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Kano State government has issued a red alert to parents and guardians to be vigilant, following the furore generated by the abduction of nine Kano teenagers, rechristened and sold out to slavery in Onitsha, Anambra state.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has commenced a joint counter operation against latest kidnapping in Abuja and its environs.
Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Thursday said the state recorded over 100 cases of kidnapping between January and September this year.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged the media to continue to support the Nigerian Army in its effort to rid the country of insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and other forms of insecurity.
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.
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.
Cross River assemblyman wants federal government to begin implementation of legislature, judiciary autonomy
Deputy Speaker of Cross River State House of Assembly, Joseph Bassey, has called on the Presidency to direct the immediate implementation of the autonomy for state Legislature and Judiciary.
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.
Sunday Adebomi has called on the authorities of the Nigeria Army to pay more attention to the cases of dismissed officers, who have now adopted kidnappings and banditry as their new career.
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in its efforts to tackle insurgency in the North East, banditry and Cattle rustling in the North West of the country, introduced various air operations to combat these emerging threats.
The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday justified the current move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry.
Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops and farmlands.
A group of lawyers in Onitsha, Anambra state, have asked the state police command to bring to justice all officers involved in the manhandling of their colleague, Jacob Obasi in Onitsha, last Friday.
Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an attack in the state of Michoacan, in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive region, a hotspot for criminal groups and armed vigilantes.
A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has asked organised labour in the country to always hold government accountable rather than fighting for “money, money.”
The Chairman of Interim Management Committee, of Imo Transport Company, ITC, Emeka Ariguzo, yesterday said that when he assumed office last three months, he discovered that ITC, was running under private account.
Brazil coach Tite sends a message to Super Eagles after a 1-1 score draws with Senegal in an international friendly on Thursday afternoon in Singapore.
The Ekiti State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, declared its readiness to participate in the forthcoming Local Government elections scheduled for December 7.
Local media reported on Friday that Cambodian opposition activist has been sentenced to 18 months in prison over Facebook posts deemed incendiary and insulting to Prime Minister Hun Sen.