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Text of report by Nigerian newspaper This Day website on 12 July
The nation was again reminded of the degenerating incidence of kidnapping yesterday when three officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) were abducted by gunmen in Abia State.
The journalists were attacked at Umuafouka junction near Ukwakiri in Obingwa Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
THISDAY learnt they were on their way back from a meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of NUJ, which took place in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.
The kidnappers have demanded a ransom of N250 million [Naira] [Approx. 1.66m US dollars].
Those kidnapped are Chairman Lagos State Council Wahab Oba, Secretary of …