Kidnappers of Kano cleric and his team members kill four after collecting N5m ransom

Kidnapper of a Kano cleric, Sheikh Abdullahi Shehu Mai Annabi and his team members have killed four people after collecting N5m ransom.   It was gathered that the Sheikh with 12 members of his team, including his brothers and students, all from Rimin Kebe area of Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano were kidnapped by gunmen about three weeks ago around Sheme town of Katsina State on their way to Zamfara State to attend Maulud in Anka town.   The son of the cleric, Isyaku Abdullahi Shehu, who confirmed the latest development to…

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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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24 suspected kidnappers arrested by Nigerian army in Ondo

24 suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the Nigerian army following a two weeks operation around Owo and Akoko areas of Ondo State.   The was disclosed during a visit to Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III palace in which the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai was represented by the Commander, 32, Artillery Brigade Owena Cantonment, General Zakan Abubakar.   Buratai said troops were deployed to some strategic area in the state precisely Arimogija, Owo to Oba Akoko axis after an Army Captain and Naval Officer were kidnapped along that route.   Abubakar stated…

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Kidnappers of Islamic cleric, Akeugbagold’s twins paraded (watch confession video)

7 suspects linked to the kidnap of popular Oyo-based Islamic cleric, Akeubagold’s twins have been paraded by the state’s police command.   Some of the arrested suspects were found to be the Islamic cleric’s workers who used their relationship with him to thwart initial effort of rescuing the twins.   The police reportedly had to restrategize after they found out that information about the rescue mission was being sabotaged. Those arrested include a security guard who gave out his gun to one of the gang members, a woman who took care of…

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Kogi kidnappers abduct another 12 travellers, demand N30m

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The Kogi State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of another set of 12 persons in Itobe/Ajegu community in the Ofu Local Government Area. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP William Aya, said the victims were travelling from Warri in a Toyota Hiace bus when they were abducted.   He said, “The victims boarded a Toyota Hiace bus belonging to Eleojo Transport Service with number plate KSF 19 XZ from Warri in Delta State on Sunday with 16 passengers heading to Anyigba in the Dekina LGA…

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