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•June 16, 2012: 53-year-old Mbarikatta Uboma kidnapped on arrival from Hungary. Demanded N10 million but settled for N2million after keeping the victim for three days.
•August 3, 2012: Director, Ocean Glory Commodities, Apapa, Paul Cole, 34, from Ohafia in Abia State kidnapped at Festac Town together with the firm’s General Manager, Jude Ugoje and a worker, Piriye Gogo. Released on August 6 after paying N5 million ransom.
August 19, 2012: A Lebanese, Mohammed Jamal, 22, kidnapped at Ajah. He was blindfolded and whisked away by three armed men. He was released after paying N7 million.
September 19, 2012: Kingsley Nwokenta, 34, kidnapped at Mile 2 and released after paying N1.5 million ransom. Nwokenta’s black Toyota Venza and other accessories were taken.
•October 10, 2012: Anthony Ozoanidobi, 41, kidnapped on Marwa Road, Satellite Town. He paid N1.5 million for his release.
•August 20, 2012: Leo Abraham, 58, was kidnapped and release after paying N5 million.
•January 21, 2016: Aspanda, Trade Fair businessman Cosmas Ojukwu, 45, kidnapped at Festac Town. Amount and manner of his release was not disclosed.
•Chief James Uduji picked up close to his 7th Avenue, Festac Town residence. He was detained for six weeks and released after parting with $1 million.
•Chief Raymond Okoye was kidnapped in 2015 and was detained for two months until his relatives raised $1 million.
•Uche Okoroafor, trader was abducted in 2015 and held captive for three months until his family paid $1 million.
•Another businessman, Elias Ukachukwu, kidnapped in November 2015 and forced to pay $1 million but denied freedom. His abductors demanded for another $1 million on grounds that the victim’s relatives were rude to them. Ukachukwu stayed in their den for several months and it is unclear how and when he regained freedom.
•Francis Umeh, an Aspanda auto parts dealer kidnapped in July 2016 at Raji Rasaki Estate, Ago Palace Way, Okota. He spent two months and paid an undisclosed amount of dollars as ransom.
•Evans and his gang members met their waterloo with the kidnap of billionaire pharmacist Innocent Duru, who they wanted to kill after collecting ransom. The victim, who was in their den at 21, Prophet Asaye Close, New Igando in Lagos for over five months, eventually escaped and gave useful information to the police, which led to the busting of the gang.


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