Imo NBA shuns courts over judge’s kidnap
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Owerri branch, has embarked on boycott of courts in Imo State in protest against the kidnap of Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme of the Court of Appeal, Benin City Division.
Suspected jihadists kidnap six teachers in Mali, sources say
Six school teachers were kidnapped Friday by suspected jihadists in central Mali because they spoke French in the classroom, local and security forces said.
Kidnapped wife of NRC director regains freedom
Wife of the Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mrs. Francisca Okhiria, has regained her freedom after about 13 days in the kidnappers’ den.
Again gunmen allegedly kidnap school principal in Kaduna
Some gunmen have reportedly attacked the Government Technical Secondary School, Mararaban Kajuru in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state, abducting the principal of the school. This is coming barely a week after the abduction of six female pupils and two staff members of the Engravers College, Chikun Local Government Area of the State. The…
Kidnappers collude with Boko Haram to attack schools, says El-Rufai
Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has stated that bandits and kidnappers have found collaborators in Boko Haram members in the attack of schools in parts of the country.
Court remands housewife, two others for allegedly faking kidnap
A chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, yesterday, ordered that a housewife, Odunayo Olaniyi, who allegedly faked her own kidnap be remanded in a correctional centre.
Descent into dark abyss
The cocktail of horror and bizarre stories being served daily by the media shows the significant descent of our country into the devil’s abyss. And this is in spite of the significant rise in the level of religiosity in the country be it of the Christian faith or of the Islamic faith and a variety of others in between them
Three suspected kidnappers burnt to death in Abuja
Angry Mob Monday morning burnt to death three suspected kidnappers at Dutse Alhaji area in Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The suspects were three young men and a female victim, who has been rushed to Kubwa General Hospital for treatment.