Alaafin Accuses Buhari Of Not Bringing Herdsmen, Kidnappers To Book

……Warns President Buhari of ‘Yoruba Retaliation’ The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has written to President Muhammadu Buhari accusing him of not bringing herdsmen and kidnappers to book, warned him about looming anarchy in the country if the menace laid to Yorubaland by is not contained. He said the Yoruba had all it took […]

Insecurity: What Oluwo Of Iwo Told Gov. Gboyega Oyetola

The Oluwo of Iwo land, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has suggested death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping. The monarch made the call during a courtesy visit by the traditional rulers of Iwo land to Governor Gboyega Oyetola in Osogbo on Thursday. The traditional rulers visited the governor to felicitate […]

Just In: Gunmen Kidnap Siasia’s Mother, Others

Mrs Ogere Siasia, the mother of Nigerian footballer and coach, Samson Siasia, has been abducted again. This comes barely four years after she was first abducted and millions paid out as ransom for her release. The incident occurred at about 2:00 a.m. in Odoni, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, according to her son […]

How Daughter Of Afenifere Leader Was Killed By Kidnappers

Insight was given about how the daughter of Afenifere Leader, Mrs Funke Olakunrin was killed along Benin-Shagamu Expressway in Ondo State axis of the expressway. Police spokesman, Femi Joseph, said the incident occurred between Kajola and Ore along Ondo-Ore road on Friday. Afenifere’s spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, had told PREMIUM TIMES on Friday evening that “Mrs […]

Notorious Kidnapper ”Pencil” Killed In Lagos

One of the most wanted notorious kidnap ring Leader in the Ikorodu axis of Lagos state, Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon aka Pencil, has been shot dead during an operation in the state yesterday Sunday, June 24th. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls Pencil was declared wanted by the Lagos state command in March after he led his deadly […]

Katsina Announces Death Sentence For Kidnappers, Cattle Rustlers

Katsina State government on Friday announced stiffer penalty of a death sentence against kidnappers and cattle rustlers in the state. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that this was also as Governor Aminu Bello Masari pencilled life imprisonment against rapist in addition to fine and compensation to be paid by the offender to the rape victim. The […]

Operation Puff Adder: Police Nab 93 Kidnappers In Northern States

A report obtained by Africa News24 (AN24) has it that the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) on Thursday arrested 93 suspected kidnappers in different parts of North Central, North East and North West Zones of the country during Operation Puff Adder. According to the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Frank MBA, one rocket launcher, 35 AK47 rifles,10 […]

Abducted Corper: Boko Haram Demands N200m Ransom

There are indications that the Boko Haram insurgents have demanded ransom before releasing members of the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel) they kidnapped two weeks ago. Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram had kidnapped a member of the National Youth Service Corps, Ibrahim Amuta and three other members of the church on […]

Kidnapped Shell Oil Workers Regain Freedom

Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria’s restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard and driver, police said Wednesday. The Royal Dutch Shell oil workers, whose nationalities were not released, were abducted on Thursday in Nigeria’s southern Rivers state, the latest in a long […]

Ondo Politician Regains Freedom From Kidnappers

A former Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Victor Olabimtan, who was kidnapped on Monday has been freed by his abductors. The politician regained freedom on Wednesday evening at about 9pm. According to a statement by the Secretary, Victor Olabimtan Initiative for Change and Emancipation, Mr. Gboyega Ajayi, the All Progressives Congress chieftain […]