NAN Reporter Abducted by Gunmen in Abuja

  • 📰 NigeriaNewsdesk
  • ⏱ Reading Time:
  • 50 sec. here
  • 12 min. at publisher
  • 📊 Qulity Score:
  • News: 58%
  • Publisher: 63%

A reporter assigned to cover the Presidential Villa in Abuja shares his terrifying experience of being abducted by gunmen after mistakenly boarding a wrong vehicle.

NAN, Reporter, Abducted, Gunmen, Abuja, Presidential Villa, Wrong Vehicle, Trauma, Fear, Kidnapping

A reporter with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) assigned to cover the Presidential Villa in Abuja has narrated how he was abducted by gunmen. The correspondent had mistakenly boarded a wrong vehicle at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, on the way home after an assignment. The fear-stricken reporter, who is yet to recover from the trauma and has become generally afraid of everyone around her, tells his story below: “On the said day, I covered an assignment at the Presidential Villa.

After the assignment, I filed my story and decided to go home. One of the Directors in the Villa offered to give the cameraman and I a ride to the Federal Secretariat where we could board commercial vehicles. ”I live in the suburbs and had to get to the Finance junction to board a vehicle to Dantata bridge and thereon to my place. Time was 4.45 p.m. I was careful not to join the wrong vehicle in view of the many stories about the activities of kidnappers and “one chance” operators in Abuj

We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more:

 

Thank you for your comment. Your comment will be published after being reviewed.
Please try again later.

Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.

NAN Correspondent Recounts Kidnapping OrdealA News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent assigned to cover the Presidential Villa in Abuja recounted how he was kidnapped by gunmen after mistakenly boarding a wrong vehicle.
Source: vanguardngrnews - 🏆 5. / 75 Read more »

Kogi Youths Storm Abuja in Solidarity with INECThousands of Kogi Youths show support for INEC's conduct of peaceful and credible governorship election in Kogi State.
Source: vanguardngrnews - 🏆 5. / 75 Read more »

National Assembly Complex in Abuja Shut Down by Organised Labour GroupsThe National Assembly complex in Abuja has been finally shut down by organised labour groups in protest of the manhandling of the national president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Joe Ajaero.
Source: GuardianNigeria - 🏆 1. / 94 Read more »

Venerable Olusegun Emmanuel Akinola Celebrates 40th AnniversaryVenerable Olusegun Emmanuel Akinola, the Vicar in charge of the Anglican Church of the Resurrection, Duboyi (ACORD), Abuja, celebrated his 40th anniversary amidst the Divine Commonwealth Conference (DIVCCON) in Abuja.
Source: thecableng - 🏆 2. / 80 Read more »

Nigerian Labour Congress Shuts Down National Assembly in ProtestThe Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) shut down the National Assembly in Abuja, following a nationwide industrial action against the attack on its President, Comrade Joe Ajaero. The strike recorded mixed compliance across the states, with some states fully shut down and others partially complying. The two unions in public universities also disagreed over the strike.
Source: vanguardngrnews - 🏆 5. / 75 Read more »

President Tinubu assures Niger Basin Authority of supportPresident Bola Tinubu assures the Niger Basin Authority of his support in combating challenges affecting water resources and food production. The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Engr Joseph Utsev, made the statement on behalf of Tinubu during a working session in Abuja.
Source: vanguardngrnews - 🏆 5. / 75 Read more »