It was gathered that the Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ekiti State, Mr. Muslim Omoleke, who was kidnapped the some gunmen at around Iwaraja, Osun State on Thursday, has been released.
The Commissioner of Police in Osun State, Mr. Fimihan Adeoye, said this in Osogbo on Friday evening.
His release came barely 24 hours after he was abducted and whisked away to an unknown destination,
The CP said, “I am happy to let you know that the gentleman has […]
Unidentified gunmen on Thursday evening kidnapped Dr. Muslim Omoleke, the Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ekiti State.
The News Agency of Nigeria, reports that Omoleke was kidnapped at Iwaraja community, near Ilesa in Osun State.
He was said to have been driven away in his car into the forest of Ijesaland by his abductors, together with his son and driver.
A source at INEC disclosed that the abductors later released Omoleke’s son and the driver along with the car.
In a recent interview with Channels TV, Governor Fayose of Ekiti State agreed that he is controversial.
The governor further claimed that it is good to be controversial because he is entitled to his opinion and does not move with the crowd.
Fayose also revealed that he doesn’t believe that the Chibok girls were
It was gathered that the kidnapped Romanian Engineer, Mr. Nedeclu Christian and two Nigerians in his official team have regained their freedom after about 72 hours in the custody of their abductors
Nedeclu, 52 and his Nigerian colleagues were abducted by gunmen last Sunday at Railway Village in Owa-Oyibo, Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State.
The victims are staffers of construction giants, Julius Berger attached to the company’s operational base at Abavo, Ika South Local Government Area of the […]
Respite came the way of authorities of Model College, Epe, Lagos and parents, as the kidnapped teachers and students regained freedom last night.
Gunmen had stormed the school last week and abducted the school’s vice principal, four students and four teachers. Two students were immediately released by the kidnappers same day.
It was gathered that the teachers and students, were, last night, dropped off by the kidnappers, from where policemen picked them. The students were returned to their parents.
The gunmen had stormed […]
According to reports, the health of one of the school children kidnapped by gunmen at Igbonla Model College, Epe, Lagos has reportedly deteriorated, as the kidnappers have rejected the offer of N750, 000 ransom offered by the parents.
The kidnappers had insisted on the sum of N1 million before he could be released.
Reports said the victim had fallen ill after a down pour on Saturday, forcing the kidnappers to order his family to pay any amount to release him for treatment.
A Romanian engineer, Mr. Christian Nedelcu, 52, was yesterday abducted by gunmen who swooped on him and others in Delta State.
The expatriate, it was gathered, was abducted when armed men attacked his team at Railway Village in Owa Oyibo, Agbor, Delta State.
Sources revealed that there was exchange of gunfire between security personnel escorting the Romanian and others, after which the engineer was abducted.
Lamenting the incident, Romanian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. George, expressed sadness.
He called on the Federal Government, Inspector-General of […]
It was gathered that the authorities of Bayero University, Kano, have confirmed the release of its lecturer, Mr Saminu Aliyu-Kiri, who was kidnapped in Kaduna State on Thursday night.
The Director, Public Affairs of the University, Malam Ahmed Shehu, confirmed the release of the abducted lecturer in an interview in Kano on Sunday.
Shehu said the lecturer, who regained his freedom on October 7, had since been reunited with his family in Kano.
“As I am talking to you now, the lecturer has […]
Wife of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Mr. Ajibola Oyedele, popularly known as 50/50, was abducted by unknown gunmen on Friday night.
Oyedele said the incident occurred at about 8pm at their Omuo Oke community in Ekiti East Local Givernment Area of Ekiti State.
Oyedele, who could not be reached as at the time of filing this explained in a social media post that his wife surrendered to the kidnappers at gunpoint.
He said: “At gunpoint, my wife […]
Three kidnap suspects in custody at the Lagos State Police Command have confessed to abducting two poultry farms owners at Egan, Itoki area of Ikorodu, on July 17, 2016.
The suspects, numbering 15, had stormed the area in three boats, abducting the owners – Alhaji Oyebanji Wasiu and Alhaji Isiaka Owolabi along with the manager of the two farms, Abiodun Adeniyi, 43.
The victims were taken deep into the creek where they were instructed to contact their families, who reportedly put together […]
A member of the group that kidnapped Margaret, the wife of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, last week has said he and his gang members were not aware of the identity of the people they abducted.
Margaret and four other persons in her company were kidnapped on Friday along the Benin-Agbor Expressway by armed gunmen.
They were, however, set free less than 24 hours after.
But one of the suspects, Musa Muhammad, said they only embarked on random […]