A 28-year-old kidnap suspect, Bello Ahmed, has revealed that he kidnapped his lover to raise money for their marriage. The suspect was arrested along with three others for their alleged involvement in the abduction of one Miss Hannah Queen at Apo Estate, recently. It was learnt that the principal suspect, Bello,...
  Thirty days after the abduction of the Abuja-Kaduna-bound train passengers, relatives and friends of the victims said they are still traumatized by the incident. They noted that the government had yet to reach out to them one month after the incident, noting that life has not been the same without...
  Bandits have invaded a residential area in Tsafe town and abducted five students of the College of Health Science and Technology, Tsafe, Zamfara State. The incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday. A source in the area told Channels Television that the students were abducted when heavily armed men...
  Some members of the House of Representatives have expressed their anger over insecurity in the country and called for drastic measures including calls for the resignation of people saddled with Nigeria’s security. The calls followed the presentation of two motions on matters of urgent public importance during plenary on Wednesday. fresh...
  Gunmen invaded the residence of Plateau State Commissioner of Environment, Usman Bamaiyi, in the wee hours of Saturday, abducting his wife and daughter. It’s unclear if the commissioner was at home when the armed gang stormed the house in Gindiri community of Mangu Local Government Area of the state. The spokesperson...
  Bandits have raided some houses at Anguwar Maji in Jere town along the Abuja-Kaduna Highway and abducted 22 villagers. This happened barely 24 hours after the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, visited the highway. Jere, which shares a boundary with Tafa-Sabon -Wuse in Niger State, is located on...
  The traditional ruler of Bukpe community in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), His Royal Highness (HRH) Alhaji Hassan Shamidozhi, has been abducted. The monarch’s brother, who is the Chief Imam of the Community’s Central Mosque, Malam Jibrin D. Gimba, confirmed this to Daily Trust. He said the...
  The absence of the convicted kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans and his co-defendant, Joseph Emeka, on Monday stalled their trial over alleged kidnapping before an Ikeja Special Offences Court. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo had during the proceedings expressed displeasure over the absence...
  Police in the Edo State, in collaboration with the vigilantes, have rescued 11 kidnap victims in the state, including an army officer identified as Chimbi Auta. The victims, it was gathered, were kidnapped on March 25, 2022, by gunmen at Ute community in Uhunwonde Local Government Area of Edo State...
  A 42-year-old man from Okpala, Iho in Ikeduru’s local government area of Imo State, one Obinna Eze, was captured by angry youths for allegedly conniving with his sister, one Queen Ogechi, to steal a three-month-old baby from a woman he claimed to be his wife, Ijeoma. It was gathered on...