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Gunmen Abduct 16 Market Women Leaders, Others in Ondo

Gunmen Abduct 16 Market Women Leaders, Others in Ondo

No fewer than 16 market women market leaders and other passengers have been abducted along Akure/ Owo highway in Ondo state by gunmen. However, 10 of the victims have been rescued while four of the kidnappers have been arrested by the police. Vanguard gathered that the Iyaloja of Isua Akoko In Akoko North East council […]

Gunmen Kill Women’s Rights Activist In Mogadishu

Gunmen Kill Women’s Rights Activist In Mogadishu

A woman was shot dead in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Sunday night by gunmen believed to be Al Shabaab assassins, in what appeared to be an apparent assassination. A witness, speaking to Radio Shabelle by phone said the woman was critically wounded in the attack which occurred at Cinema Abdi Wayel area in the […]

Gunmen Abduct VOA Reporter’s Wife, Child In Kaduna; Kill FRSC official

Gunmen Abduct VOA Reporter’s Wife, Child In Kaduna; Kill FRSC official

An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, was killed when suspected kidnappers abducted the wife and child of a reporter with the Voice of America, VOA, in Kaduna State, yesterday. Nasir Birnin-Yero, the reporter, told newsmen that the abductors, about 30 in number, attacked his residence in Birnin Yero, near Kaduna around 1:30a.m. […]

Gunmen Kill 17 In Rivers New Year Tragedy

Gunmen Kill 17 In Rivers New Year Tragedy

Tragedy struck Monday at Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) of Rivers State, when unidentified gunmen shot and killed 17 persons who were returning from a New Year crossover service. THISDAY gathered that about 26 persons were shot in the attack, 14 persons died on the spot, while 12 injured victims were […]

Gunmen Kidnap Asaba-Based Businesswoman In Delta

Gunmen Kidnap Asaba-Based Businesswoman In Delta

A middle-aged business woman (name withheld) in Asaba was in the early hours yesterday kidnapped by unidentified gunmen. The victim was said to have been kidnapped around her house located at the Junior Staff Quarters, Asaba by heavily armed hoodlums, who shot sporadically into the air for several minutes before executing their nefarious acts. It was […]

Gunmen Abduct 2 Dredgers In Lagos

Gunmen Abduct 2 Dredgers In Lagos

Suspected kidnappers have abducted two sand dredgers at Eleko Village in the Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State. Sources revealed, yesterday, that the victims were kidnapped on Tuesday. It was gathered that the gunmen, who came through the lagoon around 9a.m., shot sporadically before they took the two dredgers away in their speedboat. It […]

APC Chieftain Killed In Owo By Unidentified Gunmen

APC Chieftain Killed In Owo By Unidentified Gunmen

Afolabi Olaposi, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owo, Ondo State, was killed by unknown gunmen on Thursday night in Owo. The Party said in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Mr Abayomi Adesanya, on Friday in Akure that Olaposi was shot dead on his way home after attending a meeting of […]

Kenya: 12 Killed In Mandera Overnight Attack By Al-Shabaab Gunmenall

Kenya: 12 Killed In Mandera Overnight Attack By Al-Shabaab Gunmenall

Twelve people have been killed in an overnight attack at Bishaaro Hotel lodge in Mandera Town by suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen, police confirmed on Tuesday. Mandera East police boss (OCPD) Ezekiel Singoe said the 12 included ten who were visiting for set book performances at schools in the county. He said the 10 had arrived in […]

Gunmen Abduct APC Chieftain In Rivers

Gunmen Abduct APC Chieftain In Rivers

Gunmen have abducted a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Mr. Nnamdi Abbah. This came less than 24 hours after another chieftain of the party, Mr. Boris Neenwi, was killed in Tai Local Government Area of the state. Meanwhile, Senator Magnus Abe has condemned the alleged murder of his supporter, Boris […]