Tag Archives: Kidnapping

BREAKING: 27 Students. 12 Relatives & 3 Teachers of the Govt. Science College, Kagara, Released!

The abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, in Niger State, have been released. According to a Daily Post report, their relatives and staff also taken are now out of captivity. They all regained freedom Saturday morning. It is unclear if ransom was paid for their release. It was gathered that the victims would be taken…

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Kaduna State Gov. Bello, Rejects N500m Ransom Demand After Gumi’s Meeting with the Outlaws in Dutsen-Magaji Forest

After the hopes of millions of Nigerians were raised yesterday on freedom for the abducted 27 students and 15 others at Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, after the visit of Kaduna-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi who joined the drive to free the abductees on Thursday when he, in company with some government officials, met…

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Kankara Abduction: Kastina Schoolboys Recount Horrid Experiences After Release

Some of the abducted Kankara schoolboys who regained their freedom on Thursday, have now begun narrating their ordeal while in captivity. In an interview with Channels Television on Friday morning after the Governor Aminu Masari, received them at the state House in Katsina, one of the boys who gave his name as Aminu, said they ate only once…

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President Buhari Expresses Excitement Over Freedom Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

The schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, who were abducted by gunmen that raided their school last Friday have eventually been released after nearly a week in captivity. According to Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari who confirmed their release, the boys are presently kept safe in Tsafe, a local government area in Zamfara state…

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Shekau-Led Boko Haram Releases Video Showing Abducted Katsina Students

Boko Haram on Thursday released a video confirming that it has custody of the students abducted from a government secondary school in Kankara, Katsina State, Humangle reports. In the six-minute-and-30-second footage, tens of young boys could be seen bloodied and distraught, all covered in dust and appearing to be within a forest area. It featured speeches from Abubakar Shekau…

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Twitter User Narrates How He Was Kidnapped Through A Job Offer In Rivers State

A Nigerian man has taken to social media to narrate how he was lured to Rivers State with a job offer and kidnapped. The user who goes by the name @iam_AbiodunB on Twitter revealed that he was released on February 22, after his family and friends paid a ransom. He further disclosed that one Ogbonna Emmanuel Valentine,…

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Gaidam Signs Bill Against Rape, Kidnapping & Homosexuality

Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam,on Monday, 10th of September, signed into law the State Penal Code Amendment Law 2018, which prescribed punishment for rape, kidnapping and unnatural offences like homosexuality, which are becoming rampant in the country. “Our administration has taken measures to curtail them and ensure the protection of societal morality. Every society acknowledges the relevance…

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Turkish School Students & Staff Kidnapped for 11 Days, Have Been Freed

The kidnapped staff and students of the Nigerian Turkish International School, Ogun State, who were abducted 11 days ago, have regained freedom. The staff and students were kidnapped when a group of people, armed with dangerous weapons gained entrance to the girls’ section of the school on January 13, and held hostage three female supervisors,…

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