Tag: Bonny

  • One Month After Hijacking NIMASA Reveals Hijacked Tanker Was Involved In Illegal Entries and Identity Fraud

    UPDATE MAY 24: The Nigerian Navy has stated that the April 19 pirate attack and kidnapping of 6-7 crew was intentionally misreported. Disagreement between criminal syndicates in illicit crude oil […]

  • Six Pirates Armed with AK-47 Rifles Rob Up to Three Small Vessels Near Port Harcourt, Nigeria

    May 11: Initial reports indicate that at approx. 09:30 LT a commercial speedboat conveying 10 passengers from Bonny to Port Harcourt was attacked by six pirates on board a speedboat […]

  • More GoG attacks

    Pirates currently holding 23 crew hostage in region. Pirates Attack LNG Carrier in Gulf of Guinea On November 6, pirates pursued and fired on an unnamed LNG tanker in the […]

  • Delta robbers problem

    Armed robbery on local waterways remains a problem. Boat Operators Want Marine Police, Navy On Bonny Route Bonny Marine Transporters Association (BMTA) has called on the marine police and Navy […]

  • Nigeria nabs oil thieves

    Oil theft still a huge criminal business. Navy seizes tugboat, barge with suspected stolen AGO The Nigerian Navy has said it impounded a large tugboat and barge with six crew […]

  • Dryad report on deaths

    Nigeria reacts to latest Dryad report. Pirates Kill 56 Nigerian Mariners In Gulf Of Guinea In 2017– Report BY YUSUF BABALOLA No fewer than 56 Nigerian mariners have been kidnapped […]

  • Lawmaker Wants End To Sea Piracy

    Piracy, armed robbery and kidnap major issues. Lawmaker Wants End To Sea Piracy By Ike Wigodo Following the recent sea piracy attacks and insecurity along the Bonny waterways, a member of […]

  • Sea pirates, oil thieves seize community

    Local leaders look to Navy for assistance. Sea pirates, oil thieves seize Rivers community – Monarch By Jimitota Onoyume BONNY—THE Amanyanabo of Bonny in Bonny Local Government Area, Rivers State, […]

  • Sea Pirates Attack Vessels, Abduct Crew

    Pirate attacks undeterred by naval presence. Sea Pirates Attack Vessels, Abduct Three Crew Members In Rivers Collins Barasimeye Despite the Federal Government’s efforts in deploying 30 gunboats to patrol and police […]

  • Strangers Responsible for Oil Theft

    Oil theft a major national issue. Strangers Responsible for Oil Theft in Bayelsa – Traditional Ruler By Chris Eze Yenagoa — Chairman of Bayelsa State Council of traditional rulers, King […]