An armed group kidnaps at least two Americans, two Frenchmen and a Canadian from an Transocean oil rig in the Okoro Oilfield off the coast of Niger Delta, Nigeria, injuring two others.
- 12 Nigerian policemen are missing and presumed dead after their boat was ambushed by militants in the Niger Delta region.
- A Dutch court rules that Royal Dutch Shell can be held partially responsible for pollution in the Niger Delta in southern Nigeria.
- Gunmen attack an oil barge off the Niger Delta in Nigeria, killing two navy sailors and kidnapping four foreigners.
- Nigerian soldiers raid suspected militant camps in the Niger Delta in a new offensive.
- Saboteurs attack an oil pipeline in Nigeria's Niger Delta, shutting in 4,000 barrels a day of crude oil production.