Abuja Kidnapped Victim, Pays $15,000 in Bitcoin As Ransom To Regain Freedom

Aishat Ardo, one of the residents of Abuja who was kidnapped on Saturday, has been released after a ransom was paid by her father. Sources say she was released by her abductors on Sunday night after her father paid $15,000 in bitcoin. This comes after five residents of Abuja were abducted on Saturday evening –... Continue Reading →


Gunmen kidnap Governor Okowa’s sister-in-law

Unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the younger sister to the wife of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, in Asaba, the state capital. Elizabeth, the younger sister to Dame Edith, was allegedly accosted by a gang of young men at Temple Clinic junction, along Awai road near Government House on Monday night in Asaba and taken... Continue Reading →

“Army Officers Are On My Payroll” – Billionaire Kidnapper, Hamisu Wadume

Hamisu Wadume in his confession to the police upon getting re-arrested in Kano, revealed that the army captain that ordered soldiers to attack the undercover Intelligence Response Team (IRT) operatives transporting him to Taraba State Police Headquarters for interrogation, is on his payroll alongside other officers. . The Taraba kidnap kingpin on Wednesday August 21,... Continue Reading →

Buhari’s minister’s son kidnapped

The son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has been kidnapped in Oyo State. A report by The Nation newspaper indicates that some unknown gunmen on Tuesday abducted Dayo Adewole on his farm. An official at the police commissioner’s office in Oyo confirmed the kidnap to reporters. An aide to the minister also... Continue Reading →

Insecurity: 35 killed, six kidnapped in different attacks across Nigeria last week

Police on patrol The menace of insecurity continued across Nigeria last week with at least 35 people killed in different attacks. There were also seven reported kidnap cases. While President Muhammadu Buhari during the week blamed police failure and military deterioration for the security challenges, the army chief, Tukur Buratai, insisted that the Boko Haram terror... Continue Reading →

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