New Boko Haram Tactic: Kidnapping Teenage Girls - JTF

// News | General | New Boko Haram Tactic: Kidnapping Teenage Girls - JTF
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State yesterday said it uncovered a new kidnapping tactic by suspected Boko Haram insurgents who now disguise as taxi drivers and pick teenage girls to unknown destinations.
 
There are reports that hundreds of insurgents who had been dislodged from their enclaves in Sambisa forest and parts of northern Borno have found their way back to Maiduguri.
 
Spokesman of the JTF, Lt. Col. Sagir Musa, said in a statement which was issued to newsmen that the insurgents are now using taxi cabs, mostly Volkswagen Golf or Toyota Starlet with a driver and usually one deceptive passenger in the car and move around the town, soliciting for customers along major roads and highways until they kidnap teenage girls.
 
“For instance, three teenage girls were at different times and places kidnapped in Maiduguri metropolis in less than ten days using this method. Luckily, all the kidnapped girls were rescued by the JTF and handed over to their parents,” it said.
 
In the past, there are no reported cases of kidnapping of girls, rather, dozens of affluent people had been kidnapped and only got released after payment of ransom.
Tagged : No tags for this article

Headlines Newsview all

Christ Embassy Church Issues Gets Hotter As Pastor Oyakhilome's Brother Rev. Ken, Impregnates His South African Mistress

The crisis rocking the Christ Embassy Church is about to get messier as The Nigerian Times claims that Rev. Ken Oyakhilome, younger brother of Pastor ... Full story

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's Divorce Getting Messier: Christ Embassy Deletes All Anita Oyakhilome's Data From Website

Latest findings  indicates that Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of the Christ Embassy has removed every information about his estranged wife, Anita from the church’s website. This is ... Full story

Clara Chime, Enugu State First Lady Apologizes To Husband In Public

Wife of Enugu State gov­ernor, Mrs. Clara Chime, who, last year, quit the Governor’s Lodge, where she lived with Governor Sul­livan Chime after she alleged ... Full story

Ebola In Port Harcourt: Three New Suspected Cases Involving A Pharmacist, Doctor And A Nurse

Three people have been taken to the Ebola Virus Disease quarantine centre at Oduoha, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State. The State Commissioner for Health, ... Full story

Negotiator reveals some powerful Nigerians don’t want Chibok girls released

There are indications that some who is who in the country are sabotaging the efforts of the Federal Government to ensure that the over 200 ...

Chris Oyakhilome's divorce splits Christ Embassy church members

Members of the Christ Embassy are divided over a divorce suit filed against the Senior Pastor of the church, Chris Oyakhilome, by wife, Anita, in ...

Ebola Outbreak: 39 immigrants from DR Congo, Sierra Leone arrested at two hotels in Lagos

Lagos-At least 39 foreign nationals were yesterday arrested by Police and Immigration officers in two hotels on Lagos Island. It was gathered that they were arrested ... Full story

Maheeda - ‘I Had S3x With Davido’

Just when you think you’ve seen and heard it all from Maheeda, she digs into her bag of mischief for more tricks. A few weeks ... Full story

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's Wife Files For Divorce On The Grounds Of Adultery!

Nothing hides forever. May God forgive me, but I have said it here before that Pastor should come open and tell us if marrying More ... Full story

National Universities Commission Publishes List Of Illegal Universities In Nigeria

The National Universities Commission (NUC) wishes to announce to the general public, especially parents and prospective undergraduates, that the under-listed “Degree Mills” have not been ... Full story

Nigerian immigrants seeking asylum under harsh conditions in Pretoria, South Africa - Video

Here are some photos and a video shot that captures the plight of Nigerian immigrants seeking asylum under harsh conditions in Pretoria, South Africa. According to ... Full story

Comment on: New Boko Haram Tactic: Kidnapping Teenage Girls - JTF

Rate this article

0

Featured author

Paula Obiewkwe

Breaking News

I'm Single--Daniella Okeke Declares

It is hard to believe that someone as pretty as Nollywood actress, Daniella Okeke would be single, but the actress has emphatically stated that she ...

GOSPEL SINGING COUPLE GOZIE & NJIDEKA OKEKE RECONCILE AT LAST

Njideka and Gozie Okeke News filtering in from eastern Nigeria is that Gospel singing couple, Gozie and Njideka Okeke have reconciled and are back together as ...

Anita, Pastor Oyakhilome’s Wife, ‘Excused’ From Church Website

Anita Oyakhimole, estranged wife of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has had details about her removed from the church’s website as the divorce mess between the pair ...

Funke Akindele Set to Remarry, 2 Years After Failed Marriage

Do you have a story/gist for publication? Please email it to story@nigeriafilms.com dickson hamburg | 9/2/2014 7:27:07 AM anywhere be careful and guid your self and your ...

Kcee Brother, E-Money! 'Beats' Ayo Animashuan, Obi Asika, Efe Omorogbe, Others..

As Entertainment Executive Of The YearFive Star Music CEO popularly known as E-Money has been announced Entertainment Executive of the year at the just concluded ...

Nigerian Footballer, Emmanuel Emenike At Loggerheads With Enugu State Government Over Land Issues

AfricanfootballEmmanuel-Emenike has announced that Nigerian footballer, Emmanuel Emenike, is not a happy man at the moment! This is because, the Enugu state government has seized ...

Waje Thanks God For Growing Past Receiving 1000Naira Salary

Singer, Waje has just added another year to her years today, September 1, 2014. The mother of one has not stopped thanking God for the ...

VIDEO: NIGERIAN ‘BIGSHOT’ MURDER WILL SPARK POLITICAL CRISIS – T.B. JOSHUA

Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua sounded a prophetic alarm in his church service yesterday, stating that a “very big ‘bigshot’” in Nigeria would soon be attacked ...

Yoruba Traditional Ruler, The Alaafin Of Oyo and His Four Beautiful Wives

One thing is clear; the respected Yoruba traditional ruler married these four women legitimately, by going to their individual family and paying the bribe price ...

Shan George Blasted By Son

Recently, there has been a serious war between Shan George and the London-based music promotion outfit of his son, Jaga, Babylynn Promotions, over the release ...