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Four kidnapped Lagos journalists released

The four Lagos-based journalists abducted by gunmen a week ago in Abia State have been released. They are Wahab Oba, Chairman of the Lagos Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Adolphus Okonkwo , Zonal secretary of the union, Sylva Okereke , Lagos Council’s Assistant Secretary , Shola Oyeyipo and their driver, Azeez Abdulrauf. Their abductors first demanded a ransome of N250 million, which they lowered to N150 million and then to N30 million, according to reports. Business Day was informed ...
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Added July 18, 2010
from Businessday Nigeria