Posts Tagged ‘Kidnapping’

Insecurity: Kidnapping Schoolchildren Is Better Than Killing Villagers – Sheikh Gumi

Controversial Islamic Scholar, Ahmad Gumi on Monday said the ceaseless abduction of children in the country is lesser evil. Gumi said the students’ kidnapping is better than the invading of towns and killing the residents by the bandits. The scholar made the disclosure as he featured on BBC pidgin. According to him, “Bandits are now […]

Woman Kidnapped By Marauding Herdsmen Says She Was Gangraped And Forced To Drink Blood

A twenty five year old woman from Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government, Delta State, identified as Victoria Okocha gave a chilling report of horrifying treatment at the hands of alleged Fulani Herdsmen last Friday. Okocha, in an interview carried by a National Daily, said she was abducted by suspected herdsmen, enroute Isa-Ogwashi-Uku area of Delta […]

Man, 32 sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Kidnapping in Ondo

The Ondo State High Court 9, sitting in Akure, the state capital, has sentenced a 32 year-old man, Akinola Michael to life imprisonment over the kidnap of one Mrs. Adeyeye Ehizogie on December 5, 2015 in Owo Local Government Area of the State. Akinola Michael was sentenced to life imprisonment over three-count charge of conspiracy, […]

INSECURITY: See Number of Kidnappees by State in 2019

Insurgency in Nigeria has become a worrisome norm. The fight to reduce the advancement and activities of insurgents seem to be lacking the necessary bite. Statisense in a publication, released state of insecurity in the nation by displaying total number of Kidnappees by State. See the list below: Kaduna: 252Katsina: 169Rivers: 161Zamfara: 146Borno: 96Niger: 96Kogi: […]

After Deadly Firefight, Pirates Kidnap Three from Dredger Off Nigeria

Pirates off the coast of Nigeria have abducted three crew members from a dredger after a deadly exchange of gunfire with the ship’s embarked security team, maritime risk firm Dryad Global reports. According to Dryad, the attack occurred January 2nd against the Nigerian-flagged hopper dredger Ambika located approximately 3 nautical miles from the Ramos River, near […]

Women abducted in Abuja

The police in Abuja, on Friday, confirmed the abduction of two women abducted on Tokolo, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Biodun Makanjuola, the Divisional Police Office in charge of Bwari Police Division, gave the assurance in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He confirmed that the incident occurred […]