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Gunmen attack mining site in Niger, kill security operatives — and abduct four Chinese workers

Four Chinese and several workers have been reportedly abducted by gunmen at a mining site in Ajata Aboki village in Shiroro LGA of Niger state. The incident was said to have occurred around 4pm on Wednesday. Emmanuel Umar, commissioner for internal security and humanitarian affairs, confirmed the abduction in a statement on Thursday. Umar said many of the joint […]

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Gunmen behead ex-lawmaker in Anambra

Gunmen have beheaded a former lawmaker in Anambra State, Nigeria’s South-east. The victim, Nelson Achukwu, from Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, was reportedly abducted a few months ago by gunmen who accused him of providing information to military authorities. He was, however, released after his abductors realised he was not guilty of […]

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Suspected Terrorists Attack Motorcade Of Intending Pilgrims In Sokoto

Suspected terrorists abducted an unspecified number of traders travelling along the Kaduna- Birnin Gwari Road A graphical illustration of gunmen. Suspected terrorists have attacked a motorcade of intending pilgrims from Isa Local Government in Sokoto state allegedly leaving three police personnel dead in the process. The Pilgrims were on their way to the state capital […]

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Gunmen take cigarettes, rice, as ransom in Ogun, free abducted church leaders

The two worshippers abducted last Monday by gunmen at the Celestial Church of Christ, Oshofa, Wasimi, in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, have been released. The founder of the church, Oluwatomisin Olugbebi, said the victims were released on Saturday. It was reported that gunmen, who wore masks and fez caps, invaded the […]

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