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17 Family Members, Four Others Kidnapped By Gunmen In Kaduna

No fewer than 21 people including 17 family members have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Chikun Local Government area of Kaduna State. Channels TV reports that the victims were abducted between Friday and Saturday morning at the Udawa community in Chikun LGA. When contacted for confirmation, the Kaduna State Police command […]

Nine Passengers Abducted By Gunmen In Ondo

Gunmen have abducted nine passengers close to Isua-Akoko in Akoko South East Local Government Area of Ondo State. The passengers were said to be travelling from Abuja to Lagos in a Toyota Litace space vehicle when the hoodlums emerged from a nearby bush and rounded them off, abandoning the vehicle at the scene. The Public […]

Gunmen Kill 15 Villagers In Kaduna

Gunmen have killed 15 people at Gonan Rogo village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. During the attack on Monday night, May 11, 2020, five persons were injured. Although the police authorities are yet to confirm the incident. The Chairman of Kajuru Local Government, Cafra Caino said that the gunmen stormed the village […]

Gunmen Kidnap Special Adviser To Nasarawa Governor

The Special Adviser to the Nasarawa State Governor on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Mr John Mamman, has been abducted. The Chairman of Kokona Local Government area, Mr Saidu Kurki, while speaking to Channels Television, revealed that Mr Mamman was whisked away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at about 8pm at his house […]

Police Arrest Suspect Over Aso Rock Director’s Murder

The Police in Abuja have arrested a suspect over the death of an Assistant Director attached to the State House in Abuja, Laetitia Dagan. According to a statement by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command spokesman, Anjuguri Manzah, the arrest followed a preliminary probe by the criminal investigation department of the Force. The Police added […]

Niger Communities Under Attack By Gunmen

Gunmen, suspected to be members of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) have attacked Gurmana, old Gurmana, and Ashirika communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. An eyewitness said the armed men numbering over 100 stormed the communities at about 10:00 am on Saturday, February 8, 2020 on bikes and some […]

Popular Trado-Medical Practitioner, Oko Oloyun, Shot Dead

Popular traditional medical practitioner, Mr Fatai Yusuf, aka Oko Oloyun, has been shot dead by gunmen on the Eruwa-Igboora Road in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State. The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Police Command, Mr Shina Olukolu in a statement on Friday, January 24, 2020, confirmed that Mr Yusuf was attacked around Akeroro Area […]

Buhari Condemns Killing Of 19 People By Gunmen In Kogi

The President Muhammadu Buhari  has condemned the murder of 19 people by unknown gunmen in Tawari community of Kogi Local Government Area, Kogi State. This was contained  in a statement issued  by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Friday. The statement read in part:  “There is no […]