Amotekun nabs 71 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers, cattle rustlers, others in Ondo

Following the recent security breach in Ondo State, operatives of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, otherwise known as Amotekun Corps have intensified efforts toward apprehending criminals across the state. The Amotekun Commander in the state, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye said many suspects including, kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists, and cattle rustlers among others have been arrested. … Read more

2023: Only robbers, kidnappers, drug dealers can buy your presidential form for N100m – HURIWA attacks APC

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for allegedly displaying tendencies of a secret cult fraternity or a cartel. HURIWA says it is shocked by the news that the party pegged at N100 million the cost of its presidential nomination form for the 2023 poll. … Read more

150 Suspected Terrorists, Kidnappers, Robbers Arrested In Imo – CP

A total of 150 suspects have been arrested in connection with terrorism, kidnapping, and armed robbery in Imo State, the police have said. According to the Commissioner of Police in Imo, Rabiu Hussaini, the suspects were arrested within a period of one year, specifically between January 2021 and January 2022. He made the disclosure on … Read more

Three Children Rescued From Kidnappers’ Den In Kogi

Three underaged Fulanis have been rescued from a from a suspected kidnappers’ den by Hunters Group of Nigeria, alongside the Kogi State Vigilante Service. It was gathered that the rescued underaged Fulanis were kidnapped from Chikara Community along Lokoja–Abuja road some 13 days ago by the busted kidnap syndicate which operated within that axis. Spokesperson … Read more

Kidnapped Ondo General Hospital CMD, two other victims freed after N4.5million ransom

After spending four days in kidnappers’ den, the Chief Medical Director of General Hospital, Idoani, Ondo State, Dr. Olufemi Adeogun, and two other victims on Thursday night regained their freedom. It was gathered that the three medical workers who were kidnapped by gunmen at Idoani in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo state were freed … Read more

Nigerian police arrest Cameroonian kidnappers in Cross River State

Policemen attached to the Marine Division of the Nigeria Police in Mfum in Etung Local Government Area of Cross River State, have arrested five suspected Cameroonian kidnappers in the state. The Cross River State Commissioner of Police, CP Abdulkadir Jimoh, who disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday, listed the suspects to include: Egbe Horatus ‘m’ … Read more

Police rescue popular Nollywood actor from kidnappers in Rivers State

The Rivers State Police Command has rescued a Lebanese, Bilal Nosser from a kidnappers’ den in Ndashi forest, Etche Local Government Area of the state. Bilal, popularly known as Mister Bee is said to be a renowned Nollywood actor, who was kidnapped in the early hours of Friday in Imo State and taken to a … Read more

Imo Police nab kidnap suspects, rescue monarch

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have rescued the traditional ruler of Ugwuaku autonomous community, Eze Igbojionu Emmanuel, who was abducted by kidnappers together with the Secretary of Okigwe Local Government Area, Ndubueze Nwokoro. The Police equally arrested five persons who allegedly kidnapped the monarch and LGA secretary. Parading the suspects, the Police Spokesperson, … Read more

Police arrest suspected killers, kidnappers of Kaduna seminarian

The Nigeria Police Force announced on Sunday, the arrest of three suspected killers of a Catholic Seminarian, Nnadi Michael. The Police, in a statement via its Twitter handle, said the gang was arrested after months of “intensive and extensive intelligence-led operations by crack detectives of the Intelligence Response Team”. WotzupNG had reported that Michael was a student at … Read more

Police Kill Three Kidnappers, Recover Charms, Firearms In Adamawa State

Three kidnappers have been killed by the police in Adamawa State. Spokesperson for the command, Sulaiman Nguroje, reported the incident on Monday in Yola, the state capital. Nguroje said operatives from the state command in collaboration with local hunters had been on the trail of the suspected kidnappers for killing one Panyo Kojoli in Jada … Read more

Osun Assembly passes death sentence bill for kidnappers into law

The Osun State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed to law the bill that recommends death sentence to criminals who engage in kidnapping, banditry and ritual killings. The Speaker, RT. Hon. Timothy Owoeye, in his submission declared that with the passage of the bill, section 364 of the criminal code cap 38 law of Osun … Read more

Police Arrest Six Suspected Kidnappers, Seize Firearms In Delta State

The Delta State Police Command has arrested six suspected kidnappers in Oghara Community, Ethiope-West Local Government Area. The Police also seized a firearm, several mobile phones, including that of the abducted victim and two knives. The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa revealed the information in a telephone chat with journalists in … Read more

Death penalty for kidnappers in Nasawara State – Governor, Abdullahi Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has consented to the law, which specified the death penalty for anybody in the act of kidnapping The governor made this known on Wednesday during a ceremony in Lafia Read Also: Kidnapped victim’s brother abducted in Calabar He said signed into law the “Nasarawa State kidnapping Act Prohibition Law 2020” and … Read more

Two kidnappers caught in Ondo, stripped naked, after being accused of attempting to snatch a 2-year-old baby from her mother’s back

Two suspected kidnappers were caught on Tuesday, in Erusu-Akoko, Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State after they were accused of attempting to snatch a 2-year-old baby from her mother’s back. It was gathered that the mother of the baby was followed by the suspected kidnappers from Aga area of the town. She struggled … Read more

Police arrest three men linked to attack on emir, killing 30

The police on Sunday announced the arrest of three suspects involved in the attack on the Emir of Potiskum, Umar Bubaram. News Agency of Nigeria had reported the January attack on the emir’s convoy in Kaduna during which 30 people were killed and about 100 kidnapped. Four of the slain victims were aides of the emir. … Read more