• Fourteen kidnapped Nigerian oil workers freed – police

    Fourteen kidnapped Nigerian oil workers freed – police

    Nigerian police have freed 14 kidnapped oil workers in the restive southern Niger Delta region, which has been hit by a series of militant attacks on oil and gas facilities, police said on Sunday.

    Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in some parts of Nigeria and the southern Delta energy hub has seen an increase in crime since the start of attacks by militants calling for more oil wealth to go to the impoverished region.

    Gunmen seized the 14 workers at […]