Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped about 18 bus passengers in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State.
The incident happened between Igboora and Eruwa Road on Thursday morning.
The passengers, who were headed to Oyo from Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, were forced to stopped by hoodlums, who whisked them away.
Taiwo Adeagbo, the Secretary of Famers Union in Ibarapa, said kidnapping has become a common occurrence in the area. He claimed that some residents are colluding with outsiders to perpetrate the crime. He said the police have been informed.