Kidnappers

Banditry: Gov. Matawalle directs Zamfara residents to obtain guns for self-defence

Banditry: Gov. Matawalle directs Zamfara residents to obtain guns for self-defence

Zamfara State government has directed the State Police Commissioner, Mr. Ayuba Elkanah to issue licenses to residents of the State who are qualified to use guns for self-defense. This came in reaction to the rising rate of insecurity in the State. The State government also directed individuals to prepare and obtain guns to defend themselves against the bandits that have occupied almost all parts of the State. This was contained in a press statement signed and issued to newsmen in Gusau, the State capital by the commissioner for information, Hon. Ibrahim Magaji Dosara. The statement noted that the government was…
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NRC cancels resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train service

NRC cancels resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train service

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended the resumption of train services on the Abuja-Kaduna Train route. NRC stopped operations on the route, following an attack on a train by bandits. Eight passengers died during the attack, while many were kidnapped. The train service was scheduled to resume on Monday, May 23, 2022, but in a statement on Friday, Yakubu Mahmood, the spokesperson of NRC, said a new date would be announced soon. “Sequel to our earlier Press Release No. 10 dated 16th May 2022 on the above caption, the General Public is kindly invited to note the Nigerian Railway…
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Abuja-Kaduna train attack: Victims still in captivity 10 weeks after

Abuja-Kaduna train attack: Victims still in captivity 10 weeks after

Abducted Abuja-Kaduna train passengers are still in captivity ten weeks after their abduction. Bandits had on March 27, 2022, kidnapped over 300 Kaduna-Abuja train passengers after killing eight, and wounding 26 others. Nine days later, the bandits released one of the victims, the Managing-Director of the Nigerian Bank of Agriculture, Mr. Alwan Hassan, on age grounds. The bandits, who refused to accept monetary ransom, had threatened to kill all the abducted passengers if the federal government refused to free their members in government custody. On April 27, 2022, one of the victims, a pregnant woman, reportedly gave birth through the…
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Four female students abducted as Bandits invade Zamfara College

Four female students abducted as Bandits invade Zamfara College

According to emerging reports obtained by OHAFIA TV News, no fewer than four students of the College of Science and Health Technology in Tsafe, Zamfara State have been kidnapped by suspected terrorists. The bandits invaded the college and abducted the female students. OHAFIA TV News gathered that the kidnappers have already made contacts with the families of their victims, demanding undisclosed amount as ransom. It was learnt that the incident occurred Tuesday night when they stormed the college with sophisticated weapons. Efforts to confirm the development from the State Police spokesman, SP Mohammed Shehu proved abortive as his mobile line…
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BREAKING: Court declares Evans guilty of kidnapping

BREAKING: Court declares Evans guilty of kidnapping

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja, presided over by Justice Hakeem Oshodi has declared Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, and two other persons guilty of kidnapping. According to POLITICS NIGERIA reports aeen by OHAFIA TV News, the case was heard on Friday under tight security. Justice Oshodi found Evans and two others guilty of kidnapping the Managing Director of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Limited, Donatus Dunu on February 14, 2017, and collecting 223,000 Euros as ransom from his family. Five persons were arraigned along with Evans, but the court found only two of the defendants (Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu) guilty.
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