Gunmen have kidnapped two Chinese nationals on a road to Nigeria's capital Abuja, police said on Sunday.
Nasarawa state police
spokesperson Ismail Noman told AFP the foreigners were ambushed on Saturday in
the village of Agada on their way to Abuja.
nationals were abducted around 14:30 yesterday [Saturday] on their way to Abuja
and taken to an unknown location," he said, adding a manhunt has been
They were said to be
working for a company handling construction projects in the area.
officials in Nigeria were not immediately available for comment.
targets prominent Nigerians and foreigners, especially in the oil-producing
south, was rife in the 2000s until a 2009 government amnesty reduced unrest in