Tag: Bayelsa

  • Piracy Attack 19nm SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria

    January 21, 08:35 UTC: Approximately 15 armed persons in a speedboat approached and fired upon a general cargo ship underway in approx. position 04’05”62N, 005’44”52E, 19nm SW of Bayelsa, Nigeria. […]

  • Delta pirates attack

    Attack lasted 30 minutes and saw pirates steal at least 10 speed boats. Sea Pirates Kill 2, Injure 3 In Bayelsa Suspected sea pirates have killed two persons and injured […]

  • Pirates kill two in Delta

    Killings come as militants threaten region again. Sea Robbers Attack, Kill Two Marine Policemen in Bayelsa Gunmen believed to sea pirates have carried out an attack on a Marine Police […]

  • More troops for Delta

    Unlikely to deter the Delta militants. Nigerian Navy deploys 3,400 troops to tackle piracy, oil theft Yemi Oluwadare The Nigerian Navy has deployed four warships and 3,400 troops to tackle […]

  • Four Soldiers Die in Delta accident

    Tragedy strikes operation. Nigeria: Four Soldiers Die in Bayelsa Boat Mishap By Osa Okhomina The military operation in the Niger Delta known as Operation Crocodile Smile, yesterday suffered a major […]

  • Nigerian pirates kill three

    More violence in Delta. Pirates kill two civilians attending funeral in Bayelsa Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Fresh facts have emerged that the suspected sea pirates who murdered an officer of the […]

  • Nigerian pirates in new attack

    Waterways still insecure. Pirates attack boat, abduct 2 monarchs, 1 security escort In Bayelsa Unidentified gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Wednesday, attacked two passenger boats and kidnapped three […]

  • Nigeria’s insecure waterways

    Ongoing concern at insecurity in Nigeria’s waterways. Who Controls Bayelsa’s Waterways: Pirates or Gov’t? The high level of insecu¬≠rity on the waterways in Bayelsa State is now a source of […]

  • Nigerian pirates kill 3 JTF troops

    Killings come days after a similar brutal attack left 3 dead. Panic In Bayelsa Communities Over Killing Of 6 JTF Soldiers Osa Okhomina There was panic among indigenes of coastal […]

  • 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 […]