Kankara schoolboys: Northern youths demand Leah Sharibu, Chibok girls rescue

December 21, 2020 Blueprint 0

Northern youth have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for securing release of the abducted Kankara schoolboys, while urging for the immediate release of Leah Sharibu and the remaining Chibok girls. The Northern youth under the aegis of Joint Action Committee of Northern Youth Associations told journalists in Kaduna on Monday that the commendation and call was the outcome of their conference Read More

Rescue our members from kidnappers, NMA begs Kogi govt

November 23, 2020 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Kogi state chapter has appealed to the Kogi state government and security agencies in the state to as a matter of urgency rescue Dr Azubuike Joel Iheanacho, the Medical Director of Peace Hospital Anyigba, who was abducted Saturday evening by gunmen. The appeal was contained in a statement signed by the state chairman of NMA, Read More

Gunmen kidnap 90-year-old archbishop

November 6, 2020 Blueprint 0

A 90-year-old archbishop has been abducted with nearly a dozen other people in a western Cameroon region gripped by conflict between anglophone separatists and security forces, the archdiocese said on Friday. Christian Tumi, an archbishop emeritus and retired cardinal who has frequently sought to mediate in the crisis, was kidnapped on Thursday near Kumbo in Northwest Region “along with his Read More

Breaking: Gunmen kidnap LCDA boss, driver in Oyo, demand N200m ransom

October 26, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

The Chairman, Iganna Local Community Development Area (LCDA) Hon. Jacob Olayiwola has been reportedly kidnapped on Sunday night by suspected gunmen. It was learnt that the Chairman was abducted together with his driver along the Okeho-Ado Awaye road, leading to Abeokuta. The Chairman was said to be heading for Ibadan ahead of a meeting scheduled for Monday morning. As at Read More

Zulum convoy attack: Lead calls for Boko Haram to surrender, group tells Borno elders

September 28, 2020 Editor 0

The Patriotic Elders Council (PEC) has charged fellow elders from the North-east to lead the call for Boko Haram terrorists to surrender.  In a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Simon Shango, and made available to newsmen on Monday, the PEC challenged leaders and stakeholders from the region to rise up against the terrorists.  The PEC’s call followed the recent attack Read More

Police confirms abduction of district head in Yobe

August 16, 2020 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The Yobe Police Command in has confirmed the abduction of Isa Mai-Buba, the District head of Jajere in Fune local government area of the state. The command’s spokesman, Dungus Abdulkarim, stated this in a statement released in Damaturu on Sunday. He said Mr Mai-Buba was abducted at his residence in Jajere on Saturday, August 15. “At about 22:05 hours on Read More

Breaking: Relief as kidnappers release wife of late former Edo Speaker

July 18, 2020 Editor 0

Wife of late former speaker of Edo House of Assembly Hassana Zakawanu Garuba has regained her freedom. Hassana who was abducted along the Lokoja-Abuja highway on Saturday night. She was kidnapped with the driver on her way to Auchi to bury Garuba, who died of undisclosed ailment in Abuja. Details loading…

FG has abandoned 112 Chibok school girls, MBF cries out

July 6, 2020 Agi Onda 0

The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has decried what it called “abandonment of the Chibok school girls by the federal government” since April 14, 2014 when they were abducted by the Boko Haram among 103 others. In press statement by its national publicity secretary, Dr Isuwa Dogo, and issued to pressmen, Sunday, MBF said “the complete neglect to rescue the remaining Read More

Updated: Delta NLC chairman kidnapped

July 5, 2020 Amaechi Okwara 0

Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped the Delta state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Goodluck Ofobruku in Asaba.   Comrade Ofobruku was kidnapped Saturday night at about 8pm by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.  It was gathered that the NLC boss was driving out of his house behind Immigration office along Ibusa on the Ughelli-Asaba road when he was Read More