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Police rescue abducted six-year old son of Bayelsa commissioner

The police in Bayelsa State have rescued a kidnapped victim, Master Antonio, the six-year-old son of the State Commissioner for Water Resources Nengi Talbot.
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Kidnappers abduct five, injure police officers in Adamawa

At least five people were kidnapped on Tuesday morning when armed men invaded Ganye town in Ganye Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The newly-deployed Police Commissioner to Ogun State, Kenneth Ebrimson, on Wednesday, resumed office in the state with a promise to respect human right and dignity in the course of his job.

New Ogun police chief promises respect for human right, dignity

The newly-deployed Police Commissioner to Ogun State, Kenneth Ebrimson, on Wednesday, resumed office in the state with a promise to respect human right and dignity in the course of his job.

NBA decries non-release of appeal court judge from captivity

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday decried the non-release of the kidnapped Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu from captivity, saying it was disheartening and distressing.
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Kidnapped ASUP chair, others regain freedom

Four staff of the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igbo Ora and one other person who were kidnapped on Thursday have regained their freedom.

Woman, son kidnapped in Ondo

Armed persons, on Sunday evening, kidnapped a woman and her step-son in Osi community, Akure North Local Government Area.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi elections: APC rejects governorship poll result, heads to tribunal

Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the March 9 governorship election in Ebonyi, says he will contest the outcome of the poll in the tribunal.

How kidnapped Osun college staff regained freedom

Fresh facts have emerged how the kidnapped staff and students of Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke were released by the Fulani herdsmen that kidnapped them.

Police: Kidnapped Plateau monarch released

The traditional ruler kidnapped in Plateau State on Monday night has been released by his abductors, the police said.

Two men remanded over alleged kidnapping, robbery

A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded two men: Usman Abubakar, 29, and Suleiman Suleiman, 30, in prison over alleged kidnapping and armed robbery.

Boko Haram, herders kill 26,000 in North-east – UN

The United Nations On Friday lamented that conflicts, mainly from Boko Haram terror activities and killings by herdsmen, have claimed at least 26,000 lives in North-east of Nigeria, while battles globally had displaced over 65 million persons.

Cameroon to hold presidential election on October 7

Elected in 1982, the 85-year-old is Africa’s oldest and longest-serving president, but has yet to say whether he will bid for another term, although his supporters are already urging him to put his name forward.

SARS rescues abducted medical doctor in Rivers

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have rescued a medical doctor, who was kidnapped on Sunday by unknown gunmen.

Arrest in India rape case as outrage mounts over assaults

Indian police have made another arrest after the alleged rape of a teenager by a ruling party politician sparked protests across the country, federal investigators said Sunday.

Over 5,000 child soldiers released in 2017 – UN

The United Nations said more than 5,000 child soldiers were released and reintegrated in 2017 due to the international commitment to end the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict.

Stephanie Otobo vows to mention her sponsors

In reaction to a video published earlier Tuesday, Stephanie Otobo, a Canada-based stripper and musician has denied allegations that she was lured by Apostle Johnson Suleman to confess to having lied against the preacher over a sex scandal that rocked the internet in 2017.

Gunmen kill Catholic priest in Imo

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo, has been killed after he was kidnapped by some gunmen in Orlu, Imo State.

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Police arrest man for ‘defiling’ stepdaughter

The Osun State Police Command on Monday said it had commenced investigation into the allegations of rape of a minor against one Sesan, who was accused of having the carnal knowledge of a three-year-old girl, said to be his stepdaughter.
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