Tag: hostage

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 26, 2016

President Buhari has succumbed to blackmail – Jibrin

Embattled House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of succumbing to blackmail. Jibrin, who made the ...

AzeezDecember 11, 2016

#RiversRerun: INEC staff taken hostage in Andoni LGA

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will hold at Akuku Toru local government area on Sundat after ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 26, 2016

Priest, 2 others dead in hostage situation in France (WATCH)

A hostage situation in Normandy region of France on Tuesday, turned sour after two men armed with knives killed a ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 2, 2016

Militants ‘invade’ Cross River government house

The Office of the Cross River state Governor was on Friday, allegedly taken over by 20 suspected Bakassi militants, who ...

Ada IgboanugoNovember 20, 2015

Photos of hostages being rescued from Radisson Blu hotel in Mali

There’s an ongoing hostage situation in Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali. Jihadists stormed the hotel on Friday morning, and ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 20, 2015

80 freed, 3 killed in Mali hostage situation

Three people were killed on Friday morning as jihadists took 170 people hostage in Radisson Blu hotel, in Bamako, Mali. After the terrorists laid siege ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2015

Osun state students harass Deputy governor

Students in Osun state-owned tertiary institutions, on Monday, held hostage the deputy governor of the state, Titi Laoye-Tomori, at the ...

January 22, 2014

Desperado: Naked man holds girlfriend hostage because her parents refused to let them marry (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo A man held his girlfriend hostage on a rooftop in China after her parents had disapproved of ...

November 21, 2013

Opinion: Gov. Sullivan Chime and the evil spirits operating in the Enugu Gov’t House

by Obinna Akukwe The love between the governor and the wife started fading gradually especially after she was accused of sponsoring ...

September 27, 2013

Kenya mall attack: How British man offered himself to save children’s lives

  A British man who offered himself as a hostage to save the lives of a group of children was ...

August 19, 2013

Egypt protests: 36 Muslim Brotherhood detainees gassed to death in prison van

Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been killed in Cairo after police fired tear gas into a minivan transporting prisoners who ...

May 12, 2013

Just In: 2 bodies found after New Jersey stand off; suspect killed

The bodies of a woman and her 13-year-old son were found after a dayslong standoff, and her boyfriend was killed ...

April 11, 2013

Just In: Man killed after taking firefighters hostage in Atlanta

A gunman in apparent financial distress took several firefighters hostage Wednesday in suburban Atlanta, then was killed in an exchange ...

March 6, 2013

Opinion: 2015 – In support of Jonathan hostage fatigue on Nigeria

by Bayo Oluwasanmi The candidacy of Mr. Jonathan for 2015 was unofficially announced sometimes in 2012. Abuja residents woke up to ...

January 20, 2013

Awful: 7 oil workers executed by Al Qaeda terrorists as 16 freed in raid by Algerian forces (WATCH, PHOTOS)

Seven hostages were executed today as Algeria’s four-day hostage stand-off came to a bloody end when the country’s special forces ...

January 18, 2013

Algerian hostage crisis: ‘Ongoing activity’ reported as crisis turn deadly

Two days after Islamist militants abducted an undetermined number of hostages — including Westerners — at a gas plant in ...

December 20, 2012

French engineer abducted in Katsina by men using dynamites

by Rachel Ogbu A French engineer is in hostage, he was kidnapped by 30 gunmen who used dynamite to force ...

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