Vincent Aquah http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/40937/all en 29 survivors so far in Nigeria boat sinking http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/29-survivors-so-far-nigeria-boat-sinking <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Twenty-nine people, including two who survived by clinging to a cooking gas cylinder, have been rescued after a boat capsized off Nigeria last week with an estimated 128 people on board, an emergency official said on Thursday. </p> <p>"We have 29 survivors so far from the (Friday) boat accident," the head of Cross Rivers State Emergency Management Agency, Vincent Aquah, told AFP.</p> <p>He said that the total number of bodies recovered so far remained at nine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130321/29-survivors-so-far-nigeria-boat-sinking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Geography of Africa States of Nigeria Vincent Aquah AFP Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:31:34 +0000 5789830 at http://www.globalpost.com