Tag: Kidnapping

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 5, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 5th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: UPDATE: 78 children kidnapped in Cameroon The internet is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2017

Kidnapped DPO, 4 others rescued

A Divisional Police Officer (DPO) who was kidnapped in Niger earlier this week has been rescued, the Force Headquarters has ...

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AzeezSeptember 29, 2017

Senate approves death sentence for kidnapping

The Senate has approved death sentence for abduction, wrongful restraints or wrongful confinement for ransom. The upper chamber also approved ...

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AzeezSeptember 7, 2017

Police inaugurate mobile app to curb kidnapping

The Nigeria Police Force has inaugurated a mobile app, iPolice-Hawk Eye Crime Reporting System to curb kidnapping. Representative of the ...

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AzeezAugust 30, 2017

Police to arraign kidnapper Evans today

Notorious kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, will be arraigned today by the Police on 52 charges. According to Punch, the charges bordered ...

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AzeezAugust 21, 2017

FG, states to set up special courts for hate speech, others

The Federal and State governments have agreed on special courts for promoters of hate speeches as well as terrorists and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 13, 2017

Police arrest ‘associates’ of Evans the kidnapper

The ongoing police investigation has revealed that billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike known as Evans was involved in crimes in South ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Why we are yet to arrest Nnamdi Kanu, Arewa youth – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris yesterday gave reasons when the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), ...

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EditorJuly 29, 2017

Igbonla boys release: The Nigeria Police can do better

by Tosin Adesina The Nigeria Police Force is one that has lost its values over the years, from bribery to ...

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AzeezJuly 27, 2017

Stiffer punishment, quick judicial process will stop kidnapping – IGP

Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim has said the slow judicial process was encouraging kidnapping in the country. He said this ...

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EditorJuly 21, 2017

Why has Osinbajo been silent about the abducted Igbonla boys?

by Alexander O. Onukwue This time in 2014, it had been nearly a 100 days after the abduction of over ...

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EditorJuly 21, 2017

After 56 days: Where are the abducted Igbonla Six?

by Alexander O. Onukwue It’s been fifty-six days – EIGHT WEEKS – since six students were abducted from a secondary ...

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AzeezJuly 3, 2017

Rate of kidnapping has reduced since arrest of billionaire kidnapper Evans – Police

The police has said the rate of kidnapping has dropped since the arrest of billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known ...

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EditorJune 24, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 24th of June

Read full stories and analyses on YNaija ‘Lawmakers stop use of official number plates for fear of kidnapping’ Ethnic, religious ...

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AzeezJune 24, 2017

‘Lawmakers stop use of official number plates for fear of kidnapping’

Lawmakers in the country have reportedly stopped the use of official number plates on their vehicles over fear of kidnapping ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 23, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: What lessons can we learn from the Evans saga?

by Ololade Ajekigbe Salutations steeped in reverence, unhindered access to exclusive places, extra attention, and all round preferential treatment. That ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

Lagos to dethrone traditional rulers for kidnapping

by Dolapo Adelana The Lagos State Government on Friday vowed to dethrone any traditional ruler found aiding kidnappers in the ...

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AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Kidnapping: Ben Ayade announces N1m reward for whistleblowers

by Azeez Adeniyi Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade on Tuesday announced the compensation of N1 million to anyone who’s ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 8, 2017

The Thread: Why karma is everything they say it is

When karma is stalking you, this is what happens. Do see below: Okay let me share this story that happened ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 28, 2016

Provide information on cultists, get automatic employment – Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos says his government is ready to offer automatic employment to anyone with useful information on the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 23, 2016

14 policemen arrested for armed robbery, kidnapping

The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters (NPF) on Tuesday paraded fourteen of its men for involvement in kidnapping, armed robbery and ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Adekoya Boladale: How I survived ritualists

by Adekoya Boladale There is a harrowing moment of my life, one that leaves an indelible print of trauma in ...

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AzeezOctober 12, 2016

House of Reps wants state of emergency declared on kidnapping

The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on kidnappings in order ...

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AzeezOctober 7, 2016

Prescribe death penalty for kidnappers, NUT urges N’Assembly

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has urged the National Assembly to passed into law the bill prescribing death penalty ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 5, 2016

3 young men burnt alive by irate youth for kidnapping new born baby in Imo

In a clear case of jungle justice, irate youths in Ezelu Okwe community in Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo state ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 3, 2016

Amaechi to blame for insecurity in Rivers – Wike

Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has blamed his predecessor Rotimi Amaechi for the insecurity in the state. Wike made ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 3, 2016

88-year-old woman arrested for trafficking 6-year-old girl

An 88-year-old woman has been arrested by operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons for allegedly ...

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RoqeebahOctober 2, 2016

Why release of the CBN governor’s wife is not really great news

Sometimes, it is better to let sleeping dogs lie. This is probably one of those times. Just Friday, Mrs Margaret ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 18, 2016

How police rescued 14 oil workers kidnapped in Rivers state

The Rivers state Police Command says the oil workers who were kidnapped were rescue by its men who engaged the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 8, 2016

Militants kill Police sergeant during gun battle in Lagos

Suspected militants on Wednesday killed a police sergeant, Solomon Oswmuze in Lagos. According to The Nation, the militants engaged police in a ...

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