MAN DRAGS UNILORIN EX-VC TO COURT OVER ABDUCTION OF WIFE

Success Nwogu, Ilorin A complainant, Mr. Abubakar Abdulkareem, has dragged former vice-chancellors of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede and Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali; Chief Imam of the school, Prof. Abdulganiyu Oladosu, and 13 lecturers from the institution before a magistrates’ court in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. According to some documents sighted by our correspondent on Friday, Oloyede, who is the current Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, had been summoned before the court. Abdulkareem had lodged a criminal complaint of conspiracy, false information, kidnapping and abduction…

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GUNMEN ABDUCTS LABOUR PARTY NATIONAL CHAIRMAN’S MOTHER

Success Nwogu, Ilorin Four gunmen have abducted Mrs. Elizabeth Omotosho, the mother of the National Chairman of the Labour Party, Dr. Mike Omotosho. Mike, who confirmed the kidnap of the 71-year-old woman to journalists on Monday, said she was abducted at her No 23, Lobalade Street, Tanke, Ilorin, Kwara State, residence between 7pm and 8pm on Sunday. Mike said the Police headquarters in Abuja and Kwara State had been contacted on the abduction. He appealed to members of the public with useful information that could lead to the rescue of…

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KIDNAPPER LURES 2-YR OLD AWAY WITH BISCUIT

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja A two-year-old girl, Khadijat Yusuf, has been abducted by an unidentified man in the Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The girl was reportedly playing with her four-year-old sister near her parents’ house at Angwan Gede, in the Tungan Maje area of the FCT when she was abducted on October 28, 2017 by a certain bearded man. The suspected kidnapper allegedly gave the impression that he wanted to buy biscuit for the girl and took her away before neighbours were alerted to Khadijat’s disappearance.…

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GUNMEN KIDNAP TWO ALONG ONDO ROAD, CLOSE TO POLICE POST

Afeez Hanafi Eight days after they were kidnapped by gunmen, the families of an artisan and his cousin are still confused about their fate. The victims – Olugbade Ibikunle and Rafiu Isiaka – were reportedly waylaid by the assailants on Akunu Road, Ondo State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the scene of the incident was not far from a police post. Operatives attached to the post were said to have engaged the kidnappers in a gun duel, but they escaped with their targets. The captors were said to have contacted the…

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3 KIDNAPPERS NABBED AT UNIABUJA AFTER RETURNING TO ABDUCT ANOTHER SET OF STUDENTS

3 kidnappers nabbed at UNIABUJA, after returning to abduct another set of female students Young / 6 hours ago 3 Kidnappers who returned to UNIABUJA (University of Abuja) to kidnap more female students on Friday, met their waterloo as some students recognized them, pounced and beat them to stupor before they were rescued and taken away by the school’s security. According to a student of the school, Damilola, the alleged kidnappers had come to the school on Tuesday to pick up some ladies but the ladies never came back. It was also…

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HOW WE STOLE RANSOM FROM KIDNAPPERS OF CBN GOVERNOR’S WIFE- DISMISSED SOLDIERS

By Ifeanyi Okolie When the wife of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governor, Mrs Margaret Emefiele, and four other women alongside her driver were kidnapped on September 29 2016 along the Benin-Agbor Expressway, operatives of the Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, led by Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, Abba Kyari, immediately swung into action. They were released few days later after a ransom demanded by the abductors was reportedly paid. The police however succeeded in arresting all the members of the gang where it was discovered that two serving soldiers…

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I PAID BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER EVANS 100MIL NAIRA TO SECURE MY BROTHER’S RELEASE- WITNESS

AN Ikeja high court was told yesterday that alleged notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, collected N100 million as ransom from the family of his victim, Donatus Duru. The elder brother of Donatus, Anslem Duru, disclosed this at the opening of the trial of Evans and five others before Justice Hakeem Oshodi. Apart from Evans, other defendants are Uche Amadi, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu and Victor Aduba. They are facing a two count charge bordering on conspiracy and kidnapping before Justice Oshodi. They pleaded not guilty. Mr.…

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SCHOOLTEACHER, 2 OTHERS ABDUCTED IN LAGOS

A 45-years- old woman, Mrs. Victoria Iwuala, teaching at the Federal Government College, Ijanikin area of Lagos State, has been abducted. Victoria was believed to have been abducted on her way to school by suspected kidnappers on Monday. It was learnt that she left her house around 7 a.m. to resume after the midterm break; unfortunately, she did not get to the school. The worried husband of the victim, Eze Iwuala said: “On the day that my wife was abducted, two other women were also kidnapped. The women were going…

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ANXIETY AS 2 SISTERS AGED 12, 14 DISAPPEAR IN BAYELSA

Samson Folarin The disappearance of two girls – Peace and Jennifer John, aged 12 and 14 respectively – has aroused considerable anxiety in their parents. The parents are worried about the safety and whereabouts of the siblings, who went missing at their home on Assemblies of God Road, Agudama, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The father of the victims, Lucky John, a plumber, told PUNCH Metro that the girls had been missing since October 1, 2017. He said he had visited different places of interest of the girls, adding that he had…

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I KIDNAPPED MY BOSS’ YOUNGER BROTHER BECAUSE HE REFUSED ME LOAN-SUSPECT

Williams Olowolabi, a 38-year-old driver, Tuesday said he kidnapped his employer’s younger brother because he was denied N100,000 loan to fund his mother’s burial. According to The Nation, Olowolabi, Segun Teluwo, 30, Ayo Akinola 22, and Akintunde Amala were paraded Tuesday by acting Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal for allegedly kidnapping Hillary Chukwudumebi and his female companion, Rebecca Omokaro. The suspects allegedly committed the offence last Saturday at Oniru Estate in Victoria Island and were arrested at Agodo Alara-Ogijo in Ogun State. Edgal said: “On October 21, at about 11pm, four suspected…

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