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Kidnapped Delta council boss regains freedom

The Chairman of Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State, Aduge Okorodudu, who was kidnapped on Saturday night, has been released by his abductors.

Gunmen attack Ekiti community, abduct three

Gun wielding kidnappers numbering 10, on Friday evening attacked Isinbode Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of the State and abducted three persons.
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Delta NLC chairman kidnapped

Tension heightened, Saturday in Asaba, the Delta State capital, following the kidnap of the Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC in the State, Comrade Goodluck Ofobruku by gunmen at about 8pm.
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Kidnapped Nasarawa CAN chairman released

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN Chairman Nasarawa State Chapter, Bishop Joseph Masin, kidnapped last week has been released.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Gunmen abduct five in midnight raid on Niger community

With barely two days after Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, inaugurated a 15 man Community Policing Advisory Committee to check insecurity bedeviling parts of the state, gunmen have kidnapped five people from Gutarrindna village in Dnakudna district of Shiroro local government area of the state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Kidnapped former Edo commissioner found dead

Mr. Presley Ediagbonya, a former commissioner for youths and sports in Edo state did not make it alive from his abductors.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

DHQ: Troops arrest ‘coordinator’ of Boko Haram suicide bombings

The Defence headquarters says troops of 251 Task Force Battalion in Dolari, in conjunction with elements of Civilian Joint Task Force, arrested one Bakura Rawa Modu who was detected loitering within Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp on May 20 in the course of the ongoing sustained its onslaught against insurgents and other criminal across the country.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Police comb Edo forest for kidnapped APC chieftain

The Edo police commissioner, Lawan Jimeta, has reportedly deployed its operatives to Ogbese, Okada forests in search of kidnapped chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Presley Ediagbonya.
Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Chief Olabode Folorunso, who was abducted by unknown gunmen last week has regained his freedom from his abductors.

Kidnapped Ekiti commissioner freed by abductors

Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Chief Olabode Folorunso, who was abducted by unknown gunmen last week has regained his freedom from his abductors.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm abduction of traditional ruler in Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa on Saturday confirmed the abduction of Abdullahi Magaji, the “Aron Akye” of Ugah, a Second-Class traditional ruler in the state.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Ekiti councillor killed as gunmen kidnap commissioner

Unknown gunmen, on Sunday evening, reportedly attacked and abducted the Commissioner for Agriculture in the State, Mr Folorunso Olabode, a Councilor at Ilejemeje Local Government Area, who was in his company was allegedly killed by the daredevil abductors.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Kidnapped Oyo monarch’s wife, daughter regain freedom

The release of the victims, who were the wife and daughter of Oba Olusanjo Ojo, the Baba-Aso of Igbole in Igboora, was confirmed by the Oyo State Police Command on Thursday.

Police: Adamawa NULGE chairman kidnapped

The Police in Adamawa has confirmed the kidnap of Alhaji Hamman-Jolde Gatugel, the state chairman of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE).
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Gunmen kidnap man after forcing wife to cook jollof rice

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped a man simply identified as Mr Joseph after allegedly forcing his wife to cook jollof rice for them in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue one kidnapped JAMB staff, searching for others

The state police command spokesman, DSP William Aya, told newsmen that the man was rescued inside the bush where he was abandoned by the abductors.

Bishop Kukah: President Buhari’s government most nepotistic, narcissistic in Nigeria’s history

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto archdiocese, Mathew Kukah, has described the government of President Muhammadu Buhari as the most nepotistic and narcissistic government in Nigeria’s history.

Police smash syndicate who kidnap kids for sale

The operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have smashed a child trafficking syndicate, which specialised in abducting little children from their homes and selling them off.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.

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CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
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President Buhari’s chief of staff receives suspended Anambra monarchs

The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, on Thursday, received some traditional rulers from Anambra State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.