Tag: Nigerian pirates

  • ECOWAS must eradicate piracy

    NIMASA to float new offices in Warri, Port Harcourt, Onne ‘ECOWAS must eradicate piracy to enhance economic growth’ The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has charged member states […]

  • OBP and piracy in Africa

    OBP analyses current piracy trends in Africa. Oceans Beyond Piracy discusses Piracy Conditions Worldwide In the run-up to the upcoming African Union Maritime Summit in Lomé, Togo, the Oceans Beyond […]

  • Armed robbery off Guinea

    After a quiet summer, the robbers are back in business. Pirates Loot Container Ship off Guinea Pirates stormed a container ship off the coast of Guinea on Wednesday, making off […]

  • Nigeria warns of illegal security

    Nigeria has a history of illegal maritime security providers. Maritime Security: Navy Raises The Alarm Over Fake Agencies By Lanre Arotimi The Nigerian Navy has advised concerned organizations to be […]

  • Fishermen kidnapped in Nigeria

    Local police unaware of incidents. Sea pirates kidnap eight fishermen in A’Ibom –LG chair The Transitional Chairman of Ibeno Local Government Area, Williams Mkpah, has said sea pirates kidnapped eight […]

  • Russian hostage freed

    Bourbon Liberty 251 crewman reported released. Russian Sailor, Kidnapped Off Nigeria, Reported Freed A RESIDENT of Murmansk, Russia, who was captured during an attack on a ship by pirates in […]

  • Eight Nigerian pirates deported

    Pirates were arrested on MT Mariam. Eight Nigerian pirates deported Eight Nigerian pirates have been deported by the Ghanaian authorities upon the directive of the Minister of the Interior.They were […]

  • Buhari decries piracy, arms smuggling

    Regional maritime crime still a major issue. Buhari decries arms trafficking, piracy in ECOWAS region By: Egena Egena President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said that the Economic Community of West […]

  • Ghana drops piracy charges

    Remaining Nigerians await trial. State drops charges against two Ghanaians The State has dropped charges against two Ghanaians who were arrested suspected to have aided eight Nigerian pirates. The state […]

  • Ghana pirate trial delayed again

    MT Mariam pirates await fate. Ghana AG Delays Trial of Suspected Nigerian Pirates By Kate DA Costa Accra — The Inability of the office of the Attorney-General to advise the […]