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“Abductors Of Students Have Contacted Us”, Masari Tells Buhari

Katsina State Governor Bello Masari, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the abductors of students in Kankara Local Government Area of the State have contacted the State Government.  The Governor, who was accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the State, Manir Yakubu, to the President on Monday, December 14, 2020, said the kidnappers had made […]

Abducted Delta Doctor Freed Seven Days After

Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete, the medical doctor kidnapped at Ojobo General Hospital in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, has been set free. The victim’s release is coming after the Delta State National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) had since declared an indefinite strike action to protest his abduction. The State […]

Delta Doctors Protest Abducted Colleague, Threaten Indefinite Strike

Medical doctors in Delta State have begun a two-day warning strike in protest of their abducted colleague, Dr.Wisdom Iboyitete, and  threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the victim is not released by Thursday. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the state chapter of the National Association of Government […]

Kidnap: Police Rescue 12 Victims In Zamfara

As part of the ongoing peace and reconciliation initiative of the Zamfara State Government being spare-headed by the State Commissioner of Police, Usman Nagogo, have rescued twelve kidnapped victims from their abductors. The Zamfara State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Shehu, said in a statement that the victims who were kidnapped two weeks ago […]

Kidnap: Police Rescue Two Women In Katsina

The police have rescued two women from suspected bandits in Kurfi Local Government Area (LGA) of  Katsina State. The Police Public Relations Officer in Katsina, Gambo Isah, confirmed this in a statement on Monday, May 11, 2020. He explained that the rescue operation was carried out following a distress call they received on Thursday last […]

Popular Oyo Islamic Cleric’s Twins Freed

The twins of an Ibadan-based popular Islamic cleric Alh. Taofeek Akewugbagold, have been released. Akewugbagold disclosed this in a post on his Facebook page in the early hours of Sunday, May 3, 2020. The post reads: “ALHAMDULILLAH! AT 5.30 AM OF SUNDAY 3RD MAY, MY ABDUCTED TWIN KIDS ARE RELEASED TO ME BESIDE A BUSH AFTER […]

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 […]

Brother To Bauchi Governor Kidnapped

The older brother to the Bauchi State Governor Adamu Mohammed Duguri has been kidnapped. He was allegedly whisked away around 7:30 pm on Wednesday evening, March 25, 2020, at Anguwar Jaki in Bauchi metropolis. Although efforts to reach the Police to confirm the incident have been unsuccessful, the Senior Special Assistant to the governor confirmed […]

One Killed In Attempt To Kidnap Provost, Taraba College Of

One person has been confirmed dead in an attempt to kidnap the Provost of Taraba College of Education, Dr. Mike Dio-Jen, at his residence in Jalingo. The incident occurred in the early hours of Friday, February, 7, 2020 at the Green Beach area of Kona ward, in Jalingo. An anonymous eye witness told the News […]

Police Arrest Pastor For Faking Kidnap In Kaduna

The Anti-Kidnapping Union operatives in the Kaduna State Police have arrested a 39-year-old pastor for allegedly faking his kidnap. This was confirmed in a statement issued by the spokesperson of the police in the state, DSP Yakubu Sabo, on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. According to the statement, the suspect pastor James Clement of Nasarawa Trikaniya […]