This was contained in a statement by the ACF’s National Chairman, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday.
The midfielder was kidnapped on Sunday in Warri, Delta State.
According to sources, the suspects, acting together, tricked the SARS Station Officer, who opened the cell door for them, leading to their escape.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.
According to the highly credible newspaper, the kidnappers reportedly collected N5 million ransom from his friends and relatives before killing him.
The Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, who made the disclosure at a press briefing on Wednesday in Kaduna, said the arrests were made in the last few weeks.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, in a statement on Sunday said the troops, operating under Operation Accord, acted following reports of bandits activities in the area.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday.
The News Agency of Nigeria gathered that those killed were Nicholas Ofodile, proprietor of the popular Chuks Supermarket in Lokoja, and a commercial taxi driver.
Three of the buildings that were destroyed at the quarters of the Cross River State University of Technology, Calabar, were owned by one of the suspected kidnappers, Kufre Ekpo-Etim, popularly called “Romance”.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Katsina.
The position of the Command was contained in a statement by its spokesman, DSP Okasanmi Ajayi, on Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians and the international community of the steadfast commitment of his government to secure the freedom of all children and other victims of abduction by terrorists in the country.
In a statement, the Kogi State Police Command said the victims – Mohammed Salisu Cache, Abdulraq Mohammed and Abdulraq Anataku – were rescued unhurt in the early hours of Saturday.
A boat snatched by suspected kidnappers from marine operatives of the Ogun State Police Command at Ode Omi area of Ijebu Waterside has been recovered.
A source disclosed to PRNigeria that the names of the undergraduates are Fatima from Taraba State, Maryam from Niger State and Umar from Katsina State.
Suspected kidnappers, who stormed Ode-Omi in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State have abducted the Chief Imam’s son and two others in the community.
Zubairu Galadima-Soba, the Director, National Orientation Agency in Kaduna State, on Friday cautioned Nigerians against open display of affluence, so as not to attract kidnappers and other criminals.
The Police Command in Taraba on Monday confirmed the killing of four suspected kidnappers by policemen in Bali Local Government Area of the state.
Kidnappers of Ogere Siasia, mother of Coach Samson Siasia, have requested a whopping sum of N700 million ransom.