Militants kidnap four Britons – Nigerian police

Four people, believed to be British, have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Delta state, police in the country have said. The four were reportedly taken at about 02:00 local time on Friday when suspected militants stormed a rural community they were living in. The Foreign Office has not commented. Andrew Aniamaka, a police spokesman in […]

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 […]