By Ibe Pascal Arogorn The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB has berated the Department of State Security Services for denying the claims of kidnapping Nigerians. The Nigerian secret police had on Thursday, in a statement by it's spokesperson, Peter Afunanya denied reports that the security agency has kidnapped many innocent Nigerians. However,...
  Operatives of the Imo State Police Command said they have arrested a wanted kidnap kingpin who has been on the run for a long time. They said that a kidnapped victim was also rescued unhurt during the raid. The Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Michael Abattam, said in a statement on...
  The Commissioner of Police in Cross River state , CP Aminu Alhassan on Thursday confirmed the abduction of a 24-year-old law student , Miss Dora Effiom from her residence at 17 Joseph Mkpang street, Calabar in Calabar Municipality Local government area of the state. Vanguard gathered that the girl was...
  More facts have emerged on the refusal of the military authorities to court-martial 10 soldiers, including their commander, Capt. Tijjani Balarabe, indicted by the police for involvement in the escape of a kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu, popularly known as Wadume. Wadume was assisted to escape from the custody of the...
  Bandits on motorbikes, Friday night invaded Unguwar Nabukka community in Bakori area of Katsina State and abducted a lecturer of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, and one other person. Abdulmalik Sabitu, a senior lecturer at the department of Science Education, Faculty of Education, was abducted around 9:58 p.m., two University sources...
  The abducted Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Yakubu Lawal, has regained freedom after five days in captivity. Lawal was kidnapped by gunmen who stormed his residence on Monday night and whisked him away to an unknown destination. The incident occurred in the Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of...
  Kidnappers of the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mohammed Yakubu Lawal, have demanded N100 million ransom for the release of their victim from their den, the family members have said. Vanguard gathered that the family of the victim had offered the sum of N3.5 million to the...
  The abductors of four Ondo residents have contacted the families of the victims, demanding a sum of N50million before they could be released. The victims, who included a traditional chief, High Chief Mukaila Bello of Ikare Akoko in Akoko North-East Local Government of the state, Mr Adeniran Adeyemo, Mr Bashiru...
  Gunmen have kidnapped three underage children in Ajaokuta Local Government area of Kogi State. They are demanding a N100m ransom. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Kogi State Command William Ayah confirmed the abduction on Friday. In a statement, he said the Commissioner of Police in the state Edward Ebuka...
  Gunmen in the wee hours of Friday attacked Fobur community in Jos East Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing five persons. It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the community while people were asleep and started shooting repeatedly for a while before they left. On their way, the gunmen were...