This project looks into The role of press in curbing kidnapping in Nigeria, a case study of the press in Imo state. The objective of the project is to examine the activities of the press to find out how they enlighten the mass in light of the widespread kidnapping in Nigeria. In the process of the work, the researcher sought information from both primary and secondary sources, the researcher interviewed and interacted with practicing journalist in the area of press role in curbing kidnapping. From the review of related literature, the following hypothesis emerged for testing. HI: the press is playing an indispensable role in the curbing of kidnapping. HO: the media are not playing an indispensable role in curbing kidnapping. Research hypothesis I& II received statistical supports from the analysis of collated data using the survey research method, conclusion, and recommendations that effort should be directed towards what the governments have done as is doing to reduce -or end kidnapping.