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Kidnapped Wife of CBN Governor Released

Kidnapped Wife of CBN Governor Released

Wife of Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN) Governor, Mrs Margaret Emefiele, kidnapped some 24 hours before, has been released by her abductors. According to family sources she was rescued “due to the gallantry of the Armed Forces, Police and Security Forces”, in Ugoneki near Benin City and is currently recuperating in Government House, Asaba. […]

Bello Declares War On Kidnappers

Bello Declares War On Kidnappers

Worried by the spate of abductions in Kogi State, Governor Yahaya Bello has declared total war on kidnappers and cultists that have laid siege on the state, warning them to steer clear or be crushed. The governor, who gave the warning at the weekend in Lokoja following the kidnapping of a traditional ruler of Ellete […]

Abduction Of Toddlers: Mother Fasts, Prays For Their Return

Abduction Of Toddlers: Mother Fasts, Prays For Their Return

  Mrs Ijeoma Opara, mother of the two toddlers, ages four and two, who were abducted by an apprentice four days after resuming at a hair dressing saloon in Ajegunle area of Lagos, has resorted to fasting and prayer for the return of her children. Vanguard gathered that the suspect identified simply as Rose, took […]

Abaji Chairman’s Wife Still In Captivity 14 Days

Abaji Chairman’s Wife Still In Captivity 14 Days

The wife of the outgoing chairman of Abaji Area Council, Hajiya Khadeejat Yahaya Garba, who was kidnapped by gunmen at her husband’s Gigbe village of the council, has remained in captivity 14 days after. A member of the family who spoke with our reporter yesterday, said the abduction of the chairman’s wife two weeks ago, […]

Anisulowo Recounts Ordeal With Abductors.

Anisulowo Recounts Ordeal With Abductors.

Anisulowo was rescued by the police on Tuesday at about 7.p.m. at Gbegbelawo village near Olorunda town in Abeokuta North Council Area. The former minister was abducted on the Sawonjo-Iganokoto road in Yewa-South Council Area of the state. Anisulowo, who arrived at Government House at Isale-Igbehin at about 10.p.m. in company with the state Commissioner […]

Malala Doesn’t Want Us To Forget About Nigeria’s Abducted Schoolgirls

Malala Doesn’t Want Us To Forget About Nigeria’s Abducted Schoolgirls

On the eve of the second anniversary marking the mass kidnap of more than 270 Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants, teenage Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai published an open letter reminding the girls’ families that the world is still hoping for their safe return. “I write this letter with a heavy heart, knowing you have endured another […]

BBOG Blames Jonathan’s Unbelief For Girls’ Ordeal

BBOG Blames Jonathan’s Unbelief For Girls’ Ordeal

For a month after their kidnap by the Boko Haram sect,  former President  Goodluck Jonathan did not believe that 267 Chibok  girls were abducted by the sect. The BringBackOurGirls  coalition, which has been campaigning for the release of the girls since April 14, 2014 stated this in an interview with The PUNCH on Wednesday.  The […]

Nigeria Chibok girls ‘shown alive’ in Boko Haram video

Nigeria Chibok girls ‘shown alive’ in Boko Haram video

A video released by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram appears to show some of the schoolgirls kidnapped two years ago from the town of Chibok. The video, apparently filmed in December, was sent to the Nigerian government and shows 15 girls in black robes identifying themselves as pupils abducted from the school. Some of those […]

Arrested Chibok Girl Receiving Treatment in Cameroon

Arrested Chibok Girl Receiving Treatment in Cameroon

Health authorities in Cameroon and security officials have started treatment of an arrested suicide bomber who claimed to be one of the 219 missing Chibok Girls. Available information revealed that the girl was found to be heavily drugged and bore several injuries on her body. Also, her health condition had delayed her movement to the […]

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