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Abduction & Forced Marriage: A Spotlight On The Ordeals Of The Girl-Child In Northern Nigeria

The abduction and conversion of Christian young girls to Islam in the northern part of Nigeria and marrying them off to adult Muslim men, has attracted both local and international attention and condemnation in recent times. Open Doors International (ODI),

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Missing 15-Year-Old JSS 2 Student, Asmau Ajibade Found in ‘Lover’s’ Apartment

The guardians of Asmau Ajibade declared her missing seven days after she left home for school without returning home last month. The JSS 2 student of Agbara Commuinty Junior Secondary School, Ogun State, lived with the guardians, Alhaji Rauf Adetona and Alhaja

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Mysterious New Tenant Disappears With Neighbours’ Three Kids | Details

The people of Mowe in Ofada-Mokolokin Local Council Development Area of Ogun State are still in great shock following the abduction of three children by a ‘mysterious’ woman. New Telegraph reports that the suspect was said to have kidnapped the

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Son Makes Shocking Confession on Why he Kidnapped his Father

The shocking confession of twenty-year-old Ibrahim Aliyu Babatunde, shocked many people that gathered at the Oyo state Police Command on Saturday after he arranged for his father’s abduction at gunpoint. Aliyu and three other members of his gang were paraded

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UPDATE: ”I have a feeling that my abducted daughter is being held in Kano” – Heartbroken Father

On November 19, 2016, Umar Suleiman, took to social media to post a picture (read here) of his little daughter, Khadijah, who was allegedly abducted by a woman in the Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Two weeks later, a

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”Help me get justice for my only daughter abducted by the Nigerian Army” – Mum Cries Out for Help

A Nigerian Twitter user, Maryam Sani has called on Nigerians to help her get justice in the case of the alleged abduction of her only child, Fatima, by the Nigerian Army during a clash with Shiite Muslims in Zaria, in 2015.

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Journalist And Wife Of FCMB Zonal Manager, Jill Tor-Agbidye, Recounts Her Experience After Spending 4 Days In Kidnapper’s Den

A journalist with Radio Benue, Mrs Jill Iyuadoo Tor-Agbidye, and wife of Achia Tor Agbidye, the Zonal Manager Of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), who was abducted last Friday has regained her freedom. Mrs Agbidye was kidnapped from her home in

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“I wanted to sell him.” Farmer Confesses After Kidnapping Sister’s 5-Year-Old Son

A farmer, Unogwu Agbese, 42, was arrested in Apa-Agila community in Benue State, for abducting his friend’s child, David Emmanuel, with an intention to sell him. Daily Trust reports that Agbese, who apart from farming, designs mortar to earn a living, at

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Khadija’s Pregnant Mum Goes Into Premature Labour After News Of Daughter’s Abduction

The shock from learning about the abduction of two-year-old Khadija by an unknown woman in Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory on Saturday, forced her mother into premature labour on Sunday. Khadija  father, Mr. Umar Suleiman, informed Northern City

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How 8 Pupils Escaped Attempted Abduction By Bus Driver And Conductor In Ogun

Akorede Ogunjobi, a bus driver and his conductor, Kazeem Adelere, were attacked by an angry mob after allegedly trying to abduct eight pupils of Oyes Faithful College, Ifo, Ogun state. The suspects would have been burnt at the spot, jungle justice style by

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Rahma Indimi Accuses Ex Hubby, Mohammed Babangida, Of Trying To Kidnap Her Kids And Have Her Killed

The divorce war between Mohammed Babangida, son of former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), and his ex-wife, Rahma Indimi is getting messier as she is accusing him of another abduction attempt of their kids and sending assassins to have her

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“He forced himself on me the very 1st day.” 15-Year-Old Girl Abducted And Used As A Sex Slave Narrates Ordeal

Speaking of the evil act done against teenager girls, the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command also apprehended a tricycle operator for allegedly abducting a 15-year old girl and turning her to a sex slave.

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‘I believe that my daughter was charmed’ – Dad Of 14-Year-Old Married By Abductor Spills More Details

Last week, it was reported that the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabiru Usman, allegedly married off a 14-year-old schoolgirl, Habiba Isiyaku, to her abductor, one Jamilu Lawal, without her parent’s consent after she was forcefully converted from Christianity to

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Bricklayer Abducts Four-Year-Old Girl In Ogun State

A bricklayer named Ola Ibikunle, has been apprehended by the police for the alleged abduction of a four-year-old girl in the Oyero area of Ijoko, Ogun State. The bricklayer, according to Punch, was caught by passersby just as he was about

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Woman Chases Speeding Motorcycle To Rescue Daughter From A Kidnapper

A 35-year-old man, simply identified as Haruna, was caught on Agbe Road in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State on Wednesday for snatching a two-year-old girl from her mother and attempting to escape with her on a motorcycle. Punch reports

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Read How A Family’s Only Child Was Abducted In Lagos

A two-year-old boy named Samuel Akpuafor (Jnr) has been abducted in Okokomaiko, Lagos, reports The Nation. The toddler, according to sources, was the only child of his parents and was born 10 years after his parents got married. His abduction from his

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BUSTED! Female Child Abductor Apprehended In Lagos

A woman, who is yet to be identified, has confessed to being part of a 27-woman syndicate from Benin Republic after narrowly escaping death at the hands of an angry mob on Monday. According to Vanguard, the mob attacked the

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Ese Oruru’s Abductor, Yunusa, Freed On Bail & Reunited With Family

Ese Oruru‘s abductor Yunusa Dahiru who is standing trial on a five-count charge of abducting, inducing by the use of deception and coercion, illicit intercourse, sexual exploitation and unlawful carnal knowledge of a minor has finally been released on bail from

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UK Single Mother Jailed For Baby Kidnapping

Kelly Mahon, a 41-year-old woman from the UK, was jailed today for kidnapping a nine-week-old baby boy to convince her boyfriend she had given birth to his child. According to Daily Mail, Mahon was jailed at Shrewsbury Crown Court after pleading guilty

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Court Bars Ese Oruru’s Parents & Journalists as she Testifies on her Abduction and Sexual Exploitation

The Bayelsa girl Ese Oruru, whose abduction controversy (read here) caused a stir in Nigeria appeared in court as she gives testimony. According to Vanguard, yesterday, 22nd of June, 2016, Ese appeared before a Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, where

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17 Year Old Girl Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Kidnap a Child in Lagos

According to Vanguard, the Ijanikin Division of the Lagos State Police Command is currently investigating a suspected child abductor, identified as Chizoba Maduegbunam, a 17-year-old girl, who was caught in the act. Yesterday morning, Chizoba was caught by residents while attempting

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Family Cries Out for Help as Mum & Daughter Remain Abducted Despite Paying N5 million Ransom

The family of the abducted mother and daughter who were kidnapped in Ogun state have cried out after the kidnappers held on tight to their victims despite paying N5million out of the N75million ransom they demanded. The information was revealed

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Heartbreaking Moment Mother Reunites With Son Who Went Missing 21 Years ago

A California mother was on Thursday reunited with her son who was abducted 21 years ago. According to Dailymail, Maria Mancia saw her son last when he was just 18 months old and only had a single photo of him. The now

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Formerly Abducted Girl, Ese Oruru Welcomes Baby Girl

Yesterday, 26th of May, 2016, the once abducted Bayelsa teenage girl Ese Oruru gave birth to a baby girl at the Government House Clinic in Yenagoa, Bayelsa. You will recall that Oruru, was allegedly abducted, impregnated, and married by Yunusa Dahiru, a

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‘No Girls Were Missing, Chibok is a Scam’ – Asari Dokubo Reaffirms Claim in Fresh Statement

Following the recent widely reported rescue of one of the over 200 missing Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014 (read here), controversial leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Asari Dokubo, has

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