Tag Archives: abducted

Report says 1,872 killed, 714 abducted in four months

By | 06/02/2023

A non-governmental organization based in Jos, Stefanos Foundation on Thursday revealed that about 1,872 deaths, 714 abductions, and 65 injuries were recorded in Nigeria between January and April 2023 alone. The post Report says 1,872 killed, 714 abducted in four months appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Follow Us… Read More »

Foundation claims 1,872 killed, 714 abducted across Nigeria in four months

By | 06/02/2023

A non-governmental organisation, the Stephanos Foundation has said that no less than 1,872 Nigerians were killed in the first four months of the year across the country. The human rights advocacy group, in a report released on Thursday in Jos, Plateau State, said in the same period, at least 714 were abducted by bandit, terrorists… Read More »

Police neutralize two suspected kidnappers, rescue abducted couple in Delta

By | 06/01/2023

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have neutralized two suspected kidnappers during a fierce gun duel and rescued an abducted couple in Udu Local Government Area of the state.   Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, said one AK-47 rifle, a pump-action… Read More »

Clergymen abducted in Adamawa regain their freedom

By | 05/27/2023

Men of the Adamawa state police command have rescued the General Overseer(GO) of the Freedom Power Chapel, Rev. Mike Ochigbo, as well as one of his associate pastors, John Moses who were both kidnapped on Tuesday night, May 23. The gunmen were said to have kidnapped Rev. Ochigbo, at his residence in Nyibango in Yola… Read More »

Bandits threaten to kidnap Kaduna Emir if he fails to raise N150m ransom demanded for his abducted children and grandchildren

By | 05/25/2023

The bandits who kidnapped children and grandchildren of the Emir of Kagarko in Kaduna State, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, have threatened to abduct the monarch if he fails to raise N150m ransom demanded for the abductees.    Recall that bandits on May 8, 2023, invaded the emir’s private house and whisked away three of his daughters… Read More »

Rivers abducted Corp members regain freedom | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

By | 05/25/2023

Seven members of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) who were abducted on their way to Port Harcourt, Rivers State from the orientation camp in Ondo State have been freed after spending one week in captivity. The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Grace Iringe-Koko confirmed the release of the Corps members. “I have… Read More »

Two Catholic priests abducted in Delta regain their freedom

By | 05/05/2023

Two Catholic priests, Rev. Fr. Raphael Ogigbah, the Parish priest of St. Francis Catholic Parish Agbarha-Otor, Catholic Diocese of Warri, and Rev. Fr. Kunav Chochos, a Missionary Priest of the Schoenstartt Fathers, who were abducted in front of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State on Saturday… Read More »

Abducted Abuja chief, his 3 children and 9 subjects regain freedom after payment of N7m ransom

By | 05/04/2023

Kidnappers have freed the village chief of the Chida community in Kwali Area Council of the FCT, Chief John Kwayidagami.    Kwayidagami was freed alongside his three children and nine of his subjects by their abductors after collecting N7m ransom.    Recall that the kidnappers on April 8, 2023, invaded Chida village, where they operated… Read More »

Troops rescue 2 humanitarian workers abducted by terrorists in Gamboru

By | 05/04/2023

Nigerian troops of Operation Desert Sanity 2 have rescued two out of three abducted humanitarian staff working with the Family Health International (FHI360).    The humanitarian workers were abducted on April 26 in Gamboru Ngala, Borno. Two of the aid workers were rescued after a gun battle between troops of the 21-Armoured Brigade Bama and… Read More »

Troops rescue two of three aid workers abducted by ISWAP terrorists 

By | 05/04/2023

Luck came the way of two of the three humanitarian workers working with Family Health International {FHI360} abducted by Islamic State of West Africa {ISWAP} fighters, as troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued them, Daily Trust reports. The three humanitarian workers and two security guards were reported abducted at the guest house of the NGO… Read More »

15-Year-Old Girl Abducted, Gang-Raped by Three Minors in UP

By | 05/04/2023

The three accused are absconding and the police are conducting raids to arrest them (Photo: Shutterstock) According to complaint filed by the girl’s uncle, the incident took place on Wednesday when the victim had gone out of her house to dispose of cow dung A 15-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three minors… Read More »

Woman abducted in Southern Kaduna

By | 05/03/2023

  Some kidnappers who stormed Fadan Ikulu of Ikulu chiefdom, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the early hours of Tuesday, May 2, have abducted a woman identified as Benifica Haruna.    It was gathered that the kidnappers stormed the community around 12:00am and shot into the air to scare the residents.… Read More »

Abducted ex-NBA president, Okey Wali, regains freedom after 14 days

By | 05/02/2023

The abducted former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Okey Wali (SAN), has regained his freedom. Wali was abducted by gunmen along the East–West Road in Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers State on April 17. The NBA President, Yakubu Maikyau (SAN), confirmed the development in a statement on Monday in Abuja. He said the… Read More »

Abducted Imo Catholic priest regains freedom

By | 04/30/2023

A Catholic church priest, Rev Fr. Michael Ifeanyichukwu Asomugha, who was kidnapped in Imo State, has regained his freedom.    Asomugha is the assistant parish priest of the St. Paul’s Catholic church in Osu, Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State.   He was kidnapped on Saturday, April 15, 2023, along Oriagu-Obowo Road while… Read More »

Bandits Release 70 Abducted Farmers in Zamfara, Kill Two – THISDAYLIVE

By | 04/30/2023

Bandits have released 70 out of 85 victims abducted from Wanzamai village of Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State. However, two of the victims were killed. The victims were kidnapped three weeks ago on their farmlands. They are mostly residents of Wanzamai, a community that had suffered series of bandits’ incursions in the past.… Read More »

Moment gunmen abducted a man in Aniocha LGA Anambra State (video)

By | 04/28/2023

A man was kidnapped by gunmen in Anambra state and it was caught on video.   The incident happened Thursday, April 27, at Mkpuota, the road leading from Oraukwu to Adazi-Ani in Anambra state.   Men in a Prado SUV double-crossed the man in the grey Lexus SUV then forced him into their black Prado… Read More »

Teen Abducted, Raped and Murdered in Tamil Nadu’s Ooty Forest; Relative Arrested

By | 04/27/2023

Last Updated: April 27, 2023, 21:57 IST The girl’s body was taken to Ooty Government Hospital for an autopsy. (Representational image) Police arrested her 25-year-old cousin, who they suspect had gone into hiding after finding her dead in a remote area. The relative surrendered to the Village Administrate Officer (VAO) on April 26 A 15-year-old girl… Read More »

19-year-old, who ‘abducted, raped minor’, stripped, paraded naked by girl’s kin in Indore | Indore News – Times of India

By | 04/26/2023

INDORE: A 19-year-old youth — accused of abduction and rape of a minor — was stripped and paraded naked by the family members of the 12-year-old survivor in Kanadia area of Indore in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday afternoon.Children were asked to whip the naked youth, as the women folk surrounded him and hurled abuses. Kanadia… Read More »

Police debunk claim of Catholic Priest being abducted in Anambra

By | 04/26/2023

Anambra police command has debunked claim of a Catholic Priest being abducted along Afor junction, Nnobi road.    The state’s police spokesperson, Ikenga Tochukwu, said the command’s operatives got information about an abandoned white Lexus jeep along Afor market junction, Nnobi road, which they took back to one of the police bases in the state.… Read More »

Abducted Kogi monarch dies in kidnappers’ den

By | 04/24/2023

The abducted traditional ruler of Aghara, Kabba-Bunu local government area of Kogi State, Chief David Obadofin, has died in his kidnappers’ den. Obadofin, who was abducted on April 10, died on Thursday after he was repeatedly tortured by the criminals. Read also:Kogi Assembly suspends nine members, five local govt chairmen The kidnappers, however, freed Temidayo… Read More »

Abducted Kogi monarch dies in Kidnappers den

By | 04/24/2023

The traditional ruler of Aghara, Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area of  Kogi State, David Obadofin, has reportedly died in the custody of his abductors, 12 days after he was kidnapped.   DailyTrust reports that a family source stated that the monarch died last Thursday, April 20, as a result of torture from his abductors. The abductors… Read More »

Why bandit kingpin released four abducted FGC Yauri pupils

By | 04/23/2023

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Why bandit kingpin released four abducted FGC Yauri pupils

By | 04/23/2023

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