It was gathered that the suspected killer squad instantly opened fire on the security personnel.
The Correspondent had boarded their vehicle at the Federal Secretariat on the way home after an assignment.
Egaga, who is a professor at the Department of Special Education in the institution was said to have been abducted at his residence.
The chairman, Nasiru Ahmed Kiyawa, told BBC Hausa that the gunmen stormed his house after Isha’i prayer on Friday night, chasing away people outside before entering.
The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wukari, Taraba State, Most Rev. Mark Nzukwein, on Sunday confirmed the abduction of a priest of St. Ann’s Parish in Sarkin Kudu, Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba State.
Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide has hailed Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State for offering amnesty to all the unknown gunmen hiding in the bush as a way of curtailing insecurity in the state.
Gunmen on Wednesday killed five persons in Ayilamo, a village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.
Gunmen, in Imo State, have assassinated the Deputy Registrar of the Federal Polytechnic, Uwana, Ebonyi State, Innocent Obi, throwing the community into panic.
There is palpable fear in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State as gunmen shot dead a member of Ubulu-Uku Vigilance Group.
No fewer than 24 students of the Federal University of Gusau in Zamfara State have been abducted by gunmen, Channels Television is reporting.
Gunmen, Tuesday, killed no fewer than seven Joint Task Force (JTF) operatives in an ambush that occurred at Umualumaku settlement in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo.
No fewer than eight security agents comprising soldiers, policemen and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have been killed by gunmen in Imo State.
Gunmen Sunday night attacked a Benue Link passenger bus and abducted at least 11 persons.
Three persons have been reportedly killed by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen during an attack in Opi-Agu community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Gunmen have killed 10 persons and injured one at Kulben community, Gindiri District of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
A report released by Save the Children International has revealed that about 70 schools were attacked and 1,683 school children kidnapped across Nigeria between February 2014 and December 2022.
Gunmen have killed a newly-wedded couple, both of whom are teachers at BECO Comprehensive High School, Kwi in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau.
Japhet Hungwa, the Acting Chairman, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, said villagers at Ortese Village had blocked the Makurdi-Lafia highway over continuous killing of their people.
Police have neutralised three gunmen, while others escaped with severe bullet wounds after a gun duel with hoodlums in Imufu community within Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Two policemen have been confirmed dead as gunmen attacked the convoy of the Abia State Commissioner for Trade, Commerce and Industry, Chimezie Isaac Ukaegbu, on Tuesday.