Frenchman Kidnapped in Northern Nigeria


A French national has been kidnapped and two persons killed after attacks by gunmen on a police station in Katsina State.

Frances Colump.

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Seize French Man in Katsina

    Daily Trust, 21 December 2012

    Gunmen invaded Rimi town in Katsina State on Wednesday night where they abducted a French construction worker, attacked a police station and killed two persons. The gunmen, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Kidnap French Man, Attack Police Station in Katsina

    Daily Trust, 20 December 2012

    Police in in Katsina state today confirmed the death of two persons including one Abubakar Salele a local guard at the residence of a Fench national involved in an ongoing 10MW ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Kidnap French National, Kill Two in Katsina

    This Day, 21 December 2012

    Gunmen Thursday kidnapped a French national and killed two persons after they attacked a divisional police station in Rimi Local Government Area of Katsina State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  30 Gunmen Kill Two, Kidnap Expatriate, Bomb Police Station in Katsina

    Leadership, 21 December 2012

    In a move that sent panic down the spine of hapless citizens, dare devil gunmen, yesterday, killed two persons even as they kidnapped a French national and bombed Rimi police ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Musdapher - Boko Haram Insurgency, Sign of Failing State

    This Day, 21 December 2012

    The immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Dahiru Musdapher, Thursday warned that the Boko Haram insurgency and other social upheavals threatening the survival of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suleja Bombing - SSS Tenders 250 Ieds As Evidence

    Vanguard, 21 December 2012

    A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, admitted into evidence, 250 different explosive making devices allegedly meant to be used by six apprehended members of the Boko ... read more »