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The armed men, who stormed the hilly area close to the Lottery Quarters and few metres away from Living Faith Church at Byazhin in Kubwa, abducted a man identified as Ayodele Somorin before they whisked away his neighbour, Oladimeji Josiah.

Arikeade, the wife of the youth leader of the All Progressives Congress in Oyo, Areokuta Salawu, was kidnapped at the entrance gate of her residence in Aromolaran area of Ibadan at about 10pm on Sunday, May 23.

“At about 8pm on Sunday, we received a distress call that gunmen invaded Dong Village and killed seven persons, police spokesman in Plateau,” ASP Ubah Ogaba, the spokesman of the Plateau State Police Command said in a statement issued on Monday in Jos.

According to a statement by the university management and signed by the PRO, Bakene N,O., the university official was said to be waylaid by yet to be identified gunmen on Thursday while she was driving home.