Foreigners abducted from oil rig

2010-11-08 11:19
Lagos - Gunmen attacked an oil rig off the coast of Nigeria's southeastern state of Akwa Ibom late on Sunday, kidnapping several people including two foreigners, security sources said on Monday.

The sources said the attack took place in the shallow-water Okoro oilfield off the Obolo local government area of Akwa Ibom. There was no immediate confirmation from the security services.

Read more on:    nigeria  |  west africa  |  abductions
NEXT ON NEWS24X

SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Inside News24

 
/World
 

20 self-made teenage millionaires

From selling lemonade to building webpages, these young entrepreneurs made a pretty fortune!

 
 

Luxury living

Top 10 richest musicians of all time
10 most expensive cars In the world
10 of the most expensive things that will leave your jaw hanging!
Seven of the most expensive children's toys ever made
Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

There is a tendency towards setting your expectations too high which will result in disappointment. Try not to let your thoughts...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.