US citizen freed a week after kidnapping in Nigeria

YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A U.S. citizen working for Marubeni Corp who was kidnapped in Nigeria's oil rich Niger Delta on January 20 has been released, police and the U.S. embassy said on Friday. Gunmen kidnapped the man last Friday in the southeastern town of Warri. They killed his driver and demanding a 50 million naira ransom, a security source said. "The US citizen kidnapped a week ago ...
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Added January 27, 2012
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