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Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by hardeyincah(m): 9:23am On Sep 10, 2020
A one-time captain of the Nigeria Scrabble national team, Paul Sodje, has died after he was reportedly abducted by suspected herdsmen in Ondo State.

 

The Chairman of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation, Publicity Committee, Akintunde Akinsemola, who confirmed this to Punch, said the late Sodje’s body was found inside the bush in Idoani, Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State on Tuesday, September 1.

 

According to Akinsemola, Sodje had gone to the bush to give ransom money to some kidnappers who had abducted his brother, Chris, four days earlier.

 

“Chris was going for his uncle’s funeral in Okwagbe, Delta State on August 28, when he was kidnapped at Ifon, Ondo State. The Fulani men demanded N100m but later reduced it to N1m.  His wife Flora and friends rallied round to raise the ransom.

Then his elder brother Paul and a friend took the ransom to them, yet the Fulani men murdered the two of them. Chris has not been found and the kidnappers have stopped communicating with the family.

Idoani elders led by Otunba Oladele Olapeju, who were searching for their kinsmen, who were also kidnapped, saw Paul Sodje’s body and that of the man that accompanied him to the herders rendezvous.

They took the bodies to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo'' he said
 

The late Sodje, who would have been 55 on Wednesday September 9, captained Nigeria to the African Scrabble Championship in Zambia, 2012.

 

His colleagues in the scrabble federation have taken to social media to mourn his death.

https://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2020/9/ex-nigeria-scrabble-captain-paul-sodje-allegedly-killed-while-taking-ransom-money-to-suspected-herdsmen-who-kidnapped-his-brother-in-ondo.html

Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by FullBlastLight: 9:35am On Sep 10, 2020
Oh goosh!

Na wich kind wahala be dis nah?

Double wahala 4 family members already!

Meanwhile, 2 even know dt Foolani Herdsmen are everywhere in dis country constantly causing havoc wit impunity is indeed sad & sickening!

...bt there's alwys a Doom Day 4 every evil worker!

Let them think abt it already!
Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by oteneaaron(m): 9:36am On Sep 10, 2020
1000 ways to die in Nigeria.

- You might get kidnapped,

- Fulani heardsmen might attack you on your farm

- Or maybe unknown gunmen on Okada might attack your village

- Don't forget BH

- Even SARS is ever ready to harass you and most likely shoot you

- Don't forget the stray bullets that abound especially around our Ak-47 wielding police officers

Abeg, add your own.

If hell was a place, it would be Nigeria.

Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by NOC1(m): 9:38am On Sep 10, 2020
This is barbaric, Amotekun should go inside the bush and fish them out.
Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by Nobody: 9:43am On Sep 10, 2020
Too many needless deaths of people making real impact in Nigeria.
Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by ifytrik(m): 9:45am On Sep 10, 2020
I still don't know why amotekun was formed in the first place, anyways am no surprised, a typical Yoruba man can only fight with his mouth and not with his hands. R I p to the dead man

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Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by Edyice: 9:49am On Sep 10, 2020
Even if Amotekun fish them out , bubu LIFELESS DULLARD will set them free after putting them on rehab grin cheesy grin


APC NEXT LEVEL THINGS....
Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by Minjim: 9:51am On Sep 10, 2020
This is terrible.

They collect random and still kill.

What's the role of police in all this?
Were they not involved in delivering the ransome?
Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by Nbotee(m): 10:11am On Sep 10, 2020
Kidnapping has become a normal everyday occurrence in some parts of dis country and most of dem now go unreported
Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by hardeyincah(m): 11:07am On Sep 10, 2020
R.I.P GM Paul Sodje


Front page please
Re: Ex-nigeria Scrabble Captain Paul Sodje Allegedly Killed While Taking Ransom Mone by Rich4god(m): 11:29am On Sep 10, 2020
Kidnapping by these bandits have gone into every forest area we have in Nigeria. And it's obvious that these guys aren't just doing the kidnapping for the sake of money, there could be more sinister motive behind this. All the ransom been collected could be used to get more arms, recruit more members and further advance Thier coverage of Nigeria. I told my friend one time that these bandits could be in the SE in their numbers, but because the East don't have vast forest that is empty, they can't successfully carry out their operations.

The earlier the whole of South (irrespective of tribe and religion) unites to tackle this issue, the better for every citizen of this country.

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