Tag: ransom

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October 2, 2013

Edo judge abduction: Kidnappers finally speak out, demand N200 million ransom

by ‘Jola Sotubo Perhaps after hearing of concerns documented in the news on Monday at their silence , like clockwork, ...

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September 30, 2013

Insecurity: Kidnappers of Edo judge yet to make contact, JUSON plans protest

by Adeola Balogun The kidnapping of Justice Daniel Okungbowa of Edo State has been cause for much concern to the ...

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September 23, 2013

“I was locked in the toilet for over a week” – Kidnap victim recounts his ordeal (PICTURED)

by Adeola Balogun A kidnapping syndicate in the Okokomaiko area of Lagos state has been dismantled by the Lagos State ...

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September 10, 2013

Why human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome is still being held by kidnappers

by Oge Okonkwo According to sources close to the abducted  human rights lawyer,  Mike Ozekhome, the top legal practitioner has not ...

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September 9, 2013

Bad market? Anglican church vows not to pay ransom for kidnapped Archbishop’s release

by Adeola Balogun In a firm stance against kidnapping and ransom paying, the Anglican Communion has stated that it will ...

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September 7, 2013

How my greedy husband kidnapped our son for N5 million ransom – Wife narrates

by Oge Okonkwo An estranged wife, Titi Jamil, on Monday pleaded with the Ikeja Customary court to grant her a ...

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September 2, 2013

SCAM: Casket seller ‘kidnaps himself’, demands N2 million ransom from relatives (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo Luck ran out on one Samuel Ani, a casket seller, native of  Ugwuaji  in Enugu South Local ...

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August 30, 2013

Police recover N1.5 million ransom paid to kidnappers, arrest 3

by Oge Okonkwo Part of the ransom paid by employers of the five construction workers kidnapped on August 23 have ...

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August 27, 2013

Report: Mike Ozekhome’s abductors demand N150 million

                      Following the kidnap of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike ...

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August 14, 2013

3 kidnapped female teachers regain freedom in Edo

by Akan Ido The three female teachers, Patience Osadoplor, Momodu Aisha and Patience Oroghene who were abducted at Orhogbua Primary School, Ekehuan, ...

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August 5, 2013

Kidnappers demand N50 million ransom for 3 teachers in Edo

by Oge Okonkwo Kidnappers of the three female primary school teachers, Patience Osadolor, Momodu Aisha and Patience Oroghene at Orhogbua Primary School ...

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July 11, 2013

Terrible: Kidnappers abduct mother of 2, demanding N24 million ransom

by Chisom Ukaegbu Kidnappers are at it again, and this time its a member of staff of the Ajose-Adeogun, Victoria ...

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June 29, 2013

Disturbing: 3 corps members kidnapped in Rivers

Three corps members have been kidnapped in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, at the Corpers’ lodge in Ogonokom Community Secondary school, ...

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June 4, 2013

Kidnapped Briton regains freedom in Aba, returns to the UK

by Akan Ido Nora Mankel, a Briton who was kidnapped at Umunkiri village in Obingwa local government area of Abia State ...

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May 6, 2013

Abducted former minister, Shettima Ali Monguno regains freedom

by Akan Ido Dr. Shettima Ali Monguno has been freed by his captors. Reports say the 87-year-old educationist and community ...

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May 6, 2013

Toni Kan: Before I am kidnapped

by Toni Kan We must participate in securing our selves or the next time you open the newspaper it might ...

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April 25, 2013

Exclusive: “The hackers are just being funny” – Blogger, Ladun Liadi speaks on hacking (SCREENSHOT)

by Isi Esene The official website of the Nigerian Entertainment Today was compromised on April 18, with many observers wondering ...

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April 22, 2013

Suspect in Bamigbetan’s kidnapping case commits suicide during police raid in Lagos

by Rachel Ogbu One of the suspects who allegedly kidnapped Chairman, Ejigbo Local Council Development Area, Kehinde Bamigbetan, has committed ...

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April 20, 2013

Kidnapped Lagos Local council boss released after a reported N20 million ransom payment

by Isi Esene Kehinde Bamigbetan, the chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Authority (LCDA), who was kidnapped on Monday by ...

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April 20, 2013

#DumbDumber: How female kidnap gang member was arrested in Delta

by Isi Esene Sandra Agbonya, a female member of a kidnapping syndicate has been arrested by the police with other ...

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April 16, 2013

How we kidnapped Okonjo-Iweala’s mother and shared ransom money – Suspect (PICTURED)

A former servant at the palace of the traditional ruler of Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State, where the mother of the Minister ...

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April 12, 2013

Kidnapped ACN national vice-president, Chuddy Nwike found dead

by Akan Ido The body of Chuddy Nwike, the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) National Vice Chairman who was abducted ...

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February 16, 2013

N60 million: Amount kidnappers demanded for US returnee in Lagos (PICTURED)

by Chi Ibe  Kemisola Ogunyemi credits: Punch 29-year-old, Kemisola Ogunyemi was kidnapped after returning home from the United States to bury her mother. ...

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January 30, 2013

Nkiru Sylvanus kidnapping: Police, SSS parade ex-MOPOL officer, 5 others (PICTURED)

by Isi Esene Six suspects were yesterday paraded by the police and the State Security Service for their alleged involvement ...

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January 15, 2013

“Can you marry someone you’ve not seen for 3 months?” – VP’s aide denies Nollywood’s Nkiru Slyvanus

by Rachel Ogbu Since Nollywood actress, Nkiru Slyvanus was released after a kidnapping deal went burst, rumours that she secretly married the Senior ...

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January 5, 2013

Hyundai paid N30 million kidnap ransom for 6 of its workers – Bayelsa police

by Rachel Ogbu Bayelsa state police have revealed that about N30 million was paid as ransom to free six Hyundai workers kidnapped ...

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January 5, 2013

Smart or dumb? Driver kidnaps self in Edo, collects ransom to pay swindlers

by Iyobosa Omoregie The police in Edo state have arrested a 28-year-old driver, Henry Alwansedo, who allegedly masterminded his own ...

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December 30, 2012

08068113653, 08168837108, and 2 more: Delta police release kidnappers’ cell phone numbers

by Akan Ido Osemeke Kingsley who has been on the police wanted list in Delta State for the past two ...

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December 29, 2012

Okonjo-Iweala kidnap: “We didn’t take part in paying a ransom” – Police CP

… As villagers protest abduction of their children  New leader bolts with N1 million… Police arrest kidnapper days after forming ...

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November 16, 2012

How kidnapped wife of Vanguard reporter regained her freedom

by Isi Esene Marian Onoyume, the wife of Vanguard Newspaper’s Rivers State correspondent, Jimitota Onoyume, who was abducted on Monday ...

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