Leadership (Abuja)

17 December 2012

Nigeria: Nollywood Actress, Nkiru Sylvanus Kidnapped

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Nkiru Sylvanus

Nollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus has reportedly been kidnapped.

According to online sources, Sylvanus, who is also a Senior Special Assistant to Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha on Public Affairs was kidnapped in Owerri, the Imo State capital yesterday.

The fair skinned actress according to sources was last seen on the set of a movie Saturday night in Owerri.

While details of the kidnap were still sketchy at press time, it was reported that the kidnappers have contacted the Imo State government and are demanding a ransom of N100million.

Sylvanus joined the movie industry in 2000. Her first movie was Felix Okoro's "Out of Cage". Later she featured in "Evil Forest".

She is famous for her cry baby roles which shot her to limelight with her third movie, "A Cry for Help" which was also her most challenging role as she had to cry from the beginning of the movie to the end.

She has featured in over 30 movies.

Meanwhile, the Imo State police pubic relations officer, Vitalis Onugu said he also heard the report but that he could not confirm it officially.

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