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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 […]

Turkish school kidnapping: IGP Deploys Intelligence, Anti-Kidnapping Squads To Lagos, Ogun

Turkish school kidnapping: IGP Deploys Intelligence, Anti-Kidnapping Squads To Lagos, Ogun

 As apprehension surrounding the abduction of ten (10) people including school children of the Turkish International College entered its fourth day Monday, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the deployments of both the Special Tactical Response team and the Special Anti-Kidnapping teams from Force headquarters to Ogun and Lagos States. Confirming the […]

Gunmen Kidnap Female Customs Officer In Lagos

Gunmen Kidnap Female Customs Officer In Lagos

A female Customs officer was, Tuesday night, abducted by two armed men in front of an eatery in Festac area of Lagos. The officer, Comfort Alaba, who is attached to SDV, a bonded terminal under Tin-Can Island Command, Lagos, was in her car in the company of her two daughters, in front of the eatery […]

Police Rescue Kidnapped Delta Monarch, Blame Herdsmen

Police Rescue Kidnapped Delta Monarch, Blame Herdsmen

The Ovie of Agbarha-Warri Kingdom in the Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State, Orhifi Orovwagbarha Agbarha-Ide Ememoh II, who was abducted on Wednesday, has been rescued by operatives of state’s police command less than 24-hour after he was kidnapped. The monarch was rescued by a team of local vigilante groups and the Delta […]

Reps Seek Life Imprisonment For Terrorists

Reps Seek Life Imprisonment For Terrorists

The House of Representatives moved on Tuesday to prescribe tougher penalties for terrorism, including “a maximum of life imprisonment.” A person, who facilitates the escape of a suspect held for an act of terrorism also faces a life prison sentence. Sponsors of terrorism face the penalty of life imprisonment as those who commit the act […]

Somalia: Somali Pirates Free Hostages Held for Nearly Five Years

Somalia: Somali Pirates Free Hostages Held for Nearly Five Years

Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years, an official and a maritime expert said on Saturday. The sailors – from China, the Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Taiwan – were seized when the Omani-flagged FV Naham 3 was hijacked close to the Seychelles […]

Lagos To Impose Death Sentence On Kidnappers

Lagos To Impose Death Sentence On Kidnappers

Lagos State Government may soon join the growing number of states including Edo, Ogun and Anambra that have imposed death sentence on kidnappers. According to a private member bill sponsored by the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, “any person, who kidnaps, abducts, detains or captures or takes another person […]

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