Nigerian Navy Ship Hijacked, 8 Sailors Aboard

The Nigerian military says hijackers have seized a vessel with eight Navy sailors onboard.

The boat was providing security for oil companies in restive southern Nigeria.

Lt. Col. Sagir Musa said the attack was early Monday in the Niger Delta.

He gave no details on the whereabouts or condition of the missing sailors. Their boat was escorting oil industry vessels to oil production sites.