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Gunmen kidnap LG chairman’s son in Kano

Kano State Commissioner of Police Rabiu Yusuf The Chairman of Kiru Local Government in Kano State, Alhaji Nasiru Muazu has confirmed the abduction of his son, Babangida, by gunmen on Wednesday night. Muazu confirmed the incident in a telephone interview

Gunmen Kidnap Three Lecturers In Kaduna

  Three lecturers of the Shehu Idris College of Health in Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been abducted by gunmen. The Kaduna State Police Command confirmed the incident on Tuesday, According to the spokesperson of the command,

BREAKING: Gunmen Invade Three Communities In Adamawa

  Some gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have invaded three communities in Adamawa State, burning down many houses. The affected communities include Gon, Bolki and Nzomosu in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa. Lawmaker representing Numan Constituency in the National

BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Newly Elected LG Chairman In Imo

File   Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins have killed an All Progressives Congress (APC) Local Government Chairman, Mr Sunny Ejiagwu. The victim, who was murdered on Friday morning, was until his death the Chairman of Ideato North LGA of

Gunmen Reportedly Abduct Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye (file)   The lawmaker representing Kogi West district, Senator Dino Melaye, has been reportedly abducted by gunmen. Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, who represents Bayelsa East, disclosed this on Thursday via his Twitter handle. He revealed that he got

Gunmen Kill Four, Injure Eight In Zamfara Mosque Attack

File   A group of gunmen have killed at least four people during prayer at a mosque at Kawddi village in Zamfara State. The attack, which also injured at least eight people, occurred at about 8pm on Tuesday in Zurmi

Gunmen Kill Two Policemen In Fresh Birnin Gwari Attack

  Two policemen have been killed after gunmen attacked them while on patrol along the Birnin-Gwari – Funtua Road in Kaduna State. The Spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mukhtar Aliyu, confirmed this to Channels Television on Tuesday. According

Gunmen Kidnap Catholic Priest Again

File photo   A Catholic priest of the Sacred Heart Parish, Obomkpa, Reverend Andrew Anah, has been kidnapped. The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the abduction to Channels Television on Thursday, stating that this is the

Gunmen Kill Seven Police Officers In Abuja

File photo of a gunman   No fewer than seven police officers were killed by some gunmen in Abuja, the nation’s capital on Tuesday. The policemen were reportedly gunned down at Galadimawa Junction, just off the international airport road in

Gunmen Kill Four In Borno Village

  Four people were killed and six others injured in a suicide attack in Tunkushe – a village in Borno State, by Boko Haram insurgents. The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday when a male suicide bomber detonated

Gunmen Kidnap Traditional Ruler In Delta

File photo   The Traditional Ruler of Ogodor Kingdom and chairman of Aniocha North Traditional Rulers Committee, HRM Sunday Olisewokwu, in Delta state has been reportedly abducted by gunmen who invaded his palace over the weekend. Although the circumstances that

Two Killed As Gunmen Attack Niger Jail, Free Prisoners

File photo of a prison in Nigeria   The Nigeria Prisons Service has confirmed a jailbreak at Minna Medium Security Prison. The spokesperson of the prison service in Niger State, Rabiu Shuaibu, said the incident occurred on Sunday night at

Gunmen Kill Two Policemen, Abduct NURTW Chairman And Others In Kaduna

  Some gunmen have attacked a police checkpoint at Ciki Da Falo village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing two policemen and abducting about 18 people. The fresh attack on Thursday comes barely two weeks after

Gunmen Kill Five, Injure Three In Fresh Plateau Attack

Plateau State on the map of Nigeria Gunmen in a fresh attack on Plateau State have killed five persons and injured three others. The attack occurred on Sunday night at Inding village in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the