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80 Students, Principal Kidnapped In Cameroon

80 Students, Principal Kidnapped In Cameroon

Gunmen in Cameroon have kidnapped 80 students and their principal from a Presbyterian school in the country’s restive northwestern region. A video of the kidnapped children was released on social media in which the kidnappers identify themselves as “Amba boys,” a reference to the English-speaking region of Ambazonia where armed separatists are fighting for independence. […]

Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew Members Of Swiss Ship

Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew Members Of Swiss Ship

Twelve crew members of a Swiss commercial ship have been taken hostage by pirates who attacked the vessel as it sailed off the coast of Nigeria. Massoel Shipping said in a statement Sunday that the ship MV Glarus, with 19 crew on board, was attacked as it was carrying wheat from the Nigerian commercial capital […]

Buhari Meets Released Dapchi Schoolgirls

Buhari Meets Released Dapchi Schoolgirls

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met 107 schoolgirls on Friday freed by Islamist militant group Boko Haram and promised to secure the release any of their classmates still held in the remote northeast. Their kidnapping in the town of Dapchi hit Buhari politically by undermining his claims a year before an election to have ended Boko […]

Boko Haram Returns 105 Abducted Dapchi Girls, Five Dead

Boko Haram Returns 105 Abducted Dapchi Girls, Five Dead

Exactly 33 days after they were abducted, 110 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, located in Bulabulin, Yunusari Local Government area of Yobe State, were Wednesday morning returned. However, THISDAY exclusively gathered that out of the 110 students returned, five were dead already.  Speaking to THISDAY on the condition of anonymity, […]

Acting President Assures The Return Of The Kidnapped School Boys

Acting President Assures The Return Of The Kidnapped School Boys

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday assured parents and guardians of the kidnapped Lagos school kids of their safe return. He told reporters on the sideline of 60th birthday thanksgiving service of Pastor Salami Ololade in Lagos that the Federal Government was collaborating with the state’s authorities to ensure their safe return. On May 25, six […]

Kenya : CCTV Captures Horror Footage Of Nanny With 7-Month-Old Baby

Kenya : CCTV Captures Horror Footage Of Nanny With 7-Month-Old Baby

 Baby Grace (not her real name) is only seven months and has already been exposed to an unbelievable experience. It is a traumatising experience captured on CCTV footage. An adult woman is seen in the video laying on the floor with her pants halfway removed while innocent baby Grace is seen trying to support herself […]

It May Take Years to Free All Kidnapped Chibok Girls – Defence Minister

It May Take Years to Free All Kidnapped Chibok Girls – Defence Minister

Defence Minister, Mansur Dan Ali, has said it might take years to find all the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014. His statement came barely a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari, on the third anniversary of the abduction of the girls, said government was in touch with abductors of the girls. Speaking […]

Herdsmen Kidnap 3 teachers In Edo, Demand N10

Herdsmen Kidnap 3 teachers In Edo, Demand N10

THREE secondary school teachers in Ebomisi Secondary school, Ugbogiobo village in Ovia North-East Local Government Area have been kidnapped by suspected herdsmen. It was gathered that the kidnappers are demanding N10 million as ransom. Vanguard learned that the three male teachers were abducted, Monday, while returning from school. It was gathered that three other female […]

3-Yr-old Kidnapped In Lagos, Sold Thrice, Rescued In Aba

3-Yr-old Kidnapped In Lagos, Sold Thrice, Rescued In Aba

The three-year-old girl kidnapped by her mother’s apprentice, Grace John, who had resumed five days earlier at their Alagbado shop in Lagos two months ago, was found in Abia State, weekend. The little girl, as reliably gathered, had been sold to three different buyers in the eastern part of the country for prices ranging from […]

Trucks With 145 Under-Age Boys Heading To Plateau, Others For Unidentified Reasons Intercepted

Trucks With 145 Under-Age Boys Heading To Plateau, Others For Unidentified Reasons Intercepted

Plateau State Police Command, yesterday, said it intercepted two trucks conveying 145 children, aged between four and eight, from Bauchi and Jigawa states. The command’s Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Terna Tyopev, in a statement in Jos, said the children were to be sent to Plateau, Kaduna and Nasarawa states. He said: “Our investigation has revealed […]

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