4 Persons Kidnapped and Vessel Assumed Hijacked at Nembe LGA, Nigeria
May 13: Initial reports indicate that at approx. 15:00 LT three staff of Integrated Data Services Ltd (IDSL, a subsidiary of NNPC) were kidnapped along with their pilot whilst they were inspecting oil installations within Nembe LGA, close to Sonikiri. There is currently limited information on the attackers and on the details of the event, but the assailants are believed to have approached from on board one speedboat. The vessel that was attacked – a service boat – is currently assumed to have been hijacked.