A Nigerian Writer Who Was Kidnapped After Writing About Homophobia Has Been Released - BuzzFeed News

A Nigerian Writer Who Was Kidnapped After Writing About Homophobia Has Been Released  BuzzFeed NewsFacebook / Chibụìhè Obi A prominent Nigerian writer who was kidnapped last week after publishing an essay about homophobia has been...

A Nigerian Writer Who Was Kidnapped After Writing About Homophobia Has Been Released - BuzzFeed News
A Nigerian Writer Who Was Kidnapped After Writing About Homophobia Has Been Released  BuzzFeed News

Facebook / Chibụìhè Obi A prominent Nigerian writer who was kidnapped last week after publishing an essay about homophobia has been released following ransom demands and threats by his captors to murder him, BuzzFeed News can reveal. Chibụìhè Obi, 24, who had been missing since 1 June, walked free on Sunday at approximately 10pm local time after international reports of his capture. It is not yet known if a ransom was paid. A source close to Obi told BuzzFeed News that his abductors revealed his whereabouts on Facebook on Sunday night but the location was so far from where he lives in Imo S...