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Gunmen allegedly kill pastor, kidnap his daughter in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia have reportedly killed one Rev. Yohanna Abashiya in Kaduna and kidnapped his daughter. The incident took place on October 1, in Agui, Maraban Rido in Chikun Local Government Area. The deceased was the resident pastor of Baptist Church in the community. Facebook user, Gideon Sarki John, stated that the gunmen stormed […]

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Friends, residents mourn Malaysia returnee shot dead by unknown gunmen in Aba

Friends and residents of Ndiegoro area of Aba, Abia State, are mourning one Samuel Kalu, a Nigerian based in Malaysia, who was brutally killed by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that the deceased popularly known as ‘aka aki ilu- bitter kola’ was shot dead at a barbing saloon at Umuibe Street, off Item Road, Ndiegoro […]

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Gunmen abduct retired U.S. Army Major in Ekiti, kill his worker

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Tuesday September 15, killed one person and abducted two, including a retired United States of America army general, Major Jide Ijadare, along Ijan Ekiti –Ise Ekiti Road in Ijan Ekiti , Gbonyin Council area of Ekiti State. It was gathered that the gunmen invaded Ijadare’ s palm oil -producing […]

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gunmen attack FRSC vehicles, kill two officials and kidnap 10

Two bus-loads of Federal Road Safety Corps officials was on Monday September 14, attacked by unknown gunmen at a location in Nasarawa State. According to Premium Times, 26 officials were traveling in two buses from Sokoto and Kebbi command of the corps for a training programme at FRSC Academy, Udi, Abuja, when they were attacked. […]

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Gunmen kill pastor and two others in Kaduna community

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia on Sunday September 7, invaded Buda Community in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State and killed three persons including a pastor. The National President of the Adara Development Association, Awemi Dio Maisamari, who confirmed the attack, said many people were also kidnapped during the incident which took place about […]

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Gunmen assassinate councillor in Bayelsa state

Karma Agagowei, a councillor representing ward six in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state, has been killed by unknown gunmen. Agagowei while returning from the ward congress of the Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday August 29. was attacked and shot dead around Opolo area of Yenagoa, the state capital. It was learnt that one […]

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Gunmen open fire on Borno state governor’s convoy

The convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state, was attacked by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at Baga, a town in the state, on Wednesday, July 29. According to reports, the Governor had gone to visit some Internally Displaced Persons camps when his convoy was attacked. “The governor went to Kukawa, and on his way to Baga […]

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Gunmen attack Bullion van in Ebonyi, kill four policemen

Four policemen escorting a bullion van from Enugu State to Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, have been confirmed dead following gunmen attack on Wednesday July 29. The incident occurred at Ezzamgbo Junction in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi state and it was gathered that the robbers first attacked the escort van conveying the policemen. Four […]

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Gunmen kill immigration officer and his sister before kidnapping his wife in Nasarawa

An immigration officer and his sister were killed and his wife was kidnapped after gunmen stormed Gudi, the ancestral home town of Nasarawa Governor Abdullahi Sule, in Akwanga local government. Immigration officer Salisu Usman, the nephew to the former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, was kidnapped alongside his wife. He was later killed and his […]

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Kogi based businessman, Nicholas Ofodile, shot dead by unknown gunmen (photo)

Kogi-based businessman and owner of popular chain of Chuks Supermarket in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nicholas Ofodile, has been killed by yet to be identified gunmen. According to reports, Ofodile ran into an armed gang operating along the Gegu/Koton-Karfe axis of the Kogi-Abuja expressway on Wednesday afternoon. The criminals and men of the Special Anti Robbery […]

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How gunmen killed ex-Ondo Military Administrator’s son as he drank in a joint with friends

Gunmen on Wednesday evening, May 13, killed a son of former Ondo Military Administrator, Brig.-Gen. Okpaleye in Lagos. The deceased, Muyuwa Babafumilayo Okpaleye, 40, was shot by the hooded armed men, numbering about four, at a drinking joint at Adekunle Kuye, off Ikate street, Aguda, Surulere, where he was hanging out with his friends. According […]