A director at the Nigerian Army Headquarters in Abuja, Major General Hassan Ahmed, has been killed, Prestige News Online reports.
He was murdered on Thursday in the Abaji area of Abuja.
The assailants also kidnapped his wife.
Daily Post reports that the couple were coming from Okene, Kogi State, when they were attacked.
A source said, “They opened fire on his vehicle and he died. The driver pretended to be dead, so they took the wife away.”
The Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya, recently appointed Ahmed a director at the Army Headquarters. He was a former Provost Marshal of the Army.