Police rescue abducted Philippino lady lured to Nigeria by a Nigerian man she met on Facebook

F   A 40yr old Philippino lady identified as Irene Torento Panashas, has been rescued by operatives of the Enugu State Police Command at Neke-Uno Village, Enugu East LGA, Enugu State six (6) months after she arrived Nigeria from the Philippines in an apparent but unsuccessful search for love. ? A statement released by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba, said Irene Torento Panas, an Accountant by profession and a native of Manila in the Philippines, arrived Nigeria in November 22, 2019 on a visit to one Chukwudi Odo…

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5 brothers abducted in Kaduna after kidnappers broke into their home while they were sleeping

Gunmen have abducted six people in Kaduna, five of whom are brothers from the same parents.   The boys, who are between the ages of 8 and 18, were kidnapped in Gonin Gora area of Chikun local government area of Kaduna state.   The boys were sleeping in their home in the late hours of Thursday, June 4, when the kidnappers stormed the home, beat them up, and took them away.   Their father, Mr Bamidele Awelewa who narrated how the incident happened, said the kidnappers gained access into his…

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Soldier and humanitarian workers abducted in Borno

Three humanitarian workers and a soldier were abducted along Monguno/Maiduguri highway on Tuesday June 2, by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.   The incident occurred at about 11:30am on the said date. An official of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) who pleaded anonymity, told Daily Trust;   “Yes, we heard about the unfortunate incident on Tuesday between Monguno and Maiduguri. “We learnt that four persons were forcefully taken by Boko Haram including our staff (SEMA), two NGO workers, and a soldier. We are saddened.”   SEMA Chairperson, Hajiya Ya’bawa Kolo confirmed the incident…

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Man who abducted teenage girl, Ese Oruru, from Bayelsa and took her to Kano where he forcefully married and impregnated her, sentenced to 26 years imprisonment

Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced Yinusa Dalhiru to 26 years imprisonment for abducting then 14-year-old teenage girl, Ese Oruru, from her home in Bayelsa state to Kano state where he got married to her and impregnated her.     Ese made news in 2015 after the story of her abduction by Yinusa was widely reported. Yinusa had met the 14 -year-old Ese at her mother’s shop where he and his peers go to buy food. He abducted and took her to Kano on August 12th, 2015 where…

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16-year-old allegedly abducted and raped in Delta

Two young men have been arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a 16-year-old girl in Asaba, Delta state on Saturday April 11.   Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who shared the story on Facebook, said the suspects are currently in police custody. He wrote While we observe the lockdown, some are busy with implementation of evil acts. Just this morning, we got a report that two men abducted a 16-year old and she was raped We quickly swung into action and apprehended the men and now in police custody. We will ensure that…

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Enyimba and Abia Comet players abducted in Ondo

Two footballers, Dayo Ojo and and Benjamin Iluyomade were abducted by unknown gunmen on Benin-Akure highway at Ipele town in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday March 22.   While Ojo plays for Enyimba Football Club of Aba, Benjamin Iluyomade plays for Abia Comet. Another player identified as Emma James, who escaped the attack confirmed the abduction.   He said;   “We were traveling on the road when the gunmen came out from the bush and attacked us. “They shot sporadically before abducting some people in the vehicle including the two players but…

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