News - Kidnappers

PRONACO on Funke's Killing

1 day ago /
Crime 

Eminent Leaders of thought and Nationalities in Nigeria under the aegis of Pro National Conference Organisations, PRONACO initiated by Late Chief Anthony Enahoro and Prof Wole Soyinka and Project Nigeria Movement, PNM, led by Prof Ben Nwabueze, have condemned in an unequivocal terms, the dastardly and wicked murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere Leader, Pa Reuben Fashonranti by suspected Fulani armed Kidnappers

Church Dismisses Self Kidnapped Priest

3 weeks ago /
Religion 

A Methodist priest Adewuyi Adegoke who faked his own kidnap demanding Three Million Naira ransom in Ekiti state, southwest Nigeria has been dismissed by the church.

Adamawa Police Arrest 151 Suspects Including Three 12 -Year Olds

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A criminal gang of 151 members including three 12-year-old boys have been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command. 

Police Arrest 38 Suspected Kidnappers

3 weeks ago /
Security 

More than 10 suspected criminal gangs have owned up to their involvement in various crimes across the country, including the kidnap of the board chairman of the Basic Education Mahmood Abubakar.

Security Forces Clamp Down On Criminals In Rivers

3 weeks ago /
Security 

The Rivers state police command, the Nigerian Army and other security agencies have intensified efforts to clamp down on cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing communities along the Ahoada West-Emouha axis of the East-West road.

 

“Operation Puff Adder” Nabs Over 800 Bandits, Kidnappers, Cultists Nationwide

4 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Police says it has so far arrested over eight hundred suspected bandits, kidnappers, and cultists since the launch of its operation coded, “Puff Adder”.

Adamawa Governor Storms Criminals Hideout

1 month ago /
Security 

In furtherance of the quit notice order given to kidnappers and criminals in Adamawa state, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has restated his commitment in ridding the state of any form of criminality.

Bandits Abduct Another Katsina Village Head

1 month ago /
Security 

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of another village Head in Batsari Local Government Area of the State, Maigari Bature by suspected kidnappers.

Buhari Saddened By Bandits Attack In Sokoto

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is saddened by the death of scores of people in the banditry attacks which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto State.

 

Five Katsina Bandits Arrested

1 month ago /
Crime 

Five kidnappers operating along the Ruwan-Godiya forest axis of Katsina State have been arrested by troops of the Nigerian army.

Rivers Police Assures Of Adequate Security For Wike’s Inauguration

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Police Command says it has deployed adequate security measures to ensure that the swearing-in ceremony of the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike is safe and secure.

Borno Police Parade 88 Suspected Criminals

1 month ago /
Nation 

Five serving soldiers and a civil defence operative were among 88 suspected persons paraded by the Police in Borno State, for various crimes.

Nigeria Governors’ Forum Rejects Financial Autonomy For LGs

1 month ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s Governors’ Forum has come down heavily on recent guidelines by the Nigeria financial intelligence unit as it affects state and local governments joint accounts.

Kaduna Police Foils Kidnap Bid, Arrest Suspects

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigeria police on Monday intercepted four suspected kidnappers at the Kawo bridge in Kaduna after exchanging fire with the suspects.

Suspension Of Mining Aggravates Insecurity In Zamfara State

1 month ago /
Security 

The suspension of mining activities in Zamfara state may have rendered many youth jobless and aggravating the security situation in the state.

Police Parade 93 Suspected Kidnappers

1 month ago /
Security 

Over 30 AK 47 rifles, rocket launcher and 60,000 US dollars are among items recovered from 93 kidnappers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna express road by the Nigerian police.  

Taraba Police Command Apprehend 49 Suspected Kidnappers And Armed Robbers

2 months ago /
Security 

The Taraba State police command has reminded traditional rulers in the state of their roles in sustaining peace and reporting criminal activities in their domains to security agencies.

NMA Threatens To Withdraw Service In Cross River Hospitals

2 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Medical Association, (NMA), in Cross River state says it will withdraw medical services from private and public health institutions across the state over continuous kidnapping of its members.

Police IG Debunks Peace Deal With Any Group

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has said that government has not entered into any form of a peace deal with any group to stem the tide of kidnapping in the country.

Banditry: Security Agents Make More Arrests

2 months ago /
Nation 

“Operation Sharan Daji” and “Harbin Kunama” have reassured Nigerians that the troops will continue to remain professional in the fight against bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements in Zamfara and its contiguous states of Sokoto, Katsina and Kebbi.


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