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Naira redesign: Gumi says kidnappers will demand ransom in dollars

CONTROVERSIAL Islamic cleric Ahmad Gumi has expressed concerns over the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) plan to redesign the naira, saying the policy would...

Bandits buying more weapons with ransom, says Niger State govt

THE SECRETARY to the Niger State Government Ahmad Matane said bandits operating in the state and other parts of the country are collecting ransoms...

Tracking the ransom: How multi-million naira kidnapping industry is growing in Northern Nigeria

IN Nigeria, kidnapping has grown into a multi-million naira industry; kidnappers often tagged 'bandits' are increasing and claiming territories. The crime is gaining more...
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Gunmen abduct Edo State IPMAN chairman, kill driver

SOME yet to be identified gunmen have abducted the Edo State Chairman of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association Of Nigeria (IPMAN) Abdulhamid Baba-Saliu. The ICIR...

War on terror: Nigerian pilots train on Super Tucano fighter jets at US Air Force base ahead of delivery

Nigerian pilots are currently training on Super Tucano fighter jets at the Moody Air Force Base in Georgia, United States, checks by The ICIR...

Untold stories of victims kidnapped by Nigeria’s gunmen

AS fear grows in Nigeria over rising insecurity, aggravated by banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, militancy, and other social ills, The ICIR’s Marcus Fatunmole and Bamas Victoria report tales of citizens who were kidnapped and held hostage, including those who were released after paying huge sums as ransoms.
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Police unhelpful as gunmen abduct children regularly in Jos, Salkida reveals

AHMAD Salkida, a Nigerian journalist with expertise in conflict and terrorism reporting, says that residents of Jos have recently been gripped by fear as...

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Children in need of unprecedented humanitarian aid since Second World War – UNICEF

MILLIONS of children globally are facing the most humanitarian needs since the end of the Second World War, United...

Chatham House: Tinubu promises student loan, technology hub for youths

FORMER Governor of Lagos state and presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, on Monday, December...

Reactions trail Reno Omokri’s protest as Tinubu addresses Chatham House

FORMER presidential aide Reno Omokri on Monday led a protest aimed at harassing All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Bola...

2023: IPOB says no plan to disrupt polls, denies attack on INEC facilities

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it has no plans to disrupt the 2023 general elections in...

Wike to political parties: No rally in Rivers without permission

RIVERS State governor Nyesom Wike has vowed that political parties will not be allowed to hold rallies in the...
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No elected federal official, appointee will earn more than civil servants – Peter Obi

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said...

NDLEA declares Abuja drug baron wanted, arrests grandma, pregnant woman

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared...

EFCC to commence auction of forfeited items December 6

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will commence...

2023: Peter Obi promises to increase power generation to 25,000mw by 2025

LABOUR Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has promised...

NCC raises alarm over new phishing attacks, malware threats

THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team...
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