Suspected armed robbers/kidnappers attacked the New Ona Iwa Mimo Onimajemu Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Angwan Kwaso, Tunga-Maje community in Zuba, FCT, Abuja and carted away money and phones of the church members.
The presidency has announced that there will be no weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). President Muhammadu Buhari will, instead, meet with service chiefs on Wednesday, April 4, over security issues.
The incident of the attack which happened in Mgbuelia village in Rundele, of Rivers state was said to have caused panic among residents of the area as the sound of gunshots in the community forced people to remain indoors.
The police command in Kebbi state has confirmed the release of the Chief Imam of Senchi in Danko/Wasagu local government area of the state, Mode Senchi. The police command said the imam was rescued without paying a ransom.
Anambra state House of Assembly on Wednesday, March 28, called on the state commissioner of police and the inspector- general of police to make sure that the kidnappers of an expatriate worker of a construction firm are arrested.
Adamu Jumbam, father of Aisha Adamu, one of the Dapchi schoolgirls who lost their lives in Boko Haram captivity, has questioned the circumstances that surrounded the abduction and subsequent release of the girls by Boko Haram.
The Katsina police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, has confirmed the release of Hajiya Diya, octogenarian mother of a businessman and owner of Shema Petroleum filling station, Nagogo Mamman that was abducted by gunmen in the state.
A Lagos high court in Igbosere on Thursday, March 22, adjourned till May 7 for the arraignment of suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, on two fresh kidnap charges.
My heart goes out to Leah’s parents, who must watch other parents rejoice while their own daughter remains in captivity. It is my responsibility, under the Constitution of Nigeria, to protect all Nigerians—and I will always strive
President Muhammadu Buhari visited our state, Yobe, about a week after the abduction and he promised that the federal government would leave no stone unturned in the effort to bring back our Dapchi girls and they are back now.
A resident of Dapchi in Yobe state, Abubakar Mohammed, has said that soldiers at a checkpoint in the town fled when Boko Haram insurgents returned the kidnapped schoolgirls on the morning of Wednesday, March 21.
The military on Wednesday, March 21, deployed helicopters to Dapchi community, where Boko Haram insurgents returned the 110 schoolgirls abducted last month from Government Girls Science and Technical College Dapchi.
The Jama’atu Nasril Islam under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has asked the President Muhammadu led administration to intensify in its efforts to protect lives and property of Nigerians across
A second prosecution witness in the trial of Evans, Donatus Duru, has narrated before an Ikeja High Court, presided over by Justice Hakeem Oshodi, how he was saved by God just before he was to be murdered by the kidnapper.
Donatus Dunu who is one of the kidnap victims of alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans has revealed how his family members were given 50 per cent discount on their ransom payment.
Governor Nyesom Wike has promised to sign the death warrant of anyone who is convicted of kidnapping in Rivers state. The governor made the promise on Thursday, March 15, when he signed three new security-related bills into law.
Respected Nobel laureate and famous playwright, Wole Soyinka, has said former president, Goodluck Jonathan, waited for nearly three weeks before accepting the fact that over 200 schoolgirls had been abducted in Chibok.
Jauro Hammangabdo, a district head of Mayo Selbe in Gashaka local government area of Taraba, has defeated a gang of kidnappers who tried to abduct him. He killed two and injured at least three of them on Wednesday, March 14.
A dreaded Port Harcourt kidnap kingpin and pirate, Prosper David, popularly known as militant general, has died from injuries sustained during a gun battle with operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response.
The Kano state government has described as baseless and unfounded rumours of an impending plan to kidnap students in boarding schools in the state. The government also assured the public of adequate security in the state.
Portions of two video recordings showing alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, confessing to committing crimes of kidnapping and armed robbery within and outside Lagos, were on Wednesday played in court.
The Ogun state police command said it has arrested a suspected madman known as Lekan Adebisi who allegedly killed two pupils of St. John’s Anglican Primary School, Agodo, Ogun Waterside local government area of the state.