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Anxiety in Edo community over kidnap of monarch’s wife

There is anxiety in the palace of Onojie of Ewatto in Esan South East local government area on Edo state, HRH Ikhumen II, as the traditional ruler’s wife, Queen Florence Ikhumen, is spending more nights in the den of her kidnappers.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest proprietor for ‘raping’ corp member in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested the Proprietor of Grace Life International School, Oghara-Efe, in Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state, Mr Michael Anigholor, who allegedly raped a corp member, (name withheld)
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped native doctor kicks against spiritual backup for criminals

A popular native doctor based in Aba, Abia State, Chukwuemeka Ngene Emeueonu, who was released from the den of kidnappers last week has kicked against the spiritual backup given to kidnappers by some native doctors.

Read full address of Bishop Kukah at funeral of slain seminarian

Homily of His Lordship Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi at Good Shepherd Seminary Kaduna (11th February 2020)

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.

Bishop Kukah: Nigeria not worth dying for

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, on Tuesday, in Kaduna, expressed displeasure with the alleged poor management of Nigeria.

Police arrest two suspected kidnappers over disappearance of 18 expatriates

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa, today said the Police have arrested two suspected kidnappers for the alleged kidnapping of eighteen(18) expatriates in Escravos along Burutu/Bayelsa Waterways early December 2019.
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Police, kidnappers exchange fire in Abuja

Policemen from the FCT Command and suspected kidnappers have engaged in a gun battle in the Gwagwalada area where they held four hostages who were freed after the gun duel.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen abduct supermarket owner in Benue

The Police Command in Benue has confirmed the abduction of an owner of a Supermarket, simply identified as Oga John, in Igumale, Ado Local Government Area of the state.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Femi Adesina backs creation of Amotekun, others

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has backed the establishment of regional security outfits.
Nigeria Police

26 ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command says it has arrested 26 suspected kidnappers who specialized in terrorizing communities in the state.

Nigeria loses N5.5 trillion to fraud, cyber crimes in 10 years – forensic auditors

The Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Professionals of Nigeria, CIFIPN, said yesterday Nigeria has lost about N5.5 trillion to fraud, corruption and cyber crimes in the last 10 years.

Gunmen capture bus, kidnap passengers

Manzah said the incident happened on Sunday evening along Piri Kwali expressway — barely one week after a student was abducted in the nation’s capital.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: We must not allow Boko Haram to divide Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned the nation’s political, religious and traditional leaders against succumbing to the antics of the insurgent group Boko Haram, which is geared to undermine the unity of the country and if possible, stoke religious crisis between Christian and Muslim faithful.

Insecurity: Over 300 RCCG parishes hold ‘prayer walks’ in Anambra – official

Over three hundred parishes of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG), in Anambra State on Sunday embarked on ‘prayer walks’ against the ongoing killings in the country by insurgents, armed bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements.
Kola Ologbondiyan

US visa ban: PDP blames President Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday said Nigerians should hold President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress responsible for the negative impacts of the travel sanctions imposed on Nigeria by the United States.
Nigeria Police

Gunmen abduct district head, son in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the District Head of Gayari of Gummi Local Government Area, Alhaji Hassan Mohammed and his Son.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule urges Fulani youths to shun crime

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has called on Fulani youths in the state to shun crimes such as kidnapping and armed robbery, which is fast giving the Fulani a bad name.g

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