the activities of bandits who … Read More

I was tortured, tied to tree without food, paid N5m ransom ― Farmer recounts

CHRISTOPHER Bakare, the farm supervisor at late former Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala’s farm, who was kidnapped, on Saturday evening by suspected Fulani herdsmen and freed after payment of … Read More

Gunmen storm Imo church, abduct zoo GM’s wife

Gunmen have reportedly invaded the First Baptist Church Nekede in Imo State and abducted the wife of Imo State Zoo General Manager, Mrs. Bola Abioye. It was gathered that the … Read More

11-year-old boy abducted in Anambra church during mass

An 11-year-old boy was on Sunday kidnapped by a syndicate, comprising an elderly man, and another middle-aged man who was described as a tricycle rider. One Ogazi Ejesieme, who disclosed … Read More

Abuja-Kaduna train: 7 more abductees set free

Another set of Abuja-Kaduna train attack victims have been released by terrorists. More than 100 days ago, terrorists attacked a train travelling from Abuja to Kaduna and abducted scores of … Read More

Ex-President Jonathan’s cousin, Mike, stripped naked, tortured by kidnappers, begs for release

Mike Ogiasa, a cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan has begged for his release. Ogiasa served as Bayelsa Commissioner for Special Duties in charge of Federal Projects, and Special Adviser … Read More

My dad gives me N30,000 for each child I steal – Female kidnapper confesses

A 22-year-old suspected female kidnapper, identified as Adeola Omoniyi, has confessed how she had been kidnapping toddlers in areas in Ondo State in the past two years. The suspect, revealed … Read More

Again, Catholic priest kidnapped in Kaduna

Another Catholic priest identified as Rev Fr Emmanuel Silas was abducted in Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State early hours of Monday. Fr Silas, who is in charge of … Read More

Kidnapped children recovered under the ground of Ondo church, police arrest pastor, church members

Some children allegedly kidnapped have been discovered in an underground of a church on Friday night in Ondo State. This incident happened at the Valentino Area of Ondo town, headquarters … Read More

Nigerian governor declares death penalty for bandits, signs bill into law

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has backed death penalty for those accused and convicted for kidnapping, banditry, cattle rustling and cult activities in the state. The number one … Read More

Gunmen kill 13, kidnap two Chinese expatriates in Niger

Thirteen persons have been murdered at a mining site in Ajata-Aboki in Gurmana Ward of Shiroro Local Government Area, Niger State. The thirteen victims include seven mobile policemen and six … Read More

They’re shooting our people in captivity – Families of kidnapped Abuja-Kaduna train passengers cry for help

The relations and families of the kidnapped passengers of the Abuja/Kaduna train have cried out on the reported shooting of victims in captivity. The families made this revelation while having … Read More

Police finally find missing Ameerah Sufyan, debunk kidnapping

The Police Command in FCT, on Friday affirmed that a Twitter user, Ameerah Sufyan, who was allegedly abducted a few days ago by gunmen in police uniform, has been found. … Read More

Report of banditry attack, abduction in Abuja estate, false – residents

The residents of Jenew (Genuine) Estate in Gwarinpa have falsified the reports that some residents were kidnapped in the community in the early hours of Monday. Recall that there have … Read More