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The Department of State Services in Bayelsa State has arrested a four-member kidnap syndicate for an alleged attempt to abduct the Chairman of Yenagoa Local Government Council Area, Uroupaye Nimizuoa.
Paul Rusesabagina, portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood movie about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, appeared in a Rwandan court amid tight security on Monday, where prosecutors are expected to formally charge him and hear his plea.
Residents of some parts of Ogoniland went into wild jubilation on Saturday morning as news filtered in that officers of the State Police Command have arrested one Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski, a notorious leader of a kidnap and armed robbery gang alleged to be behind different atrocities in the areas for many years.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame denied on Sunday that his government had kidnapped from abroad Paul Rusesabagina, whose widely acclaimed heroism inspired a Hollywood movie but who has been detained on terrorism and other charges.
Troops of Operation Sahel Sanity, have recovered 5,614 stolen livestock and arrested 13 people alleged to be engaged in marketing the rustled animals.
The man portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as saving the lives of more than 1,200 people from genocide was “kidnapped” while in Dubai, his daughter asserts, while a video shared by Rwandan authorities allegedly backing his arrest on suspicion of terrorism was challenged by his foundation.
Rwanda said on Monday it had detained Paul Rusesabagina - the man who was hailed a hero in a Hollywood movie about the country’s 1994 genocide - on terrorism charges and paraded him in front of media in handcuffs.
Relatives of a policeman who died from an assault suffered in the hands of military guards at a company in Eleme, Rivers State, have expressed worry over perceived lack of concern by the police and military authorities on the matter nine days after.
More than 1,100 villagers have been killed this year by armed gangs in several states across central and northwest Nigeria, where raids have escalated, Amnesty International said in a report Monday.
The Police in Ekiti State have arrested a lady, Mary Idris, for allegedly faking her own kidnap on August 9, 2020, with a view to extorting money from her parents.
The Nasarawa State Police Command has paraded the suspected killer of an Immigration Officer, Salisu Usman, and his sister who were Nephew and Niece to the former minister of Information, Labaran Maku.
The Police in Rivers State said Sunday that the Command killed three kidnappers who hijacked a commercial bus along the Etche-Owerri Road of the state.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.
A housewife, Fatima Bishir, 22, is now in the Police net for faking the Kidnap of her five-year-old daughter in Katsina.
The Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday released a video showing the assassination of five humanitarian workers who were recently abducted along Monguno area of Borno state.
A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche, on Friday condemned the siege policemen laid on the residence of a former acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, on Thursday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted into evidence, two confessional statements that were allegedly made by co-defendants of alleged Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume).
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Tuesday that the Federal Government was planning a process of commuting the death penalty of condemned inmates with over 10 years on death row to life imprisonment.
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola says his players can now fully focus on turning the tide in the Premier League during a busy festive period after securing top spot in the Champions League Group C with one game to spare.
As the country grapples with insecurity, economic downturn and bad governance, the Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP) has encouraged young people to step forth with workable solutions that would salvage the country, rather than becoming armchair critics of the Buhari administration
A video advertisement from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, such as those of Korean descent, has prompted a sharp online response including calls to boycott the company.
A statement debunking a viral letter from Miyetti Allah, allegedly addressed to the President-General, Chief Nnia Nwodo, regarding the choice of his successor, described the letter as an insult.
Mane’s tribute follows a host of other Senegalese stars who have also paid their respects to the 2007/08 FA Cup winner in recent days, including Paris Saint-Germain midfielder
Pope Francis on Saturday installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the pontiff’s impact on the group that will one day elect his successor.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said the Federal Government was given a bill of N81 million to cut the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said the Boko Haram terrorist group is killing residents of the State for exposing them to the military.
A Singaporean woman who was pregnant when she was infected with coronavirus in March has reportedly given birth to a baby with antibodies against the disease, offering a new clue as to whether the infection can be transferred from mother to child.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.