April 7 - Two Turkish engineers kidnapped from their car in Port Harcourt.
April 27 - Two policemen killed in a failed kidnap attempt in Port Harcourt, the officers were escorting a convoy of vehicles carrying expatriate staff to work.
May 1 - Six oil workers kidnapped from an offshore oil facility operated by Chevron
May 3 - 20 foreign workers kidnapped in three attacks in the Niger Delta but eight are freed within hours
May 5 - British oil worker from Trident 8 rig abducted, gunmen also abduct a Belarussian woman, working for UK's Compass Group, from outside her residence in Port Harcourt.
May 8 - Three South Koreans and eight Filipinos freed after being held for five days