• 2-year-old boy rescued after getting stuck in a washing machine (Photos)

    2-year-old boy rescued after getting stuck in a washing machine (Photos)

    A two-year-old boy was rescued from a washing machine after he got stuck in it at his home in Shizuishan, northern China. Fire-fighters had to dismantle the entire machine to get the toddler out.

    A two-year-old boy was rescued from a washing machine after he got stuck in it at his home in Shizuishan, northern China. Fire-fighters had to dismantle the entire machine to get the toddler

  • 10 kidnapped persons rescued in Abuja

    10 kidnapped persons rescued in Abuja

    According reports, the Police Command in Abuja on Monday said it rescued 10 persons kidnapped by a gang of hoodlums in Darka village in Kuje Area Council of the FCT, Abuja.

    The victims are Fanus Emmanuel, Babangida Emmanuel, Akimmi Dauda, Japheth Kwasu, Dorcas Shuaibu, Kemuche IK, Hamza Yunusa, Umar Godiri, Ismaila Yusuf and Abubakar Gomo.

    A statement issued by the Command’s spokesman, Anjugurin Manzah, stated that eight of the victims were rescued on November 19, while the remaining two were rescued on […]

  • Army hand over rescued Chibok girl, 10-month-old son to Borno government

    Army hand over rescued Chibok girl, 10-month-old son to Borno government

    According to reports, the Nigerian Army on Saturday handed over Maryam Ali Maiyanga, the Chibok girl, with her ten-month-old son, to the Borno Government after they were rescued from Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area, by troops.

    Maj-Gen. Lucky Irabor, The Theatre Commander of 7 Div. of Nigeria Army, disclosed this to newsmen in Maiduguri.

    Irabor said, ”At about 6 a.m., while screening some escapees from Boko Haram terrorists’ hideout in Sambisa forest, we discovered one of the abducted Government Secondary School Chibok […]

  • Another Chibok girl rescued with baby… See photo

    Another Chibok girl rescued with baby… See photo

    Barely three weeks after 21 Chibok girls were released by Boko Haram, one more girl has been set free.

    The girls were part of 200 female students abducted from Chibok, Borno State in 2014.

    An impeccable source told newsmen Saturday morning that the girl was rescued by troops in Pulka, Gwoza area.

    The source close to officials deployed to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Pulka said the young girl was found by the
    “She has been confirmed to be one of the […]

  • Illegal migrants: 30,000 Nigerians rescued from high sea in Italy

    Illegal migrants: 30,000 Nigerians rescued from high sea in Italy

    No fewer than 30,000 Nigeian irregular migrants seeking greener pastures in Europe have been rescued from high sea in Italy with many more stranded at the land borders in Libya, Niger Republic among others.

    The Controller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Services (NIS), CGI Mohammed Babandede, who made the disclosure while giving an update on the challenges of border control during media parley in Abuja yesterday, also revealed that discussions are already in top gear with European countries for the safe repatriation […]

  • Nollywood Actor Rescued by Good-spirited Nigerians from Kidney Complications Speaks from London (Photos+Video)

    Nollywood Actor Rescued by Good-spirited Nigerians from Kidney Complications Speaks from London (Photos+Video)

    After reaching out to Nigerians and soliciting for help after he was diagnosed with kidney related disease, good-looking Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie is beyond grateful to be alive.

    Speaking in a newly released video on YouTube, handsome Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, who has been down with kidney related disease, has been finally rescued by good-spirited Nigerians who were able to raise the much-needed funds for his treatment abroad, has thanked his fans, friends, family and colleagues for their support.

    Recall that the […]

  • 57 victims of human trafficking rescued by NAPTIP in Katsina

    57 victims of human trafficking rescued by NAPTIP in Katsina

    The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other Related Matters, NAPTIP, Kano Zonal Command, said it had rescued 57 victims of human trafficking in Katsina State.

    The NAPTIP Zonal Commander, Mr Shehu Umar said, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Tuesday, that the latest arrest raise the number of victims rescued to 263 this year.

    He said the 57 victims were intercepted on Saturday, Oct. 8.

    “The victims were intercepted in two separate […]

  • How Emefiele’s wife was rescued

    How Emefiele’s wife was rescued

    Details of how Margaret Emefiele, wife of Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, was rescued emerged last night as security sources disclosed that she was recued at Ugoneki, a midway between Benin and Agbor, on Friday night.

    Her rescue was sequel to a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to security agencies, an order that was carried out within 24 hours.

    A rescue team comprising operatives of the Department of State Security Service, Police and the military was deployed to track down her […]

  • Over two million captives rescued from Boko Haram – Buratai

    Over two million captives rescued from Boko Haram – Buratai

    The Nigerian Army said it had freed over two million women, children and adult males held captive by members of the Boko Haram sect in the North-East since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power.

    The army said the feat was achieved after series of coordinated attacks and operations conducted against the terrorists.

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, represented by the Chief of Civil Military, Maj.-Gen. Peter John Bojie, stated this in Abuja during a conference organised by Bassey Etuk […]

  • Lady rescued from ritualists in Delta state … See photos

    Lady rescued from ritualists in Delta state … See photos

    A young lady believed to be in her 20s was on Tuesday rescued from the hands of suspected Ritualists in Delta state by a group of good Samaritans believed to be Hausa men.

    According to a Facebook user, Christian Onwugbolu, who shared the information on his wall, the victim who is from Obiaruku, a village in the Ukwani Local Government Area of the state was reportedly given a lift by a group of men in a tinted luxury car on Monday […]

  • Photos: Drunk man rescued after falling into fast moving canal in Lagos

    Photos: Drunk man rescued after falling into fast moving canal in Lagos

    This man was rescued inside a flooded canal this morning at Morrison crescent, Alaura Oregun in Lagos state. According to eyewitnesses, he was actually drunk and lost balance and next thing, he was swimming helplessly. Thankfully, people were alerted and were able to rescue and revive