“Normally … they can disappear into the jungle or wherever they happen to be. Now they have 40 kilometres of ocean to get to land. Nigeria does have a navy and they do have aircraft so it’s a risky move on behalf of whoever’s carried out this kidnapping,” he said.
Or a move by someone who had it wired and had inside help. Like, how did they get onto the rig, kidnap eight people, then escape? Something’s not quite adding up here.
The insurgency in Nigeria continues to slowly build. Attacks on oil infrastructure and personnel are the primary targets.