Kidnapping In Nigeria 2018

On Wednesday, armed gunmen in Nigeria kidnapped two. The culprit in the Feb. TVC News Nigeria 275,001 views. TVC Breakfast 12th June 2017| Police parade Nigeria's most wanted Kidnapping suspect - Duration: 21:37. , the Philippine Embassy in the Nigerian capital of Abuja said the 12 crew members. Ian Squire, a 56-year-old British national missionary, who was kidnapped with three others on the 13 October in the Nigeria’s Niger Delta region by an armed group, has died in custody. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria, particularly in the Niger Delta region, the country's oil production heartland which neighbours Enugu state. The fishing boat arrived at a Ghana port on Wednesday. In a report written in response to the Research Directorate's request for information, an assistant professor of criminology at the University of Alberta, whose research focuses on kidnapping in Nigeria [1], indicated that kidnapping for ransom has become "fluid, diffuse, unpredictable, and widespread in southern Nigeria" (10 July 2014, 3). Reports continued of extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, and torture and other ill-treatment, which, in some cases, led to deaths in custody. There's apparently a nexus between the proliferation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) and unrelenting kidnapping in Nigeria. Nigerian police rescued two Americans and two Canadians abducted by gunmen. From kidnappings of oil workers in the Niger Delta to abductions of public figures in the north, our news has been full of abductions and the resultant killings. The incident took place in Nigeria’s western state of Ilorin at 10 p. Facebook; Nigerian police have arrested a suspect in connection with the. The security architecture of Nigeria have to be strengthened effectively to forthwith curb the menace of kidnappings galore in the country. Phyllis Sortor, an American missionary with the Free Methodist Church, was kidnapped Monday by masked gunmen in. Szijjártó told a press conference held on. In the first three months of 2019, nearly half of kidnappings in the country were in Zamfara, according to Nigeria's top police official. OPEC unofficially welcomes Nigeria being unable to ship as much oil as Nigeria wants to sell. Updated: 23 Sep 2018, 3:00 PIRATES kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant ship in Nigerian waters today. Nigeria: two Americans and two Canadians kidnapped in ambush. According to Citi News sources, the suspect was brought to Ghana yesterday [Wednesday] by some Nigerian Security operatives. A three-year-old Nigerian boy was kidnapped in the oil-producing Niger Delta in southern Nigeria today, police said, four days after a British girl of the same age was released by her kidnappers. The arrest of Chika John Nnodim on August 5, 2019, brings the number of arrested suspects in. Steven Harwood, head of special risks at EOS,. In Mozambique, a homegrown militant group, al-Sunnah, which conducted its first attack in northern Cabo Delgado province in 2017, may present a. Gist: Americans, Canadians Kidnapped In Nigeria Freed (Read 152 times) 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. According to EOS, it is the highest number of hostages taken by a Nigerian pirate group in a single attack. This is the second time kidnapping incident would take place in the community. The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) pointed out in March 2018, that Nigeria accounts for about 70% of illegal small arms in West Africa. These days, residents sleep with one eye open and the other closed, our correspondent JOY IMISI examines the situation and reports. Faduyile said this at a news. Nigeria captain Mikel John Obi overcame unimaginable circumstances to compete in his country’s World Cup match against Argentina last week. Police in Ghana said on Wednesday that their investigations revealed that Wilis spearheaded the kidnapping of the three women. Her name was in the list of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls. Abia state led with 104 kidnap cases while Ebonyi and Lagos closely followed with 98 cases each. Nigeria reported 14 pirate attacks in the first quarter of 2019 compared to 22 in the same period in 2018. Crew of Swiss ship freed after September kidnapping off Nigeria MV Glarus owner Massoel Shipping negotiated release of seven Filipinos, a Bosnian, a Croatian, a Romanian, a Slovenian and a Ukrainian Staff Writer October 28, 2018. Track elected officials, research health conditions, and find news you can use in politics. April 13, 2018. Issele-Uku, Nigeria, Oct 29, 2018 / 04:55 pm (CNA). Kidnappers abduct two Americans, two Canadians in Nigeria; two police killed. - Five nuns were abducted by gunmen in Nigeria's Delta state on Thursday, according to local media. From kidnappings of oil workers in the Niger Delta to abductions of public figures in the north, our news has been full of abductions and the resultant killings. Several others escaped. Nigeria Dapchi school kidnappings: What we know. Boko Haram Frees Over 100 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls The girls were freed Wednesday after they were abducted from the Government Girls Science and Technical College on February 19. LAGOS, Nigeria (CNN) - A female aid worker abducted in Nigeria's troubled northeast region has been killed, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Monday. The latest kidnapping comes as U. Police in the Nigerian city of Jos are investigating the circumstances of how a 15-year-old boy staged his own kidnap and demanded a ransom from his father for his release. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria. Nigerian anti-riot police patrol a demonstration against fuel prices in Lagos, Nigeria, on May 18, 2016. Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss ship off Nigeria: ship company Sunday September 23 2018 An armed Somali pirate keeping vigil on the coastline near Hobyo, northeastern Somalia on January 4, 2012. 17, 2018 / 8:27 PM 2 Americans, 2 Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria. These attacks resulted in the kidnap of 35 seafarers for ransom and the hijacking of several vessels. According to a piracy report by ICC Commercial Crime Services (CCS), a division of International Chamber of Commerce, pirates armed with machine guns in two speed boats approached an offshore support vessel underway in waters offshore Brass, Nigeria. Jan 18, 2018 · Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Two American and two Canadian citizens have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna, a state in Northern Nigeria, a spokesperson for the Kaduna State Police told CNN. This article contained a paragraph that was a copyright violation. US News is a recognized leader in college, grad school, hospital, mutual fund, and car rankings. Dozens of Nigerian girls feared abducted by Boko Haram More than 110 schoolgirls are missing a day after suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked their school, police say. The remaining 40 sailors of Ghanaian nationality were reportedly set free. Gunmen suspected to be kidnapers have abducted the younger brother to a former Chairman of Kuje Area Council, Mohammed Abdullahi Galadima, in Rubochi town of the council. The women were freed during a Jan. “More than six persons were kidnapped in 2018 at the same location. Issele-Uku, Nigeria, Oct 29, 2018 / 04:55 pm (CNA). Two South Africans kidnapped in Nigeria freed Saturday 27 January 2018 - 9:48pm A Libyan official said the men were abducted on Friday, while travelling from the airport in Ubari, to a power plant. Amnesty's Nigeria director Osai Ojigho called the kidnapping a "catalyst for the government to ensure adequate protection of all schools in the north-east so that this can never happen again". “Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship’s operator said in a statement,” highlighting the ongoing threat of piracy in the area. Issele-Uku, Nigeria, Oct 29, 2018 / 04:55 pm. The police are attempting to rescue the four people, who were taken by unidentified gunmen on Oct. The German national was working at a construction site in northern Nigeria. Two Americans and two Canadians have been kidnapped in an ambush in Kaduna state, northern Nigeria, police said on Wednesday, in the latest abduction targeting foreigners. Mikel revealed he was told hours before the match that his father was abducted in southeast Nigeria and held for ransom. Catholic News Agency | Oct. The police are attempting to rescue the four people, who were taken by unidentified gunmen on Oct. On Wednesday, armed gunmen in Nigeria kidnapped two. Nigeria continues to be the World’s epicentre for piracy activity. Today in Nigeria, kidnapping has hypnotically dragged the very flower of the society into its cauldron. com: http. The country has seen an increase in kidnappings. This is an explosive moment December 2017 and January 2018. A Nigerian, Samuel Wilis has been arrested in Ghana for allegedly kidnapping three young women in Western Ghana. (Reuters) At a private school in Lagos, Nigeria, armed security guards. Szijjártó told a press conference held on. Effects of Kidnapping in Nigeria. Global Affairs Canada says it's aware of reports that two Canadian citizens have been kidnapped in Nigeria. The country faces many problems, including unemployment, corruption, and low rates of education—but it is kidnapping, thanks to high-profile incidents perpetrated by the Islamic militant group known as Boko Haram, that has drawn the world's attention. OTTAWA—Global Affairs Canada says it’s aware of reports that two Canadian citizens have been kidnapped in Nigeria. 39 EDT First published on Wed 21 Mar 2018 04. Four Turkish citizens abducted in central Nigeria’s Kwara State last week have been reportedly rescued, according to security sources. The President's office has not yet commented on the. Also the moral values embedded in the Nigerian culture seems to be disappearing gradually, this is a contributing factor to the rise of kidnappings in Nigeria. Police in Ghana said on Wednesday that their investigations revealed that Wilis spearheaded the kidnapping of the three women. Ghana seeks extradition of Nigerian kidnap suspect. Local authorities in Nigeria and German authorities have confirmed that a Hungarian national was among the six crew members kidnapped by pirates from a German container vessel near the shores of Nigeria, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday. The high rate of kidnap for ransom incidents in the country is unlikely to abate in the short to medium term. January 20, 2018. Kidnapping became a free-ticket to sudden riches through the porous security environment in which most people live in Nigeria. KANO: The finance minister for Nigeria’s Zamfara state, who was kidnapped by gunmen in an ambush that killed his deputy, has been released along with one of his aides, a regional spokesman said. February 20, 2018. Allan Kadams, has been kidnapped. The causes of kidnapping in Nigeria have been grouped under economic and political factors. From January through June 2018, EOS recorded 34 Nigerian pirate attacks on merchant and fishing vessels in the Gulf of Guinea. However, we are pleading with relevant authorities to come to our rescue. State Department officials visit Nigeria this week, in the wake of continued killings of Christians and other civilians by Islamic radicals. Allan Kadams, has been kidnapped. He said security officers, including an anti-kidnapping unit, have been deployed to the area to ensure the perpetrators are apprehended while the two foreigners are rescued unharmed. Nigeria: Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss ship - Piracy on the live map - Pirates map of treasures - pirates. Feb 21, 2018 · More than 100 Nigerian girls feared kidnapped after Boko Haram storms school Save A still from a video posted by Boko Haram in January 2018 shows some of the girls who were abducted in 2014 Credit. Endemic corruption that has eaten into the fabric of socioeconomic system over the years especially as revealed since the beginning of the Fourth Republic has also been identified as one of the causes of kidnapping. local time (2100 GMT) on Friday, an anonymous source was quoted as saying. The said kidnap is said to have occurred on Tuesday evening around Kaduna-Abuja. The abduction comes nine months after Islamic State’s West Africa branch executed a Red Cross aid worker who was kidnapped from another town in northeastern Nigeria in March 2018. From kidnappings of oil workers in the Niger Delta to abductions of public figures in the north, our news has been full of abductions and the resultant killings. Nigeria national team captain John Obi Mikel told KweseESPN his father was kidnapped just hours before the team's final World Cup group stage match against Argentina. Pastor Jeremiah Omolara murdered in Nigeria, militants kidnapped his wife and son On Sunday evening, Pastor Jeremiah Omolara of Living Faith Church was attacked while driving with his wife and son. On Tuesday, dozens of gunmen attacked two villages in the same state and killed 14 people. Published November 6, 2017 November 6, 2017. TVC News Nigeria 275,001 views. Inspector General of Police, Ibrohim. Volume 1, Issue 1, 2018, PP 51-59 Journal of Law and Judicial System V1 I1 2018 51 Socio-Economic Implication of Kidnapping and Hostage Taking in Southern Nigeria Benjamin Okorie1 - Ajah, Bonaventure N. Government efforts to address these problems have been discriminatory, sentimental and engulfed in ethnicity. In the early morning raid, several armed men in boats opened fire on the rigs security guards. Kidnapping for ransom has increased in many parts of Nigeria including states like Zamfara, Kaduna, Katsina, Ondo and Ekiti. Suspected to be Muslim Fulani herdsmen who have carried out numerous kidnappings and attacks in southern Kaduna state, the armed radicals at 12:20 a. Over a thousand kidnapping cases were recorded in Nigeria, amounting to 1133 cases in total. October 18, 2018 11:36 am Egypt’s Foreign Ministry is coordinating with the Egyptian Embassy in Abuja, and the Nigerian authorities, to uncover the fate of a kidnapped Egyptian citizen in Nigeria, according to Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs Khalid Rizk. In Nigeria, the crime of kidnapping gained prominence lately with the political strives of militants of the Niger Delta region of the South-South Nigeria (Barack, 2010). Nigeria has witnessed and continues to witness various forms of militancy and violence, which have generated a booming new enterprise in the form of kidnapping for ransom. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria. Continuing Kidnappings and Violence Plague Area. If you look at kidnapping and terrorism you will understand from its definition that it reflects a. Youths are now happily and foolhardily involved and engaged in it. The Dapchi abduction has revived painful memories of a 2014 kidnapping of 276 girls from a school in Chibok Boko Haram Has Kidnapped Dozens of Schoolgirls, Again. The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has said it intends to eliminate kidnapping and militancy from Nigeria by 2018. April 13, 2018. January 30, 2018 By World Watch Monitor Mali Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Gloria Argoti, Kidnapping, Mali A new video of the Colombian nun kidnapped in the south of Mali almost a year ago has been released on the Internet. Shanice Stephanie. Two South Africans kidnapped in Nigeria freed Saturday 27 January 2018 - 9:48pm A Libyan official said the men were abducted on Friday, while travelling from the airport in Ubari, to a power plant. The remaining 40 sailors of Ghanaian nationality were reportedly set free. In 2018, four people were kidnapped along the same path to the community that houses naval quarters. Nigerian Christian community mourns Boko Haram kidnapping February 27, 2018 CNA Daily News News Briefs 0 Print Kano, Nigeria, Feb 28, 2018 / 12:40 am ( CNA/EWTN News ). Abuja, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Jan, 2018 ) :Two South Africans kidnapped last week in Nigeria were released on Saturday, police said, in the latest abduction targeting foreigners. Cremza's abduction is an unfortunate addition to the trend of criminal gangs kidnapping foreigners in Nigeria usually to use them to make ransom demands. This was the latest in a string of. Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in Nigeria's north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday. There was little reporting on the. Following the kidnap of the above named victims at different locations in the State on 17/11/2017, 28/11/2017 and 24/01/2018 respectively, Operatives of the Command Anti kidnapping Unit acting on. Earlier this month, a British woman was one of two people shot dead by gunmen who stormed a holiday resort in the northern city of Kaduna. Kidnappings, often for ransom, are on the rise in north-western Nigeria. Kidnapped Americans, Canadians Rescued in Nigeria, Police Say. The girls were kidnapped on August 17, 2018 but public outcry over the incident only intensified this month. 23 February 2018. The police spokesman in Kano, Magaji Majia, confirmed the. The behind-the-scenes maneuvering of the Abubakr Shekau-led group in the. Anybody caught involved in the act is expected to face a penalty of ten years’ imprisonment. Catholic News Agency | Oct. "More than six persons were kidnapped in 2018 at the same location. Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria’s Delta state: police Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday. LAGOS: Four Turkish nationals have been kidnapped at gunpoint in central Nigeria, police said on Monday, in the latest such incident in the country. The objective of the study was to among other things identify, the causes of kidnapping in Nigeria as well as its implications for the national security and the strategies to curb it. Continuing Kidnappings and Violence Plague Area. South Korea's Joint Chiefs off Staff (JCS) said the abductees, which were reportedly known to have been a captain, a mate and an engineer, had been kidnapped by Nigerian pirates. Islamic terrorists kidnapped 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria last month, as part of a larger terrorist insurgency to take over northern Nigeria and turn it into a medieval Islamic state governed by. A Nigerian, Samuel Wilis has been arrested in Ghana for allegedly kidnapping three young women in Western Ghana. March 06, 2018. Canadian, American solar workers kidnapped in Nigeria rescued. Kidnapping is an offence punishable under the Nigerian law. Parents In Nigeria Asking How Boko Haram Succeeded Again In Kidnapping Schoolgirls In Nigeria, distraught families want to talk to the nation's president to press him to help find the 110 girls. 16 Unidentified gunmen abduct two American and two Canadian nationals near Kafanchan, Kaduna state, January 16 TIMEFRAME expected from 1/16/2018, 8:00 PM until 1/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). “Four Turkish expatriates were kidnapped in Gbale village in the Edu local government area of Kwara State,” said Okasanmi Ajayi, spokesman for Kwara state police. Kidnapping seems to be on the rise in Nigeria. 21 Feb 2018 20:59 GMT. Kidnapping became a free-ticket to sudden riches through the porous security environment in which most people live in Nigeria. 2018 latest Nigerian movies 747,193 views. 16 Unidentified gunmen abduct two American and two Canadian nationals near Kafanchan, Kaduna state, January 16 TIMEFRAME expected from 1/16/2018, 8:00 PM until 1/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). The majority of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by militants from the town of Dapchi last month have been returned, the government says. Over the past few weeks the Internet has been buzzing with the news of actress Dorcas Shola Fapson accusing her Taxify driver, Mr. Several Nigerian and global media outlets reported Saturday that the kidnapped Christian 16-year-old schoolgirl is indeed alive. March 3, 2018 / gdiaz2014 110 Schoolgirls Kidnapped In Nigeria The Nigerian government is under mounting pressure to find 110 school girls who were kidnapped more than a week ago in northeast Nigeria, likely by Boko Haram. Babcock says further details can't be released for privacy. Two German archaeologists were seized at gunpoint last year less than 100 kilometers (60 miles) northeast. Locsin, Jr. Feb 25, 2018 · In Nigeria, Another Mass Kidnapping Stirs Painful Memories and Anger Image An empty classroom at the school in Dapchi, Nigeria, where dozens of girls went missing after Boko Haram attacked the. Kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirls freed in Nigeria Last updated Mar 22, 2018 12,787 10 The majority of the 110 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by militants in the town of Dapchi last month have been. Danlami Yunana, an assistant director of administration at Government House, Taraba state, has been kidnapped. Spokesman John Babcock says consular officials in Nigeria are in contact with local authorities to gather additional information. They were taken at gunpoint by militants who are said to often demand ransoms for their victims. A Nigerian government spokesman stated that though originally 83 girls were to be released in May 2017, one of them chose to stay with her husband instead of being freed. Figure 1: Nigerian Army Task Force Formations in Chibok (Centre of Map) and Surrounding Towns After 2014 Kidnappings. Suspected to be Muslim Fulani herdsmen who have carried out numerous kidnappings and attacks in southern Kaduna state, the armed radicals at 12:20 a. Two American and two Canadian citizens kidnapped in Nigeria on Wednesday have been freed, police say. The Business of Kidnapping in Nigeria by Usman Tar Kidnapping has emerged as a new illegal business in Nigeria – similar to other forms of criminality such as smuggling, drug trafficking, counterfeiting, money laundering and advance fee fraud. However, we are pleading with relevant authorities to come to our rescue. The country faces many problems, including unemployment, corruption, and low rates of education—but it is kidnapping, thanks to high-profile incidents perpetrated by the Islamic militant group known as Boko Haram, that has drawn the world's attention. Four people, said to be setting up solar stations in Nigerian villages, were abducted after a gun battle last week. He said security officers, including an anti-kidnapping unit, have been deployed to the area to ensure the perpetrators are apprehended while the two foreigners are rescued unharmed. Other countries high up on the list included Venezuela, Mexico, Yemen, Syria, the Philippines, Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia. Ya Kaka was 15 when Boko Haram fighters attacked her village. Faduyile said this at a news. A Model Kidnapping (2019) By Jedixraja On Oct 10, 2019 0 Grace, an aspiring model, is thrilled to have fashion photographer Hunter Kelly help launch her career. Mikel has been playing in the World Cup in Russia, although Nigeria failed to make it out of the group stage. KIDNAPPING HOTSPOTS. That brought Boko Haram to world notoriety and. Reports continued of extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, and torture and other ill-treatment, which, in some cases, led to deaths in custody. Two Americans and two Canadians who were abducted by gunmen in northern Nigeria this week have been rescued, a police official said Saturday. To arrest the. All of the crew kidnapped by pirates from a container ship off the coast of Nigeria in October, including eight Polish nationals, are safe and will be reunited with their families, Poland's. The fact behind his death is yet not clear according to the. Nigeria kidnapping rate was at level of 0 cases per 100,000 population in 2013, unchanged from the previous year. The two men are workers of Tongyi Construction Company. and Nigerian officials, but a breakaway faction allied with Islamic State and. Nigerian security forces patrol the gutted and riot-torn town of Warri. Boko Haram Islamists who kidnapped 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria, just over a month ago have returned 76 of the students to the town, the government said on Wednesday. Babcock says further details can't be released for privacy. 21, 2018; DAKAR, Senegal — Islamist militants stormed into a girls' school in. Local authorities in Nigeria and German authorities have confirmed that a Hungarian national was among the six crew members kidnapped by pirates from a German container vessel near the shores of Nigeria, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday. Today in Nigeria, kidnapping has hypnotically dragged the very flower of the society into its cauldron. Locsin, Jr. Also on Sunday, Kenyan police arrested the wife and father-in-law of one of the suspected kidnappers of the Italian volunteer Silva Romano in the eastern African nation. Feb 25, 2018 · In Nigeria, Another Mass Kidnapping Stirs Painful Memories and Anger Image An empty classroom at the school in Dapchi, Nigeria, where dozens of girls went missing after Boko Haram attacked the. They were working on a road project in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State when they were forcefully whisked away by armed gunmen. LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen ambushed two Americans and two Canadians traveling through Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday. Anuri Maduwuike, was reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen yesterday Thursday August 22. Group of four Canadians and Americans kidnapped in deadly highway ambush in Nigeria During the ambush, two security personnel who were travelling with the group were shot and killed by the. The victims were moved to Birnin. The victims were moved to Birnin. Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in Nigeria's north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday. Benue State suffered a tragedy earlier in 2018 when two priests and 17 worshipers were killed by the Fulani in Mbalom, Gwer East Local Government Area. Five armed men kidnapped a German national and killed a policeman in. The latest in these series of alarming kidnappings is the abduction of the father-in-law of the president's ADC. Volume 1, Issue 1, 2018, PP 51-59 Journal of Law and Judicial System V1 I1 2018 51 Socio-Economic Implication of Kidnapping and Hostage Taking in Southern Nigeria Benjamin Okorie1 - Ajah, Bonaventure N. Even a casual observer who doesn’t live in Nigeria has likely heard of Boko Haram’s recent 2014 kidnappings of hundreds of children—mostly girls—from schools and villages. The girls were returned to the Nigerian town of Dapchi Wednesday. The kidnapping was the latest to target aid workers in the conflict-hit region after the abduction and killing of two female staff for the. Obi received a call demanding a ransom a few hours before Nigeria faced Argentina in a crucial World Cup match in St. These attacks resulted in the kidnap of 35 seafarers for ransom and the hijacking of several vessels. (CNN) - Two Americans and two Canadians who were abducted by gunmen in northern Nigeria this week have been rescued, a police official said Saturday. The remaining 40 sailors of Ghanaian nationality were reportedly set free. Earlier this month, a British woman was one of two people shot dead by gunmen who stormed a holiday resort in the northern city of Kaduna. It was observed at last week’s IUMI 2018 that pirates off the West African coast have expanded their entrepreneurial efforts from the traditional theft of oil or cargo into the kidnapping of. ABUJA, Nigeria — The release of more than 100 kidnapped schoolgirls on Wednesday has done little to quell the anger than many Nigerians feel toward their government, whose pronouncements, they. Nigeria news on live map and Nigerian crime, politics, military, security, technology noticies in Engish NGO Action Against Hunger confirms 6 staff kidnapped in Nigeria Abuja, Federal Capital Territory - Nigeria latest news in English on live map - nigeria. Follow me on Twitter: @leanne_graves Two Canadians and two Americans were released after being kidnapped in northern Nigeria last week where they were working on a solar project in Kaduna. Gunmen stormed a bar in the village of Gbale in. Kidnapped Nigerian Priests Freed by Police 11/12/2018 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Last week four Roman Catholic priest were kidnapped by armed gunmen in the Delta State of Nigeria. 2019 and Nigeria's kidnapping epidemic. Isaac Agubi was returning home on Sunday after celebrating Mass when bandits kidnapped him and disappeared into the bush with his car. Nigeria has a culture that deifies the rich and so everyone is in quest of wealth one way or another. Gunmen dressed in "security uniforms" have kidnapped the finance minister for northwestern Nigeria's Zamfara state, seizing two of his staff and killing his deputy, a regional spokesman said Tuesday. There will be more kidnappings, attacks in Nigeria – Atiku warns May 8, 2018 Yomie Latest News & Politics , Today's Trending 2 Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has called on the federal government to beef up security as Nigeria heads towards the 2019 general elections. The two expatriates reportedly work for a glass company. TVC News Nigeria 275,001 views. KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Kidnappers have abducted two Americans and two Canadians in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, killing two police officers, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. During the 2018 World Cup held in Russia, the father of the Nigerian team captain, John Obi Mikel, was also kidnapped before. Babcock says further details can't be released for privacy. Unknown gunmen have kidnapped two Chinese workers and killed a policeman in the southern Nigerian state of Edo, a police spokesman said on Friday. Ezindu Idimah, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Kaduna. 01/20/2018 15:30 EST YOLA, Nigeria — Two Canadians and two Americans who were kidnapped in Nigeria's north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police. On Tuesday, dozens of gunmen attacked two villages in the same state and killed 14 people. KANO: The finance minister for Nigeria’s Zamfara state, who was kidnapped by gunmen in an ambush that killed his deputy, has been released along with one of his aides, a regional spokesman said. Ian Squire, a 56-year-old British national missionary, who was kidnapped with three others on the 13 October in the Nigeria’s Niger Delta region by an armed group, has died in custody. 6 in Nigeria's southern Delta State, have been freed. Five girls died during the first month. Nigeria's Kaduna state police command says two Americans and two Canadians kidnapped by gunmen on Tuesday have been released. They were captured and enslaved by. - Five nuns were abducted by gunmen in Nigeria’s Delta state on Thursday, according to local media. A total of four Turkish citizens were kidnapped in Nigeria, state-run Anadolu Agency reported Sunday. The country faces many problems, including unemployment, corruption, and low rates of education—but it is kidnapping, thanks to high-profile incidents perpetrated by the Islamic militant group known as Boko Haram, that has drawn the world's attention. (CNN) - Two Americans and two Canadians who were abducted by gunmen in northern Nigeria this week have been rescued, a police official said Saturday. Breaking: Ondo Federal High Court judge reportedly regains freedom after 5 days in Kidnappers' den Justice Abdul Dogo, a judge of the Federal High Court who was kidnapped on Tuesday, October 22, has reportedly regained freedom. Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap at least 10 people in northeast Nigeria By Reuters - 05 September 2018 - 20:23 Boko Haram has kidnapped 10 people in Nigeria. “Kidnapping” means unlawfully detaining a person or persons against their will (including through the use of force; threat; fraud or enticement) for the purpose of demanding for their liberation an illicit gain or any other economic gain or other material benefit; or in order to oblige someone to do or not to do something. OPEC unofficially welcomes Nigeria being unable to ship as much oil as Nigeria wants to sell. They were taken at gunpoint by militants who are said to often demand ransoms for their victims. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria, particularly in the Niger Delta region, the country's oil production heartland which neighbours Enugu state. Government efforts to address these problems have been discriminatory, sentimental and engulfed in ethnicity. 16 Unidentified gunmen abduct two American and two Canadian nationals near Kafanchan, Kaduna state, January 16 TIMEFRAME expected from 1/16/2018, 8:00 PM until 1/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). Mikel father’s Pa Michael Obi, and his driver were traveling from Nigeria’s central region to the southeast of the country for a funeral when the kidnappers struck. Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:50 pm Pirates aboard a ship All of the crew kidnapped by pirates from a container ship off the coast of Nigeria in October, including eight Polish nationals, are safe and will be reunited with their families, Poland’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. Statement of the problem. Nigeria’s waters are some of the most dangerous in the world when it comes to pirate attacks as pirates in Nigeria are often well armed, violent and have attacked, hijacked, and robbed vessels, and kidnapped crews along the coast, rivers, anchorages, ports and surrounding waters. The well-established crime of kidnapping-for-ransom saw notable developments in 2017. Nigeria: Nearly 1,000 Boko Haram Captives are Rescued, 50 Militants Killed. 2 policemen killed as 2 Americans and 2 Canadians are kidnapped in Nigeria Kidnappers have abducted two Americans and two Canadians in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, killing two police officers, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. According to security firm EOS Risk Group, Nigerian pirates have kidnapped 35 seafarers from vessels in the Gulf of Guinea so far this year. The Nigerian armed forces have joined the hunt for two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush, a military source told AFP on Thursday. “Kidnapping” means unlawfully detaining a person or persons against their will (including through the use of force; threat; fraud or enticement) for the purpose of demanding for their liberation an illicit gain or any other economic gain or other material benefit; or in order to oblige someone to do or not to do something. Police authorities in Nigeria on Monday confirmed that 11 people earlier kidnapped by an armed group in the country’s troubled northwestern state of Zamfara had regained their freedom and were reunited with their family. Two Americans, two Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria: police Thursday 18 January 2018 - 4:04am Kidnappers demand R6000 from a woman with only 900 left in her bank account. Boko Haram Accused Of Another Mass Kidnapping In Nigeria. Explore more on Nigeria Kidnapping. World Cup 2018: Despite kidnapped father, Nigeria. The offending paragraph has been removed. The women were freed during a Jan. The kidnapping rate is the highest — 120 for every 100,000 people — in the Federal Capital Territory, which includes Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Udeh Henry Nnaemeka, of attempted rape, kidnapping and assault. com This Youtube online channel FULL LATEST NIGERIAN MOVIES is the best where you find interesting and mind blowing Africa trending and latest Nigerian movies 2018 THIS STORY IS A. Mar 21, 2018 · Four of the girls kidnapped from Dapchi, north-east Nigeria, are still missing, says Amnesty. The foreigners were ambushed by unknown gunmen on their way from the town of Kafanchan in Kaduna state to the capital Abuja, Mukhtar Aliyu, a spokesman for the Kaduna state police, said by telephone. YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon - Four Catholic priests kidnapped by gunmen on Tuesday, Nov. World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 21, 2018. 09 million BPD, up from 2. However, we are pleading with relevant authorities to come to our rescue. The incident took place in Nigeria’s western state of Ilorin at 10 p. In Northeast Nigeria, sexual violence is a characteristic of the ongoing insurgency, during which thousands of women and girls have been kidnapped and raped by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram an extremist group that is located primarily in Northern Nigeria. Facebook; Nigerian police have arrested a suspect in connection with the. Two South Africans kidnapped in Nigeria freed Saturday 27 January 2018 - 9:48pm A Libyan official said the men were abducted on Friday, while travelling from the airport in Ubari, to a power plant. Mother of Nigeria ex-football coach. Jan 20, 2018 · Kidnapping for ransom is common in Nigeria, especially on the Kaduna to Abuja highway. Police and a. The Nigerian military stated on 4 January 2018 that it had rescued Salomi Pogu, one of the kidnapped girls. Published November 6, 2017 November 6, 2017. Kidnapped Nigeria Police Commissioner Freed. Posts about kidnapping in nigeria written by naija pinoy. Wednesday, May 9, 2018. " On 19 February 2018, Leah Sharibu was the sole Christian among 110 school girls abducted from their school in Dapchi by the Boko Haram offshoot, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP). South Korea's Joint Chiefs off Staff (JCS) said the abductees, which were reportedly known to have been a captain, a mate and an engineer, had been kidnapped by Nigerian pirates. A number of foreigners have, in the last few years, been kidnapped in the Niger Delta region, which holds most of the country's. Tuesday, while traveling with police escorts from Kaduna city to Abuja. Kidnapping in Nigeria, however considered new to the security or crime challenges to Nigeria, has taken a rather dramatic and worrisome position. A Nigerian, Samuel Wilis has been arrested in Ghana for allegedly kidnapping three young women in Western Ghana. org, and on Facebook, demanding to Bring Back Our Girls. He has been in Nigeria for the past three years. The victims were moved to Birnin. Extremists warn against educating girls. It was observed at last week’s IUMI 2018 that pirates off the West African coast have expanded their entrepreneurial efforts from the traditional theft of oil or cargo into the kidnapping of. The Turkish-flagged Paksoy-I cargo vessel, operated by shipping. KANO: The finance minister for Nigeria’s Zamfara state, who was kidnapped by gunmen in an ambush that killed his deputy, has been released along with one of his aides, a regional spokesman said. Nigeria: Kidnapped US and Canadian citizens freed BBC News 2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed Washington Post 2 Canadians, 2 Americans freed after kidnapping in Nigeria, police say CBC. The Dapchi abduction has revived painful memories of a 2014 kidnapping of 276 girls from a school in Chibok Boko Haram Has Kidnapped Dozens of Schoolgirls, Again. Boko Haram Accused Of Another Mass Kidnapping In Nigeria. 15, 2018 shows at least 14 of the schoolgirls abducted from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok in April 2014. authorities said. Nov 26, 2018 · In 2014, Boko Haram militants kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, and earlier this year staged another major abduction of schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe state. Earlier this month, a British woman was one of two people shot dead by gunmen who stormed a holiday resort in the northern city of Kaduna. 4 British nationals kidnapped in Nigeria: Report Posted on October 18, 2017 by nigeriannewsdesk The Nigerian police has confirmed that unidentified gunmen suspected to be Niger Delta militants have kidnapped four British nationals in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Get our daily newsletter Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor's Picks. One of the "Chibok girls" abducted by Islamist group Boko Haram in 2014 has been rescued, Nigeria's military says. The objective of the study was to among other things identify, the causes of kidnapping in Nigeria as well as its implications for the national security and the strategies to curb it. Directed by Gemma Atwal. Abia state led with 104 kidnap cases while Ebonyi and Lagos closely followed with 98 cases each. Kidnapping and terrorism in Nigeria was unknown in the early years of Nigeria's independence in 1960. Nigerian Rwandan School Kids Kidnapped By Nanny In Gbagada Lagos Found In Benin Republic The Lagos Police has found two children, 6-year-old Nadia Mutana, and 3-year-old Khalifa Mutana (Nigerians of Rwandan descent) who were allegedly abducted from school last week Monday by their nanny.