UNIABUJA: Bandits Demand 300 Million as Ransom for Kidnapped Victims
Following the abduction of six people at the University of Abuja staff quarters last night, the bandits have demanded N50million each as ransom from their families.
The demand for ransom came amidst conflicting reports on social media about the status of that kidnap.
While some said they have been released, the school authority said it was yet to be contacted on the demand for ransom and their release.
We Didn't Pay Ransom to Bandits - NAF Denies US Media Reports
Following the revelation made by a popular US media agency; WSJ that the Nigerian Airforce paid bandits 20 million naira in order to retrieve their anti-aircraft gun machine from bandits, NAF has now denied the report and claim to be untrue.The disclaimer was made by Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Director of Public Relations and InformationNigerian Air Force.He writes:. The attention of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been drawn to news reports circulating on some...
Stop Paying Ransom To Bandits - Kastina Govt Tell Citizens
The Secretary Government of Katsina State, Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa, has called on residents of the state, especially family, friends and associates of those Kidnapped to stop paying ransom as some of the measures needed to checkmate activities of kidnappers in the state.Mustapha is the Head of Amnesty Committee constituted by the state government, gave the warning while answering questions on how to stop kidnapping and banditry in the state.“Another important issue...
Insecurity: Bandits Kill 3, Release 9 After Ransom Payment In Zamfara
As the country continue to witness different form of insecurity, bandits have killed three Zamfara traders and released nine others after payment of N6m and three brand new motorbikes as ransom payment.The 13 traders from the Dansadau community were kidnapped three weeks ago while travelling in an 18-seater bus at Mashayar Zaki along Gusau-Dansadau road, 82 km north of Gusau, the state capital.It was gathered that the kidnappers contacted families of the victims fou...
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