Tag: kidnap

YNaijaJune 17, 2022

FCT Police refutes Ameerah’s kidnap story, but doesn’t say what happened

Days after a tweet that reported the kidnap of 18 Nigerian citizens, the Federal capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has ...

ToluJanuary 31, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Dice Ailes recounts how he almost got kidnapped by armed men; Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin in new biopic | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Four kidnap suspects escape from custody in Ebonyi

Four kidnap suspects have escaped from the custody of the Ebonyi state police command. Titus Lamorde, the state commissioner of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 18, 2017

Suspected militants kidnap 4 British nationals in Delta

Suspected militants have kidnapped four British nationals, police and community leaders confirmed on Wednesday. The four had been providing “free ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Many injured, boat owner abducted as gunmen attack Bayelsa community

Unknown gunmen have reportedly attacked in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa, abducting a local boat owner, identified as Chief John ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Catholic priest kidnapped and murdered in Imo state

A Catholic priest in Imo state, Cyriacus Onunkwo has been murdered by unknown gunmen. The state commissioner of police, Chris ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents abduct 9 in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped 9 people in two separate attacks in Borno. Local vigilantes said one person was killed and ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2017

Gunmen kidnap 11 passengers in Rivers

Some gunmen on Monday kidnapped 11 passengers in a bus along the Ndele-Elele area of East-West Road in the Emohua ...

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 26, 2017

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap oil survey team – NNPC

Suspected Boko Haram members have kidnapped 10 officials of a university research team prospecting for oil in the northeast. The ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

Man kidnaps self, demands N60m ransom

The Police in Lagos Thursday arrested a man who allegedly attempted to defraud his brother of N60 million by staging ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

Ghana police arrest 6 Nigerians for alleged kidnap and rape

Ghana Police have reportedly arrested a 32-year-old Nigerian for the kidnap and rape of a 21-year-old woman at Ashaley Botwe, ...

AzeezJune 20, 2017

Lagos students kidnap: Govt is not talking to us, parents lament

Parents of the six abducted students of Lagos Model College, Igbonla have lamented that there have been no development on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 19, 2017

“Very soon you will hear good news” – Police assures parents of kidnapped Epe students

The Nigerian Police have told the parents of the kidnapped students of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla-Epe that the students ...

AzeezJune 17, 2017

How I once sold drugs in South Africa – Kidnap kingpin, Evans

Billionaire kidnapper, Evans has revealed that he once sold drugs in South Africa. In an interview with Vanguard, Evans he ...

AzeezJune 12, 2017

DSS arrests notorious kidnap kingpin’s associates

The Department of State Services has arrested three suspected associates of a notorious kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwasa, alias Ghana. The ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 4, 2017

Boy, 20, reportedly kidnaps father, collects N1m ransom

The police command in Oyo state have arrested 20-year-old Ibrahim Aliyu Babatunde, for kidnapping his father and collecting N1 million as ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Epe students kidnap: ‘Abductors reduce ransom to N100m’

Abductors of six students of Igbonla Model College, Epe, have reduced the ransom for their release to N100 million, Vanguard ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Two Chibok girls graduate from US high school

Two of the kidnapped Chibok girls who escaped from Boko Haram terrorists have graduated from a high school in Washington ...

ToluMay 31, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 5 things to know about the House of Reps member who was kidnapped

Anything to help find him, right? Well, here’s not really the place to look because this is all we know ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 25, 2017

Just In: Six students kidnapped in Epe

Six students of Igbonla Model College in Epe have been kidnapped on Thursday. Vanguard reports that the Lagos State Police ...

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 ...

AzeezMay 6, 2017

Boko Haram planning to kidnap foreigners | UK, US warn

The United Kingdom and United States on Friday said terrorists group Boko Haram was preparing to kidnap foreigners in the ...

AzeezMay 4, 2017

There were plans to kidnap Jega during 2015 election – Adeniyi

by Azeez Adeniyi Segun Adeniyi, former spokesperson to ex-President Musa Yar’Adua has said there was a plot to kidnap former ...

AzeezApril 12, 2017

Police, military engage in shoot-out in Yobe

by Azeez Adeniyi Some policemen and military officers on Wednesday engaged in a shootout in Damaturu, Yobe state over a ...

AzeezApril 10, 2017

Court sentences Falae’s abductors to life imprisonment

by Azeez Adeniyi Seven men involved in the kidnap of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief ...

AzeezApril 1, 2017

Boko Haram faction ‘abduct 22 girls, women’

Boko Haram insurgents have abducted 22 girls and women in the Northeast, AFP reports. According to the news network, the ...

AzeezMarch 28, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kidnap 4 women, 6 youths in Borno

The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno, Ibrahim Abdullahi said suspected Boko Haram members ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 17, 2017

Suspected herdsmen kill ex-Edo council boss, abduct 15 persons

by Dolapo Adelana Suspected Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of Thursday attacked travellers along the busy Benin-Auchi-Okene Highway and ...

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