The suspects were: Odulima Igbogiri of Okogbie community and Moses Joshua of Ahoada Town, both in Ahoada West LGA of Rivers.
Police spokesman, SP Bello Kontongs, said in a press statement that arms and ammunitions were recovered from the suspects.
The travellers were kidnapped along the Idoani-Ifira road in Akoko axis of the state on Wednesday evening.
Police spokesman, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, who confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday, in Yola, added that the incident occurred on Aug. 26 in Song Local Government Area of the state.
A senior police officer who confirmed the developments to PRNigeria said four victims were also rescued in different operations executed by Bwari and Kwali Police Divisions.
Police spokesman, ASP Sunday Abutu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ado-Ekiti, that the gunmen shot the driver of the vehicle, a LEXUS 330 SUV, dead.
In the said report, the 18-passenger vehicle was said to be travelling from Abuja to Lagos/Ibadan, via Kabba/Ekiti.
This was disclosed by the state commissioner of police ,Hakeem Odumosu, who also said that the police also recovered large arms and ammunition from the suspects .
In a video, the young lady was seen crying profusely while narrating her experience.
Police spokesman, ASP Sunday Abutu, said on Saturday at Ado-Ekiti that the suspects were arrested on Thursday at their hotel hideout.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the FCT, ASP Mariam Yusuf, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
The bandits had abducted the tipper lorry driver at the Mologede area of Odeda Local Government Area of the state.
DSP Suleiman Nguroje, the spokesman of the command, also announced in a statement in Yola on Wednesday that one of the kidnappers was neutralised.
Josiah, a carpenter, who told the News Agency of Nigeria while recounting his experience in captivity, said the gunmen, in their number, invaded their homes at Byazhin area in Kubwa around 11:45pm on May 21 and kidnapped two of them.
The students were abducted from their hostels on April 20.
The News Agency of Nigeria had, on Wednesday, reported that the two men; Ayodele Somorin and Oladimeji Josiah, a carpenter, were kidnapped in their homes on May 21.
Addressing a news conference in Yola, Alhaji said that the repentant kidnapers surrendered two G3 rifles with breach number 58607 and 52007 with five rounds of live ammunitions.
The Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which scaled second reading during plenary is sponsored by Senator Ezenwa Francis Onyewuchi.
Dr. Ayoola is the founder of Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN), an indigenous AI firm based in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Pastor Ogedengbe was abducted on Monday evening after conducting Bible study at Irese area of Akure.