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Kidnapping: Kaduna drivers cautioned against night trips

Chairman, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, Mando Chapter in Kaduna, Ibrahim Danborno, has cautioned drivers against embarking on night journeys to avoid falling victims of kidnappers. Danborno gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Kaduna. [READ ALSO] Dollar scarcity: Parents groan as banks delay foreign school...

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Kaduna Security: 13 Killed, 56 Houses Burnt As Bandits Attack Three LGAs

  No fewer than thirteen people have been killed and seven others injured by bandits during separate attacks in Zango Kataf, Chikun, and Kauru local government areas of Kaduna state. According to the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the armed bandits killed one man as he returned from their farm with … Continue reading Kaduna Security: 13 Killed, 56 Houses Burnt As Bandits Attack Three LGAs Read Full Story

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50 suspects arrested for robbery, kidnapping, firearms recovered

OPERATIVES of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested 50 suspected members of various notorious criminal gangs and networks across the country. The arrests, which were carried out by operatives of the Intelligence Response Team and the Special Tactical Squad of the Force attached to the Operation Puff Adder II, recovered from the suspects 10 firearms,...

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Wakili, sons arraigned on kidnapping, murder charges, remanded

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan, has ordered that Iskilu Wakili, the Fulani herder accused to masterminding killings, rape and kidnapping in Kajola in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of Oyo State and his two sons be remanded in prison custody. The order was delivered by the Chief Magistrate, Emmanuel Idowu, following...

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Troops Rescue Nigerians, Foreigners Abducted Off Coast of Gabon

  The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it had rescued 10 foreign workers and four Nigerians who were kidnapped off the coast of Gabon. According to a statement signed by an army spokesman, Brigadier-General Mohammed Yerima, the rescue operation was carried out by troops of the sixth division. READ ALSO: Two Farmers Killed During Clash … Continue reading Troops Rescue Nigerians, Foreigners Abducted Off Coast of Gabon Read Full Story

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Three Katsina students feared abducted

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina Three male students of Community Day School, Gobirawa, Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State, were feared abducted on Tuesday afternoon by gunmen. Residents alleged that the students were abducted on their way home shortly after the school closed for the day. The gunmen were said to have forced the children on […] Read Full Story

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Nigeria’s scary security situation

Until recently, the word ‘insurgence’ was alien to the Nigerian society. But the activities of the jihadist terrorist group popularly called “Boko Haram” opened this new chapter of militancy in Nigeria. Shootings, bombings, kidnappings, arson in various parts of the country became ubiquitous, especially in the North. These activities have heightened the spate of insecurity […] Read Full Story

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3 attacks in 3 months, over 600 students kidnapped: Bandits turn gaze on Nigerian schools

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The abduction of over 300 students by armed bandits from a girls’ secondary school in Zamfara State, Nigeria’s northwest region, on Friday makes it the third reported attack on a boarding school and abduction of students in the country in less than three months. Heavily-armed bandits, who have been terrorising communities in Nigeria’s northwest and […] Read Full Story

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Banditry: IGP Deploys 275 Special Forces To Zamfara

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has deployed 275 Special Forces to Zamfara State as part of efforts to tackle banditry, kidnapping, and other related crimes in the state. The troops under Operation Puff Adder 2 were drawn from the Counter-Terrorism Unit, Mobile Force, and Special Forces of the Nigerian police. The Commissioner of … Continue reading Banditry: IGP Deploys 275 Special Forces To Zamfara Read Full Story

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Kidnapping: We Will Install CCTV Cameras On All Major Highways, Says Minister Of Police Affairs

  The Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Dingyadi says efforts are to install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras on all major highways across the country to curb the rising cases of kidnapping. Dingyadi who disclosed this in an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily said President Muhammadu Buhari has given the approval for … Continue reading Kidnapping: We Will Install CCTV Cameras On All Major Highways, Says Minister Of Police Affairs Read Full Story

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Police arrest FCT community head, three others for alleged kidnapping

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has taken into custody the head of a community in Abuja and three others for their alleged involvement in kidnapping. The suspects, who were undergoing interrogation, were believed to have aided kidnap gangs in their community located between Zuba and Giri Junction, on the Zuba-Gwagwalada Expressway […] Read Full Story

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Three Chinese Nationals Kidnapped, Police Escort Killed In Osun

  Three Chinese employees have been abducted and their police escort killed following a dispute with local labourers at a gold-mining site in Osun State, police said Thursday. The incident which happened at the Atakumosa area of Osun state on Monday was under investigation, state police spokeswoman Yemisi Opalola told AFP. “The three Chinese nationals … Continue reading Three Chinese Nationals Kidnapped, Police Escort Killed In Osun Read Full Story