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Police arrest 319 robbery, kidnapping suspects in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa State has arrested a total of 319 people suspected to have been robbing, kidnapping, being involved in homicidal acts or raping people around the state in the last five months.
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Police in Lagos rescue abducted corps member, arrest kidnap kingpin

Men of the Lagos State police command have rescued a corps member, Faith Onyiwara, who was kidnapped around Ilamija, in the Epe area of Lagos State.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: No date yet to reopen Nigeria’s borders

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders.

Abba Kyari: Kidnappers use jammers to evade arrest

The Commander, Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, has called for the deployment of intelligence and acquisition of sophisticated technology to tackle kidnappers that took actions to escape arrest.

Kidnappers kill two policemen, abduct seven in Adamawa

Alhaji Ahmadu Dahiru, Chairman, Transition Administration, Mubi South Local Government of Adamawa, on Saturday said suspected kidnappers had killed two police men and abducted seven people in the area.

Gunmen abduct three Chinese expatriates, kill police in Osun

Three Chinese citizens involved in expatriate mining business in Osun have been abducted at Itagunmodi, Atakumosa West local government area of the state late evening on Monday.
The abducted medical doctor of Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, Jerry Isogun, has regained freedom from the hands of his kidnappers.

Abducted medical doctor regains freedom in Delta

The abducted medical doctor of Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, Jerry Isogun, has regained freedom from the hands of his kidnappers.

Man narrates how he killed 72-year-old father

The Oyo State Police Command, on Thursday, paraded 41 suspected criminals, among whom was a 32-year-old man, Ibrahim Isiaka, who allegedly murdered his father.
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Gunmen abduct medical doctor in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, Thursday, abducted the President of the Resident Doctors at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH), Oghara, Dr. Jerry Isogun.

Gunmen abduct six people in Kaduna

“We are now in confusion because those abducted were four males and two women. Among the women was a nursing mother known in this community as Matar Ghali. They took her away while the husband Ghali escaped. Gambo and Bukar are among those abducted. These are all poor people and so far we have identified six people that were abducted,” he said.
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Two Kaduna lecturers escape from kidnappers’ den

Two lecturers, who were abducted on separate occasions by the same gang of kidnappers in Kaduna State, have managed to escape from captivity, spokesman of Kaduna State Police Command, Yakubu Sabo, revealed in Kaduna yesterday.
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Two nabbed in Police, kidnappers’ gun duel

Two suspected kidnappers Anthony Robbert and Udoka Nwoko have been arrested by the Anambra state Police command
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Gunmen kidnap Adamawa university professor

Gunmen have kidnapped a professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola.
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Gunmen kill man, abduct wife, two others in Kogi

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a middle aged man, Alhaji Nuhu Yusuf, and abducted his wife, Ramatu Nuhu, alongside two others in Aseni village, in Kotonkarfe local government area of Kogi state.
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Two lecturers kidnapped in Kaduna

The two brothers, include Dr. Adamu Chinoko, who lectures in Ahmàdu Bello University Zaria and Dr. Umar Chinoko, who serves as a lecturer in Kaduna Polytechnic. They are residing at Mahuta, Igabi Local Government area of Kaduna state.

Absence of judge stalls trial of ‘kidnappers’

The magistrate court in Aba has adjourned the trial of the suspected kidnappers of a toddler, Chismidiri Obilor.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi: Our negligence responsible for our children’s kidnap

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has chided his subjects, saying their negligence has largely been responsible for the abduction of children from the state.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha: Corruption hasn’t ended despite President Buhari’s efforts

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), and others on Tuesday said corruption had not ended despite the President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts to stamp out the scourge.

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NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

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