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Kidnapping: Two medical doctors, Customs officer, others rescued in C’River

Kidnapping: Two medical doctors, Customs officer, others rescued in C’River

By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar At least six persons including a Chief Superintendent of Customs, two medical doctors, Deputy Route Commander of FRSC as well as two others have been rescued by tactical teams on Anti Kidnapping in Calabar, Cross River State. Vanguard learned that the six persons were released due to pressure exerted on the kidnappers […]

Banditry, Kidnappings, Killings: N/Central, N/West, S/West top 177 highways of terror

Banditry, Kidnappings, Killings: N/Central, N/West, S/West top 177 highways of terror

By Dayo Johnson,  Denis Agbo, Bashir Bello,  Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo, David Odama, Chinonso Alozie, Adeola Badru,  Haruna Aliyu & Musa Na Anabi No fewer than 177 highways across the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria have been identified by Sunday Vanguard as flashpoints for kidnapping, banditry and other violent acts. If you are travelling on these roads, […]

BREAKING: Court declares Evans, 2 others guilty of kidnapping

BREAKING: Court declares Evans, 2 others guilty of kidnapping

By Henry Ojelu A Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja, presided over by Justice Hakeem Oshodi has declared Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike (alias Evans) and two others guilty of kidnapping. Vanguard had reported that the premises of Ikeja High Court, Lagos, was under tight security as Justice Oshodi was currently delivering  judgment in the conspiracy and kidnapping […]

Kidnapping, others: Edo deploys over 120 security personnel to forests

Kidnapping, others: Edo deploys over 120 security personnel to forests

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN— Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has disclosed that no fewer than 120 security personnel have been deployed to forests in the state, particularly the Ovia forest, to dislodge criminals from the area. He made the disclosure, yesterday, in Benin City after chairing the February security council meeting. He said the […]

Alleged kidnapping: My sight failing, Evans’s co-defendant tells court

Alleged kidnapping: My sight failing, Evans’s co-defendant tells court

Joseph Emeka, one of the co-defendants of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, on Monday, told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that he was losing sight. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Emeka is facing trial alongside Onwuamadike, Chiemeka Arinze and Udeme Upong,  for attempted kidnap of Chief Vincent Obianodo, the Chairman […]