Residents of the Nigerian city of Damishi took to the streets on Thursday to protest lack of security and regular abductions in the northern Kaduna state.
The small group of protesters blocked a street and chanted slogans demanding peace.
One of the protesters said that at least 16 people had been kidnapped the previous day.
Their disappearance came just two days after a group of gunmen stormed the Bethel Baptist High School and abducted 121 students in Nigeria's northwest.
“(People are kidnapped) inside town, not inside the bush. We are still mourning the Bethel school students and now this happened. What is happening? We want the Kaduna state governor to talk to us. We don't want bad government again, nobody wants bad government, we don't want bad government, we don't want them. They should bring back our children”, said Habib Lukeman.
As the protesters staged their rally,