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Kidnappers of Rivers APC chieftain demand N100m

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Friday Amobi, Port Harcourt The gunmen, who kidnapped a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Nnamdi Abbah, in Rivers State on Tuesday last week, have demanded N100m as ransom. Abbah, a former caretaker committee chairman of Emohua Local Government Area, was whisked away by the kidnappers at gunpoint from Alakahia axis of East-West road […]

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