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Buhari, Jonathan paid ransom but denied it, says Obasanjo

    Buhari, Jonathan paid ransom but denied it, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the federal government — including the past administration of Goodluck Jonathan — paid ransom to rescue kidnapped persons. The country has recorded a series of

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Fani-Kayode to FG: Arrest and interrogate Gumi now

    Fani-Kayode to FG: Arrest and interrogate Gumi now

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, has called for the arrest of Ahmad Gumi, the prominent Islamic cleric. Gumi, who has access to some bandits terrorising the north-west, had

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Shehu Sani to el-Rufai: If you have a better solution than ransom, put it to work

    Shehu Sani to el-Rufai: If you have a better solution than ransom, put it to work

Shehu Sani, former Kaduna senator, says it is dangerous for the state government to do nothing about rescuing the abducted students of Greenfield University.  Over 20 students of the private

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Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield varsity students if N100m ransom isn’t paid

    Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield varsity students if N100m ransom isn’t paid

The abductors of some students of Greenfield University in Kaduna state have threatened to kill the victims if their demands are not met by Tuesday.  The gunmen, suspected to be

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We were negotiating ransom when they were killed, says parent of Kaduna varsity student

  We were negotiating ransom when they were killed, says parent of Kaduna varsity student

A parent of one of the abducted students of Greenfield University in Kaduna says they were already negotiating with the

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Kaduna: Anyone claiming to negotiate with bandits on our behalf will be prosecuted

  Kaduna: Anyone claiming to negotiate with bandits on our behalf will be prosecuted

The Kaduna state government says it has not appointed representatives to negotiate with bandits.  Samuel Aruwan, the commissioner for internal

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Peter Obi: Nigeria rewarding bandits while owing lecturers salaries

  Peter Obi: Nigeria rewarding bandits while owing lecturers salaries

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, has faulted the alleged payment of ransoms to rescue persons abducted by bandits.

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Niger gov: No ransom was paid to rescue Kagara students

  Niger gov: No ransom was paid to rescue Kagara students

Abubakar Bello, governor of Niger, says the state did not pay ransom for the release of students abducted from Government

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Marwa: Criminals now demand ransom in drugs

  Marwa: Criminals now demand ransom in drugs

Mohammed Buba Marwa, chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), says criminals now demand payment of ransom in

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ICPC raises concern over use of cryptocurrency for ransom payments

  ICPC raises concern over use of cryptocurrency for ransom payments

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has expressed concern over the possible adoption of cryptocurrency for

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