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 […]
A severe jungle justice was served to some suspected kidnappers including a young woman, by an angry mob in Lagos after the suspects were caught.
A young woman and two men who are suspected to be kidnappers, were earlier on Thursday, caught, stripped n*ked and mercilessly beaten at the Itokin area of Epe, Lagos State.
The identities of the suspects and more details of the jungle justice were not ascertained as at the time of filing this
The Lagos State House of Assembly has approved death penalty for kidnappers, in the event that their victims die in captivity.
This was sequel the adoption of a report presented by Mrs Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary, Petitions, Human Rights and Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC).
Tejuosho presented the report of a Stakeholders meeting on a bill titled: “A Bill for a Law to Provide for the Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping and for Other Connected […]
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday approved death sentence for kidnappers whose victims die in their custody.
The approval followed the adoption of a report presented by Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, the Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary, Petitions, Human Rights and Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission.
Tejuosho had presented the report of a stakeholders meeting on a bill entitled: “A Bill for a Law to Provide for the Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping and for Other Connected Purposes.”
The bill […]
Two men and a woman got a taste of jungle justice over kidnapping allegations.
Three persons have been given the jungle justice treatment over allegations of attempted kidnap.
According to facebook user, Ifere Paul, the suspected kidnappers allegedly came to Calabar from Delta state and Enugu states to abduct their unsuspecting victims.
The suspects, two men and a woman, were apprehended by an angry mob who descended on them and beat them to stupor, stripping them Unclad and leaving them bloodied.
The car being […]
As part of the effective measures put in place to stem the tide of criminalities in the “ember” months, the Delta State Police Command has arrested four suspected kidnappers for attempting to kidnap one Okpore Michael “m’ and his girlfriend in Asaba, the Delta State Capital.
In a statement signed and made available to newsmen by the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Zanna.M, Ibrahim gave the names of the suspects as Malachy Chikwado ‘m’, 28yrs old, of No. 10 Okocha […]
It was gathered that the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe has arrested three suspects and rescued 12 victims of armed robbers, sea pirates and kidnappers.
The outfit said the feat was achieved in its operations during the week in some parts of the region.
The Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, ODS, Lt. Col. Olaolu Dauda, said in a statement on Saturday that six civilians were rescued from armed robbers in Delta State.
He also said three persons were […]
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 […]
It was gathered that the Kano State House of Assembly on Monday in Kano passed into law, the bill seeking life imprisonment for kidnappers in the state.
The Majority Leader of the Assembly, Yusuf Atta, read the Kidnapping, Abduction and Forced Labour Amendment Bill 2016 before the Assembly.
Speaking shortly after the plenary, Mr. Atta said the committee of the whole Assembly passed the bill after considering the amendment.
“The law has been in existence since 1963, but did not provide serious punishment […]
According to reports, the Lagos State Government on Sunday said it would arraign the key suspects arrested for the kidnap of the traditional ruler of Iba Town, Oba Goriola Oseni before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Monday, Oct. 24.
Mr Adeniji Kazeem, the State’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, said in a statement that the four suspects — Duba Furejo, Ododomo Isaiah, Reuben Anthony and Yerin Fresh would be arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo.
They are to be charged with […]
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that security agencies would go after suspected cultists and kidnappers after the expiration of the 60 days amnesty window.
This is even as the governor noted that criminal activities have caused food insecurity in Rivers communities.
Governor Wike made the statements yesterday, in Isiokpo, headquarters of Ikwerre Local Area of the State, during recovery of weapons from repentant armed youths.
Wike, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Amnesty and Chairman of the State Amnesty Implementation […]