International Press Centre

IPC Demands Release Of Kidnapped Journalists

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos-Nigeria has appealed for the release of two journalists abducted since Saturday night. In a release made available by IPC’s Safety Desk Officer, Melody Akinjiyan, Mr. Jerry Jojo- Gana and Mr. Uboh were abducted at about 10p.m on Saturday October 20, 2018, while returning from work in Nasarawa State. According […]

Police Foils Attempted Kidnap Of Customs Deputy Comptroller

An attempt to kidnap a Deputy Comptroller of Customs, her younger brother and her son was yesterday, June 16, 2018, thwarted by police detectives attached to Area-D-Command, Mushin, Lagos. Acting under the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Edgal Imohimi, the Area D Commander quickly assembled a decoy team which played along […]

Ogun Police Foil Kidnap, Rescue Chinese Victim

Men of Ogun State Police Command has rescued a kidnapped Chinese national, Mr. Lee Xian Qiang. Lee was kidnapped by six armed men at Ogere area along Lagos- Ibadan expressway at about 5pm yesterday, Monday, October 30, 2017 on his way to Abeokuta from Kogi State. Upon information that kidnappers were at work, the Commissioner […]

Evans: Court adjourns case till 27th July

Hearing on the case involving suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike also known as Evans has been further adjourned till 27th July 2017. The case, a N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit was filed against the Inspector-General of Police by the suspected kidnaper still in custody. The case suffered a setback when Justice Chuka Obiozor declined entertaining […]

Onuamadike, alias Evans, Nigeria’s most wanted kidnapper nabbed in Lagos mansion

Folake Sokoya   Leader of notorious kidnapping gang, Chukwudidumeme Onuamadike alias Evans was this afternoon arrested by men of the Nigerian police.   Onuamadike, 36, from Nnewi Anambra State led a deadly gang of kidnappers that terrorised Festac town, Amuwo Odofin, Ojo areas of Lagos for several years.   His notorious gang has been responsible […]

Kidnapped Osun officials regain freedom

A report from Osun State Head of Service, Sunday Olayinka Owoeye  Sunday has announced the release of kidnapped officials of the South Western state. “This is to inform the general public that to the glory of God, the three staffers of the State of Osun Civil Service, Mrs. ‘Bimpe Ogunlumade, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, […]

Osun State announces kidnap of Permanent Secretary, Director, Driver

The Osun State Government has alerted the public on the unfortunate kidnap of three of its officials Friday April 22, 2016 in Kogi State. According to a statement signed by Head of Service of the state, Mr. Sunday Olayinka Owoeye, the kidnapped officials are the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Adebimpe Ogunlumade; Director, State […]

Nigerian Army announces death of abducted officer

Col. Samaila Inusa, before his kidnap was a senior Army officer serving at the Nigerian Army School of Infantry Jaji, Kaduna State. A statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said “the Nigerian Army wishes to regrettably inform the public that Colonel Samaila Inusa who was kidnapped on Sunday 27th […]

Army Colonel abducted in Kaduna

The Nigeria Army has confirmed the abduction of its serving senior officer, Col. Samaila Inusa, in Kaduna. The information released on Sunday was contained in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Kaduna. The statement, signed by Col Usman Abdul, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 1 Division, said […]