23 PASSENGERS ABDUCTED IN NIGER, 2 RELEASED AFTER RANSOM WAS PAID

By Laleye Dipo No fewer than 23 passengers who left Minna in Niger State and were heading for Katsina have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The travellers were in a Toyota coaster bus belonging to the Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA). Circumstances surrounding the incident are still very hazy but one eyewitness told THISDAY that they stopped along the road for some of the commuters to ease themselves, unknown to them some kidnappers were lurking around the area. “The kidnappers came out from the bush and asked all of us…

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PRETTY PLATEAU-BORN AID WORKER ABDUCTED BY BOKO HARAM IN BORNO, SEE PIX

Jennifer Ukambong Samuel: abducted by Boko Haram, after an ambush Miss Jennifer Ukambong Samuel, an aid worker from Bokkos LGA of Plateau state has been abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. Jennifer, an orphan was abducted along with several others, including Hannatu Sebastin Ishaya, in an ambush along Monguno-Maiduguri road on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. “This happened on the day she was marking the 1st remembrance of her father’s demise”, said Solomon Maren, a member of the House of Representatives from Mangu/Bokkos constituency. Maren condemned the kidnap of…

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