Tag: Abduction

Gunmen abduct 18 Lagos-bound bus passengers

A Lagos-bound bus with 18 passengers was attacked by armed men on Thursday along Idoani-Ifira Road in Akoko South East, Ondo State. An undisclosed number of passengers were also abducted by the armed men. The incident, according to sources, occurred on the failed portion of the Idoani-Ifira Road. It was[Read More…]

Breaking: Niger state Commissioner for information, has been kidnapped

Niger state Commissioner for information, Alhaji Muhammed Sanni Idris, has been kidnapped. NewsWireNGR learnt that he was abducted from his home town Baban Tunga in Tafa local government area of the state, in the early hours of Monday. Secretary to the Government of Niger state, Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, confirmed the[Read More…]

Breaking: At least 200 students of an Islamiyya school abducted in Niger State

At least 200 students of an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been abducted. One person was shot dead while another lays critically injured after gunmen carried out the kidnap operation at about 4:30pm on Sunday. A resident of the area Zayyad[Read More…]

After 40 days in captivity, parents of abducted Greenfield University students paid 180 million naira to secure their release

Parents and family members of the remaining kidnapped students and workers of the Greenfield University, Kaduna State, said they were forced to sell their property to raise ransom as the remaining victims regained freedom. It was learnt that the bandits collected N180m ransom and eight new motorcycles. The 13 students[Read More…]

Kidnappers Release two Abuja Residents after payment of ransom

The two residents of Byazhin area in Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), kidnapped by gunmen have regained their freedom after allegedly paying N2 million. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had, on Wednesday, reported that the two men; Mr Ayodele Somorin and Mr Oladimeji Josiah, a[Read More…]

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Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests in Katsina

Terrorists on Thursday attacked a Catholic church in Katsina, St. Vincent Ferrer Malunfashi, and abducted two priests – Katsina is also the home state of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari. The corpse of one of the priests was however found behind the Church premises on Friday morning while one is still[Read More…]

Breaking: Abducted students of kings school Plateau regain freedom

The abducted student of Kings School, otherwise known as Capro Secondary Mission School located at Gana Ropp in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State has regained freedom, the military authorities have confirmed. Gunmen had in the early hours of April 29 kidnapped the students in Capro, which is[Read More…]

Residents block Abuja-Kaduna Highway in protest

Residents angered by incessant abductions and bandit attacks have blocked the Gonin Gora end of the Abuja-Kaduna Highway in Chikun Local Government area of Kaduna State in protest. The protest follows the recent abduction of four people in Ungwan Auta in Gonin Gora by bandits on Saturday night according to[Read More…]

Terrorists leader who abducted 300 Kankara boys returns to the trenches

Auwal Daudawa, the little known bandit leader in Zamfara State, who shot to prominence after masterminding abduction of over 300 students in neighbouring Katsina State has gone back to the trenches, less than three months after his celebrated repentance. A security source and two other sources close to the bandit[Read More…]

Just In: Terrorists storm Kaduna Church, abduct several worshipers in an early morning attacks

At least one person has been confirmed dead while several others have been abducted on Sunday morning when arms-wielding bandits attacked a church in Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward in Chukun local government area of Kaduna State. LEADERSHIP Newspaper reports that the dead person was confirmed to be a medical[Read More…]