Nigeria Police Say They’re Closing In on Kidnapped Oil Workers

Kidnapping remains a significant risk for Westerners operating in Nigeria.
By Paul Wallace
Nigeria’s police are closing in on 15 kidnapped oil workers and are hopeful of rescuing them soon, a spokesman said.
Gunmen attacked a bus carrying 14 Nigerian employees of Nestoil Plc, a Lagos-based oil services company, and a driver on Friday afternoon near the southeastern city of Port Harcourt.
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