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Caption: Fr. Samuel Agwameseh, released after spending 3 days in captivity. / Fr. Charles Uganwa

Catholic Priest of Nigeria’s Issele-Uku Diocese, Freed by Abductors

Dec 19, 2019

A week after two Nigerian Catholic priests from Awka Diocese were released unharmed by abductors, another priest from Nigeria’s Issele-Uku Diocese in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, Fr. Samuel Agwameseh has also been set free after three days with abductors, ACI Africa has been told. 

Fr. Arinze Madu, Vice Rector at Nigeria’s Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary, Enugu, kidnapped outside seminary gate on Monday, October 28, 2019 / Communications office Enugu Diocese, Nigeria

Nigerian Catholic Priest Kidnapped Outside Seminary Gate, Whereabouts Unknown

Oct 31, 2019

A couple of days since unknown gunmen “whisked away” Nigerian Fr. Arinze Madu, a diocesan Catholic priest serving at Nigeria’s Queen of Apostles Spiritual Year Seminary, Enugu diocese, there are concerns about the priest’s whereabouts as kidnappings targeting Church leaders seem to multiply in Africa’s most populous country, a source in Enugu diocese has told ACI Africa.