Five Transocean Oil Rig Workers Kidnapped off Nigeria Coast

[B]Mississippi Man Among 5 Oil Rig Workers Kidnapped off Nigeria Coast-MARITIME LAWYER NEWS[/B]

NIGERIA – Five crew members have been taken hostage from the[I] High Island VII[/I] jackup drilling rig offshore Nigeria. An armed group of rebels raided the oil rig off the coast of Nigeria early Monday, October 8, kidnapping at least five foreigners and injuring two others, a spokesmen for two major oil companies said. Oil company Afren, owner of the rig, said that of the five hostages, two are French, two are American, and one is Canadian…[B] READ FULL STORY[/B].