Gunmen Attack Travellers In Nigeria’s Capital City, Kill One, Abduct Many

An aged man was also killed by the gunmen who robbed the travellers of their possessions after forcibly stopping vehicles at high speed.

BY SAHARAREPORTERS, NEW YORK*

An unspecified number of passengers travelling from Gwagwalada to Kuje in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.

The incident took place at Kiyi community in Kuje.

The FCT has been recording high cases of abductions recently.

In February, 2021, a PUNCH journalist, Okechukwu Nnodim, was abducted in his house in the Arab road area of Kubwa, Abuja.

The kidnappers also attacked his neighbours and went away with the two sons of a widow, Mrs Faith Gbeyide.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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