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England / Nigerian Dipl. Kidnapped #298494

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 06, 1984
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(Studio) Nigeria reported temporarily detaining British Airways passengers in Lagos; London officials said linking this event with bizarre kidnapping attempt.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Discovery yesterday of drugged, kidnapped former Nigerian trans. minister Umaru Dikko, with alleged Israeli mercenary guards at airport near here recalled; details reviewed. [Scotland Yard commander William HUCKLESBY - describes captors as "Arab-like" or "Israeli-like."] Dikko's role in Nigerian corruption and efforts to overthrow regime discussed. [February., 1984, DIKKO - will use any method necessary.] Apparent circumstances of kidnapping described. Israeli agents recalled kidnapping Adolf Eichmann. [Nigerian high CMSNR. - comments.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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