Tag: abduction

tosin adesinaSeptember 28, 2018

Leah Sharibu, Hauwa Leman, Alice Ngaddah and the forgotten Chibok girls

It’s a sober moment for Nigeria and the world at large as reactions trail the murder of Saifura Ahmed, one ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 4, 2017

Gunmen abduct former Senator, demand N80m ransom

A former Senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Senator Ayo Arise, has been abducted by unknown gunmen. He was kidnapped ...

AzeezAugust 18, 2017

Our kidnap by Boko Haram was as a result of a botched robbery – Chibok girls

Some abducted Chibok girls have said the kidnapping of over 200 girls from Chibok town by Boko Haram was accidental. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Gunmen abduct passengers heading for Lagos in Rivers

Gunmen, Monday morning kidnapped 15 occupants of a Lagos-bound bus belonging to God is Good Motors, Punch reports.  The hoodlums ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

Lagos deposes traditional ruler who staged his abduction

The Lagos state government has deposed Yusuf Ogundare, the baale of Shangisha, for faking his own abduction, TheCable reports. Ogundare ...

AzeezMay 14, 2017

#ChibokGirls: Of escapes, release and negotiations – a timeline

Since the abduction of the 276 Chibok girls in 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists, a number of the teenagers have ...

ToluMay 8, 2017

Backstory: How Jonathan, PDP handled the Chibok Girls’ abduction

The PDP is quick to forget. Before we do them the honour of bringing to their remembrance how their Jonathan-led ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 13, 2017

“Your children are my children” | Buhari assures parents of #ChibokGirls return in third year anniversary message

by Dolapo Adelana President Muhammadu Buhari has once again reiterated the commitment of his adminstration to secure the release of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

Man rapes 12-year-old boy to death in Niger

by Dolapo Adelana The police have arrested one Abubakar, a tea seller in Ngwayanma, in the Kontagora area of Niger State ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 2, 2017

Boko Haram did not abduct 22 women – Army

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports in the media that the terrorist sect, Boko Haram abducted 22 women ...

AzeezMarch 6, 2017

APC members behind abduction of Chibok girls – Fani-Kayode

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has alleged that some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were behind the abduction ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 10, 2017

Gunmen kill 3, abduct doctor in Lagos

Gunmen early Thursday killed three persons during an invasion of an estate in Isheri North of Lagos. The gunmen went ...

AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

Chibok girls: We should be partners, FG tells BBOG

The Federal Government has asked the Bring Back Our Girls group (BBOG) to stop seeing the government as an adversary ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

Gunmen abduct Borno LG chairman

Unknown gunmen on Friday night abducted the chairman of Bama Local Government Area of Borno, Modu Guja, Premium Times reports. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 8, 2017

Timeline: How much longer shall we wait before the remaining Chibok girls return home?

Sunday, January 8, 2017, makes it 1,000 days since 276 school girls were abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno. ...

Isime EseneJanuary 8, 2017

YNaija Says: 1,000 Days after – The FG must do more to rescue abducted Chibok girls

Today makes it 1,000 days since 276 girls preparing to write their final exam were abducted from the Government Girls’ ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 4, 2017

#BringBackOurGirls group to resume protests

The Bring Back Our Girls group says it will commence a fresh round of protests to ensure the release of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 2, 2017

‘Nigerian Army abducted my daughter one year ago’, woman alleges

A Twitter user, @MaryamS1968 has accused the Nigerian Army of allegedly kidnapping her daughter over a year ago. In a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2016

Custody battle: Rahma Indimi accuses Babangida of sending thugs to abduct their children

The child custody battle between Rahma Indimi and her ex-husband Muhammad Babangida just got messier as she has accused him ...

AzeezOctober 22, 2016

I still don’t believe the story behind Chibok girls abduction – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has said he still doubts the story behind the abduction of over 200 school girls ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 20, 2016

Gunmen abduct prominent Muslim cleric in Sokoto

Gunmen have abducted a prominent Muslim cleric in Sokoto, according to the BBC Hausa service. The cleric Sheikh Muhammad Lawal ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 14, 2016

Abducted 14-year-old Christian girl ‘forced’ to marry Emir of Katsina

In a tale similar to the Ese Oruru case, a 14-year-old Christian girl who was abducted by an aide of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

Emefiele’s wife abduction: Police arrest 3 more suspects

The Nigeria Police force has arrested three more members of the kidnapping gang that abducted the wife of the Central Bank ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

BREAKING: Gunmen abduct VP, teacher, 2 pupils

Four persons were abducted on Thursday when gunmen stormed Igbo Nla Model College in the Igbo Nla, Epe area of Lagos State. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Gunmen kidnap 14 oil workers in Rivers state

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped fourteen workers of an oil firm known as Nestoil Plc, The Punch reports. The oil workers were abducted ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 1, 2016

Gunmen in military uniforms abduct 3 landlords

Three landlords of New Haven Estate, Igbelaju, in the Iba area of Lagos State have been abducted by some gunmen wearing military ...

Isime EseneAugust 25, 2016

#BringBackOurGirls: Chibok has finally turned against Buhari – how it all happened

by Roqeebah Olaoniye Anyone who followed the last campaign would recall that one of the reasons many people voted Buhari ...

AzeezAugust 18, 2016

Police arrest fake soldiers for raping 15-year-old in Lagos

Two suspects who posed as soldiers and abducted a 15-year-old girl in the Oworonshoki area of Lagos State have been ...

AzeezAugust 15, 2016

Gunmen abduct retired Permanent Secretary in Kogi

Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped a retired Permanent Secretary in Kogi State Civil Service. The victim, Moses Onivehu was reportedly kidnapped ...

AzeezAugust 10, 2016

Gunmen abduct another UNIPORT lecturer

Unidentified gunmen on Monday abducted a lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering, University of Portharcourt, Prof. John Okoli. Okoli was ...

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