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Gunmen Kidnap Kogi Commissioner

Five unknown gunmen, on Sunday, kidnapped Steven Mayaki, the Kogi State Commissioner for Lands. An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity told journalists in Lokoja that the five gunmen trailed and kidnapped the Commissioner at his farm in Osara village, Adavi Local Government Area of the state on Sunday morning. Eyewitnesses said the gunmen stormed Mayaki’s farm

Gunmen Kill 15 In Kenyan University Attack

Gunmen believed to be members of Somalia’s Islamist group al-Shabab have killed at least 15 people and taken students hostage at a university in north-eastern Kenya. According to Kenyan authorities, the gunmen stormed Garissa University College, Garissa town, which is near the Somali border on Thursday morning. Zipporah Mboroki, Kenyan police spokesperson, said the attackers

Gunmen Abduct Allison–Madueke’s Brother

Police say unidentified gunmen, on Thursday, kidnapped Joseph Agama, the younger brother to Diezani Allison-Madueke, Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources. Asinim Butswat, Police Spokesman for Bayelsa Command, confirmed the development explaining that the Command got a report shortly after the incident happened. Butswat said the police received a distress call from Maxwell Agama, the victim’s

France: Suspects Hold One Hostage In Standoff

Gunmen suspected to have carried out an attack on the offices of French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, which left 12 people dead and 11 others injured on Wednesday, have been heavily surrounded by police men inside a printing house northeast of Paris Friday morning. The gunmen appeared to be holding at least one person hostage

French Terror Attack Spurs Retaliation On Muslims

Since gunmen attacked the offices of French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, which claimed 12 lives and left 11 injured on Wednesday, several muslim worship places in the country have been attacked. According to French officials, Mosques in two French towns were fired upon overnight with no casualties recorded. Three blank grenades were thrown at a

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