Bandits kidnap Catholic priest in Abia, demand N50m ransom

A Catholic priest, identified as Reverend Father Chinedu Nwadike has been kidnapped by bandits along the Okigwe – Enugu expressway in Umunneochi council area of Abia State. Sources told Vanguard that Nwadike who is also the Deputy Registrar of Spiritan University Nneochi, SUN, was abducted alongside a seminarian on their way to Enugu for an official assignment. The sources hinted that the kidnappers have made contact with the school demanding N50bm ransom for his release.   Read Also : Gunmen Kidnap 2 catholic priests in Edo   “Reverend Father Nwadike…

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Kidnapped Nollywood members, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel regain freedom

Actors Guild of Nigeria have announced that kidnapped actors, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Agbogidi have been released by their abductors. According to a statement released by the Actors Guild of Nigeria on its official Instagram page on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, the movie stars were released unhurt and in healthy conditions. It read; “This is to gladly inform the public that the kidnapped actors Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel Agbogidi have been released unhurt. The elated National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas announced their release by the…

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Gunmen Kill Policeman, Kidnap Chinese National In Kwara

Confirming the incident on Tuesday, the Kwara State Police Command said the killing and abduction took place at a quarry in Shao in Moro Local Government Area of the State. Channels Television gathered that the gunmen also burnt the car allegedly used in the operation on Sunday and disappeared without any trace. Sources said another Police Operative who was reportedly injured in the attack has been taken to a hospital for medical attention. The Command is working round the clock to get the victim rescued and apprehend the perpetrators,”said the Police…

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Gunmen Kidnap 2 catholic priests in Edo

Gunmen have abducted two Catholic priests identified as Rev. Father Peter Udo of St Patrick’s Catholic church Uromi in Esan North East and Rev. Father Philemon Oboh of St Joseph retreat center Ugboha in Esan South East local government area of Edo State. The Priests were kidnapped between Ehor and Iruekpen along the Benin-Ekpoma Expressway on Saturday, July 2. It was gathered that the two clergymen had attended a programme in Benin city and were returning to base when their vehicle ran into the gunmen. The Gunmen were said to…

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Gunmen Kidnap, Behead Anambra Ex-Lawmaker After Collecting N15M Ransom

The headless body of the kidnapped Anambra State physically-challenged politician identified as Mr Nelson Achukwu has been found by his relatives. Tribune Online gathered that the decapitated body of the late Achukwu was found between the boundary of Utuh and Ukpor in Nnewi South local government of the state. His decapitated body has been quickly buried by the family members on Tuesday because the corpse had started decomposing. Achukwu, a former member of the Anambra State House of Assembly and a businessman was reportedly kidnapped from his home in Ukpor…

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N100M ransome paid, Samuel Kanu-Uche, Methodist Prelate narrates ordeal

The Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Kanu-Uche, who was abducted by hoodlums in Abia State, has said N100m was paid by the church to secure his freedom. The cleric, who spoke during a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, said the kidnappers showed him decomposing bodies of some past victims. Kanu-Uche was abducted on Sunday along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway in the Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State. He was taken together with his chaplain, Very Rev. Abidemi Shittu, and the Bishop of Owerri,…

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Bishop, Priests Abducted in Abia, Owerri

A Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Dr Samuel Uche, has been kidnapped by yet-to-be-identified men in Abia State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed this to Channels Television on Sunday in Umuahia, the state capital. According to him, the clergyman was abducted alongside two others – the Bishop of Methodist Church, Owerri  Diocese, and the prelate’s chaplain. Ogbonna explained that the clergymen were abducted at about 2pm on their way from a church event in Okigwe (Imo State) to Isuochi in Umu Nneochi Local Government…

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APC Aspirant kidnapped on Primaries day

The All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Assembly aspirant eyeing the ticket of Qua’an Pan South State Constituency of Plateau in the 2023 general elections, Hon. Na’anyil Magdalene Dakogol, has been kidnapped. The spokesperson of the Plateau Police Command, Ubah Gabriel, confirmed the development, saying the commissioner of police had sent tactical team to rescue the victim. Bandits gun down PDP delegates in Niger Money Politics: Only two delegates voted for Shehu Sani in Kaduna PDP Primary Hon. Madalene was kidnapped on the day her party conducted the primaries. Na’anyil,…

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Boko Haram Attacks Nigerian Police Training School, Abducts Many Instructors

Members of the deadly Boko Haram terrorist sect, on Thursday, invaded the police mobile training school in the Limankara Gwoza local government area of Borno State abducting many people in the process. According to Punch, the kidnappers left with an unspecified number of mobile policemen. The training school is located twenty-five kilometres from Gwoza town, the hometown of Senator Ali Ndume, the Chairman Senate Committee on Army. It is a border town between Borno and Madagali LGA of Adamawa State. The insurgent fighters reportedly attacked the training school on Thursday…

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Prospective Corp Member, Iorliam Jennifer Awashima Kidnapped on her way to camp

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted a prospective Corps member, Iorliam Jennifer Awashima, NaijaCover Reports. It was gathered by NaijaCover, that the Benue State University graduate was on her way to the NYSC camp in Kebbi State for the 2021 Batch C Stream One orientation course, when she was abducted alongside other passengers. The incident happened on Wednesday, October 20, around Zamfara axis. The driver of the vehicle and some others were said to have managed to escape. See Facebook report on that… Her names are Iorliam Jennifer Awashima.…

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