Posts Tagged ‘kidnapping’

The Punch: Yobo family appeals to abductors

Written on July 9th, 2008 by
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The Yobo family of Kono in Khana Local Government Council of Rivers has appealed to the abductors of their son, Nornu, to free him and save them from further agony. The gunmen on Saturday kidnapped Nornu on his way home from a night party in Port... Read More | Share

Ransoms Fuel Surge in Nigeria Kidnapping

Written on July 11th, 2007 by
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LAGOS, Nigeria -- Foreign oil workers are known in Nigeria's oil-rich south as "white gold" among the gangs that kidnap them. They have seized more than 150 foreigners this year, including a just freed 3-year-old British girl. That's nearly... Read More | Share

British toddler released by Nigerian kidnappers

Written on July 10th, 2007 by
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Three-year-old British girl Margaret Hill was back with her relieved parents Monday after being freed by kidnappers in southern Nigeria, but three more foreigners were seized in the oil producing region. The girl was covered in mosquito bites and... Read More | Share

ABC News: Girl Released by Captors in Nigeria

Written on July 8th, 2007 by
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Nigerian gunmen have released a British toddler who was kidnapped in the country's oil-rich south, a regional official said Sunday. Margaret Hill, 3, has been reunited with her parents, state government spokesman Emmanuel Okah said...Read... Read More | Share

Kidnapping of British Girl in Nigeria Provokes Outrage

Written on July 6th, 2007 by
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Officials in the tense delta region of Nigeria are searching for the three-year-old daughter of a British oil worker who was abducted on Thursday. For VOA, Gilbert da Costa in Abuja reports that the kidnapping of Margaret Hill has been widely condemned... Read More | Share

UK oil worker seized in Nigeria

Written on March 31st, 2007 by
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A British oil worker has been kidnapped in Nigeria, the Foreign Office said. The man was kidnapped in the early hours of Saturday off the coast of the Bayelsa state, in southern Nigeria. A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We are in contact with... Read More | Share

BBC NEWS | Africa | Chinese men abducted in Nigeria

Written on January 5th, 2007 by
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Five Chinese telecommunications workers have been kidnapped by unidentified armed men in southern Nigeria.Read More: Read More | Share

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