I HAVE LOST MY MANHOOD SAYS KIDNAP KINGPIN, WADUME

Kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, popularly known as Wadume, has claimed he can no longer have sex, as he lost his manhood in the incident in which three policemen and a civilian were allegedly killed by soldiers. The suspected kidnapper is undergoing interrogation since the day he was rearrested in Kano by police detectives. A source told The Nation that “Wadume is giving a lot of information, and most of his revelations are true. But as a criminal, some of his information are half-truth.” It was gathered that some of his…

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WADUME: POLICE TO DISMISS OFFICERS FOUND COLLUDING WITH KIDNAPPER

Hamisu Bala Wadume. Photo: Nigeria Police Nigeria Police authorities may dismiss two of its officers after allegedly working with a suspected kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume.A top police source told The Guardian that the Assistant Superintendent of Police, Aondonna Iorbee, and Inspector Aliyu attached to Ibi police division might be dismissed for allegedly colluding with the criminal. Wadume was rearrested by the police last Monday at his hideout in Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State. The police had earlier arrested Wadume on August 6 in Taraba State. He…

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POLICE ARREST MEMBER OF WADUME GANG

Another member of the gang of the Taraba Kidnap Kingpin,  Hamisu Balla alias ‘Wadume,’ has been arrested in Wukari area of Taraba State, as Nigerians await the submission of report by the seven- man investigative panel probing the killing of three policemen. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abba Kyari, who is the head of the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) spearheaded the onslaught. Channels Television reported that the home of suspect was busted in the early hours of yesterday by a detachment of operatives of IRT drawn…

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WADUME: HOW POLICE/ARMY CLASH COULD HAVE BEEN AVERTED – EXPERTS

The recent fatal clash between soldiers and police officers could have been averted if the police officers were properly dressed and if there was synergy between the two federal government security agencies, security experts have stated. The police had two weeks ago ramped up public criticism of the Nigerian Army over the killing of three officers in Taraba. The officers were on an operation to arrest a suspected kidnap kingpin in a remote settlement in the northeastern state. After apprehending the suspect, Hamisu Bala, aka Wadume, officers handcuffed him and drove him towards…

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APC DISOWNS WADUME AFTER KIDNAPPER ALLEGED THAT PARTY GAVE HIM 13MIL, SEE HIS PIX WITH APC GUBER CANDIDATE

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday dissociated itself from the N13 million allegedly given to the suspected Kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Balla, a.k.a Wadume for the Presidential election. In his confessional statement, Wadume allegedly confessed being given N13 million by the APC, but spent N7 million it the money for the election, in addition to collecting about N6 million from an unnamed sitting governor. However, reacting to the claim, National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa Onilu said the party has not budget for political thugs, stressing…

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WADUME: DHQ PANEL CONCLUDES SITTING, SOLDIERS FACE DISMISSAL

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The seven-man Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three policemen in Ibi, Taraba State, has concluded its report and would submit it to the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Abayomi Olonisakin, on Monday. Top military sources said the report was believed to have indicted some army and police personnel as well as a few civilians, noting that the officers and soldiers would likely face court-martial and dismissal, “going by their level of culpability.” The panel concluded its work…

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Hamisu Wadume, the suspected kidnap kingpin from Taraba state, has spoken about his source of income. Wadume said he acquired his wealth through fishing which he has been doing for decades. The controversial Taraba state suspected kidnapper also denied any kind of involvement in abduction for ransom The suspected kidnap kingpin who was rescued from Police officers in Taraba state by soldiers of the Nigerian Army has opened up on his source of income. Premium Times reports that Hamisu Wadume denied any kind of involvement in kidnapping for ransom. Stating…

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ARREST, INTERROGATION OF WAJUME PURE MEDIA TRIAL

Abuja—There appears to be no shifting of grounds by the Army and Police over the killing of operatives of the Intelligence Response Team, IRT, even after the notorious millionaire kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Wadume, arrested on Monday night in Kano, confessed that he was aided to escape by soldiers that opened fire on the vehicle taking him from Ibbi to Jalingo. Indication to this effect emerged yesterday, when a top military source described Wadume’s confession as a cooked script to find the Army guilty and media trial by the Police.…

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POLICE ARREST APGA CHAIRMAN, IMAM OVER WADUME

Police The chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Ibbi local government area and seven other people, including an Islamic cleric, were arrested by the Police in connection with a wanted kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume’s case. The APGA chairman, said to be a close friend of Wadume, had led seven other members of the party from Ibbi and an Islamic cleric to DCP Abba Kyari over Wadume case. Daily Trust gathered that Abba Kyari ordered for the arrest of the APGA chairman and seven others over their attempt to…

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TARABA KIDNAP KINGPIN, WADUME REARRESTED BY THE POLICE

Hamisu Wadume, a suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, has been re-arrested, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt from official sources. It was not immediately clear when and where Mr Wadume was taken into custody, but a source informed about the development informed PREMIUM TIMES about it on Tuesday. Mr Wadume was sighted at the Force Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday. The police are expected to release a statement on his arrest later. Mr Wadume was the ‘high profile’ kidnapping suspect arrested by the police on August 6. He was being driven…

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