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Terrorists Kidnap 50 Persons in Niger State
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Terrorists Kidnap 50 Persons in Niger State

Terrorists have reportedly kidnaped fifty persons in Kuchi, Munya Local Government Area in Niger State. News sources report that the armed terrorists invaded the town at 2 am on Friday and kidnapped about 50 persons while it was raining. According to the Daily Post, the terrorists are trapped at a nearby Dangunu River as they tried to escape with the abductees. The terrorists were trapped due to the overflown banks of the Dangunu River. See Also: Report Terrorists That Live Among You, Buhari Begs Nigerians Sani Abubakar Yusuf Kokki, confirmed the incident, saying that the number of persons abducted was estimated to be fifty, although there is no detailed casualty report. Kokki urged that the law enforcement agencies should come to their aid and help them battle these te...
Abducted Niger APC Chairman Rescued
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Abducted Niger APC Chairman Rescued

The abducted All Progressives Congress (APC) Zone ‘C’ Chairman in Niger State, Alhaji Aminu Musa Bobi, has been rescued. His rescue is coming a day after the Niger State Commissioner of Information; Alhaji Mohammed Idris Sani was released by his abductors. See Also: Kidnapped Niger State Information Commissioner Freed Bobi was abducted last week at about 2.30 pm by unknown gunmen on his way to the farm along Ukuru Road in Bobi District Area of Mariga Local Government Area. A press release by the Niger State Police Command stated that the APC chairman was rescued unhurt and has been taken to the General Hospital, Kontagora for medical attention. The statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun said: “The Command mobilized a joint police, army and...
Gunmen Kidnap Pupils from Islamic School in Niger State
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Gunmen Kidnap Pupils from Islamic School in Niger State

Scores of pupils were yesterday abducted from Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina, Niger State. The Niger State government and the Police Command, which confirmed the incident, did not specify the number of the pupils that were kidnapped. Residents however, put the number at over 200. The Islamic school, located near the Tegina Police Station in Rafi Local Government Area, was established by a retired immigration officer. Yesterday’s abduction came barely 24 hours after the 15 Greenfield varsity students and three members of staff were released by their abductors after collecting N180 million and eight motorcycles. The Greenfield varsity students were released after spending 40 days in the custody of bandits. The raid on the Islamic school also came some months after th...
List of Kagara School Abductees Released
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List of Kagara School Abductees Released

A list of the abductees from the Governmenet Science College, Kagara, Niger State has been released to newsmen. The list is as follows: TEACHERS Hannatu Philip Lawal Abdullahi Dodo Fodio NON-TEACHING STAFF Mohammed Musa Faiza Mohammed family members Christiana Adama Faith Adama Maimuna Suleman] Nura Isah Ahmad Isah Khadizat Isah Mohammed Mohammed Aisha Isah Saratu Isah. PUPILS Jamilu Isah Shem Joshua Abbas Abdullahi Isah Abdullahi Ezekeil Danladi Haliru Shuibu Mamuda Suleman Danzakar Dauda Abdulsamad Sanusi Bashir Abbas. Suleman Lawal Abdullahi Adamu Habakuk Augustine Idris Mohammed Musa Adamu Abdulkarim Abdulrahman Abubakar Danjumma Abdullahi Abubakar Bashir Kamalideen M...