Transocean oil rig
Transocean oil rig
THE head of Nigeria’s main union has threatened a nationwide strike if the country’s president does not lower fuel prices.
EIGHT Scottish oilmen, held captive for two weeks on four strike-hit oilrigs off the Nigerian coast, yesterday took the first step towards taking legal action for compensation for the stress and trauma they claim to have suffered as a result of their ordeal.
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AT LEAST a dozen British oilmen, held captive for two weeks on four strike-hit oilrigs off the Nigerian coast, are considering legal action for compensation for the stress and trauma they claim to have suffered as a result of their ordeal, it was revealed yesterday.
THE wife of a Scots oil worker, held captive on board a Nigerian drilling rig, spoke yesterday of her relief at her husband’s release after a fortnight of "hell" off the coast of West Africa.
SCOTS workers held hostage for more than two weeks on Nigerian oil rigs could have to wait another day for release, their union said last night.
STRIKING Nigerian oil workers have agreed to release nearly 300 staff they have been holding on oil platforms off the country’s coast for the past two weeks.
A BRITON was among the first of hundreds of hostages held by striking oilworkers to be flown to safety last night after their release was negotiated.
A BRITISH oil worker has spoken about his experience as one of hundreds held hostage on offshore rigs by striking Nigerian oil workers.
THE fate of 35 British oilmen, taken hostage on four drilling rigs off the West African coast, was unclear last night, following conflicting reports of a bid by the Nigerian navy to seize the strike-hit installations.
THE Nigerian navy was last night preparing to seize the strike-hit oil rigs off West Africa, where 35 British hostages have been warned they will be killed if there is any attempt to take the installations by force.
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