Abducted Nigerian journalist, two others released

Okechukwu Nnodim, a journalist, and two others with whom he was kidnapped late Wednesday, were released.

Mr. Nnodim and his neighbor’s two sons were abducted by gunmen who shot at their home in the Kubwa region of Abuja at around 11 p.m. Wednesday, on.

According to Premium Times, wife of the abducted journalist, Oluchi Nnodim said “We were told last night that they had been released, but they came home this morning”

The kidnappers reportedly demanded a ransom of N10 million for Mr Nnodim’s release. But after three days of captivity, asking about the circumstances of her husband’s freedom, Mrs. Nnodim said, “All I can say now is I thank God for his release

Educator, writer and legal researcher at Alafarika for Studies and Consultancy.

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