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31 May
The Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche, and two others, who were abducted on Sunday in Umunneochi Local Council of Abia State, have regained freedom.
22 Jul 2021
The Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have condemned what they termed selective administration of justice by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government...
10 Jun 2021
One of the three wives of Kaduna State Governor, Asia el-Rufai, has said that nobody should pay ransom for her release, if eventually abducted.
26 May 2021
Three options – ransom, amnesty for bandits and de-radicalization for repentant Boko Haram fighters. The three of them appear to me like a diabolical trio, but for their sponsors they...
22 Jan 2020
Outrage yesterday trailed the murder of the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State
6 Aug 2019
A few weeks ago someone I know got kidnapped and was released after about a week and paid nearly N10m in ransom. One hears about these things but I never think too deeply about them. But this one made me wonder to myself - what if you don’t have the money to pay? So I took the question to the place I go when I am seeking answers - social media. 
15 Jul 2019
A kidnap suspect, identified as Ahmed, who allegedly abducted a five-year-old girl in Yenagoa, has demanded N1 million ransom, the victim’s mother, Mrs Williams Koyoye, has said.
28 Jun 2019
Suspected gunmen who abducted one Felix Akinde on Akure-Ikere road have demanded the ransom of N5 million. Akinde was abducted on Tuesday at a bad portion of a road close to the NYSC farm in Iju/Ita-ogbulu in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. The victim was travelling from Ikere through Akure when he…

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