71 days ago
In messages Friday on Twitter, the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria said it was "deeply disappointed" over the pardon issued this week of former Bayelsa state Gov.
73 days ago
Adviser Doyin Okupe said Wednesday that Nigeria's Council of States, a group headed by President Goodluck Jonathan, had approved the pardon for former Bayelsa state Gov.
109 days ago
Onyema Nwachukwu said the attack happened Tuesday in Bayelsa state in the Niger Delta.
136 days ago
Gunmen had attacked their supply ship, the Asso21 operated by Naples-based shipping company Augusta Offshore SpA, and taken the men hostage on Dec. 23 as they sailed off the coast of Bayelsa state.
152 days ago
The International Maritime Bureau said the kidnapping happened Sunday night on an offshore tug boat near Nigeria's Bayelsa state.
158 days ago
Bayelsa State police spokesman Fidelis Odunna said Tuesday that gunmen attacked the company's offices Monday in the area of Brass.
161 days ago
Yushau Shuaibu, a spokesman for Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency, said the helicopter crashed Saturday in Bayelsa state in the Niger Delta.