Tag: sea robbers

  • 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 […]

  • Government fast tracks bill against sea pirates, illegal trade

    Nigeria pushes for legislation at last. Government fast tracks bill against sea pirates, illegal trade By Sulaimon Salau Determined to ensure optimum safety, the Federal Government is concluding plans to […]

  • Pirates turn waterways into battlefield

    Security issues continue to plague Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Pirates turn Southern Ijaw, Ogbia waterways to battlefield By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio IGBOMOTORU—The waterways are the most dangerous place to […]

  • NIMASA canvasses legal powers

    New legislation and more active prosecution sought. NIMASA canvasses legal powers to prosecute pirates, sea robbers Uzoamaka Anagor Worried by the menace of piracy and other illegalities on Nigerian waters, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]