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US Consulate: Foreigner Kidnapped In Lagos

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LAGOS, March 25, (THEWILL) – The US Consulate in Lagos, Sunday said a foreigner was kidnapped in highbrow Victoria Island, Lagos.

The foreigner’s identity or nationality was however not disclosed by the Consulate in a message to American nationals living in Nigeria, the AFP reported.

"The US Consulate General in Lagos received a report that an expatriate was kidnapped on Victoria Island on Saturday, March 23 at approximately 11 pm.

"Local Nigerian law enforcement confirmed this incident," the Consulate said.

THEWILL called the Lagos State police and national police force spokespersons for more information on the development but the calls were not acknowledged as at the time of writing this report.