Police Parade 19 Suspected Cultists In Anambra

Nineteen undergraduate students from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, and Oko Polytechnic who are suspected cultists, have been paraded by the Police in Anambra State at the State Police Headquarters in Awka, alongside other suspected kidnappers and car snatchers. The suspects were said to be arrested by the Joint Security Team

Bayelsa cracks down on kidnappers, registers 200-horsepower engine boats

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Governor Seriake Dicksonof Bayelsa State As part of efforts geared towards tackling kidnapping, sea piracy and other criminal activities in Bayelsa, the state government is to enforce the registration of engine boats with a speed capacity of 200-horsepower and above, plying the waterways of the state to

DSS Arrests 28 Kidnap Masterminds in Six Days

The Department of State Services has arrested 28 suspected kidnappers nationwide within six days. The service stated that it apprehended the suspects across various states in the South-South, South-West and the North-West regions between July 20 and 26, 2015.

Police Arrest Pastor Who Allegedly Helps Kidnap People In Ekiti

Ekiti state police have arrested a pastor, Babatunde Balogun, and twelve others for alleged involvement in a series of kidnappings in the state. Pastor Balogun, who was paraded together with his acquaintances in Ado Ekiti on Monday before Governor Ayodele Fayose, allegedly has been providing “spiritual counselling” to the suspected kidnappers and gaining benefits from the

Kidnappers to lose property in Rivers

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State Kidnappers in Rivers State will henceforth lose their properties to the state when convicted under the new anti-kidnapping bill which is set to be passed into law by the House of Assembly.

Police arrest 4 kidnappers in Kwara

Four members of a suspected kidnap gang that had been terrorising residents of Omu-Aran, Kwara, and its environs have been arrested by the police.

In 2010, Jidenna Crowdfunded $3,000 To Come To Nigeria For Dad’s Burial


Well it seems the Igbo-American singer ain’t leaving the news anytime soon. Jidenna had said in an interview that to protect himself during his dad’s burial in 2010, he had to bring a lot of AK47s and employed military commandos because in Nigeria, light skinned people are targeted by kidnappers.

Kidnappers Abandon Hostage as Police Storm Den


KIDNAPPERS took to their heels, abandoning their victim, a 13-year-old girl, Mordi Ogor, abducted on June 26, when police operatives from Ogwashi-Uku Police Division, Delta State stormed their den at Ubuluku community in the state. Ogor, earlier abducted with her mother, Mrs Mordi Felicia, at Ogwashi-Uku was rescued unhurt by

Police Collaborated With Kidnappers To Abduct Me- Mandators Says


Victor Essiet, of the Mandators group has accused men of the Nigerian police of conspiracy with kidnappers who abducted him at the Nsit Ubiom area of Akwa Ibom State on Saturday, June 27 returning from the wake-keep service of his elder brother, Tony Essiet who died in May.  

Beware Of ‘One-Chance Buses’ –Police


 Muyiwa adejobi, Ogun state police public relations officer has warned the residents against patronizing buses at illegal parks as they stand the chance of become preys to armed robbers and rapists. According to Punch, Adejobi said in a report on Sunday that rapists and armed robbers arrested by men of

Kidnappers to get death penalty in Cross River

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Wednesday sent an Executive bill seeking death penalty for convicted kidnappers in the state to the House of Assembly for consideration and passage.

Kogi Police Parades 45 Criminal Suspects


The Kogi State Police Command has paraded 45 suspected criminals, including a lady for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and cattle rustling activities in the state. Also paraded among the 45 suspects were 72-year-old Ahmed Andoke, a relative of former Minister of Justice, Mohammed Andoke, and an All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate

Imo SSS Parades Five Suspected Kidnappers

The Department of State Security Service Imo State Command has arrested six suspected kidnappers, including one female, for allegedly kidnapping one Nnawike Chinaka in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State. The suspects were paraded at the SSS Headquarters in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in the presence of the