Gunmen abduct unspecified number of Abia state University students

Unknown gunmen have abducted an unspecified number of students of Abia State University Uturu, ABSU. The students were abducted from a commercial bus while returning from Okigwe in Imo state to Uturu around 8:00pm on Wednesday night, May 5, Confirming the incident, the Abia state Commissioner of Information, John Okiyi Kalu, says a preliminary investigation… Continue reading Gunmen abduct unspecified number of Abia state University students

Gunmen attack another police station in Ebonyi

Abaomege police station in Onicha LGA of Ebonyi state was on Saturday May 1, atttacked by unknown gunmen. The attack was reportedly carried out around 8pm and it was gathered that the police officer on duty during the attack was reportedly injured and has been hospitalised. Another officer has been declared missing. Technical assistant to… Continue reading Gunmen attack another police station in Ebonyi

Gunmen kill military officer in Anambra one week to his wedding

A Nigerian Navy personnel, Faruk Yusuf, who was deployed to Onitsha in Anambra State has been shot dead by unknown gunmen one week to his wedding. SaharaReporters learnt that a source who confirmed Yusuf’s killing by the gunmen says the police had launched a manhunt for the killers. “Yusuf was posted to Onitsha in Anambra… Continue reading Gunmen kill military officer in Anambra one week to his wedding

One police officer dies after gunmen attacked police station in Imo (photos)

One police officer has been confirmed dead after hoodlums attacked the Divisional Police Head quarters, Isiala Mbano, in Imo state on Saturday, March 20 at about 6.30pm. The hoodlums stormed the station in their numbers and started shooting sporadically into the air. Operatives of the Division however successfully repelled them. After the encounter, it was… Continue reading One police officer dies after gunmen attacked police station in Imo (photos)

Gunmen kidnap, kill former Sokoto Governor, Senator Wamakko’s personal aide

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed Abba Abbey Gidan Haki, the personal aide to former Sokoto State Governor, Senator Aliyu Wamakko. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Senator Wamakko, Bashir Rabe Mani, who confirmed the incident said that Abbey,50, was abducted on Thursday night, March 18. His corpse was found dumped… Continue reading Gunmen kidnap, kill former Sokoto Governor, Senator Wamakko’s personal aide

Gunmen attack Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom’s convoy

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen attacked the convoy of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom today March 20. Governor Ortom’s convoy was moving at Tyo Mu along Makurdi/Gboko road in Makurdi Local Government Area of the state when it was attacked. Briefing journalists, the governor who described the gunmen as ‘herdsmen’, said about 15 of… Continue reading Gunmen attack Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom’s convoy

Gunmen abduct two persons at Ibadan quarry

A banker and one other person have been abducted by yet-to-be-identified gunmen who attacked the Ibadan Quarry Site. One of the victims, Popoola Isaac is an employee of a construction firm, RCC, while the other Ismail Adeoye, is an employee of Polaris Bank. They were said to be at the Binu Quarry situated in Dalli… Continue reading Gunmen abduct two persons at Ibadan quarry

Gunmen reportedly abduct two OOU students and demand N50m ransom

According to reports, the victims, Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola, of the departments of Forestry and Wildlife Management and Agricultural Economics respectively, were said to have been kidnapped in front of their hostel at the Olowu area of Ayetoro on Sunday night, March 14. The gunmen reportedly reached out to their families demanding N50 million… Continue reading Gunmen reportedly abduct two OOU students and demand N50m ransom

Gunmen abduct traditional ruler, four boat passengers in Rivers

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the traditional ruler of Ikuru town in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, HRM Aarom Ikuru. The palace spokesperson, Mr Maurice Ikuru, who confirmed the incident on Monday morning, February 22, said the monarch was kidnapped at about 8:30 to 9pm on Sunday, February 21. Meanwhile, spokesperson… Continue reading Gunmen abduct traditional ruler, four boat passengers in Rivers