A suspected notorious kidnapper and serial killer alleged to have been terrorizing high profile citizens in the country, has been arrested.
The suspect, Zakeri Yua Isiaka, is also alleged to be an armed robbery kingpin as well as a political thug responsible for series of death in the last general election, in Kogi and some states in the South-West.
His gang usually dressed in military-camouflage during operations and were allegedly involved in the kidnap of high profile citizens, especially in Kogi State.
According to reports, the Ogun State Police Command has arrested a suspected kidnapper, Odele Tosin.
Tosin is said to be behind the recent kidnap of a 12-year-old girl, Eniola Oyekanmi, in the Ketu area of Lagos.
Oyekanmi was said to have been kidnapped on Friday by the gang at the Orimerunmu area of Ketu.
Policemen from Mowe Division of the command reportedly rescued Oyekanmi around 1am on Saturday in a hotel at Mowe, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state. The victim was […]
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the most wanted kidnapper and militant leader, Peretun Governor.
Governor, a pastor had been declared wanted by the Police for the alleged abduction of Oba Goriala Useni, the Oniba of Ibaland, killing of a policeman and pipeline vandalism.
Also in company with Governor is alleged female supplier of food and armourer to the kidnappers. The suspects were arrested by Policemen from the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).
The Commissioner Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni who paraded the […]
Soldiers attached to the 144 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Asa in Ukwa West Local Government of Abia State , over the weekend shot and killed two bandits within.
It was gathered that on Friday morning, at Umuanka village in Ugwunagbo Local Government near Aba, a six-man gang of kidnappers abducted one Obinna Ezeononigbo. The victim, from Ekwulumili in Nnewi, Anambra, and who was a dealer on tricycle spare parts on Jubilee Road, Aba, was said to be going to his […]
Residents of Ilesha area of Ogun state, on Wednesday, meted jungle justice on an alleged female kidnapper.
Eyewitnesses claim that the lady was attempting to kidnap a 9-year-old girl when she was caught.
They claim the child, who had allegedly been hypnotized, was following her without being aware of where she was being led to, an act they described to newsmen as ‘touch and follow.
They raised the alarm and an irate mob apprehended the light-skinned lady who was stripped, beaten and paraded […]
A kidnapper who was caught yesterday after snatching a child has been brutally beaten to a pulp by an angry mob who chased and caught him.
An angry mob has descended heavily on an alleged kidnapper for snatching a child from a woman while walking on the street before jumping on his bike and running away.
However, luck ran out on him after the mother raised alarm and passersby chased after him.
When the man realized that many people were chasing him, he […]
The Akwa Ibom police command has arrested three suspected kidnappers identified as Austin Agba, 35; Friday Sunday Paul, 23, and Christian Ekenu, 27, after their leader simply identified as Agba, went to pick up the N3 million ransom from relatives of one of their kidnapped victims at Olympus Hotel, along Afaha Uqua Road, Eket Local Government Area.
Bayelsa State-born Agba who denied being a kidnapper, had gone to the said hotel in Eket to collect the N3 million he had negotiated […]
According to reports, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected child kidnapper, Happiness Umah, for allegedly stealing a seven-month-old child, Favour, in the Ijora area of the state.
It was learnt that Umah was escaping with the child when he was intercepted by officials of the Rapid Response Squad, who queried him on where he got the child.
He was alleged to have initially lied that he was her father, before saying he picked her from a bush where she […]
Report gathered that PDP Chieftain in Kogi State, Adamu Enape, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
It was reported that the kidnap took place at Ajegu in Ofu LGA of the State, on his way from the governorship campaign tour of Idah in the Kogi-East senatorial district.
The spokesperson for the party in the state, Bode Ogunmola, who was contacted on the phone, confirmed the incident.
However, the Police Public Relations Officer, Kogi police command, William Aya, denied having any knowledge of the development.
The Police at Iju Ishaga, Divisional headquarters, Lagos state, southwest Nigeria, have rejected a N1.5m bribe offered to them by a suspected kidnapper identified as Lucky Amei.
According to Report, findings revealed that the Divisional Police officer in charge of Iju Police station Mr. Emmanuel Osuagwu a superintendent of Police, got information that the alleged mastermind of the recent kidnap and murder of Prof Paul Eriye in Benin city, Edo State, was hiding at 61, Oluwatosin Street, Command Area of Abule […]
A former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Olu Falae, on Monday has revealed that his family paid ransom to his abductors before he was freed on Thursday.
He said the kidnappers only freed him after they received payment, adding that he trekked for 15 kilometres before he was picked up by the police in Owo, several kilometres from Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The former minister’s disclosure has put a lie to the claim by the Nigeria police that no […]