Sunday, December 16, 2012
Helicopter crash kills Nigerian state governor - source
YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A helicopter crashed in Nigeria's southern oil-producing Bayelsa state on Saturday, killing the governor of Kaduna state, an aide to the politician told Reuters.
Bayelsa police spokesman Fidelis Odunna confirmed a helicopter had crashed in Ogbia Creek but gave no details of who was on board or any casualties.
(Reporting by Owolabi Tife; additional reporting by Isaac Abrak and Segun Owen; Writing by Joe Brock; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
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