Gunmen abduct Varsity don in Nasarawa

A professor of mathematical science at the Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina state was on Monday abducted by unknown gunmen along Akwanga/Keffi highway. Professor Johnson Fatokun who was driving from Jos and heading toward Keffi at about 9:00pm on Monday was ambushed by some group of armed gangs. A survivor who spoke to newsmen in Lafia... Continue Reading →

kidnappers raid Ushafa in Abuja, abduct 3 residents

Some armed men believed to be kidnappers on Tuesday evening raided Pmagbe Layout in Ushafa, Abuja, abducting 3 persons. The community located around Usuma Dam was thrown into panic when the armed men numbering over 10 stormed the community around 6.30pm, shooting sporadically in what appeared like a total raid. Usuma Dam supplies water to... Continue Reading →

Kidnappers abduct two students in Nasarawa

Two students, Endurance Bako of the University of Jos and Happy Bako, an SS1 student have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Wulko, Nasarawa Eggon local government area of Nasarawa state. While his sisters are still in custody of the kidnappers, the mother who was shot twice on her leg by the kidnappers is currently... Continue Reading →

Gunmen kill Ondo Monarch

Suspected kidnappers have killed a first class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Oluifon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi. Oba Adeusi was said to have been shot at about 5:50pm near Elegbeka village along the Benin-Akure highway while returning to his community after a meeting in Akure. Sources said he was... Continue Reading →

Troops kill kidnapper, arrests others in Sokoto, Katsina

Nigerian troops of Operation Accord have killed one kidnapper in Garin Arawa of Tangaza Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The troops also arrested two suspected kidnappers at Tsembe Kolumbo village in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State. Major General John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday... Continue Reading →

Gunmen shoot poly staff, kidnap three in Zaria

Suspected kidnappers have shot a staff of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Malam Sanusi Hassan and abducted two of his children. They also kidnapped Head of Computer Engineering Department, Engineer Bello Atiku. It was gathered the gunmen invaded the school premises on Saturday night and headed straight to the staff quarters where they abducted the persons... Continue Reading →

Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike in Cross River

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Cross River State chapter, yesterday embarked on an indefinite strike over the kidnapping of its member, Dr. Godwin Udo of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. The state Chairman of NMA, Dr. Innocent Abang, disclosed this yesterday in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar.... Continue Reading →

Gunmen Abduct Woman, Shoot Husband in FCT

The insecurity in the FCT assumed another dimension after a woman was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in an early morning raid on a private residence in Kagini village around Kubwa, in Bwari Area Council of Abuja on Wednesday. Sources, which named the victim as Mrs Grace Ameh, said that during the raid, the kidnappers also... Continue Reading →

US special forces free abducted American in Nigeria

Pretoria - American special forces with the help of Nigerian security forces killed six kidnappers and rescued an American who was abducted in Niger last week. In a statement, the US Department of Defence said the operation took place in neighbouring northern Nigeria on Saturday. “This American citizen is safe and is now in the... Continue Reading →

Abducted, Murdered Kaduna Seminarian Buried Amid Tears

A seminarian at the Good Shepherd Catholic Major Seminary in Kaduna State, Michael Nnadi, who was kidnapped and eventually murdered, was on Tuesday buried amid tears. Friends, family, and colleagues could not hold back their tears as the body of the young seminarian was laid to rest at the premises of the school’s cemetery. A... Continue Reading →

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