Police begin manhunt for kidnappers of three female students
The Akwa Ibom Police Command has begun a manhunt for the abductors of three female students of Obong University, Obong Ntak, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of the state. Witnesses said some hoodlums stormed the female hostel of the university in the early hours of Friday and abducted the students. The Police Public Relations Officer in…
Escape from daredevil kidnappers
The day was January 2, 2018. Prince Innocent Eleogu, a food chemicals and additives importer, who does business in Lagos, had travelled to Azunchai in Ariam-Usaka community, Ikwuano Local Government Area, Abia State. The homecoming was for the burial of Chief Ibezim, the father of his brother-in-law, Mr. Ferdinand Ibezim, and also to celebrate Christmas.…
Kidnappers of Epe pupils surrender arms
Arsenal of guns, explosives and ammunition were surrendered in Ondo State as militants terrorising parts of Lagos, Ogun and Ondo states have finally embraced the Federal Government Amnesty programme.
Why people kill a fellow man
Sir: There is a thin line between sanity and insanity. Well-heeled people have had to cross the rubicon to scare and beat the Jesus out of people when we least expected them to.
Rising, worrisome cases of jungle justice in Nigeria
It is only in Nigeria that one can still hear of this absurdity. Simply on suspicion, people raise the alarm and somebody gets killed in the process. Only God knows how many innocent persons might have been killed or injured.
Jungle Justice: We have 30 suspects in custody, says Owoseni
Fatai Owoseni, confirmed the arrest of the suspects. He said that they were arrested at Ile-Zik and Ajala following appeals by the police from the command to them to disperse from the scenes but they refused.
Police confirm lynching of 4 suspected kidnappers
Spokesman of the command, Mr David Misal, told newsmen in Jalingo that the fifth suspect, Salisu Zakari, who narrowly escaped the mob action, was arrested and detained in the command.
Kidnappers, cattle rustlers arrested in Bauchi
The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested four gangs of kidnappers and cattle rustlers in Dass Council of the state.Briefing newsmen yesterday, the command Public Relations Officer, Kamal Datti, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).....
Police task National Assembly on stiffer penalties for kidnappers
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has urged the National Assembly to make stringent laws to check the incessant cases of kidnapping nationwide. He noted that the nefarious act was thriving because of lack of a tighter legislation.