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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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Sector commander’ of notorious kidnap syndicate confesses to killing over 50 victims because they could not pay ransom

One of the leaders of a notorious kidnap gang, who was on police wanted list has admitted killing over 50 of his victims because they could not afford to pay ransom.   The suspect, Mohammed Sani, 30, made the shocking revelation on Wednesday, September 30, when he was paraded by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP […]

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Bandits kill DPO, Inspector, kidnap wives of prominent businessman in Sokoto

Suspected bandits have killed the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Gidan Madi police station in Tangaza local government area of Sokoto state. The incident happened on Thursday night, September 16. The gunmen also killed another police officer said to be the DPO’s orderly before abducting two wives of a prominent businessman in the area. According to a […]

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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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Siblings arrested for masterminding the kidnap of their youngest brother so as to extort N7m from their grandfather (photo)

The police in Imo state have arrested two brothers identified as Fortunate Osuji, 25, and Praise Osuji, 17, for conniving with other members of a kidnap gang, to abduct their youngest brother, Confidence Osuji, 14, so as to extort N7 million from their grandfather. The state Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, who disclosed this to […]

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UNICAL graduate explains why he facilitated the kidnap of his boss who was murdered

Andrew Ogbeche, an English Education graduate of University of Calabar (UNICAL) has admitted to facilitating his boss, Egbe Ediagbonya’s kidnap. The former Commissioner for Sports’ corpse was found decomposing in a bush close to his farm 19 days after he was kidnapped on May 16. Prior to the discovery of his corpse, the kidnappers had […]

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I kidnap people to raise money for charity- 52-year-old pastor arrested by the police says

A 52-year old pastor, Adetokunbo Adenokpo, has been arrested for allegedly abducting a dispatch rider and detaining him in an underground facility in his church in Sagamu, Lagos. Parading the suspect before newsmen today July 29, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, DCP Frank Mba, said the pastor who is the General Overseer of […]

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Kidnappers raped me repeatedly and forced my brother to have sex with me – 20-year-old kidnap victim narrates ordeal

A 20-year-old woman, Chioma Dioke, has narrated how kidnappers forced her elder brother to have sexual intercourse with her while they were in captivity. Speaking on Tuesday, July 28, Chioma said the kidnappers held them inside a bush called Sambisa forest located in Ezzagu in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Chioma, her brother […]