Tag: kidnapping

One killed in Attempt to kidnap Provost of Taraba College of Education

Henry Solomon- February 7, 2020

One person has been confirmed dead in an attempt to kidnap Dr. Mike Dio-Jen, the Provost of Taraba College of Education Zing, at his residence ... Read More

Kidnap of expatriates: Wike gives Andoni chiefs, LG boss 3-day ultimatum

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 8, 2019

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Saturday gave a 72-hour ultimatum to chiefs and leaders in Andoni Local Government Area to ensure the immediate release ... Read More

Buhari approves bumper pay for policemen

admin- November 27, 2018

, Musiliu Smith   President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an enhanced salary structure for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and given assurance that his administration ... Read More

How I paid $1m ransom to Evans: Witness

admin- October 5, 2018

A witness, Izuchukwu Ezeuko, on Thursday told an Igbosere High Court in Lagos how he dropped $1 million dollar ransom for the alleged kidnap kingpin, ... Read More

Vigilance Group Appeals to Buhari to Assent to VGN Bill

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2018

The Vigilance Group of Nigeria (VGN) in Lagos on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to its bill that was passed by the ... Read More

Buhari orders overhaul of Zamfara’s police

admin- June 26, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari tells his visitors of massive shake-up in Zamfara Police. Above Buhari with Sheikh Abd Rasheed Hadiyyatullah, Leader of the delegation of Supreme ... Read More

Commissioner’s wife, 6 Children Abducted in Zamfara

Henry Solomon- May 22, 2018

Wife of a commissioner in Zamfara and six children have been abducted by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday at Gurbin Bore village in ... Read More

Kidnapping, Ritual Killing, Robbery Hampering Road Projects In Kogi – Controller

Abdul Jimoh- May 10, 2018

Kidnapping, ritual killing and armed robbery have hampered the progress of some ongoing federal road projects in Kogi, Mr Kajogbola-Jimoh Olatunde, the Federal Controller of ... Read More

Insecurity: Ishaku, Veteran Journalist, wants FG to be More Decisive

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 4, 2018

Mr. Jonathan Ishaku, a veteran journalist, and Mass Communication lecturer at the Plateau State University, Bokkos, has urged the Federal Government to adopt more stringent ... Read More

Update from DSS on Kidnapping, Armed Robbery and Rustling in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa States

Tanimu- February 27, 2018

Tony Ouiyo, Abuja: In furtherance of its commitment to ensure adequate security in the country, the Department of State Services (DSS) has sustained its counter ... Read More

Operation Crocodile Smile: Army Arrests 30 Suspects, Destroys Illegal Refineries In Benin

Abdul Jimoh- October 27, 2017

The 4 Brigade Headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Benin, has arrested 30 suspects for various criminal offences and destroyed more illegal refineries in continuation of ... Read More

RE: Evans’ Lawyer Accuses Police Of Extorting Over 50M From Client

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2017

The Nigeria Police has refuted claims by some media publications that the lawyer of the arrested kidnapping kingpin Evans accuses the police of extorting N50 ... Read More

Interior Minister Vow To Uproot Criminal Elements Torturing Commuters Along Abuja/Kaduna Road

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2017

Interior Minister Vow To Uproot Criminal Elements Torturing Commuters Along Abuja/Kaduna Road ·    Visited affected communities in last week’s violence in Kajuru, Kaduna State. ... Read More

IGP Deploys Additional 600 Special Intervention Forces On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

Abdul Jimoh- July 14, 2017

IGP Deploys Additional 600 Special Intervention Forces On Abuja-Kaduna Highway Concerned with cases of kidnappings, armed robberies and other violent crimes on Abuja-Kaduna  road, the ... Read More

Nigeria Army Provides Short Code For Its Call Centre

Henry Solomon- June 22, 2017

The Defence Headquarters has issued a short code for the Nigeria Army call centre to the general public and organizations. This was made available in ... Read More

A Reverend Father’s Experience with Kidnappers in a Forest in Edo State

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 17, 2017

Fr. Samuel Okwuidegbe, a Jesuit priest recalls his horrific three days in the hands of kidnappers, who plucked him right on Benin-Asaba Highway, leaving his ... Read More

Unmasking Zannah Mustapha and The 82 Freed Chibok Girls

Tanimu- May 18, 2017

BBC, London: Zannah Mustapha has been mediating between the government and militants for the release of the Chibok girls and for an end to the ... Read More

Inside Story of Operation That Killed “Vampire” Kidnap Kingpin

Tanimu- March 2, 2017

Jimoh Moshood, Abuja: The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni, concerned with the spate of kidnapping and other violent crimes in ... Read More

AIG of Police in-charg​e of Zone 2, AIG Kayode Embarks on Duty Tour Of Ogun State Command

Abdul Jimoh- January 26, 2017

AIG Of Police, Kayode Aderanti And Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun  The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in-charg​e of Zone 2, AIG Kayode Aderanti, mni on ... Read More

IGP Orders Special Strike Force To Kogi State To Combat The Rate of Kidnapping

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 28, 2016

The report from Force spokesperson, DCP Don N. Awunah stated that the Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris NPM, mni, has ordered the immediate ... Read More