Three students of the faculty of law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria have been kidnapped on Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
The students are said to be in their final year at the university.
Abuja-Kaduna road is notorious for being a flash-point of kidnappings. In April, Mahmood Abubakar, chairman of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), and his daughter were kidnapped on the road.
The latest incident is coming a few weeks after 510 police officers were deployed in the area.
Journalists could not reach Frank Mba, police spokesman, for comment.
A video recording by one of the commuters shows the scene of the incident.