Suspected herdsmen kidnap nine travelers in Ondo; demand N100 million ransom from their families

Nine persons traveling from Lagos to Abuja have been abducted by suspected herdsmen along lsua highway in Akoko South East area of Ondo State.   A family member of one of the victims, Bamidele Ojo, who confirmed this to Vanguard, said the victims were on board a Toyota Sienna space bus when they were ambushed by the suspected herdsmen.  The victims were allegedly marched into the forest by their abductors after their vehicle was stopped on the highway.   Bamidele said the abductors have reached out to the families of the abducted travelers and are…

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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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Man kills wife’s suspected lover with scissors in Ogun State

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man identified as Habeed Kasali, for reportedly killing his kinsman he suspected of having an affair with his wife.   The native of Totowu village in Igbesa allegedly stabbed 32-year-old Bamidele Johnson with scissors multiple times after a fight ensued between them during a cofrontation, leading to his death.   Ogun State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the incident was reported at Igbesa Police Division by a family member of the deceased.   He said;   “They are both natives of Totowu. The incident occurred on Saturday. The…

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EFCC Arrests 12 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in a Yahoo yahoo School

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 12 suspected Internet fraudsters in Lagos. The suspects-Oluwaseun Ogunbunmi, Haruna Yusuf , Olubori Hassan, Wasiu Idowu, Basit Adeniran, Aina Olajuwon, Okafor Joseph, David Ado, Olamide Ogunseye, Opeyemi Ahmed , Monsuru Amao, Taiwo Rasak- were arrested on Thursday, August 29, 2019 in a rented three-bedroom apartment in the Ikotun area of Lagos, where they used as a Yahoo Yahoo school. The arrest followed intelligence reports received from concerned members of the public about their alleged criminal activities. During the raid, some of…

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Three suspected ”Yahoo boys” apprehended in Lagos, confess to using proceeds to travel around the world (Photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos zonal office, have arrested three suspected Internet fraudsters for conspiracy and possession of fraudulent documents. The suspects-Sylvester Osolase, 30; Seyi Ajayi, 36 and Monday Mayaki, 37 were arrested on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at River View Estate, Isheri North, Lagos State, following intelligence report received by the Commission about their activities. The suspects who were dealing in romance and classified scams, confessed to have defrauded several unsuspecting victims around the world. They also confessed to have used proceeds of their illicit deals…

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