Gunmen kill 10 persons, injure 19 during cultural festival in Plateau

Gunmen have killed 10 persons and injured 19 others during a cultural festival in Chando Zerreci community in Irigwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau. Mr Lawrence Zango, the National Publicity Secretary, Irigwe Youth Movement, disclosed this in…

Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Ebonyi

Three Policemen have been reportedly killed in Ebonyi State by gunmen. A reliable source confirmed that three cops were gunned down Monday night in front of a police station along the Enugu-Abakaliki highway. The policemen, who were said to have…

Gunmen abduct another Plateau monarch

Suspected gunmen have kidnapped HRH. Da Gyang Balak Gut, the Da Gwom Rwei of Vwang District of Jos-South Local Government Area of Plateau State. The Nation reports the incident is less than one month after the abduction of HRH Charles…

Gunmen abduct Imo traditional ruler

Gunmen, numbering over 10 on Thursday morning kidnapped the traditional ruler of Mbutu ancient kingdom in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, Damian Nwaigwe. The monarch was abducted at his palace around 2:30 am, a community source…

Kidnapped RCCG pastor, teacher regain freedom

Kidnapped pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Sunday Adeniran who was taken hostage alongside one female public school teacher on Saturday morning in Calabar, capital of Cross River State by unknown gunmen have both regained freedom. Confirming…

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa SSG’s mum

Gunmen have abducted the mother of the Secretary to the Bayelsa State Government, Mrs Betinah Benson. Her abductors were said to be dressed in military uniform. It was learnt that Konbowei Benson’s mother was kidnapped on Tuesday night at her…

Gunmen kidnap dozens of villagers in Northwestern Nigeria

Gunmen abducted at least 60 people in northwestern Nigeria after riding motorbikes into five villages and firing sporadically into the air, a police official and several residents said Saturday. Nigeria is battling an increase in armed robberies and kidnappings for…

Nigerians urge support for military as criminals kill 183 soldiers in 6 months

Many citizens and security experts have expressed concern over the killing of security operatives by criminals and called for action to stem the tide. They specifically made case for military operatives who were killed in the line of duty while…

Gunmen storm military camp in Niger, kill soldiers, abduct 10, burn vehicles

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have reportedly invaded the camp of the Joint Security Task Force comprising of the Army, Police, Civil Defence and Vigilantes at Allawa and opened fire on them, killing an undisclosed number of soldiers in the…

Gunmen abduct female students in Kaduna

An unspecified number of female students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in the Mando Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been abducted by gunmen. The incident occurred in the early hours of Friday, The PUNCH was…

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