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Kidnapped Kaduna minor killed after parents paid N5m ransom
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Kidnapped Kaduna minor killed after parents paid N5m ransom

A little boy, Muhammad Kabir, who was kidnapped from his parents’ home in a Kaduna state, has been found dead, seven days after he was taken and N5 million ransom was paid for his release.   DailyTrust reports that Kabir was taken from the Badarawa suburb of Kaduna North local government area and is believed to have been killed by his kidnappers, one of whom is said to be his neighbour. His body was found in drainage in Kano after a weeklong search and returned to Kaduna today May 1 for burial.     Sources in the community also said immediately the boy was declared missing, a search for him was done for days before a call came in from the kidnappers demanding N50m, and then later reduced the amount to N35m before finally agreeing to N5m.   A...
MY GOD! 9 Young Girls Drown In Zaria Canoe Accident
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MY GOD! 9 Young Girls Drown In Zaria Canoe Accident

Nine young girls have lost their lives on a canoe when they were about to cross River Galma Valley around Tudun Iya in Wucicciri Ward of Zaria local government area of Kaduna State. Survivors from the tragedy: Fatima Idris and Fa’iza Abdullahi, said the incident happened on Friday at about 12 noon when they were returning from Hayin Sarkin Fito shortly after a heavy rainfall. The survivors said, “We boarded a canoe 16 of us, when it was about to reach the shore, it started sinking down. Some of us that were able to swim, swum alongside the Canoe driver while the remaining nine drowned in the water.” Speaking on the incident, the Village head of Tudun Iya, Alhaji Muhammadu Musa, described it as a big tragedy that has never happened in the community. Musa said on that fateful day...

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