Metro news

Gunmen abduct Plateau traditional ruler, Da Gyang Balak, demand N10m ransom

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Sunday night abducted Da. Gyang Balak Gut, the Gwom Rwei Vwang in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
It was gathered that the gunmen mounted a checkpoint close to National Institute for Policy and Strategic Study (NIPSS) kuru where the paramount ruler was kidnapped on his way home.

It was learnt that the kidnappers stop a bus vehicle which was used as barricade while the paramount ruler ran into them and was whiskey away.
It was gathered that the kidnappers have established contact with the family and demanding for a ransom of N10 million.
Police Public Relations Officer PPRO ASP Ubah Gabriel Ogaba confirmed the incident.

Metro news

Boko Haram attack Chibok community in Borno, kill four persons, abduct girls

The insurgents also took a number of tricycles belonging to the villagers,” another resident added.

The Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP), a breakaway faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group, has launched a fresh attack at the Kautikari community in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno.

It was gathered that the terrorists invaded the area around 5 pm on Friday and started shooting sporadically, killing four persons before abducting an unspecific number of girls.

Some of the villagers who spoke to TheCable said the insurgents also set a market and several houses ablaze, forcing residents to run to the bushes for safety.

Insecurity Metro news

Insecurity: Hoodlums attack mosque, kill worshipers, abduct seven others in Niger – Police says

Police said the incident occurred on October 25 at about 0530 hours when the gunmen attacked the village. He said the gunmen later destroyed property worth millions of naira belonging to Abubakar Maigandus in the village.

He said security personnel, however, shot dead one of the bandits.
The commissioner said the incident was understood to be a reprisal attack resulting from a long standing communal feud.

According to police, Gunmen killed an unspecified number of people who were observing early morning prayers at a Mosque at Mazakuka village in Mashegu Local Government Area of the state.

Insecurity Metro news

Bandits kidnapp three travellers in Ekiti after gun battle with Soldiers

Three travellers have been abducted in Ayedun-Ekiti, in the Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State following a gun duel between gunmen and soldiers in the area.

Those kidnapped were said to have been held at Ayedun-Ekiti, a town located along the same axis, after the soldiers succeeded in botching the kidnapping attempts at Ayebode.

The police spokesman, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Friday, said the gunmen abducted three persons during the confrontation.

National news

Gunmen abduct permanent secretary in Niger ministry of transport and his son

Gunmen have kidnapped Ibrahim Garba Musa, the permanent secretary in Niger’s ministry of transportation.

He was abducted in the early hours of Saturday, October 2, alongside his son in the Zungeru area of the state, where they had gone to for a wedding ceremony.