6 hours ago
Gunmen on Tuesday kidnapped eight people at Itapaji Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The incident came barely a week after four persons were kidnapped at Ayebode in the same council area.
3 days ago
The Nigeria Police, Ekiti Command, on Monday said it had rescued five commuters abducted by suspected bandits on Ayedun-Ilasa-Ayebode Road in Ikole Local Government area of the state.
There were sporadic shootings in Ayebode, Ikole local council of Ekiti State, yesterday, when gunmen engaged soldiers in a shootout after their attempt to kidnap three commuters was resisted.
Suspected herdsmen, on Friday, killed a man in Ekiti State. His wife and daughter were abducted to an unknown destination. The victim was reportedly travelling in company of his wife and daughter in his Lexus 330 Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), along Ewu-Ayetoro-Ekiti Road in Ido/Osi Local Counci of Ekiti State, when the gunmen rained bullets…
Police allay fears over alleged influx of bandits into Ekiti as abducted hotel victims regain freedom
The Ekiti State Police Command, yesterday, allayed fears over alleged influx of some armed men suspected to have travelled from the northern part of the country into Shasha Market in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.
The Ekiti Police Command on Sunday in Ekiti confirmed the kidnapping of one Agbanigo Isaac, from his farm, bringing to 10 the number of persons so far kidnapped in similar circumstances...
Gunmen, suspected to be kidnappers, have ambushed travellers in Ekiti State, killing one person while the whereabouts of others are still unknown as of the time of filing this report.
27 Dec 2020
Combined forces of the Police, Amotekun Corps and hunters, on Christmas Day, rescued an abductee, out of two persons that were kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Ekiti State. The incident happened along Isan-Iludun Road at about 6.00p.m., when commuters were stopped and abducted by gun-wielding bandits. The security outfits are still making efforts to rescue the…
30 Nov 2020
A yet-to-be identified middle-aged man, accused of attempting to kidnap a boy, was on Saturday beaten to death by a mob in Omuo Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti East Local Government Area, Ekiti State.
28 Nov 2020
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.