220 killed, 64 abducted in first week of 2022

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No fewer than 284 Nigerians were either killed or abducted in various attacks across the country in the first week of the year.

A breakdown of the figure shows that 220 persons were killed and 64 kidnapped between January 1 and 7, according to media reports.

Most of the killings and abductions happened in the northern part of the country.

On January 1, bandits killed one and abducted 12 persons in Kaduna, while the wife and daughters of a lecturer in Zamfara State were also abducted on New Year Day.