• Kidnappers abduct news editor in Benue State

    Kidnappers abduct news editor in Benue State

    Mrs. Yuadoo Tor-Agbidye, the News Editor of Radio Benue, has been abducted from her house located off Abu King Shuluwa Road in Makurdi, the Benue State capital by a four-man gang of suspected kidnappers.

    Mrs. Tor-Agbidye’s abductors were said to have stormed her abode at about 4:30 am Friday, and forcefully dragged her away.

    They went straight into her bedroom after gaining entrance to the main door, seized her and pushed her into a waiting ash colored Suzuki Jeep and zoomed off […]

  • Gunmen abduct 72-year-old retired principal in Bayelsa

    Gunmen abduct 72-year-old retired principal in Bayelsa

    Unknown gunmen have abducted a 72-year-old retired principal, Chief Sunday Festus, in Bayelsa State.

    The septuagenarian, it was learnt, was abducted by a four-man gang in his residence at Bomo clan in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Monday.

    His son, Leigh, confirmed the abduction.

    Leigh said his father, who is diabetic, was critically ill when his abductors whisked him away to an unknown destination.

    He said, “The incident occurred at about 3:26am. The four-man gang of […]

  • Mohammed Babangida’s ex-wife petitions Buhari over alleged plan to abduct her children

    Mohammed Babangida’s ex-wife petitions Buhari over alleged plan to abduct her children

    According to reports, the estranged wife of the son of former President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Mr. Mohammed Badamasi Babangida, has petitioned President Mohammadu Buhari over attempted forceful abduction of two of her children by her ex-husband from their school in Abuja.

    In a petition dated November 9, 2016 and signed by a former Attorney General of Nasarawa State, Mr. Innocent Lagi, Ms Yakolo Indimi, has alleged numerous acts of arbitrary abuse of power and privileges by Babangida, using The Nigerian Police, […]

  • Suspected kidnappers abduct pastor, 4 others in Ekiti

    Suspected kidnappers abduct pastor, 4 others in Ekiti

    Five people, including a pastor, have been abducted by gunmen on Saturday morning in Ekiti State.

    Local sources told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti that the victims included one Pastor Ojo, his driver, Jimoh and three others.

    They were said to be travelling in two vehicles on Ise Ekiti road in Ise/Orun Local Government Area of the state when they were abducted.

    Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Alberto Adeyemi, confirmed the incident.

    He said that two […]

  • Governor Wike accuses Police and DSS of trying to abduct a federal judge

    Governor Wike accuses Police and DSS of trying to abduct a federal judge

    Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the police and the Department of State Services (DSS) of trying to abduct a serving Federal High Court judge in his residence at number 35, Forces Avenue in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

    The State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, on getting wind of the incidence, went to the residence of the judge with the aim of averting the arrest.

    A statement issued by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, […]

  • Gunmen abduct 3 women, baby in Lagos

    Gunmen abduct 3 women, baby in Lagos

    Three women and a six-month-old baby were abducted by gunmen suspected to be militants on Friday morning at Ogbodu Isiwo, Epe in Lagos State.

    The abducted women are said to be farmers.

    They were reportedly kidnapped along Igbodu Isiwo Road in Epe, though there are conflicting reports that they were kidnapped on their farms, which fall under Ogun State.

    Two of the women are said to own their own farms, while the third works for them.

    The farmers have been identified as Oluwatoyosi Aboderin […]

  • Gunmen abduct nine landlords in Lagos-Ogun border community

    Gunmen abduct nine landlords in Lagos-Ogun border community

    Armed men on Saturday kidnapped nine landlords at Isheri, Ogun State.

    Isheri is just a kilometer from Lagos.

    The Newsmen reports that the landlords were having a routine exercisse beside Lekki Gardens Estate when the gang

  • BREAKING: Unknown gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

    BREAKING: Unknown gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

    Report reaching ADELOVE NEWS has it that a catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Paul Irikefe, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Delta State.

    Father Irikefe, who arrived the state on Monday to attend the burial rites of his friend and colleague, Rev. Fr. Amaefule Chike, was whisked away to an unknown location by the gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in the wee hours of Tuesday.

    The Delta state-born priest is a lecturer with Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Major Seminary in Bodija, […]

  • Gunmen abduct three children in Benue

    Gunmen abduct three children in Benue

    Gunmen have kidnapped three children in less than three days after the Department of State Services, in collaboration with the Benue State Security Council, paraded six children rescued from kidnappers in Makurdi, Benue State.

    It was gathered that Alfred Adunm and two of his sisters were abducted this morning while on their way to the farm.

    An eyewitness said two men with guns accosted the children, ordered them into a waiting vehicle and headed towards Adoka-Ankpa road.

    When contacted, the Benue State spokesperson, […]

  • Gunmen abduct uncle of girl raped by police inspector in Akwa Ibom

    Gunmen abduct uncle of girl raped by police inspector in Akwa Ibom

    Dr. Ime Stephen, the uncle of 15-year-old Mary Udo, who was allegedly raped at gunpoint by a police inspector in Akwa Ibom, has been abducted.

    Ime was kidnapped at his house on Tuesday around 3am.

    It was learnt that the human rights activist, who had been fighting for justice for Udo, was whisked away by some masked gunmen.

    The gunmen reportedly gained entrance into the house by breaking through the wall from the backyard.

    The victim’s wife, Gloria, said that while three of the […]