KANO KIDNAPPERS KILL ABDUCTED 8-YR OLD GIRL, SEE PIX

A young girl of eight years, Aisha Sani, who was abducted two weeks ago in Tudunwada quarters of Kano State by an unidentified lady who later turned out to be an ally to kidnappers has been found dead. Aisha, who was abducted when they closed from an Islamiyya School with her siblings, was taken away by another lady who covered her face with veil and  for three days no formal communication was made with her parents. A week later, a text message was said to have been sent to her…

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GUNMEN KIDNAP 3 WOMEN IN ESO, DEMAND 30MIL RANSOM

Gunmen have kidnapped three women who were traveling from Lagos to Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, Igbere TV reports. A lady identified as Princess Grace, resident in Bayelsa, was quoted saying the women were kidnapped at noon on Sunday in Okada area of Edo State. She named the victims as her sisters-in-law, Okuboere and Seifefa, and their friend from Abia State, Amara. “They are from Sagbama LGA in Bayelsa State while their friend is from Arochukwu in Abia State,” she said. Grace added that two children aged 4 and 12 who…

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4 TURKISH CITIZENS ABDUCTED IN NIGERIA

Four Turkish citizens have been kidnapped in Nigeria, a West African country, a source said on late on July 20. Turkish citizens were kidnapped by unidentified people in the south Nigerian state of Ilorin at 10.00 p.m. local time (2100 GMT) on July 19, said the source who asked not to be named due to security concerns. The efforts to rescue the people who were reportedly kidnapped for the ransom are ongoing. Last week, 10 Turkish sailors were abducted off Nigeria when pirates attacked a Turkish-flagged ship bound to Abidjan city of the Ivory Coast from the Port of Douala…

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SIASIA SENDS MESSAGE TO MOTHER’S KIDNAPPERS

By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa FORMER Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia has appealed to the kidnappers of his aged mother, Mrs. Ogere Siasia to set her free. Samson Siasia According to family members, the gunmen, who snatched the mother of Siasia, have reportedly called his cousin with a foreign phone number, demanding N70m to release the 80-year-old woman. Siasia, a former Flying Eagles and Super Eagles striker, who is currently out of the country in a telephone interview said he has not spoken personally with the kidnappers. “The kidnappers I just…

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PROMINENT NIGERIANS WHO HAVE BEEN VICTIMS OF KIDNAPPERS

by Islie: 7:44am IN an instance of the gross insecurity that has become the lot of the country in recent times, Nigerians woke up on Friday last week to the news of gruesome murder of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. Mrs Olakunrin was said to be travelling in her private vehicle from Akure to Ore, both in Ondo State, when the gunmen emerged from a bush at the Kajola section of the road and attacked her vehicle alongside others. According to…

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SAMSON SIASIA’S MOTHER’S KIDNAPPERS DEMAND 70MIL RANSOM

Kidnappers of ex-Super Eagles coach mother, Beauty Ogere, are demanding N70m ransom to release the aged woman from their den. According to The Nation, ex-Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia, spoke with his mother, Beauty alongside two others kidnapped by the gunmen from their family house in Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area Bayelsa State. The report further revealed that the kidnappers reportedly reached Siasia with a foreign number to state their demand. However, reports from security details suggest the gunmen whisked away the aged-woman from her home at Adoni community…

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GUNMEN KILL NAVAL OFFICER, ABDUCT 17 OTHER PASSENGERS IN EDO

Suspected bandits have killed a Naval Warrant Officer, Felix Akanbi, on Benin-Lagos Expressway in Edo State. The gunmen said to be herdsmen, bearing sophisticated weapons, kidnapped 18 passengers, among who was Akanbi, travelling in a commercial bus from Akwa Ibom State to Lagos en route Edo State on Tuesday. After receiving a distress call, policemen in the state swung into action and rescued the remaining 17 passengers. Four of the armed men with AK47 rifles were said to have opened fire on the 18-seater bus carrying the passengers on the…

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GUNMEN KIDNAP LOCAL GOVT CHAIRMAN’S WIFE IN NIGER

Laleye Dipo in Minna Gunmen have kidnapped the wife of the acting Chairman and Director of Personnel Management of Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State, Hajia Suaiba Sani Balarabe. The husband of the victim is also believed to be the younger brother of Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello. Also kidnapped by the gunmen was the wife of the Manager of Crystal Talc Nigeria Limited, Kagara, a firm owned by the late Brigadier General Danstoho Mohammed. According to THISDAY sources, the…

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KIDNAPPERS ABDUCT NIGER CHIEF OF STAFF’S SISTER IN-LAW

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the sister-in-law of the Chief of Staff to the Niger state Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe and one other woman in Kagara town in Niger state. The other woman is said to be the wife of a Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Special Marshall in Kagara. According to a source, the kidnappers have demanded ransom from both families but the sum cannot be ascertained. A Source who spoke to The Nation said the gunmen stormed Kagara town on Saturday morning shooting sporadically before abducting the two women.…

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HOW FEAR OF BEING KIDNAPPED HAS KEPT ME FROM MY CONSTITUENCY DEPUTY SENATE LEADER, BOROFFICE

The Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice has disclosed that he can no longer travel to his home town of Oka-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State for fear of being kidnapped. Boroffice, who is the Deputy Majority Leader at the upper chamber of National Assembly revealed this while speaking to newsmen at the Akure home of Pa Reuben Fasoranti during a condolence visit over the death of the Afenifere Leader’s daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin. The deceased was shot…

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