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Kidnapper: I’ve lost count of number of people I killed in one year

A suspected kidnapper, Sani Haruna aka Gayu, who was arrested by the Inspector General of Police special team has confessed to newsmen that he has lost count of the number of people he killed for failing to pay ransom.
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Police nab 277 robbery, kidnapper suspects in Oyo

Oyo State Police Command has arrested 277 armed robbery and kidnapper suspects in the state between January and June 1.
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Mother of three arrested for staging own kidnap

A 36-year-old mother of three, Chizoba Ogbonna, have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, in Abriba-Ohafia area of Abia State, for staging her own kidnapping.

Kaduna community residents lynch suspected kidnapper

Residents of Kawo community in the Kaduna metropolis on Monday burnt a suspected kidnapper and staged a protest, following alleged killing of an “innocent man” by a policeman.

Jubilation as police arrests Don Wanny’s gang member in Owerri

There was jubilation in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Sunday following the arrest of a suspected deadly kidnapper and armed robber, Nzube Anagwu, popularly known as Italian.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and the Amayanabo of Abonnema, King Disrael Bob-Manuel during a congratulatory visit by the Akuku-Toru Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday

Governor Wike vows to go tough on cultists, kidnappers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that any kidnapper or cultist arrested by law enforcement agencies will face the full weight of the law.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike pledges tough legal actions against criminals

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that any kidnapper or cultist arrested by law enforcement agencies will face the full weight of the law.

How gunmen abducted President Buhari’s in-law in Daura

A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, was abducted by four gunmen who stormed his residence in the ancient city last night.
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Operation Puff Adder: Police nab 18 more kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) says said 18 more kidnappers including the killer of the traditional ruler, Agom Adara of Kajuru Local Government Area has been arrested by police detectives on Operation Puff Adder after the recent arrest of their “spiritual Father” one Salisu Abubakar.

Police arrest suspected killer of Kaduna monarch

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested the suspected kidnapper and killer of the traditional ruler of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna state, Maiwada Galadima.

General Buratai: Bandits are as strong as the society paints them

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has cautioned the public against “glorifying bandits and kidnappers”.

Former Benin NBA chairman escapes from kidnappers with injuries

The former Benin branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Razaq Isenalumhe, Tuesday night escaped from suspected kidnappers and sustained injuries.

Teenage kidnapper exposes gang members, operation

A 19 year-old kidnap suspect, Ismail Wakili, arrested by the police for kidnapping one Prince Omoghae Igbegbon, along Akunnu Akoko/Auga Akoko axis of Ondo State has said that it was his first time getting involved in kidnapping.

Cross River security adviser kidnapped, rescued

The Cross River State Security Adviser in charge of the southern district of the state, Mr Ani Esin, was abducted by unknown gunmen in his residence in the early house of Tuesday, The Nation gathered.

Man arrested with N272k fake N1000 notes

Operatives of Edo State Police Command has arrested a man in his mid 30s, Monday Awolowo, for being in possession of fake N1000 notes.

Police apprehend notorious kidnapper in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command says it has apprehended a suspected kidnapper, Ibrahim Muwange, allegedly terrorising communities in four local government areas of the state.

NBA protests killing of lawyer in Ekiti

Activities were on Monday paralysed in many courts in Ado-Ekiti as members of the Nigerian Bar Association protested the killing of a lawyer by kidnappers.
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Kidnapper sentenced to 42 years in jail

After six years of trial, an Ikeja High Court yesterday sentenced a kidnapper, Emeka Obasim, to 42 years imprisonment for the kidnap of Jude Ugoje and Miss Piriye Ogogo.

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Governor Ikpeazu saves eight from hangman’s noose

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commuted death sentences passed on eight condemed prisoners in the state to life imprisonment just and he granted pardon to 15 others.

PDP attacks APC over Dubai trip for Osun council chairmen

Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
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Senator Fasanmi hails Southwest governors

Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.