Police parade 79-year-old alleged arms supplier, others
Abdulrashid Riba, a 79-year-old man, who deals in supplying and selling arms to kidnappers alongside 18 others were paraded yesterday by the police.
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.
Another ritualists’ den discovered in Lagos
They were found in a tunnel by the bus-stop that leads to a moribund company. Syringes believed to be used in injecting their victims with sedative drugs were discovered in the hideout.
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.
DSS arraigns eight kidnap suspects in Port Harcourt court
The suspects are: Godknows Wokem, Promise Jim, Kingsley Worlu Chuku, Uchendu Macpherson Elindam, Obinna Chuku, Henry Elebiga, Destiny Chidiebere Wosu, Stanley Ibuchi Wosu and Elizabeth Chuku
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.
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.
DSS nabs kidnappers, other criminals nationwide
A statement yesterday by its spokesman, Tony Opuiyo, said the service arrested a notorious kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias Ghana, and some of his close associates on June 9, 2017.
Kidnapping: Schools fine-tune security measures
The recent onslaught on schools in the country by kidnappers is sending warning signals to managers of educational facilities, especially those operating boarding facilities even as it is apparent that students are increasingly becoming soft targets for abductors.