The Punch journalist, Okechukwu Nnodim, was kidnapped from his residence within the Kubwa space of Abuja on Thursday.
Gunmen, who invaded the residence of a PUNCH journalist, Okechukwu Nnodim, alongside two others, have demanded N10million ransom for his launch on Friday.
The journalist, in response to his spouse, Oluchi Nnodim, was kidnapped at his residence in Kubwa a satellite tv for pc city in Abuja, on Thursday night time after firing a number of pictures on the home windows and ultimately pulled down the housebreaking proof.
“My husband requested me to stick with the youngsters of their room. I heard the lads asking him to carry out cash however he advised them he did not have cash in the home,” Mrs Nnodim was quoted by the PUNCH, as saying.
The gunmen, who had been reportedly 5 in whole, additionally kidnapped two sons of Mr Nnodim’s neighbour.
In an interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Mrs Nnodim mentioned the abductors had made calls for however that she was not at liberty to debate it as an unnamed individual was in control of the state of affairs.
Nonetheless, one other report ascribed to the sufferer’s sister in Lagos, mentioned the assailants had demanded a sum of N10million to safe the journalist’ launch.
As on the time of submitting this report, PREMIUM TIMES couldn’t verify if the cash has been paid however a short dialog with Mrs Nnodim indicated that negotiation is ongoing.
This reporter was additionally unable to contact the household of the opposite two victims.