Gunmen Kidnap Emir Of Bukukuyum In Zamfara

Gunmen Kidnap Emir Of Bukukuyum In Zamfara

Latest reports are that the Emir of Bukukuyum in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria, Muahmmadu Usman, was on Friday night kidnapped from his palace by gunmen.

Though details of the incident are still unclear at present, Saturday morning, the whereabouts of the Emir remains unknown.

READ ALSO: Buhari Reveals What Is Worse Than Kidnapping, Terrorism

Meanwhile, the commissioner for information in Zamfara state, Ibrahim Magaji, has confirmed the development to Leadership newspaper.

Only two days ago the Department of State Security in Edo state apprehended six men said to be involved in the kidnapping of a former local government chairman in the state, Anselm Adima.

The suspects were also said to be the ones involved in the kidnapping of a woman and her daughter. The kidnappers later raped the woman but spared the daughter of the sad misfortune.


Khadijah Thabit avatar

Khadijah Thabit (Copyeditor) Khadijah Thabit is an editor with over 3 years of experience editing and managing contents such as articles, blogs, newsletters and social leads. She has a BA in English and Literary Studies from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Khadijah joined in September 2020 as a copyeditor and proofreader for the Human Interest, Current Affairs, Business, Sports and PR desks. As a grammar police, she develops her skills by reading novels and dictionaries. Email:

Online view pixel