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Nigerians Fuelling Terrorism by Paying Ransom – Garba Shehu

Shehu says payment of ransom was the fuel increasing the spate of kidnappings in Nigeria, which he blames on the families of victims.   The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that the payment of ransom by families of kidnapped victims is fueling terrorism in the […]

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Families of Remaining 50 Abducted Passengers of Abuja-Kaduna Train Protest in Kaduna

Families, relations and friends of the remaining 50 abducted victims of the March 28 Abuja-Kaduna passenger train attack have appealed to the federal government to take all necessary steps to ensure the immediate release of their loved ones. The protesters, who hit the street at 7:30 am, stormed the Nagwamatse House located along the busy […]

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Again, gunmen abduct 2 Catholic Priests in Edo

Two Catholic priests, Rev. Father Udo of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Uromi, and Rev. Father Philemon Oboh of St. Joseph Retreat Centre, Ugboha in Edo State, were reportedly kidnapped on Saturday night. They were abducted along the Benin-Auchi Road on their way back to Uromi in Esan South-East Local Government Area of the state. The […]

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Scores of Kidnapped Children Rescued From Underground of Church in Ondo

A number of children allegedly kidnapped have been discovered in a church’s basement on Friday night in the Valentino Area of Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State.   t was gathered that the children were allegedly kidnapped and kept in the underground apartment of the church. Read Also: Ex-Gov Yari […]

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Relatives Call For Help As Bandits Release Photos Of Kaduna Train Victims

Family members of victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack have continued to call out for help as abductors yet again, released photos of the remaining victims. In the photographs released on Tuesday, 62 victims were seen in four groups, including children, aged women, and men. The Chairman of the group of Concerned Relatives of Abducted […]

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Bandits Invade Housing Estate In Kaduna, Kidnap Customs Officer, Five Others

Suspected terrorists on Wednesday attacked a low-cost housing estate at Kofar Gayan in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State and kidnapped six people including a Customs officer and his son. Police authorities in the state are yet to confirm the incident but a resident of the area told Channels Television that the bandits invaded […]

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Bandits Attack Kaduna Airport, Kill NAMA Staff,Ground Lagos -Bound Aircraft

The victim, Shehu Na’Allah, is a staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA). Confirming the incident , the manager of the Airport, Mrs Amina Salami, said that the bandits invaded the airport through the perimeter fence from a nearby forest at about 1pm on Saturday afternoon, and started shooting sporadically to scare the workers. […]

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10 Killed, Several Kidnapped As Bandits Atack Kaduna State

Bandits have struck at in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State killing at least ten persons. The bandits also kidnapped an unspecified number of people, mainly women, from the communities during the operation that lasted for several hours. Although the state and police authorities are yet to comment on the incident, a local […]

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El-Rufai Drops Bombshell, Reveals Real Reasons Military’s Reluctant To Wipe Out Bandits

By Celestine Ajayi Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai has disclosed that the fears of being dragged before the International Criminal Court, ICC is responsible for the Nigeria Army’s reluctance to fully engage bandits terrorizing the country, especially in the North-West part of the country. El-Rufai also disclosed that the financial resources available to […]

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16 Killed, Many Abducted By Bandits In Kebbi

By Babajide Okeowo Banditry, on Friday, invaded Dankade village under Zuru Emirate in Kebbi State killing at least 16 civilians, one-armed policeman and a soldier. According to the Kebbi State police command PRO, DSP Nafiu Abubakar, the bandits were engaged by Police and the military forcing the bandits to leave their targets. The State police […]

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