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Gunmen abduct muslim cleric and his son in Kwara, demand N100m ransom

Gunmen abduct muslim cleric and his son in Kwara, demand N100m ransom

An Islamic cleric identified as Alfa Sofiu Amolege and his two sons have been ducted by suspected kidnappers at Oko- Olowo, a suburb of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Saturday, November 19. According to residents, the trio were attacked at their private residence in Oko-Olowo along Ilorin- Jebba expressway after the …

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Bandits demand N10m ransom to release corpse of man they killed after collecting N3m in Kaduna

Bandits demand N10m ransom to release corpse of man they killed after collecting N3m in Kaduna

Bandits demanded N10 million ransom for the dead body of late Obadiah Ibrahim, a victim kidnapped some weeks ago in Kaduna State. The deceased brother, Kefas Obadiah said in an interview at the weekend said that the bandits had collected over N3 million ransom earlier but refused to release the victim …

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Man allegedly kidnaps and kills 5-year-old boy in Bauchi after demanding N5m ransom

Man allegedly kidnaps and kills 5-year-old boy in Bauchi after demanding N5m ransom

Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 25-year old man for kidnapping and killing a five-year-old boy in Ningi Local Government Area of the state.    Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, November 10, 2022, said the suspect, Anas Auwal, lured the …

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Four suspects arrested for kidnapping and killing five-year-old boy in Kano after collecting N5m ransom

Four suspects arrested for kidnapping and killing five-year-old boy in Kano after collecting N5m ransom

The Kano State Police Command has arrested four suspects for kidnapping and killing a 5-year-old boy, Hamza Ibrahim Harisu.   Spokesperson of the command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, November 2, said the suspects had initially demanded a ransom of N20 million …

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Kidnapped Benue PDP Assembly candidate regains freedom after payment of N3m ransom

Kidnapped Benue PDP Assembly candidate regains freedom after payment of N3m ransom

The kidnapped State Assembly candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State, Moses Egbodo, has regained freedom after spending six days in captivity.   Egbodo is the candidate to represent the Obi State constituency in the forthcoming general elections.   The politician and three others in a commercial …

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No Kobo Was Paid As Ransom For Freed Abuja-Kaduna Train Victims – FG Declares

No Kobo Was Paid As Ransom For Freed Abuja-Kaduna Victims - FG Declares

The Minister of Transportation, Muazu Sambo on Friday declared that the federal government did not pay any money as ransom to secure the release of the Abuja-Kaduna train victims from terrorists. He stated that the government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has zero tolerance for ransom payments. Naija …

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Sheikh Gumi’s aide, Mamu thwarted efforts to rescue train victims and encouraged bandits to demand for ransom – Government official

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Prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi’s aide, Tukur Mamu has been accused by Dr AbdulMalik Atta, a member of the Presidential Committee that facilitated the rescue of passengers abducted from a Kaduna-bound train in March, of thwarting early efforts to rescue Kaduna-Abuja train victims. Speaking in an interview on Channels Television, Atta, …

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