Tag: kidnap

  • Nigerian pirates kill 4, kidnap 6 others

    Attack against Marine Police sees four killed. Pirates kill four policemen, kidnap six others in Bayelsa Posted by: Mike Odiegwu There was tension along Bayelsa waterways on Saturday after pirates in […]

  • Pirates attack Nigerian passenger boat

    Maritime crime and piracy continues to dog Bayelsa State. Pirates Attack Passenger Boat In Bayelsa, Abduct Two Women, Two Children Dare-devil gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Saturday attacked a passenger […]

  • Piracy warning ahead of Nigeria election

    Analysts all predicting sharp rise in attacks.  Piracy expected to increase ahead of Nigeria’s election By Ole Mikkelsen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Piracy will increase in the Gulf of Guinea as Nigeria prepares […]

  • Maritime workers threaten piracy boycott

    Piracy threat could force workers to strike. Maritime Workers Threaten To Withdraw Service Over Pirates Attacks In Bayelsa Maritime workers in Bayelsa State have threatened to withdraw their services in […]

  • Lawlessness Hurting Nigerian Trade

    Oil theft and piracy concern UK Chamber of Shipping. Maritime Lawlessness Off Nigeria’s Coast Hurting Trade – Report A report published by the UK chamber of shipping has lamented the […]

  • Al-Shabaab take over stranded ship

    Kenyan ship runs into difficulties and is boarded, locals say. Al-Shabaab take over stranded Kenyan ship and crew members Mogadishu (Harar24) – A Kenyan-owned ship which dropped off goods at […]

  • More kidnappings expected in WAF

    The kidnapping of maritime personnel in west Africa is a rising trend. More kidnappings expected in west Africa Girija Shettar The kidnapping of maritime personnel in west Africa is a […]

  • Pirates wreak havoc

    DOZENS of fishing merchants lean patiently against a tin wall in Lagos’s Kirikiri harbour Nigeria’s fishing – Pirates wreak havoc by E.W. DOZENS of fishing merchants lean patiently against a […]

  • Sabah rep calls for revamp of security

    A Sabah lawmaker has proposed that the state government deal with the state’s porous maritime borders Sabah rep calls for total revamp of border security A Sabah lawmaker today proposed […]

  • Pirates threatened to burn Scots skipper to death

    A SCOTTISH sea captain seized by Nigerian pirates has told how he was threatened with being burnt to death during an ordeal that ended only when a £50,000 ransom was […]