• 24-year-old arrested for killing, burying kidnap victim in Kano

    24-year-old arrested for killing, burying kidnap victim in Kano0

    The police in Kano State have arrested a 24-year-old Habibu Sale, who allegedly kidnapped and killed an eight-year-old Asiya Tasiu in Chikawa village, Gabasawa Local Government Area of the state, after collecting a ransom of N500,000.   There are indications that the suspect may die by hanging after prosecution, as investigations are still ongoing to

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  • Ex-footballer Obodo escapes from Nigeria kidnappers

    Ex-footballer Obodo escapes from Nigeria kidnappers0

        Nigeria’s Christian Obodo celebrates his goal against Zimbabwe during their African Nations Cup Group D soccer match in Port Said, Egypt January 27, 2006. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti   Former Nigeria midfielder Christian Obodo, who spent over a decade in Serie A, including spells with Fiorentina and Udinese, said Monday that he had escaped from

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  • Edo deputy governor’s brother kidnapped

    Edo deputy governor’s brother kidnapped0

    Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu By Ozioruva Aliu A younger brother to the Deputy Governor of Edo state identified as Frederick Shaibu has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen while going to drop his kids in the school near Benin City, the Edo state capital. The incident reportedly happened on Monday. As at the time

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  • Enyimba’s Ojo, Francis kidnapped in Ondo, police rescue one

    Enyimba’s Ojo, Francis kidnapped in Ondo, police rescue one0

    The Programme Facilitator for 2020 Accelium Olympics, Adeidunu Uba, has advocated for acceptance of online games by schools in Nigeria, saying the online worldwide smart game will help to improve learning outcomes. Uba, programme in Lagos, said enrolling of pupils into the competition was a great step towards developing their thinking skills and preparing them

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  • Woman appeared in court for allegedly staging own kidnap

    Woman appeared in court for allegedly staging own kidnap0

    A 26-year-old woman, Atagher Queen, who allegedly faked her kidnap, on Thursday, appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Meta, Lagos. The police charged Queen with three counts of fake kidnap and extortion. She, however, pleaded not guilty. Earlier, the Prosecution counsel, Inspector Chinalu Uwadione, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on

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  • Woman steals baby in Ogun state

    Woman steals baby in Ogun state0

    LAGOS resident has been arrested by police for allegedly stealing a baby in Ogun State. Falilat Olatunji, a resident of Ayobo in Ipaja area of the state, allegedly sneaked into a woman’s room at Iyana Lajola, Mile Two, Abeokuta and stole her sleeping four-month-old son. It was alleged that the child’s mother, identified as Taiwo

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