Tag: Bayelsa State

  • Fatal Piracy Attack in Waterways of Lutegbene, Nigeria

    February 16, 20:20 LT: An unspecified number of gunmen have reportedly attacked an oil barge along the waterways of Lutegbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area in Bayelsa State (Nigeria) in approx. […]

  • 2 Soldiers Killed, 1 Likely Kidnapped, From Houseboat In Azagbene Creek Area of Nigeria

    July 22: At approx. 16:00 LT, an unknown number of suspected militants reportedly attacked troops deployed at SPDC houseboat in the Azagbene community, Ekeremor LGA of Bayelsa State. Two soldiers […]

  • Attempted Boarding Off Coast of SW Bayelsa State, Nigeria

    May 03: At approx. 20:50 LT last Friday, an oil products tanker was approached by an unknown number of pirates aboard one speed boat while transiting offshore Bayelsa State (approx. […]

  • JTF denies attack

    Media reports denied by military. Military says SPDC flow station in Bayelsa not under attack The Joint Military Force on Tuesday described as false, a report that three soldiers and […]

  • Delta pirate attack

    Pirates have had a busy week in the Delta, with 10 crew kidnapped elsewhere. Another pirate attack in Bayelsa kills one Arodiegwu Eziukwu Less than 24 hours after gunmen suspected […]

  • Illegal refinery kills 20

    Agencies reportedly knew about site but didn’t act. How Negligence Led to Deaths of 20 Persons in Illegal Bayelsa Refinery Fire Emmanuel Addeh Fresh facts yesterday emerged as to how […]

  • Security boost for Delta

    Renewed threat of militancy in region. Nigerian police deploy gunboats to tackle sea piracy in oil rich state Nigeria’s police in southern oil rich Bayelsa had deployed 16 patrol gunboats […]

  • 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 […]

  • Passenger boat hijacked

    Witnesses told our correspondent that they saw gunmen trailing a passenger boat and began firing their weapons sporadically before hijacking the boat. Pirates Hijack Passenger Boat In Nembe-Brass Waterway, Bayelsa […]

  • Pirates kill 2 in Bayelsa

    Series of fatal attacks in recent weeks. Pirates kill 2 in Bayelsa By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—TWO persons were reportedly killed yesterday, when armed men, suspected to be pirates, attacked a […]