Tension in Enugu school as youths threaten to kidnap, rape female students

Over 2000 students of two female secondary ‎schools in Enugu State, Wednesday, took to the streets, protesting alleged threat to kidnap and rape them by Umakashi youths, a community in Nsukka Local Government Area of the State. The schools involved are St Cypril Secondary School and St Cypril Special Science School, both in Nsukka. Both…

Benue: Former Ogbadibo council boss kidnapped

The former caretaker chairman of Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State, Adoyi Omale has been kidnapped by gunmen. Omale, a native of Ipole Owukpa, was whisked away by men of the underworld along Lokoja – Otukpa road on Monday. DAILY POST gathered that the kidnappers contacted the family yesterday, demanding for a ransom of N5m. Speaking…

Breaking: Former Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), kidnapped

Mr. Bagudu Hirse Mr Bagudu Hirse, former Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), has been kidnapped, his brother, Chief John Hirse, has confirmed. “I got home from church to read the message informing me of the kidnap of my brother, Bagudu, on my phone,” John, former federal permanent secretary and currently District Head of Mangu, in…

Kidnapped Romanian engineer, two others released in Delta

The Romanian Engineer, Nedeclu Christian and two Nigerians who were kidnapped by gunmen at Railway Village in Owa-Oyibo, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State have been released after about 72 hours in the custody of their abductors. It was gathered that the victims are staff of Julius Berger who were working at…

Kidnapped Former Minister And Husband Released

Former Minister of Environment, Mrs Laurentia Malam The Police Command in Kaduna State has confirmed the release of the immediate past Minister of Environment, Mrs Laurentia Malam, and her husband, Pius, who were kidnapped on Monday. The couple was abducted along Bwari/Jere axis on Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday evening. The Command’s spokesman, Mr. Aliyu Usman,…

APC topshot kidnapped in Rivers

Gunmen on Tuesday night abducted a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Mr. Nnamdi Abbah. The victim is a former caretaker committee chairman of Emohua Local Government Area. Abbah was blocked and abducted while driving around Alakahia community inward Obiri Ikwerre road, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The incident…

Troops rescue kidnap victims in Mai Haru, Bauchi [PHOTOS]

Troops of 33 Brigade Nigerian Army on patrol at Mai Hari village, Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, have engaged armed bandits and kidnappers in a heavy shoot out. Army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, in a statement said after fierce exchange of gun fire, the troops killed 2 of the kidnappers and rescued 4…

Police secure release of 14 oil workers kidnapped in Rivers state

The Rivers state Police Command has confirmed the rescue of fourteen oil workers kidnapped at Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government area of the state. The Command in a statement signed by its Spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni said the gang responsible for the operation has been smashed. Omoni said the Oil Workers were rescued unhurt due to the…

News Summary – All You Need to Know Today 6th September, 2016

<a href="http://”>CJN Warns Judicial Staff on Code of Conduct Chief Justice of Nigeria has called on the nation’s judicial workers to respect the code of conduct for court employees and the ethics of their office. He says this is the surest way of ensuring synergy between them and judges. It was at the opening of…

Gunmen kidnap three children in Benue

n have again kidnapped three children in Makurdi, Benue State. The victims, Afred Adunm and two of his sisters were abducted Saturday morning while on their way to the farm. It was gathered that two men with guns accosted the children, ordered them into a waiting vehicle and headed towards Adoka-Ankpa road. Spokesman, Benue State…

Police confirm kidnap of 15 oil workers in Rivers

Gunmen have kidnapped 15 oil workers on a road near Nigeria’s oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said on Saturday, in the latest unrest in the restive region. “Fifteen oil workers, including their driver, were abducted yesterday (Friday) by unknown gunmen who hijacked their vehicle on Omoku/Elele road after shooting into the air to scare…