Kidnapped farmer found dead after family paid N1.6m ransom in Ibadan

A farmer, Mr. Oluwole Agboola, who was last year abducted in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital has been found dead. A family source confirmed the development to newsmen on Tuesday. It was learnt that the death of the farmer is coming after the family had allegedly paid the sum of one million, six hundred and... Continue Reading →

9 kidnapped ABU students released, reunited with families

Nine students of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State who were kidnapped last week Sunday by gunmen have been released by their abductors and reunited with their families. A source who does not want his name in print said, the kidnapped students had their freedom secured after the payment of ransom by their relatives.... Continue Reading →

Devil pushed me to kidnap my 8-year-old pupil – Ogun teacher

A 29-year-old teacher, Odugbesan Ayodele Samson, has told the police that it was the devil that pushed him to kidnap an eight-year-old pupil in Ogun State. The teacher was arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for kidnapping his former pupil, who the police identified as Rasaq Akeeb on November 4, 2020. Ogun... Continue Reading →

Zamfara govt secures release of 26 girls kidnapped by Katsina bandits

26 young girls who were kidnapped by bandits in Katsina State and taken to a hideout in bush in Zamfara State, have been released following the intervention of the state governor, Bello Matawalle. In a statement released by Zailani Bappa, the Special Adviser to Governor Matawalle on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, the girls, aged between 8... 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 →

BREAKING: Police arrest three for kidnapping Oyo council boss

Oyo State Police Command on Monday arrested three of the suspects behind the recent kidnap of a council boss in Oyo State. Governor Seyi Makinde made the revelation while addressing top police officers at the State Police Command Headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan on Monday. Although the Police Command has not made the details of the arrest... Continue Reading →

Nigerian university lecturer abducted, gunmen demand N30m ransom

An armed gang have abducted Clement Uhembe, a senior lecturer with the Federal University, Lafia in Nasarawa State. Mr. Uhembe is a former commissioner in the state. The gunmen invaded his residence in Lafia at about 8:30pm Tuesday, Daily Nigerian reports. His wife, Amarya Uhembe, said the abductors, about ten, broke into one of their... Continue Reading →

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