MAGAJIN GARIN DAURA, KIDNAPPED DAURA DISTRICT HEAD RETURNS HOME 3 MONTHS AFTER ABDUCTION

Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba Magajin Garin Daura Alhaji Musa Umar Uba yesterday returned to Daura town to a rousing welcome. This was after he was freed by his kidnappers on July 1 after two months in captivity. Uba, who was abducted in his Daura residence on May 1 by gunmen, was freed in Kano. On his arrival in Daura yesterday, he went straight to the palace of  the Emir of Daura Alhaji Umar Faruk, his elder brother, where many district heads and other traditional title holders welcomed…

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WE RECEIVED TRAINING IN LIBYA SAYS BUHARI’S IN-LAW’S KIDNAPERS

We received training in Libya, say kidnappers Emmanuel Onani / 2 hours ago …’we demanded $30m to free Buhari’s district head’ Police arrest 40 suspects Grenades, explosive chemicals, assorted arms recovered Suspected kidnappers arrested for the abduction of the District Head of Daura in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar, said they were trained in Libya. Two other suspects said they were trained in Libya on ambush operation, dismantling of AK47 rifle, as well as disarming security operatives. In his confession, the gang leader, Abdullah Mohammed, a native of Kano, said: “I was among…

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WE DEMANDED 3OMIL RANSOM TO FREE BUHARI’S DISTRICT HEAD- KIDNAPPERS

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja One of the suspects arrested over the abduction of the District Head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, an in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday spoke on how they demanded $30 million from the family of the traditional ruler before they could release him. The suspect, Yusuf Dahiru, who was paraded in Abuja along with 39 other suspected kidnappers, however, said they were yet to receive any ransom before their arrest in Kano. Thirteen of those paraded were involved in the abduction of Uba from his…

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POLICE PARADE 13 SUSPECTS LINKED WITH KIDNAP OF DAURA DISTRICT HEAD WHO’S BUHARI’S IN-LAW

The Police have paraded 13 suspects linked to the kidnap of the district head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, who was abducted at his residence in Daura, Katsina, on May 1, 2019. He was rescued on July 2 by operatives of the IGP Intelligence Response Team led by DCP Abba Kyari. The suspects are Aminu Saleh, Yusuf Dahiru, Abdullahi Mohammed, Bilal Yusuf, Sarfilu Abdu, Dahiru Musa, Tukur Bukar, Ibrahim Ibrahim, Mohammed Saidu, Abubakar Adamu, Mustapha Zakariyya, Ibrahim Mohammed and Bako Mustapha. Out of the 13 suspects, four are from Daura…

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HOW BUHARI’S IN-LAW WAS RESCUED, THE 4 STATES THEY TOOK HIM TO BEFORE HIS RESCUE

Victim in Abuja for medical checks Jubilation in Daura The Magajin Garin Daura Alhaji Musa Umar, who was abducted by gunmen on May 1 in Daura, was yesterday rescued in Kano. Police authorities in Kano said he was rescued at an apartment located at Gangan Ruwa Quarters in Samegu, on the outskirt of Kumbotso Local Government Area, not far from the state capital. People living close to the house said the apartment was recently rented out to the abductors, whose identity was not known to residents of the area before…

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BUHARI’S IN-LAW VISITS ASO ROCK AFTER 2 MONTHS IN CAPTIVITY, WATCH VIDEO HERE

Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba who regained freedom on Tuesday after two months in kidnappers den, has arrived Abuja. Daily Trust online gathered that the monarch landed via a private jet around 1:30pm at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. On ground to receive the traditional ruler, was the president’s ADC, Colonel Muhammed Lawal Abubakar, who is his son in-law. Wearing a white kaftan, the traditional ruler was seen in company of some of his children and an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari. However, our correspondent could…

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KIDNAPPED BUHARI’S IN-LAW REGAINS FREEDOM

    The kidnapped father-in-law to President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide de camp (ADC), Musa Umar, has regained his freedom. Confirming the development to Channels Television, a security source within the Presidency who craved anonymity said Umar was rescued in Kano. Umar who is said to be the Magajin Garin Daura was abducted in his Daura residence, Katsina North shortly after observing Maghrib prayer two months ago. More to follow…

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RESIDENTS WORRY AS DAURA DISTRICT HEAD WHO IS BUHARI’S IN-LAW SPENDS 53 DAYS WITH BANDITS

By Bashir Bello Residents of Daura  in Katsina state, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari have expressed fears over the safety of their District Head, Mallam Musa Uba who was kidnapped about 53 days ago. Musa was kidnapped by gunmen on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in front of his house in Daura after observing the evening prayer. The gunmen numbering six in a blue Peugeot car stormed the area shooting sporadically into the air to scare the people away before they forcefully whisked him away to an unknown destination.…

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43DAYS LATER, BUHARI’S KIDNAPPED IN-LAW AND KATSINA TRADITIONAL RULER STILL MISSING

Police authorities in Katsina State said they have made some arrests and recoveries in the ongoing investigation into the abduction of Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba. Daily Trust reports that it is now 43 days since the senior traditional title holder was abducted by armed gunmen on May 1, in front of his residence along Daurama Road in the ancient city of Daura, after Magrib prayers. The Spokesman of Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, who said arrests and discoveries were made, however, did  not name those arrested…

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ONE MONTH AFTER ABDUCTORS REFUSE TO RELEASE DAURA MONARCH, WHO IS BUHARI’S IN-LAW

FEMI MAKINDE and OLAIDE OYELUDE The District Head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, who was kidnapped in front of his house has spent one month in the captivity of his abductors. Umar, who is the district head of President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, Daura, was kidnapped on May 1. His abductors allowed him to contact his family the day he was abducted, but nothing has been heard either from him or his captors since that time. However, the police have said they are still making efforts to rescue him with others in the…

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