Terror Reign :27 Nigerians kidnapped in four states within 48 hours
At least 27 Nigerians have been kidnapped from four states in the past 48 hours, amidst the growing insecurity across the country.
Kidnapping for ransom has become one of the major security challenges facing Nigeria. Others include banditry, Boko Haram and ethnoreligious violence.
The insecurity across the country persists despite the efforts of security agencies.
Many Nigerians have also questioned the performance of the Muhammadu Buhari administration regarding security, especially as section 14(2)(b) of the Nigerian constitution provides that the security and welfare of the citizens shall be the primary purpose of government.
In this report, PREMIUM TIMES looks at series of kidnap incidents that have occurred in the last 48 hours in different states of the country.
At least, 27 Nigerians have been abducted between Sunday and Tuesday morning in Edo ,Kaduna ,Ekiti and Osun.