The Jigawa State House of Assembly has passed into law a bill for the prohibition of violence against persons. Speaker of the House, Hon. Idris Garba Jahun, announced this on Wednesday’s sitting.
The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested 40 suspects in connection with kidnapping, cattle rustling and culpable homicide.
The police command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said it has arrested six suspects in Apo over alleged kidnapping. This was contained in a statement by Mariam Yusuf, FCT Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Abuja on Sunday.
Bandits have demanded N50m to release the seven kidnapped children of the factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Gyare Kadauri Sani, newsmen reports.
Kaduna State government on Thursday confirmed that bandits attacked Katarma village in Chikun LGA.
The Osun State Police Command has rescued six persons kidnapped along Ila road and arrested two suspected kidnappers. Newsmen gathered that the six persons were kidnapped while travelling along Ila road.
The abducted sister of Honourable Sunkanmi Babalola, the Deputy Majority Leader in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mrs Jumoke Babalola Oludele, has been released after spending 11 days in captivity.
Some gunmen suspected to be armed bandits on Wednesday, stormed Albasun Liman Village in Sabuwa Local Government Area in Katsina State, kidnapping nine persons.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted two housewives, simply identified as Sadiya and Wando, while one other identified as Washuma drowned inside a river in Golo community in Gwagwalada Area council, Abuja.
Less than 48-hours after the release of 344 schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in northwestern Katsina state from their abductors, ARISE News understands gunmen on Saturday night abducted 80 students of Islamiyya schools and four others in Mahuta town, Dandume LGA, of the state.The Islamic students were on their way back home after they attended a maulid procession (in remembrance of the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday) at Unguwar Al-Kasim, a nearby village. But the police the police says they have now been rescued.