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Gunmen Kidnap Three In Ogun, Demand N10M, Codeine As Ransom

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The kidnappers called the community and demanded a sum of N10 million and some hard drugs as ransom.

Suspected Fulani herdsmen who abducted three residents in Ogun State are demanding the sum of N10 million, marijuana, packs of codeine, food and water as ransom from the families of the victims.

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It was gathered that the gunmen hid in a bush in Obada-Oko area of Abeokuta, the state capital on Saturday, November 6 and unleashed terror on residents.

They reportedly shot one person, Razaq Lasisi and whisked three residents after the police from the Obada-Oko division engaged them in a gun duel.

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According to Lasisi, who identified himself as a former secondary school principal, he was on his way home from work around 9pm, when the gunmen attempted to kidnap him but he managed to escape.

Narrating his ordeal, the survivor said he narrowly escaped from the kidnappers at an area called Ogba Kehinde, a stone’s throw to his house.

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“Immediately I tried to escape, one of them shot me twice, and as I was about to move faster, one grabbed me and I gave the person a heavy blow which made him to leave me. Blood spread all over my body and I have to run down to my neighbour’s house. So, I told my neighbour that he should take me to Aro Psychiatric hospital because I felt that was the only place I could be treated.”

According to him, Ogba Kehinde is a six-acre land with some buildings on that land but since some years back, the land has been abandoned by the owner.

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Lasisi said the palace was being used for a poultry farm long time before Obada-Oko developed to the present situation. He claimed that the buildings on the acres of land now harbour criminals.

Speaking on the fate of the kidnapped victims, Lasisi said the kidnappers have called the community and demanded a sum of N10 million and some hard drugs as ransom.

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“The kidnappers have called today and asked us to pay N10 million before they can release their victims. They said we should come along with packs of codeine, marijuana, water and food as ransom. But, after serious appeals, they have reduced the ransom to N1.5 million with codeine, water and food.” he said.

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident, said one suspect had been arrested in connection with the kidnapping.

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“Yes, it is true. The suspect arrested is a strong member of the kidnappers. We have commenced the investigation and we would soon arrest them.” Oyeyemi stated.

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Go for DNA Test – Man Tells Mercy Aigbe’s Estranged Husband Over Son’s Striking Resemblance With Her New Lover

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“A Nigerian man has given Lanre Gentry, the estranged husband of Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe some important words of advice following revelations that the actress is now dating a close friend.

Lanre Gentry has been urged to go for paternity test for his son because of the striking resemblance he has with the actress’ new lover, Kazim Adeoti.

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This comes hours after the 43-year-old actress unveiled her new husband Kazim Adeoti on the eve of his birthday, which led her ex-husband Lanre Gentry to claim the truth is finally out on Mercy Aigbe’s illicit affair with numerous movie marketers.

A fan who identified as Emma via the micro blogging platform, Twitter, claimed that Juwon (Mercy’s son with Lanre) could be mistaken for Kazim Adoti’s biological son as they share lots of resemblances.

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He then went ahead to urge Lanre Gentry, the estranged husband of Mercy Aigbe to go for a DNA test to know the paternity of their son.

According to him, the resemblance of Mercy Aigbe’s son and her new husband is striking.

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”The resemblance between Mercy Aigbe’s son and this her new husband is striking. She cannot even deny it. I hope her ex-husband does a paternity test. Things they occur.
 
”Every day, We see stories that reinforces the need to do a DNA as a father. The street is military”
 
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Ebubeagu Security Operative Beheaded in Ebonyi

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Unknown gunmen have beheaded a member of local security outfit, Ebubeagu.

The victim has been identified as one Sunday Nwafor. He was killed in Ekpelu community, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

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The gunmen stormed Nwafor’s house at night while he was asleep and shot him dead. They dragged his body out of his room and cut off his head, which they took away.

The state police spokesperson, Loveth Odah who confirmed the incident said;

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“According to the DPO of Ikwo Police Division, some gunmen went to the house of one Sunday Nwafor. He was about 30 years old and a member of the Ebubeagu security outfit. The gunmen broke into his room while he was asleep and shot him dead. They dragged the body outside and beheaded him.

“His wife, who spoke to the police, said before she heard a gunshot, she overheard one of the hoodlums telling her husband that he left them in the bush and came back home to enjoy himself by collecting N30,000 monthly from the government.

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“Two of the suspects have been arrested; investigation is ongoing. This act is barbaric and inhumane. This is coming barely two weeks after we recorded the other Ebubeagu incident, in which someone was also killed in this form and half burnt.

“The Commissioner of Police condemns in totality this kind of killing and has vowed to do everything within the ambit of the law to ensure that the remaining perpetrators are brought to book.”

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