Tag: Abduction

By Ismail Auwal The Northern Elders Forum ( NEF) has said that it would not reply Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s vituperation against the elders of the region. The spokesman of the group, Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, who ruled out...
By Ismail Auwal Barely few weeks to 2023 general elections, the ancient city of Kano is experiencing rising incidents of phone-snatching by gangs who attack unsuspecting people with knives and other local weapons. An investigation by Sahelian Times...

Residents flee as Boko Haram abduct scores, residents flee Nige

By Salim Yunusa Residents in Zazzaga and neighbouring communities in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State in the early hours on Saturday fled their...

JUST IN: Zaria local government workers abducted along Giwa – Zaria highway

By Salim Yunusa An unspecified number of people have been kidnapped along Giwa - Zaria highway on Monday evening, reports say. Sahelian Times reporter contacted a...

ISWAP terrorists abduct royal family members of Askira Uba

By Ismail Auwal Few days after the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP named its new leader, the terror group has abducted members of...

Gunmen invade UNIABUJA staff quarters, abduct professor, children, others

By Salim Yunusa Gunmen on Tuesday morning stormed the staff quarters of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) and abducted a professor of economics, Obansa Joseph,...

Emir of Kagara absent as gunmen attempt abducting him

Some unknown gunmen invaded the palace of Alhaji Ahmadu Attahiru, the Emir of Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, on Tuesday...

The University lecturer’s family abduction in Zaria, 40 days in captivity, and the failed state security

By Abdelghafar Amoka It was on Friday, 9th July 2021 at about 9 pm and my phone was ringing. I picked the phone and was...

BREAKING: Abducted pregnant woman from Zaria found dead

By Salim Yunusa One of the victims of Friday kidnapping in Zango area of Zaria has been killed by her abductors. Her corpse was recovered...

JUST IN: Bandits release 32 out of 69 remaining Bethel students

JUST IN: Bandits release 32 more Bethel student   Bandits have released another 32 students out of the 63 remaining abducted students of Bethel Baptist school...

JUST IN: 88 days after, Tegina Islamiyya pupils released by abductors

By Salim Yunusa More than 70 pupils of Islamiyya school in Tegina town who were kidnapped by armed bandits in Niger State have been released...

Six abducted Niger students die in bandits’ custody

By Salim Yunusa   Six of the 136 students kidnapped from an Islamic school in the north-central Nigerian state of Niger have died of illness, the...

Abductors of Niger Commissioner demand N500m ransom

By Salim Yunusa The abductors of Muhammed Sanni Idris, Niger state commissioner for Information have demanded N500 million in ransom.   Reports about how the commissioner was...

Breaking: Bandits abduct Niger State Commissioner for Information

By Ismail Auwal Alhaji Muhammed Sanni Idris, Niger State Commissioner for Information, has been abducted by bandits. Idris was kidnapped in the early hours of Monday...

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