Bandits release five more students abducted in northwest Nigeria following ransom payment

Five more students who were kidnapped by gunmen from a school in Nigeria three months ago have been released after ransoms were paid, the school administrator said. About 150 students went missing after armed men raided the school in Kaduna state in Nigeria’s northwest in July, the 10th mass school kidnapping since December. Such kidnappings… Read More Bandits release five more students abducted in northwest Nigeria following ransom payment

Bandits release ten more students abducted in northwest Nigeria following ransom payment

Ten more students who were kidnapped by gunmen from a school in Nigeria two months ago have been released after ransom was paid, the school administrator said. About 150 students were missing after armed men raided the school in Kaduna state in the northwest in July, the 10th mass school kidnapping since December, which authorities… Read More Bandits release ten more students abducted in northwest Nigeria following ransom payment

Bandits release ten students abducted from school in northwest Nigeria

Bandits have released 10 more students kidnapped two months ago from a Baptist school in northwest Nigeria, the school administrator said on Saturday. The Reverend John Hayab, administrator of the Bethel Baptist High school, said 21 students from the school remained in captivity. He said an undisclosed ransom was paid to release eight students while… Read More Bandits release ten students abducted from school in northwest Nigeria

Bandits release fifteen students abducted in northwest Nigeria following ransom payment

Bandits have released 15 more students kidnapped last month from a Baptist school in northwest Nigeria, officials said on Sunday. School administrator Reverend John Hayab said that parents had raised and paid an undisclosed ransom to free the students, who were among more than 100 taken on July 5 from the Bethel Baptist High School.… Read More Bandits release fifteen students abducted in northwest Nigeria following ransom payment

Kidnappers demand ransom payment for eighty schoolchildren abducted in northwest Nigeria

Kidnappers are demanding a ransom of one million naira each to release around 80 children snatched from a boarding school in northern Nigeria last month, according to a pastor involved in the negotiations for their release. The attack on the Bethel Baptist High School in the state of Kaduna was the 10th mass school kidnapping… Read More Kidnappers demand ransom payment for eighty schoolchildren abducted in northwest Nigeria

Bandits release students abducted in northwest Nigeria following ransom payment

Six students and two officials who were kidnapped last month from a school in Nigeria’s Kaduna state were released after relatives paid ransom money, a school official and parent said on Friday. Kidnappings by armed men, commonly referred to in Nigeria as “bandits”, have become endemic in northern Nigeria, disrupting the education of hundreds of… Read More Bandits release students abducted in northwest Nigeria following ransom payment

Gunmen raid school, abduct scores of students in northwest Nigeria

About 150 students are missing after armed men raided a boarding school in Nigeria’s Kaduna state, a parent and an administrator said on Monday, and police said they were in hot pursuit alongside military personnel. The attack on the Bethel Baptist High School is the 10th mass school kidnapping since December in northwest Nigeria, which… Read More Gunmen raid school, abduct scores of students in northwest Nigeria

Kidnappers release fourteen university students abducted in northwestern Nigeria

Kidnappers have released the remaining 14 students who had been held captive after being abducted last month from a northern Nigerian university, a senior member of the teaching staff said on Saturday. Armed groups have repeatedly attacked schools and universities in northwest Nigeria in the last few months, abducting more than 700 students for ransom… Read More Kidnappers release fourteen university students abducted in northwestern Nigeria