Popular Actress Nkiru Sylvanus Kidnapped, N100 Million Ransom Demanded

Channels Television  
Updated December 16, 2012

The Special Assistant to the Imo state Governor on Public Affairs and Popular Nollywood Actress Miss Nkiru Sylvanus has been kidnapped in Owerri the Imo state capital, South East Nigeria.

Sources close to the Nollywood actress said she was Kidnapped yesterday night around Concorde hotel in Owerri where she went for an official engagement.

However sources said the Kidnappers have contacted the Imo State Government demanding for the sum of N100 million for her release.

When contacted, the Imo state Police PRO, Mr Vitalis Olugu, said he is yet to be informed about the kidnap.

This development comes barely one week after the kidnap of Prof. Kanene Okonjo, mother of Nigeria’s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo Iweala.