Buhari challenges security chiefs on crude oil theft
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja challenged security chiefs on the need to bring an end cases to crude oil theft in the country. The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, said the president gave the challenge when he met behind closed doors with security chiefs, at the State House, Abuja.
Body of 80-year-old woman found with eyes, tongue, private parts missing in Taraba State
Resident of Karim-Lamido local government area of Taraba State yesterday woke up to the rude shock of the discovery of an 80-year-old woman found dead with her eyes, breasts, tongue, fingernails and private parts chopped off.
Kidnapped Imo bishop’s wife released
Wife of the Anglican Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese in Imo State, Anuri Maduwuike, who on Friday was abducted by unknown gunmen, has been released. The Guardian gathered that she was released after an undisclosed amount of money was reportedly paid as ransom.
Armed men kidnap five persons in Kaduna – Police
The Police in Kaduna has confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis. The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday in Kaduna.
14-year-old girl fakes kidnap to see boyfriend
A 14-year-old girl Kosisochukwu Anioma has confessed to the Police Command in Enugu State that she faked her kidnap to be with her boyfriend in Imo State. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Saturday in Enugu. He said Kosisochukwu's father Frank Anioma took to the social media to…
CDHR extols Police, IGP over arrest of errant officers, kidnap kingpin
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) yesterday commended the Police and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu on their resilience to push and unravel the facts of the unfortunate incident of the murder of three officers with the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) as well as some civilians killed by errant officers of the Nigerian Army at Ibi, Taraba state.
How soldiers helped my escape, by kidnap kingpin Wadume
It was jubilation yesterday in Taraba State as police re-arrested the suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume, who confessed that soldiers assisted him to escape after being nabbed by the slain policemen.
Dapo Abiodun: The riot act to kidnappers, others
Only recently, the people of Ogun State received a very reassuring gift from the governor of the state, Prince Dapo Abiodun. And this gift is none other than the renewal of his vow to ensure the safety of all residents in the state no matter their status when he made a bold declaration that outlawed criminals in the state.
Kidnapped college provost regains freedom in Benue – Police
The Police Command in Benue on Friday said the kidnapped Provost of College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo, has regained freedom.
15-year-old boy stages own kidnap, demands N500,000 ransom in Plateau
A 15-year-old boy, Jerry Ngwe, has allegedly staged his own kidnap and demanded the sum of N500,000 as ransom. The minor, who was paraded in Jos...
Children as kidnappers’ target as kids get missing in Ejigbo, Ajegunle
It was a pathetic situation for the household of Mrs. Victoria Enobabor, a widow, as their four-year-old girl, Victoria, has gone missing since Friday from their residence at NEPA bus-stop, Jakande Estate, Ejigbo, leaving the family in a state of confusion.