News - Kidnappers

Kaduna Police Foils Kidnap Bid, Arrest Suspects

1 hour 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

2 days 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

3 days 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

4 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

3 weeks 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.

Troops Rescue Kidnapped Victims, Parade Suspected Kidnappers & Armed Robbers

3 weeks ago /
Security 

In its renewed war against kidnapping and cultism, the Benue state government on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to rid the state of all form of criminality.

Senate Summons Police Chief Over Insecurity

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate has asked the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to appear before it to provide explanations for the rising insecurity in the country.

Kidnappers Demand N800m Ransom For Kidnapped Victims

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Kidnappers of eight nursing mothers and a male relation have demanded a ransom of 800 million Naira for the release of the victims.

Forum Urges Govt’s Decisiveness In Tackling Kidnapping/Banditry

1 month ago /

The Nigerian government will need to do more in tackling acts of kidnapping and banditry which have led to an estimated one billion Naira in payment for ransom.

Dismissed Army Sergeant, Others Paraded for Armed Robbery, Kidnapping and Cultism

1 month ago /
Security 

The Benue state police command on Wednesday paraded a dismissed army sergeant along with other suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism.

Senate Amends 76-Year Old Police Act

1 month ago /
Nation 

In what appears to be a response to the spate of police brutality against innocent citizens, the Senate on Wednesday passed a new bill which makes provision for a stiff penalty for erring operatives.

Police Launches Operation Puff Adder in Zamfara

1 month ago /
Security 

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has officially launched Operation Puff Adder to flush out armed bandits, kidnappers and armed robbers in Zamfara state and its environs.

“Operation Sharan Daji” Rescues 40 Abductees

1 month ago /
Security 

“Operation Sharan Daji” instituted to mitigate banditry in Zamfara and other contiguous states by Nigerian troops has rescued forty abductees which consisted of men, women, and children from communities in Zamfara State.

Ondo Police To Strengthen Security Around Banks

1 month ago /
Security 

Following Monday’s bank robbery in Idoani, Ondo state, the state police command says efforts are underway to reinforce security around banks in the state.

Kidnapped American Tourist Rescued In Uganda

1 month ago /

An American tourist and her driver have been rescued unharmed after being kidnapped in a national park in southwestern Uganda last week.

The Plight Of Zamfara Kidnap Victims

1 month ago /
Security 

More families are becoming victims of the banditry crisis in Zamfara state, where the killings and abductions of people are getting more widespread.

Buhari Promises To End Banditry

1 month ago /
Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that ending banditry remains a key priority of his administration and he would do whatever it takes to ensure the country's security system confronts these public enemies with merciless determination.

Police Launch “Operation Puff Adder” On Kaduna-Abuja Expressway

1 month ago /
Security 

The acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has launched an operation to rid highway of kidnappers and other armed bandits.


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