Kidnapped Cameroon humanitarians freed in Nigeria

Three Cameroonian aid workers with a French NGO who were kidnapped in the country’s jihadist-hit north were freed in Nigeria Friday after 100 days in captivity, their organisation told AFP.…

Freed Nigerian schoolchildren head home after kidnapping

Over 130 Nigerian schoolchildren freed following a mass kidnapping earlier this month returned to their home state on Monday before preparing to reunite with their families. An AFP journalist saw…

Nigerian troops rescue 16 kidnapped students

Nigeria’s army said Saturday it had rescued 16 students kidnapped in the northwest of the country which has been rocked by large-scale abductions. Gunmen seized the students just days after…

Gunmen Kidnap Edo PDP Chairman Aziegbemi

Gunmen have kidnapped the Chairman of the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tony Aziegbemi.

Gunshots, then chaos before Nigeria students’ kidnapping

Students were just about to settle into their classes after singing Nigeria’s national anthem when the gunshots rang out. Then chaos erupted. It was around 8:00 am on Thursday when…

Nigeria sends troops to rescue more than 250 kidnapped students

Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday sent troops to rescue more than 250 pupils kidnapped by gunmen from a school in the country’s northwest in one of the largest…

Senate Invites Wike, FCT CP Over Kidnapping in Abuja

The Senate, on Wednesday, summoned the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, and the Commissioner of Police, Benneth Igwe, to appear before it over the spate of kidnapping in the territory.

Two South Koreans abducted in Nigeria released

South Korean government vowed to "continue to review the measures for the protection" of its nationals in Nigeria.

1,683 school children kidnapped in 8 years in Nigeria – Report

A report released by Save the Children International (SCI) has revealed that about 70 schools were attacked and 1,683 school children kidnapped across Nigeria between Feb 2014 and Dec. 2022.

Crisis Resurges: South-East Region Plagued by Gunmen’s Kidnappings and Killings

After a few months of relief, covering the campaigns and elections period, residents of the South East region once now live in fear and apprehension as gunmen have once again laid siege on the region, killing, kidnapping for ransom, and maiming their victims.