“We Paid Money, Soft Drinks, Milk To Rescue Our Children” -Parents Of Kidnapped ABU Students Lament

-Adewale Adetoyese Parents of the kidnapped students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State, have said they paid between N500,000 to N4 million to get each of their children released. TellAfrica gathered that while some handed over the ransom to members of the syndicate in Kaduna, the rest of them, who were contacted separately and made to take the ransom to the kidnappers’ enclave on the Kaduna-Abuja highway. The parents said the kidnappers also demanded that they bring maltina and milk with the cash. “They called me yesterday…

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Buhari Mourn Murdered Uniport Students

-YOMMY AYILARA. Buhari Mourns UNIPORT Students. President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three University of Port Harcourt students who were reportedly murdered by their kidnappers and their bodies buried in a shallow grave in April.   The President also lengthened condolences to the university authorities and the Rivers State Government over the unfortunate incident.   Buhari described the occurrence as tragic and as “sad and heinous”   President Buhari lamented that the “evil perpetrators have cut short the prospectively bright journey of these youths.”   He prayed…

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