Gunmen kidnap four-year-old boy, as father escapes abduction

By Adedeji Egbebi, Oye-Ekiti.   Suspected gunmen have kidnapped a four-year-old boy, Oluwadarasimi Omojola, as his father, Boluwaji Omojola, managed to escape on the Itaji-Ijelu-Ekiti Road in Oye Local Government area of Ekiti.   The traditional ruler of the community,…
Gunmen kill 9, injure 4 persons in Plateau – Police

The Police Command in Plateau State says gunmen have killed nine persons and injured four others in an attack on Pinau community in Wase Local Government Area of the state.   ASP Ubah Ogaba, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the…
Gunmen kill 9 worshipers, injure 6 in Niger – Police

The Police Command in Niger State says gunmen killed nine worshippers and injured six others in an attack on a mosque at Tungan Ba’are village in Mashegu Local Government Area of the state.   The Commissioner of Police in Niger, Monday-Bala…
Gunmen kill 11 in Plateau

Gunmen in the early hours of Friday killed 11 persons in Ta’agbe community of Miango Chiefdom in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. . The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, ASP Uba Ogba, confirmed the incident to…
Gunmen kill 6, destroy houses in Kogi community

The Police in Kogi confirmed that six persons were killed while some houses were burnt by some gunmen in a Monday morning attack on Bagana community in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi.   The Commissioner of Police in Kogi,…
Troops neutralise 3 gunmen in Enugu

Troops of Sector 5, operating under Exercise Golden Dawn in Enugu, have neutralised three gunmen who attacked a police checkpoint along Okija-Onitsha expressway on Thursday.   The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement…
Gunmen kill 12, injure 2 in Kaduna – Commissioner

The Kaduna State Government on Monday said that 12 people were killed and two others injured in an attack in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.   The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel…
Gunmen attack 18-seater bus in Ondo, kidnap passengers

A Lagos-bound 18-passenger bus was attacked by suspected gunmen, who kidnapped an unspecified number of travellers between Idoani and Ifira in Ondo State.   Mr Hakeem Sadiq, the Divisional Police Officer in Isua-Akoko, confirmed this to newsmen in Akure on Thursday.…
Police in Edo confirm killing of Sowore Jnr. by gunmen

The Police in Edo, on Saturday confirmed the killing of Mr Olajide Sowore, the younger brother to social activist, Mr Omoyele Sowore.   The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Edo, Bello Kontongs, told newsmen that Sowore was shot dead…
Gunmen kill 1, injure 1 in Bauchi community- Police

The Police in Bauchi State have confirmed one person killed and one other injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the Burshin Fulani neighbourhood of the Bauchi metropolis.   The Police Publics Relation Officer, SP Ahmed Wakil, who confirmed…