On the evening of 11 April 2024, unidentified gunmen abducted a television reporter in the city of Port Harcourt, located in Rivers state. The individual was reportedly kidnapped while driving near his residence in the city’s Rumuosi area; the perpetrators threatened the victim and used the same vehicle to escape the scene. The kidnappers subsequently contacted the victim’s wife and are demanding a ransom of 30 million Nigerian naira (approximately 25,000 U.S. dollars) for his release.