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Lagos Express Kidnappings Along Major Highways


Chart of Lagos Express Kidnappings
Locations of Lagos Express kidnappings (Source: Pulse by Towntalk Solutions)

Express kidnappings are orchestrated to extort small or large sums of cash from the victim as quickly as possible. There has been an increase in express kidnapping by armed groups along Ozumba Mbadiwe, Falomo, and Admiralty way in Lagos state, Nigeria.


This trend follows the rising insecurity in Nigeria; which has recorded over 130 cases and 1,800 victims of kidnapping incidents within the first three months of 2021.


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