Tag archive for ‘Kidnappers’
By admin On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Lagos Police Arrest Two Fleeing Kidnappers With Victim

LAGOS JANUARY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two notorious kidnappers – Igwe Sunday, 28; and Chukwuemeka Bright, 21 – who were fleeing with their victim, were on Wednesday arrested by the police in Lagos. They were arrested More...

By admin On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Delta: Killer Of Abducted Briton Shot Dead During Crossfire, Two Others Arrested

Dr. Ian Squire LAGOS NOVEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The kidnappers of the British volunteer who was shot dead in Delta State, Dr. Ian Squire, have met their waterloo. While one of them was shot dead during crossfire More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017

Suspected Militants Overwhelmed Police, Kidnap Two Principals, Six Students In Lagos School

Worried parents at the school premise LAGOS MAY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)- For the umpteenth time, gunmen suspected to be militants yesterday morning invaded the Lagos State Model College, Igbo Nla, Epe, abducting two More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Delta Police Launch Manhunt For Rescue of Abducted DPO As Kidnappers Establish Contact With Family

IGP Idris LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta Police Command has intensified efforts to rescue the Divisional Police Officer, (DPO) in charge of ‘C’ Division, Asaba, who was allegedly kidnapped by gunmen More...

By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Delta To Tackle Menace Of Kidnappers, Sets Up Six Special Courts

Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State Governor LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta state judiciary has set up six special courts to ensure speedy trial of kidnappers. The state Governor, Dr. Ifeajyi Okowa made the More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Jubilating Parents, Staff Besiege Turkish College over Release of Kidnapped Staff, Students

LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It was jubilation galore as the news of the release of the abducted staff and students of Turkish College filtered into town. Eight students and two staff of the Nigeria Turkish More...

By admin On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Kidnappers to Face Death Penalty in Lagos State

LAGOS JANUARY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill aimed at checking the spate of kidnapping in the state into law, with stiffer penalties including death sentence for offenders. The More...

By admin On Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Kidnappers of God is Good Motors’s Three Female Passengers Demand N5m Ransom

LAGOS DECEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Abductors of three female passengers of God Is Good Motors have demanded for ransom of N5m before their abductors will be release. Information shared via Ms. Obot’s phone More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Court Sentences Kidnappers of Delta Speaker, Monday Igbuya to 104 Years Imprisonment

Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon Monday Igbuya LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Delta State High Court sitting at Kwale presided over by Honourable Justice O. Jaloggo-Williams has sentenced eight accused More...

By admin On Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Bayelsa: Abducted 72 Years Retired Principal Died in Kidnappers’ Den

y By Amos Okioma LAGOS NOVEMBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The abducted 72 years old retired principal, Chief Sunday Festus died in the hands of his abductors at the early hours of yesterday, though his abductors had More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Delta State Commissioner Of Police Accused of Setting Two Policemen Arrested For Kidnapping Free

Delta CP Zanna Ibrahim LAGOS NOVEMBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Zanna, has released two Mobile Police Officers who allegedly kidnapped one Mr. Umukoro Daniel. The two More...

By admin On Sunday, October 9th, 2016

Two Nigerian Army Personnel Indicted in kidnap of CBN Governor’s Wife

Margret Emefiele LAGOS OCTOBER 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Two Nigerian Army personnel have been indicted in the kidnap saga of the wife of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria. A report monitored in Premium Times had More...

By admin On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Abductors of Lagos Landlords Request N1.2b Ransom

IGP Ibrahim Idris LAGOS SEPTEMBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The gunmen who kidnapped four residents of Isheri area of Lagos State, including three landlords are demanding a ransom of 300m Naira each from families of the More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Delta Police Storm Child Traffickers Den, Rescue Twelve Kidnapped Children

Rescued children LAGOS SEPTEMBER 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Delta State Police Command says it has arrested one Abigail Nwakama also known as Madam Cash and nine other suspected child traffickers in connection with More...

By admin On Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Panic in Rivers as Gunmen Set Ablaze Commercial Bus, Whisk Away 14 Passengers

IGP Ibrahim Idris LAGOS AUGUST 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There was panic in Rivers state on Friday as a commercial bus conveying about 14 passengers from Port Harcourt, the state capital to Omoku in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local More...

By admin On Monday, August 8th, 2016

“We Received N15.1m Ransom in Two Batches’’ Suspected Kidnapper of Lagos Monarch Confessed

Iba Monarch, Oba Goriola Oseni LAGOS AUGUST 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Isaiah Ododem, one of the suspected nine kidnappers of the rescued Oniba of Iba, Oba Goriola Oseni, on Sunday in Lagos confessed to newsmen that they More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Lagos: Kidnappers of RCCG Pastor Demand N100m.. Earlier Abduct Twins, Immigration Officer, Hotelier

Ibrahim Idris LAGOS JULY The kidnappers of Kayode Bajomo, a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Santos bus stop, Isawo in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State have demanded a ransom of N100m. Our correspondent More...

By admin On Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Kidnappers to Serve Life Imprisonment in Delta State

LAGOS JUNE 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)- The Delta State House of Assembly on Wednesday in Asaba approved life imprisonment for any person convicted of kidnapping in the state. This followed the amendment of the Delta State More...

By admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Nigeria Senators Adopt Death Penalty for Kidnappers, Propose 5-Year Jail Term For Randy Lecturers

LAGOS MAY 4TH5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Senate has recommended death penalty for kidnappers and tasked state governments to enact laws to enable security agencies to prosecute kidnappers and other crime related More...

By admin On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Three Kidnappers Sentence to Death in Delta State

LAGOS MAY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Three persons, Augustine Akpojivi, Dawel James and Collins Enye have been sentenced to death by hanging for kidnapping one Rufus Uzoma Allwell, a staff of Warri Refinery and Petrochemical More...

By admin On Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Delta: How Ughelli Lawyer, Okoriko Escapes from Kidnappers Den in Oghara Forest

IGP Solomon Arase LAGOS MAY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-We have heard of kidnapped victims gaining freedom through assistant of security agents or payment of huge ransom to their abductors. But Barr. John Okoriko, an Ughelli More...

By admin On Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Abductors of Lagos School Girls Contact Parents, Demand N200m for Their Release

One of the abducted girls Tofunmi Popoolaniyan LAGOS MARCH 3RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The kidnappers of three girls from Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary (BMJS) have demanded N200 million ransom. Timilehin Olisa, Tofunmi More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Edo State: Tension in Benin as Bomb Blast Destroys Five Houses

LAGOS FEBRUARY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-There was tension in Benin City, Tuesday, after five houses were destroyed in a bomb blast. The incident which occurred at about 3pm caused panic, as it was alleged that members More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Delta: Kidnapped Isoko Monarch Regains Freedom

HRM Josiah Umukoro Agbaza II LAGOS FEBRUARY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The monarch of Olomoro Kingdom in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, Josiah Umukoro Agbaza II?, who was abducted last week has regained More...

By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Kidnappers Invade FESTAC Town, Lagos, Target Top Businessmen

Solomon Arase LAGOS JANUARY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Reporting reaching Urhobotoday an online medium has affirmed that FESTAC town in Amuwo-Odofin LGA of Lagos State has become an haven for kidnappers who target mostly More...