Nigerian pirates quieter in 2015

Ironically, 2016 has seen surge in incidents.

Nigeria records slight fall in piracy attacks

Comfort Oseghale

There was a slight reduction in the number of pirate attacks recorded in Nigeria last year, compared to the previous year.

A statement by the International Maritime Bureau said Nigeria had in 2014 recorded 18 pirate attacks, which showed a difference of four attacks when compared with 14 in 2015.

It added that five locations recorded 71 per cent of the world’s 246 attacks in the period under review. They include Indonesia with 108 attacks; Vietnam, 27; Nigeria, 14; leaving Malaysia and India to tie with 13.

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Source: punchng.com

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