Kidnapping News in Nigeria
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa says he won’t hesitate to sign the execution order of convicted kidnappers, to send a signal that there is no hiding place for felons in the state.
Several Islamic scholars and many Islamiyah school pupils read the Holy Quran, while prayers were also said for the rescue of another son of the soil, Abba Dan Deza, a staff member of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission.
The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday, June 19, declared that plans are underway to chase ‘bad Fulani herders’ involved in violent attacks out of Yoruba land.
A suspect arrested by officers of the Nigeria Police, Abubakar Umar a.k.a Dogo, has said that himself and other members of his gang made a minimum of N200 million from kidnapping in the past six months.
A passenger bus was hijacked by armed bandits on Tuesday, June 18 at the Evekwu community axis of the East-West Road in Emohua local government area of Rivers state.
The headlines of mainstream Nigerian newspaper of Thursday, June 20, are focused on the security situation in the country as southwest governors get wake up call, SERAP, PDP, CDHR attack Tukur Buratai for blaming soldiers.