Lagos - Gunmen, who in the early hours of Monday abducted Oluwatoyin Nwosu, the wife of the Deputy Managing Director of The Sun Newspapers, Steve Nwosu at his Okota, Lagos residence are demanding N100million ransom for her release, Vanguard reports.
The abductors had established contact with the distraught Nwosu at about 4p.m. and demanded N100 million before his wife would be released.
The gunmen, numbering about seven stormed Bale Street in Ogundiaro Bashorun Sunmonu Akanwo Estate, Okota at about 1a.m.
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They were said to have gained entrance into a building close to Nwosu’s house with the aid of an abandoned ladder used to paint the building. But on sighting them, owner of the building was said to have scaled the fence to another street, where he sought refuge.
Thereafter, they stormed Nwosu’s bungalow building by scaling the transformer fence and pulled the iron grille (burglar-proof) on the window, before gaining entrance into the sitting room.
The Area ‘E’ Commander, Festac of the Nigeria Police, Frank Mba, reportedly visited the scene with other policemen.
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- News 24