Bandits storm Zamfara community, kidnap bank manager

Bandits in the early hours of Tuesday stormed Zamfara State capital, Gusau, and kidnapped the manager of TAJ Bank, Gusau, Mansur Kaura, at his residence. The bandits, according to reports, invaded Kaura’s residence at Gidan Dari Bypass around 12 am…

Police arrest 16 suspects for rape, kidnapping, others in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested sixteen (16) suspects in connection with raping, culpable homicide, kidnapping for ransom, motorcycle and phone snatching as well as armed robbery among other major crimes in the state. The suspects cut across six…

Falana to FG: There’s need to have register of kidnapped, missing persons in Nigeria

A Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has said the federal government needs to have a register of kidnapped, released and missing persons in the country. This, Falana said, should be done through the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). He…

Gunmen kidnap Channels TV reporter in Rivers, demand N30m

Gunmen kidnapped a journalist and reporter with Channels Television, Mr Joshua Rogers, at his residence in Rumuosi in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State on Thursday night. Rogers, who covers the Rivers State Government House for his organisation, was…

Police nab 4 suspected kidnappers in Rivers

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested four suspects for alleged involvement in kidnapping in Okocha Community, Igbo-Etche in Etche Local Government Area of the state. The police said the arrest followed complaints by the management of a…

Zamfara imposes curfew along Sokoto, Katsina borders 

Zamfara State Government has ordered immediate restriction of movement along the state’s borders with Katsina and Sokoto from 7:00 pm to 6:00 am. The state Commissioner for Information and Culture, Alhaji Mannir Haidara, disclosed this to newsmen in Gusau on…

Kidnapper arrested during ransom collection

Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested a suspected kidnapper identified as Roland Raymond. The command disclosed this known via its X handle. According to the information by the command, Raymond, a resident of Detti village, Ganye Local…

Slain Nsukka lawyer: NBA disagrees with police account

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Nsukka Branch has expressed their dissatisfaction on the account of the Kogi State Police Command on how their colleague, Mr. Elias Ugwu was allegedly killed on March 9th. MBA made their position known in Nsukka…

Fulani kidnappers spread, abduct, kill cops, residents in Delta 

On January 24, rampaging gunmen\kidnappers suspected to be Fulani herders abducted three police officers detailed to respond to a distress call in Delta State. The authorities drafted the police officers at a nipping point in Ohoror community, Ughelli North Local…

Family of 7, others killed as Benue rival militia groups clash

It was black Tuesday in the Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State as no fewer than 40 people were feared dead during a clash between rival militia groups. Although most of the casualties were said to be members of…

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