US charges 4 Iranians with plot to kidnap journalist
The suspected members of Iranian intelligence allegedly planned to "forcibly take" a US journalist and human rights activist from New York to Iran.
Nigeria: Gunmen raid palace, kidnap emir and family members
The chief of Kajuru, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu, and 10 family members have been kidnapped. Police have deployed rescue operations in Kaduna state.
Nigeria kidnap spike threatens to create lost generation of students
Yusuf Lado had not yet learned to read or write when his school closed for fear of attacks by armed gangs, which have been snatching students across northwest Nigeria in hopes of lucrative ransom payouts. The 7-year-old has now set aside his dream of becoming a doctor and is training to be a welder, despite his slight build.
Nigeria: Gunmen kidnap more than 100 students from school
A school official said unidentified gunmen seized more than 100 children from a school in Kaduna, a provincial capital in northwest Nigeria.
How gunmen kidnapped a staff and baby from a northwest Nigerian hospital
Gunmen kidnap staff and baby from northwest Nigerian hospital
Nigerian police hunt for 200 kidnapped children
Nigerian authorities said on Tuesday that about 200 children had been seized in the latest school kidnapping in its violent north but they ruled out securing their freedom by paying a ransom.
13 kidnap victims rescued, receive medical attention
Thirteen Kidnap victims in Edo state have been rescued and currently receiving medical attention at an hospital in the state.
Police deny kidnap of 18 travelers in Ibarapa
Oyo State police command has denied about 18 commuters were kidnapped in Igbo-Ora area of Ibarapa.
Family of kidnapped Nigerian college student prepares for sombre Ramadan
In northwest Nigeria, siblings Khadijat and Adamu Shamaki begin Ramadan without their sister Fatima, who was among the 39 students kidnapped from her college by unidentified gunmen last month. Not long after her abduction, their father passed away, plunging the family into despair.