Son kidnaps father in Kwara, collects N2.5 million ransom

By Bushrah Yusuf-Badmus, Ilorin.   The anti-kidnapping team of the Police Command in Kwara has arrested one Issa Naigheti for allegedly masterminding the kidnap of his father, Bature Naigboho, and collecting a ransom of N2.5 million.   The command’s spokesperson,…
Troops foil kidnap, rescue 3 in Kaduna

By Mohammed Tijjani, Kaduna.   The Kaduna State Government says troops of Operation Forest Sanity have foiled a kidnap attempt, rescued a father, his daughter and one other person in Chikun Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.   The Commissioner for…
Gunmen kidnap another traditional ruler in Plateau 

Gunmen have kidnapped Da Gyang Balak, the Gwom Rwei (District Head) of Vwang District of Jos-south Local Government Area of Plateau.   Maj. Ishaku Takwa, Media Officer, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), maintaining peace in Plateau and its environs, confirmed the…
Gunmen kidnap ex-LG Chairman in Kogi

Some gunmen have kidnapped Mr Emmanuel Ekpa, a former Chairman of Olamaboro Local Government Council in Kogi State.   The Police Public Relations Officer in Kogi, DSP William Aya, who confirmed this on Sunday in Lokoja. said that Ekpa was…
Police arrest man for alleged kidnap, murder of teenager

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of Anas Sa’idu for allegedly kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old boy, Tijjani Kabiru, at Kwanar Gwarmai village in Bebeji Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.   The Police Public…