Gunmen reportedly invaded Orie market at Agbedo Community, Apayan in Igalamela/Odolu Local Council of Kogi State and killed one person.
Newsbreak.ng gathered that the hoodlums also abducted one person, simply identified as Edwin, and have demanded N20 million as ransom.
The criminals in their large numbers stormed the market at about 2 pm on Sunday and started shooting sporadically.
This caused pandemonium in the market while one Johnson was hit by the bullets and died in the process.
The family members of the abducted have been contacted and a demand of N20 million ransom made.
The Kogi State Police Public Relations officer, Willy Aya, confirmed the attack to the press.
This news medium learnt that the incident is the third of its kind in the area in recent months.
It is understood that the lawbreakers are taking advantage of the thick Apayan forest in the local government area, which shared boundaries with Enugu and Anambra states.