Unknown gunmen have abducted Rev. Father Isaac Agabi, the priest in charge of Holy Name Catholic church, Ikpeshi, Akoko Edo local government area.
Reports said the priest was snatched along Auchi-Igarra road at about 5.00pm on Sunday while on his way back to the parish.
The Nation also reports that a lecturer of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi and four others were kidnapped at River Ose bridge along Ifoh-Uzeba-Kabo road near Owan West local government area of Edo state.
They were released after paying a ransom of over N600,000 and spending four days in the bush.
The police in the state are yet to comment on the incidents.