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Army urges families of kidnap victims to intimate security agencies of demand for ransom

The Nigerian Army has urged the family members of kidnap victims to intimate security agencies of demand for ransom payment from kidnappers.

Kidnappers demand N20m ransom to release Edo APC LGA chairman

Jethro Ibileke/BeninThe gunmen who abducted Mr. Henry Ashofor, the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State,...

Farmer remanded over alleged kidnap of girl, N4m ransom demand

A Magistrate Court in Minna on Friday ordered the remand in prison custody of a farmer, Jibrin Adamu, for allegedly kidnapping a 19-year-old girl and demanding N4 million ransom.

Abductors demand N200m for release of Turkish expatriates

Abductors of two Turkish expatriates in Akwa Ibom have demanded N200 million to release them. The victims were abducted on Monday, 10th April from their Airstrip Hotel room in Eket Local Government Area of the state.

Suspected kidnapper caught inside bank trying to withdraw N44m ransom

The police at the Lion Building Division, Lagos Island have arrested a suspected kidnapper, Abiodun Joshua, 28 for attempting to withdraw N44m ransom he...

Isheri kidnappers demand N1.2 billion ransom

The gunmen who kidnapped four residents of Isheri area of Lagos State, are asking the families to pay N300m each, before they can be...

My father’s abductors haven’t contacted family for ransom-Son

Son of the abducted Lagos monarch, Alhaji Kabiru Oseni says his father’s abductors have not yet established contact with the family to demand for...

New Zealand rules out ransom for Nigerian kidnappers

New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, on Thursday ruled out paying a ransom as a long-held government standing for a New Zealander abducted a...

Nigerian Government denies Chibok Girls ransom report

Nigeria’s information minister has denied media reports the Islamist militant group Boko Haram is demanding $50 million from the government as ransom before releasing...

3 clerics kidnapped in Kaduna, N100m ransom demanded

Abductors of the National President of Fellowship of Churches of Christ In Nigeria known in as “Tarayyar Ekklesiyoyin Kristi A Nijeria” Rev Emmanuel Dziggau...

CP: No ransom paid to free schoolgirls

Kazeem UgbodagaLagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, says no ransom was paid to secure the release of the three kidnapped girls of Babington...

Breaking: Security agencies rescue Dickson’s sister without ransom

The younger sister of Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, has been rescued after spending over two months in the hands of kidnappers.A...

Kidnappers of Rivers Info Commissioner’s mom slash ransom to N25m

Okafor Ofiebor/Port HarcourtKidnappers of Madam Patience Tam-George, the 85-year old mother of the Rivers State Commissioner of Information and Communication, have reduced the ransom...

Kidnappers demand N30m for mother of Rivers Commissioner for Information

Okafor Ofiebor/Port HarcourtRivers Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr Austin Tam-George has confirmed the kidnap of his 85 years old mother, Mrs Patience Tam-George...

Dickson to amend Bayelsa criminal code, warns against ransom to kidnappers

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson on Friday in Yenagoa, read a riot act to criminals with a stern warning that Bayelsans should...

Don’t succumb to paying ransom to kidnappers – Dickson

The Bayelsa state governor, Henry Seriake Dickson on Friday in Yenagoa, read a Riot Act to criminals with a stern warning that Bayelsans should...

FG issues security alert, says Boko Haram plans abductions for ransom

The Federal Government warned on Friday that Boko Haram terrorists, who have been beaten and put on the run by the military, are planning...

Minister hints ransom helped free Poles from pirates in Nigeria

Poland's foreign minister has hinted that a ransom was paid to free five Polish seamen abducted from a cargo ship by pirates last month...

Expatriate abducted, released after paying ransom

Abiodun Onafuye/AbeokutaA Chinese businessman who was abducted last week in Sagamu township by some people has regained his freedom.The freedom came after his people...

Kidnappers collect N100m ransom, demand extra N120m

Cyriacus IzuekweThe collection of N100m ransom and demand for an extra N120m by kidnappers of a business mogul, Chief James Uduji, has...

Kidnappers shoot bizman after collecting N30m ransom

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta.An Abeokuta-based oil magnate, Mr Akeem Lawal, 36, was kidnapped and shot after the kidnappers were paid N30 million as ransom.The incident happened...

Falae released without ransom payment – IGP Arase

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, on Thursday said that no ransom was paid for the release of a former Secretary...

Islamic State demands ransom for Norwegian, Chinese captives

Islamic State has claimed that it is holding two captives, one Norwegian and one Chinese, and is offering to release them in return for...

Abuja bishop kidnapped, N40m ransom demanded

Bishop of Gwagwalada Diocese, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, has been kidnapped.Reverend Moses Tabuwaye, was on his way to Awka, Anambra state, for a church...

4 suspected kidnappers arrested after collecting N3m ransom

Cyriacus IzuekweOperatives of the Department of State Security Service, DSS, have arrested four suspected kidnappers and charged them before a Lagos court after they...

Kidnappers Of Winners Pastor Demand N60m

Daniels EkugoKidnappers of the Senior Resident Pastor of the Living Faith Church, a.k.a. Winners Chapel situated along IBB Way, opposite the Margaret Ekpo International...

Police lied, 10 freed Ekiti captives paid ransom to abductors

The ten persons, including an 11-year-old boy kidnapped in Ekiti a month ago were at the early hours of Saturday were released by their...

Kidnappers Demand N40m From Newspaper Agent

Henry OjeluKidnappers in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, southwest Nigeria, have demanded the sum of N40 million from the family of a newspaper distributor, Mrs...

Gunmen Abduct Osun LG Boss, Demand N50m Ransom

Yet-to-be identified gunmen have abducted the Head of Local Government Administration of Atakumosa West Local Government, Osun state, southwest Nigeria, Mr. Kunle Falode.A security...

Kidnappers Of The Nation Reporter Demand N20m

The gunmen who kinapped the correspondent of The Nation newspaper in Aba, Abia state, eastern Nigeria, have demanded N20m ransom for his release.The correspondent, Mr....

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