The Islamist group Ansaru has claimed the kidnapping of seven foreigners, believed to include at least one Briton, in a deadly raid on a construction site in northern Nigeria, according to the Associated French Press.
In an email statement the group said it has "the custody of seven persons, which include Lebanese and their European counterparts working with Setraco."
More top news
ITV Border Political Editor Peter MacMahon says it's far too early to call this referendum.
A World War Two veteran has told ITV News he has fulfilled a boyhood dream by voting for an independent Scotland.
Speaking as a Scot - not the ITV News Scotland Correspondent - I am feeling a great anxiety about what lies ahead.