Tag: ransom

Ado AminuJune 2, 2021

Buhari vows to ‘shock’ those promoting insurrection, Bandits demand N110m for Islamiyya pupils | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the thirty-six states of Nigeria, these are the five biggest stories you shouldn’t miss out on: Insecurity: Buhari vows ...

EditorAugust 17, 2018

Dapchi ransom payment: Lai Mohammed’s integrity & the costs of cash to security

In March, Government Ombusdman Lai Mohammed described the return of the kidnapped Dapchi girls as being due to some sort ...

AzeezNovember 4, 2017

How Evans forced my brother to pay N100m ransom – Witness

A witness on Friday told an Ikeja High Court that suspected kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, known as Evans, was paid 223,000 ...

AzeezAugust 2, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Gunmen kidnap Lagos council staff, demand N20m ransom

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped a staff of Ikeja Local Government in Lagos, Shamsideen Omotayo on Agbowa-Imota road, near Ikorodu. ...

EditorJuly 29, 2017

The Igbonla boys are back, but why did it take so long?

by Tosin Adesina Sixty-five days after they were abducted from their schools the six kidnapped students of Igbonla model college, ...

ToluJuly 22, 2017

N31 million ransom for Igbonla six, $793.2 million illegal cash in banks | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

1.2 million – The National Examination Council (NECO) said out of the 7,410,030 candidates that sat for the Senior School ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

‘Parents of abducted Lagos pupils pay N31m ransom’

Parents of six abducted pupils of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla Epe have paid N31 million as ransom, Punch reports. ...

AzeezJune 24, 2017

How prominent businessmen provided information, shared ransom with me – Billionaire kidnapper, Evans

Billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans has said some prominent businessmen in the southeast provided information on victims ...

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 ...

ToluJune 17, 2017

How he hijacked a bullion van and everything else we know about billionaire kidnapper, Evans

It’s important to clarify from the start that we’ll never really know everything about this man or the case of ...

AzeezJune 11, 2017

Notorious kidnapper Evans keeps victims until they pay last penny – Police

The Police on Saturday said notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike known as Evans collects millions of dollars as ransom ...

ItunuoluwaJune 7, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Parents of kidnapped school children stage protest at Ambode’s office

The parents of the kidnapped students of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, held a protest at the office of ...

AzeezJune 5, 2017

Students’ kidnap: ‘Police locate kidnappers’ hideout’

The police have reportedly discovered where six pupils of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, are held in a ...

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 ...

AzeezMay 28, 2017

Kidnappers of Lagos school pupils demand N1bn ransom

Kidnappers of six pupils of Igbonla Model College, Epe, Lagos State, have demanded N1bn ransom for their release, Punch reports. ...

AzeezMay 19, 2017

Abductors of Ondo Perm Sec reduce ransom to N20m

Kidnappers of the Permanent Secretary of the Ondo State Hospital Management Board, Dr. Niran Ikuomola, have reduced the ransom placed ...

AzeezMarch 1, 2017

Gunmen kidnap 3 teachers, demand N10m

by Azeez Adeniyi Suspected herdsmen have kidnapped 3 secondary school teachers in Ebomisi Secondary school, Ugbogiobo village in Ovia North-East ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 26, 2017

BREAKING: German archaeologists regain freedom

by Dolapo Adelana Peter Breunig, and his colleague, Johannes Buringer, two German archaeologists recently kidnapped in Kaduna State have been ...

AzeezFebruary 21, 2017

Xenophobia: South Africans issue fresh threats to Nigerians

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian community in South Africa on Monday said some of its members have been receiving fresh ...

AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

Turkish school kidnap: Police arrest 2 more suspects, recover N3m

The Police Force headquarters on Tuesday disclosed that two more members of a kidnapping gang linked to the abduction of ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

We were unaware of any ransom payment for kidnapped NTIC pupils – Police

The Lagos Zone 2 headquarters has denied any knowledge  of the payment of ransom to kidnappers of  pupils and staff ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 24, 2017

Turkish school kidnappers yet to demand ransom – Police

The Police on Tuesday said kidnappers of five students and three staff of the Nigeria-Turkish International School are yet to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 23, 2017

Turkish school kidnappers fail to release pupils after collecting ransom

Kidnappers of pupils and staff of the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges (NTIC) have refused to release them despite collecting ransom ...

AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

Kidnappers of Turkish school students reduce ransom to N750m

Kidnappers of 10 students and staff of the Nigerian Turkish International School, Ogun State have reduced the ransom from N1.2bn ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Ogun school kidnap: Abductors demand N1.2bn ransom

Kidnappers of some school children from Nigeria Turkish International College (NITC) in Ogun have demanded a ransom of N1.2bn, Daily Trust ...

AzeezNovember 27, 2016

Kidnappers collect ransom, kill 72-year-old retiree

A 75-year-old retired school Principal, Chief Sunday Festus has been killed in Bayelsa State by suspected kidnappers. It was gathered ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2016

FG did not pay ransom for the release of 21 Chibok girls, military reiterates

The military on Saturday said the Federal Government did not pay any ransom to Boko Haram insurgents for the release ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

After releasing victims, kidnappers abduct those who paid ransom

Members of a dreaded kidnapping gang terrorising residents of Port Harcourt, Rivers have been apprehended, The Punch reports. Nine members of ...

AzeezOctober 11, 2016

Lagos school kidnap: Kidnappers give families 48-hour ultimatum

Kidnappers of the four pupils and 2 staff of the Lagos Junior Model College, Igbonla, Epe have given families of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 4, 2016

BREAKING: Jonathan’s Minsiter of Environment, Laurentia Laraba kidnapped

A former Minister of Environment Laurentia Laraba Mallam under former President Goodluck Jonathan has been kidnapped. According to The Leadership, she ...

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