Man shot as gunmen abduct hotelier in Delta

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a hotel owner, Desmond Omamofe, in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.   It was gathered that the incident occurred about 8 pm Sunday, May 16, at the hotel’s premises along Omiemiedi Road.   The Nations reported that an unidentified man was shot while trying to […]

Gumi Speaks On Why Abducted Kaduna Students Are Not Releases Yet, Reveals Bandits Are Linked To Boko Haram

Islamic scholar, Ahmad Gumi, has disclosed why bandits are yet to release the abducted students of Greenfield University who were kidnapped about two months ago in Kaduna State. Gumi made the disclosure while speaking with Channels Television on Sunday. According to him, the students were yet to be released due to the bandits’ link with […]

Deeper Life Church Pastor Kidnapped By Gunmen

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped one Mr Ogedengbe, pastor of the Deeper Life Church at Irese town, Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State. Gistongist has gathered that the incident occurred on Monday evening when the gang invaded the church premises and whisked away the pastor. A member of the church, while confirming the incident […]

1 Killed, 10 Abducted In Niger State

Bandits in a fresh attack on Gurmana Community in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger state killed one person and abducted ten others, according to reports. According to source, Bandits struck on Friday evening at Karibo, Shekadna, Kokki, Sarkin Zama, Bakin Kogi (Lagbe), Maganda and other adjoining Villages all in Gurmana District. Several villagers, including […]

Hoodlum Ransack Olusola LGA, Kidnaps Couple, Others

Three persons including a couple at two different places in the Oluyole Local Government area of Oyo State, have been kidnapped. The couple was abducted from their farm located at Alabameji Village in Sanyo area of Ibadan. The the other person was said to be a farmer in a neighbouring community. He was reportedly abducted […]

Gunmen Kidnap 8 RCCG members

Eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Region 30, Trinity Sanctuary, Kaduna, have been abducted by gunmen, on Friday. Gistongist gathered that the victims were on the church bus travelling for a programme when they were attacked. “All the passengers in this bus were just kidnapped along Kachia Road, 63 km from Kaduna,” […]

NUT, NANS To Shut Schools Down Over Abduction Of Students

NANS And NUT Have Vowed To Shut Down All Schools In Nigeria Over Incessant Kidnapping And Abduction Of Students.   Gistongist reports that the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT and the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, on Friday said they would shut down schools since the lives of students and teachers are no longer […]

One Killed, Ten Kidnapped In Zamfara

No fewer than ten people have been kidnapped in Zamfara community named Dan Kurma village, killing one of the villagers. Our correspondent can authoritatively state that one of the kidnapped victims was the wife of the district head, Hajiya Baraka Sani Usman. According to one of the eyewitnesses, Malam Nasiru Habibu, said that the bandits […]

Kidnapping Almost Zero In Kogi, Yahaya Bello Declares

The rate of kidnapping has been reduced to the barest minimum in Kogi state the governor of the state Yahaya Bello has announced. He stated this on Saturday at the Senate Press Corps’ Retreat 2020, held is.n Lokoja, Kogi with the theme, “Democracy and Development in a Federation: Roles of Media, States and Parliaments’’. Declaring […]