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Police rescue nine kidnapped children in Kano

The police boss said that Usman Mohammed (5) was kidnapped and sold for N1.2 million, but, however, luck ran out of Paul and Mercy and other four kidnappers were apprehended.

Kidnappers of Kaduna school principal demand N20 million ransom

Kidnappers of the Principal of Government Technical College, Kajuru, in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mr. Francis Maji, have demanded N20 million ransom to enable them release him.

Anambra governor donates patrol vehicles, gadgets to security agencies

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday donated vehicles, motorbikes and modern security gadgets to security agencies to tackle crime in the state.

Gunmen kill one, abduct NSCDC officer, two children in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed one person and abducted a Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer, with his two children at Dafara community, in Kuje Area Council, Abuja.
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Gunmen attack another Kaduna school, kidnap principal

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked the Government Technical Secondary School located at Maraban Kajuru community in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna, abducting the principal of the school.
The protesters barricaded the entrance of Kuje Area Council Secretariat, holding placards with inscriptions like- “Kidnappers on rampage in Kuje”, and “Give us security in Pegi community”

Protests hits Kuje in wake of kidnapping, murders — in pictures

The protesters alleged that the Kuje council and FCT Administration had failed to complete the road project linking Kuje town to the community, and have distorted the original master plan of the community.

Army chief orders aggressive postures against bandits, criminals

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has directed troops fighting bandits, marauders and other criminals in Zamfara, Katsina and Sokoto States, among others, to deal decisively with all criminal elements in their areas of operations.
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Ekiti governor canvasses support for state police, security reform

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has stressed the need for the country to adopt multi-level approach in tackling security challenges, urging government to develop enduring national security policies.

How gunmen abducted six people in Adamawa – eyewitness

Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped six people at Gurin village in the Fufore/Gurin Local Government Area of Adamawa in Nigeria’s insurgency-wracked North-East.

Jubilation as soldiers arrest ‘kidnappers’ in Ondo

A seven-man kidnapping gang that have been terrorising residents of Ajowa, Akunnu and Auga in Akoko area of Ondo state were at the weekend arrested through combined efforts of soldiers, Police and Department of State Service (DSS) at Ajowa in Akoko Northwest local government area.

We are winning the war against kidnappers, criminals in Benue – governor

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State government has assured the Igbo community and other Nigerians living and doing business in the state that the current massive onslaught against criminals was yielding results and cases of kidnapping in the state would soon become history.

Police boat, three others recovered from suspected kidnappers

A boat snatched by suspected kidnappers from marine operatives of the Ogun State Police Command at Ode Omi area of Ijebu Waterside has been recovered.

Student kidnaps own sister, demands N10 million ransom from father

The Taraba State Police Command on Friday arrested 22-year-old Abdulbasit Umar, a 100 level student of Computer Science at the Taraba State University, Jalingo, suspected to have kidnapped his six-year-old sister.
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai has flagged off the annual Kaduna Arts and Book Festival, initiated to encourage literary arts and talents.

My child will remain in public school – Kaduna governor

Gov. Nasiru el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State says his child will remain in public school in spite the reported invasion of the state by kidnappers and Boko Haram elements.

We got intelligence report of likely pupils’ kidnap three months ago – Kaduna governor

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, has said his administration got an intelligence report about the likelihood of pupils’ kidnap three months before it happened.
The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.

Pastor Poju: Nigeria’s problems caused by societal indifference, imperfections of men

The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

To end kidnapping on highways, uniformed people should not use train – Senate president

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that, in order to end incidence of kidnapping on the nation’s various highways, the Senate must insist that “uniformed people” do not use the train.

Three ‘kidnappers’ burnt to death in Abuja

Angry mob Monday morning burnt to death three suspected kidnappers at Dutse Alhaji area in Abuja, newsmen report.

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Kogi NUJ congratulates Yahaya Bello, Edward Onoja on election victory

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