We should all carry arms, I support the Defence Minister- Peju Akande

Years back, I was watching Schindlers’ List, with my friend; the movie is the 1993 epic historical by Steven Spielberg it retold the story of how over 6million Jews died during the holocaust. As we watched with sinking hearts as…

Don’t be demoralised by kidnapping, Kaigama urges catholic priests

Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Most Rev. Dr. Ignatius Kaigama, has condemned the incessant kidnapping of catholic priests and other ministers of God, describing it as molestation of the church. Kaigama, in his homily on Sunday at St. Anthony’s Parish,…

Niger Delta: Ex-militant leaders resolve to end sea piracy, kidnapping

Ex-militant leaders have challenged each other to end sea piracy and kidnapping in the region in a bid to foster the development of the Niger Delta communities. They also pledged to work with the Amnesty Programme to see to the…

Police arrest suspected armed robbery kingpin, recover guns, ammunition (Punch)

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested one Enenike, a suspected armed robbery and kidnapping kingpin. The police said it recovered a locally made pistol, two cartridges and assorted handsets from the suspect. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP…

Cab driver disappears after conveying suspected kidnapper in Lagos (Punch)

The family of a cab driver, Akanbi Musa, has been thrown into confusion following his disappearance 10 days after purchasing a fairly-used vehicle for his car hailing business in the Apapa area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that a…

Stop doctors’ abduction, NMA urges Buhari (Punch)

This appeal, he said, became imperative because the continued abduction of doctors was capable of hampering health care delivery in the country. In March 2019, two medical doctors, Sunday Oduniya and Audu Sule, were kidnapped in Taraba State and despite…

Osinbajo never said kidnapping is exaggerated – Aide

Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, has denied the widespread news story that broke Tuesday that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had indeed said that kidnapping was exaggerated in the country.…

Thisislagos Nigeria Security Report

This is a snapshot of the security situation across Nigeria from April 29 – May 4, 2019 in collaboration with our security partners, PR24 Risk Management Consulting. The focus is on communal clashes, crisis in the north, abductions, violent crimes,…

Thisislagos Nigeria Security Report

We present a snapshot of the security situation across Nigeria from March 4 – March 9, 2019 in collaboration with our security partners, PR24 Risk Management Consulting. The focus is on violent crimes, maritime risks, civil unrest, post-election uncertainty, robbery,…

Gunmen kidnap Samuel Kalu’s mother, demand N50m ransom (Guardian)

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the mother of Super Eagles’ midfielder, Samuel Kalu and taken her to an unknown destination. According to reports from Aba, Mrs. Kalu was driving with some of her children along the Okpulu Umuobo…

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