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    Metro Gunmen abduct police DPO - Premium Times

    Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the divisional police officer (DPO) for Mubi North Local Government Area in northern Adamawa State, security sources have said. Residents said the DPO, Ahijo Mujeli, was kidnapped Tuesday night at Mararraban Mubi while coming back from Yola, the...
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    Metro Yobe: Dapchi school shut over fear of fresh attack - Daily Trust

    The Parents Teachers Association and the Association of Abducted Dapchi Children have closed down Government Girls Science Technical College Dapchi, Yobe State, over fear of a renewed attack by Boko Haram insurgents. Read more:
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    Metro BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap school girls, 2 others in Kaduna - Daily Post

    Armed men have abducted six students and two teachers from a private school, Engravers College, a mixed-gender secondary school in Kaduna State at about 12:10 p.m on Wednesday. DAILY POST gathered that the attackers stormed Engravers College, a mixed-gender school near Kakau Daji village in...
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    Metro Daughter of Adamawa politician kidnapped, released in Abuja - PM News

    Aisha Umar Ado, daughter of a former governorship aspirant in Adamawa state, Dr. Umar Ardo, was kidnapped by gunmen in Abuja on Saturday night. But she was freed on Sunday, her father announced. read more
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    Metro Kidnappers free Abuja victim after ‘$15,000 ransom - The Cable

    Aishat Ardo, one of the residents of Abuja who was kidnapped on Saturday, has been freed after a ransom was paid by her father. TheCable learnt that she was released by her abductors on Sunday night after her father paid $15,000 in bitcoin. She was said to have been released in the Gwarimpa...
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    Metro Inability to pay my children's school fees forced me into kidnapping- Suspect- DailyTrust

    30-year-old Abdullahi Samaila has been arrested by men of the Niger state police command for being a kidnapper. In his confessional statement, Abdullahi who is a herdsman, said his inability to pay his children's school fees forced him to turn to kidnapping. READ MORE
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    Metro Kidnappers Kill Jeremiah Omolara, Winners Pastor In Kaduna, Abduct Wife - Nairaland

    A Pastor of the Living Faith Church, in Romi New Extension, a suburb of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Jeremiah Omolara has been shot dead by gunmen along the Kaduna- Abuja Expressway. Omolara was shot twice on the chest by the gunmen who abducted his wife and son. The son later...
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    Metro Women abducted, 22 killed’ as gunmen raid Katsina communities - The Cable

    Twenty-two persons were reportedly killed while many women were abducted when suspected bandits attacked Zangon-Kankara and Makera in Kankara local government area of Katsina state. A resident of Zango-Kankara told TheCable that the attacks occurred on Thursday evening. He said while 18 people...
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    Metro Gunmen ‘abduct 28 travellers’ along Akure-Ado road – TheCable

    A total of 28 travellers in commercial buses have been allegedly abducted by gunmen along the Ado-Akure road in Ondo state. The gunmen were reported to have swooped on the travellers’ vehicles on Tuesday while navigating through the bad portions of the road. According to residents of the area, …...
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    Metro Gunmen Kidnap Son Of Former Minister Of Health Isaac Adewole – Sahara Reporters

    Yet-to-be-identified gunmen have kidnapped Dayo Adewole, son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole. The kidnapping took place on Tuesday. The abductors have yet to contact the family of the victim. Eyewitnesses said he was ambushed at gunpoint on his farm in Iroko, near...
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    Politics Kidnapped A-Ibom PDP scribe regains freedom – Vanguard News

    The chapter Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Ubokobong Thompson, has been freed by his abductors. Vanguard gathered that the party scribe, was seized by hoodlums on motorcycles in Ukanafun and ferried to unknown hideout...
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    Metro Kidnappers are getting bolder. A Family in Lagos actually paid $700k ransom - Linda Ikeji

    May be it’s time prescribe life imprisonment or death sentence for kidnapping offence or has it been signed into law already? Most Read Stories ‘How I almost died at Ikoyi club’ – TV Personality, Daala Oruwari shares shocking experience Maryam Sanda who stabbed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, to …...
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    Metro Gunmen Kill Two Policemen, Abduct Two Foreign Nationals in Kaduna – Thisdaylive

    John Shiklam in Kaduna Two policemen were killed while a Canadian and an American were abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna last Tuesday night. The incident took place along Kafanchan- Kargarko road. The policemen were said to have been attached to the two foreign nationals to provide them...
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    Metro Kidnappers collect N25m ransom, kill Taraba lawmaker – Newtelegraph

    Body of a lawmaker representing Takum I in the Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Hosea Ibi, has been discovered in a bush at Kwari village on the borders of Benue State. Ibi was abducted on December 30, 2017 by some gunmen in Takum Local Government Area. He was kidnapped about … via...
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    Metro Why Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Is Still Being Held In Custody - IGP Idris

    The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has revealed that the sensitive nature of the suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudi Onuamadike aka Evans, is the reason why he is still kept in custody till date. The IGP, who said the suspect would soon be arraigned, added that many...
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    Metro Evans Replies Father, Reveals Why He Started Kidnapping ‘Business’

    Billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, has disclosed that his father was the reason why he took to crime. Evans as he is popularly called revealed that the decision of his father to disown him drove him into social vices. This is contrary to claims by the...
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    Metro [LIST] 8 Nigerian States With Highest Kidnapping Incidents

    The rate of kidnapping in Nigeria has gone a tad up, probably due to the current economic hardship. Despite the implementation of capital punishments for kidnapping in many states kidnappers refuse to desist from this heinous act. The crime attracts life sentences in some cases and jail terms...
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    Metro DSS Arrests Kidnappers of German Archaeologists

    The Department of State Services has arrested the suspected kidnappers of two German archaeologists, Dr Peter Breuning and Johannes Brehinger on March 13 in Kaduna State. The suspects are Ibrahim Sule and Bello Shehu. Breuning and Brehinger were kidnapped on Feb. 22 at Pahkogo in Kagarko...
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    Metro Grandma Sells 3-year-old Girl To Pay Rent

    A 50-year-old grandmother, Rita Eze, has confessed to being a member of a syndicate that allegedly involved in abducting children from Lagos and selling them in Anambra State. Eze was paraded along with one Ogochi Nwekei and Gladys Augustine at the Lagos State Police Command headquarters in...
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    Metro Bauchi Govt Approves Death Sentence For Kidnappers

    Bauchi state governor, Gov. Mohammed Abdullahi, has signed into law a bill that attracts a death sentence or life imprisonment for anyone that is found guilty of kidnapping in the state. The state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Ibrahim Umar, announced this at a press...