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Police and vigilante arrest suspected bandits' informant who allegedly coordinated kidnapping of Zamfara bank manager (video)

The Zamfara State Police Command in collaboration with a vigilante group otherwise known as Askarawa, have arrested a suspected bandits’ informant, Bashir Bature Kaura.   According to security analyst and counter insurgency expert, Zagazola Makama, the suspect allegedly coordinated the attack and kidnapping of residents in Kaura and Gusau, the …

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Residents block Kaduna-Abuja highway in protest over kidnapping

Residents block Kaduna-Abuja highway in protest over kidnapping

Residents of Gonin-Gora in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, on Thursday, barricaded the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway while protesting the abduction of an unspecified number of people in the area.   The residents stormed the highway protesting and urging the government to do something over the incessant attacks by bandits …

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Imo residents apprehend three security officials accused of kidnapping and raping 15-year-old girl (video)

Residents of a community in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, have apprehended three security officials who allegedly kidnapped and raped a 15-year-old girl.   According to a video posted online, the teenage girl, said to be a daughter of a traditional ruler in Umuolue area of the …

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They are kidnapping people everywhere. I cannot open my door for you – Lagos-based OAP challenges men who claimed to be police officers and insisted on entering his car

A Lagos-based OAP has taken to social media to share his experience with some ‘’policemen” who were on mufti and had no means of Identification but wanted to force their way into his car. “I noticed a white bus with no plate number following my car from law school all …

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Kidnapping and Banditry are ungodly – President Tinubu

Kidnapping and Banditry are ungodly - President Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has condemned the recent spate of kidnappings and bandit attacks, describing the development as disturbing, ungodly, and sinister.   Speaking when he received a delegation of Jam’iyyatu Ansaridden, a highly respected Islamic Movement, at the State House, in Abuja on Tuesday, January 16, President Tinubu said while …

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Police denies attack on another Plateau community, says fresh attack is a case of attempted kidnapping

Police denies attack on another Plateau community, says fresh attack is a case of attempted kidnapping

The Plateau state police command has denied reports of fresh attacks on a community in the state. In a statement released today December 31.   The state police command Public Relations Officer, DSP Alfred Alabo, says contrary to the news making the round on some news and social media platforms …

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Update: Colombian police arrest four men allegedly involved in the kidnapping of Luis Diaz’s father

Update: Colombian police arrest four men allegedly involved in the kidnapping of Luis Diaz

Colombian police have arrested four men allegedly involved in the kidnapping of Liverpool star, Luis Diaz’s father.   Luis Manuel Diaz was freed on last Thursday after 12 days in captivity, having been taken by armed members of the left-wing guerrilla group Ejercito de Liberation Nacional (ELN) on October 28. …

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