Tag: creeks

  • GoG military exercise starts

    Nigeria joins military exercise in Gulf of Guinea The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday deployed six warships and 65 gunboats in a joint multinational maritime exercise comprising navies from 16 countries. […]

  • Delta hostages rescued

    Nigerian troops rescue 3 Russian sailors, 2 others after raid of pirates’ hideout By Sumaila Ogbaje Three Russian sailors, one Ukrainian and one Equatorial Guinean kidnapped by pirates since 9 […]

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • WAF piracy: media to blame?

    West African piracy remains a threat but attacks are not becoming more frequent despite headline-grabbing abduction stories in the media. That is the view of Dirk Siebels, senior analyst at […]

  • NIMASA security criticised

    Ongoing attacks prompt call for improvements. Maritime Expert Tasks NIMASA On Waterways’ Security A renowned maritime expert in Rivers State, Mr. Waate Harry has charged the management of Nigeria Maritime […]

  • Nigeria and maritime security

    Nigeria and maritime security By: Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation At a time like this when the global energy situation is in a flux, fluctuating prices of crude oil, and the […]

  • Ending Piracy in Nigerian Waters

    Another year, same old problems. Ending Piracy in Nigerian Waters Recently, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) released a report naming Nigeria as one of the hotspots for sea piracy. The […]

  • JTF oil theft clampdown

    Illegal refineries a constant problem. JTF launch Operation Jagunlabi to check pipeline vandalism in Lagos creeks The Joint Task Force (JTF) comprising the Nigeria Navy, Air Force and Army, on […]

  • Delta Coast Guard?

    Ongoing attacks highlight security holes despite multiple enforcement agencies in region. Groups seek establishment of Coast Guards to tackle piracy in Bayelsa creeks Two civil society groups have advocated a […]

  • Nigeria’s illegal refineries

    Nigerian Navy wants to clamp down. Illegal Refining – Nigeria Navy Calls for Greater Inter Agency Collaboration By Jimitota Onoyume Nigerian Navy has made a case for greater inter agency […]