Kidnapping News in Nigeria
In Katsina, no motorcycle or tricycle must be seen in the streets between 7pm and 6am henceforth as the governor, Aminu Masari, has decided to take a step in the fight against kidnappings in the state.
The police command in Kwara has confirmed the arrest and detention of a notorious kidnap kingpin who was fond of causing havoc in Katsina and running to the state for hiding.
They were said to have been abducted while teaching at their place of primary assignment, Obi Primary School in Avbiosi Uzebba community, Owan West local government area.
the Nigerian Army's spokesperson for the 17th brigade based in Kaduna, Captain Kayode Owolabi, said investigations show that the bandits were testing the might of the Nigerian Military by carrying out the kidnap.
The AGF and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, says the federal government will soon make its official position known regarding the regional security outfit, Amotekun, created by southwest governors.
Leader of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) Yerima Shettima, has expressed support for the newly inaugurated Operation Amotekun in the southwest, saying he has been an advocate of community policing all along.