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Dapchi Girls’ Kidnap: HURIWA blames ransom payments

•Condemns Lai Mohammed’s claim on the kidnap Jude Johnson The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has blamed the tragic abduction of over 100 girls of the Government Girls’ Science Technical College (GGSTC) Dapchi, Yobe state on the Nigerian government policy of paying heavy ransom to Boko Haram terrorists. The rights group

Evans sues police over seized trucks

Oladimeji Ramon Alleged kidnapping kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has filed a fresh suit against the police, seeking the release of 25 Mack trucks, which he claimed were seized from him. His lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, contended in the suit that the trucks were seized without a court order, saying that the seizure

Troops Eliminates Karowei, British Missionaries Abductor

Babatunde Opalana  A notorious militant leader Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo also known as ‘Karowei’ and his criminal gang have been arrested by troops of the Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe. He was arrested on Thursday, January 11, 2017. Karowei and his criminal gang abducted four British Missionaries on 13th October 2017 in Burutu

New Year Massacre: Police Parades Member of Don Wanny Gang

Babatunde Opalana  The Police on Thursday paraded Desmond Okotubo, member of late Don Wanny kidnap gang that terrorised Omoku area of River State. Okotubo, a 32 years old native of Egbema, Unelga Local Government area of River State was apprehended on Tuesday at Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja after he escaped arrest in

Wike proposes amendment of anti-kidnapping Law

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has declared that Government will amend the State Anti-kidnapping Law to prescribe death sentence for those involved in cultism, robbery and kidnapping. Wike made this known during a broadcast in Port Harcourt following the killing of Johnson Igwedibia, popularly known as Don Waney by the security forces on Saturday. He said the three

Security Activities Update in Army 14 Brigade AOR

ANTI NARCOTICS OPERATION YIELDS DIVIDEND IN JOINT OP WITH THE NDLEA 1.   Troops of 145 Battalion (R) and operatives of NDLEA on Saturday, 11 November 2017 acting on an intelligence report conducted a joint raid on some hard drug black sports in Umuahia general area.  During the raid, substances suspected to

Kidnappings, terrorism fuel irregular migration –HURIWA

•Tasks Buhari to stem insecurity  Jude Johnson   The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari and the hierarchy of the National Assembly to put practical measures in place to effectively combat, what it described as hydra-headed monsters of kidnappings for ransom (KFR) and terrorism. In a statement on Tuesday,

Boko Haram: Paralysed Chibok boy flown to Dubai for surgery

.....Foundation bankrolls medical trip with $48,000 By Babatunde Opalana Finally, the  Chibok boy, Ali Ahmadu,  who was paralysed as a result of brutality of Boko Haram terrorists on his spine as a toddler,  has found help as he was flown  on Sunday, to Dubai for corrective spinal cord surgery. Dickens Sanomi Foundation, which bankrolled

 Court stalls judgment on alleged kidnapper Evans

September, 5, 2017, has been slated for hearing on arguments from counsel on why judgment should not be delivered on the fundamental rights application filed by Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans. A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court presided by Justice Abdulaziz Anka,  had earlier fixed Tuesday, for judgment