Tag Archives: Abduction

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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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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Lagos Police Obstructs Kidnap Attempt Of Deputy Comptroller Of Customs

The Lagos State Police on Monday obstructed a planned kidnap of a Deputy Comptroller of Customs, her brother, and her son. According to the police, the suspected kidnappers had reached out to Yisa Theophilus, the brother of the deputy comptroller, under the pretense of a land deal. The suspected kidnapper was identified as Yomi Odudare, who is…

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Army Offers N1m Cash Reward For Useful Information On Abducted Colonel

 Major General Tukur Buratai  The Nigerian Army has announced a one million Naira cash reward for anyone with useful information that could lead to the rescue of its abducted officer, reports ChannelsTV. The Deputy Director, Public Relations of the One Mechanised Division, Colonel Usman Abdul, on Sunday disclosed that a senior army officer serving at the…

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#FreeEse: Nigerians Launch Social Media Campaign Over Alleged Abduction & Forceful Marriage Of 14-Yr-Old

  14-year-old Ese Oruru, who was in August 2015, allegedly abducted in Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, by one Yunusa, who hails from Kano, has continued to elicit outrage on social media among Nigerians. According to a report by Vanguard, Ese, who was 13 as at the time of her alleged abduction,…

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Gunmen Abduct Younger Brother To The Speaker Of Bayelsa House Of Assembly, Kombowei Benson

The victim was reportedly kidnapped at about 3am. According to Premium Times, gunmen in the early hours of Monday abducted Iniokpoemi Benson, a younger brother to the Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly, Kombowei Benson. The Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa, Hilary Okpara, who confirmed the incident, said the victim was abducted at about 3 a.m.…

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