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Boko Haram Kidnapped Greenfield University Students, Not Bandits — Sheikh Gumi

Controversial Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has stated that Boko Haram terrorists are the ones behind the abduction of students of Greenfield University, Kaduna. Twenty-two students and a member of staff of the institution were abducted from the school campus along the Kaduna-Abuja highway on April 20 and within a week, five of them were killed. In a recent interview ...

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Gunmen Kidnap Miyetti Allah’s Chairman In Kogi

The Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in Kogi State, Alhaji Wakili Damina, has been abducted. The state Secretary of MACBAN, Mr Adamu Abubakar, told newsmen in Lokoja on Tuesday that Damina was abducted on April 30 by some armed men dressed in army camouflage. He said witnesses said that the abductors, numbering about eight, came ...

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Identity Of Bandits’ Leader Holding 29 Kaduna Students Exposed

The identity of the bandit’s leader holding twenty-nine students abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, has been revealed. According to intelligence source, Buderi Isiya, who is in his late 20s has a large number of followers and herds of cattle across Kaduna State. Isiya has not been captured despite coordinating several kidnapping operations due to the ...

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Hotelier, Kehinde Ibidunni, Wife Assassinated In Cold Blood In Ogun

Suspected assassins have murdered a hotelier, Kehinde Ibidunni, and his wife, Elizabeth, in a brutal attack at Atan – Ota in Ado – Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State. It was gathered that the 63-year-old man and his wife, 54, were reportedly shot dead by the gunmen who broke into their residence at Atan – Ota in the early hours ...

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Hoodlums Set Ablaze Anambra Monarch’s Palace, Vehicles

The palace of the traditional ruler of Ifitedunu in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, Dr. Emeka Ilouno, has been razed down by unknown persons. THISDAY gathered that the palace of the monarch was invaded by 7p.m. last Sunday by unknown persons, who set it ablaze, including vehicles in the compound, before leaving. The President-General of the community, Chief ...

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Abakaliki Federal High Court Set Ablaze By Gunmen

The premises of the Federal High Court in Abakaliki was on Tuesday morning set ablaze by yet-to-be-identified hoodlums. Mrs Loveth Odah, Ebonyi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Ebonyi, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that no arrest had been made. She, however, said that the command had began investigation to unmask those ...

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Gunmen Abduct Scores Of Benue University Students

Gunmen have abducted an unconfirmed number of students from the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi on Monday. The university confirmed the abduction of the students. “The University has reported the incident to the police and all relevant security agencies,” the university’s spokesperson Rosemary Waku said in a statement. “The University has not heard anything from the students or their captors ...

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Kaduna Varsity Attack: 1 Staff Killed, Many Students Kidnapped – Commissioner

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan has confirmed a bandit attack on the Greenfield University, saying that one staff was killed and unspecified number of students had been kidnapped by the gunmen. had reported how gunmen attacked the university located on Kaduna-Abuja highway, at about 8:35p.m on Tuesday. The gunmen stormed the university last ...

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Kidnappers Now Demand Rice, Noodles, Maggi As Ransom In Abuja

Apart from huge sums of money paid as ransom to kidnappers by families of people abducted, the hoodlums now demand bags of rice and condiments as part of the payment. Rural communities in Kuje, Kwali, Gwagwalada and Abaji area councils have witnessed sustained attacks by armed kidnappers, who have abducted over 30 people in the last three months and collected ...

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Many Feared Dead As Insurgents Attempt To Seize Military Base In Damasak

Soldiers, late Tuesday, battled Boko Haram insurgents as they attempted to take over their base in Damask. A resident of Damasak town, in Mobbar local government area of Borno State, in northeast Nigeria, disclosed that several lives were lost. Damask is about 160km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. According to the residents, local vigilante who attempted to stop the ...

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