Tag: Calabar

  • 181 Drums of Petrol & 692 Bags Rice Seized From Smugglers By Nigerian Navy in Two Operations in Calabar

    January 19: The Nigerian Navy has intercepted suspected smugglers on the Cross River State waterways, with 692 bags of foreign rice and 181 drums of Premium Motor Spirit or petrol. […]

  • Boarding and Robbery Aboard Ro-Ro/Passenger Vessel in Calabar River, Nigeria

    July 28: On 28 July 2019 at approx. 15:45 LT, the ro-ro/passenger vessel AUSTRHEIM was attacked by 7 armed men aboard one coastal patrol craft. The AUSTERHEIM had 10 crew […]

  • Navy nabs bunker gang

    Oil theft and bunkering remain huge problems for Delta. Oil Bunkering: Navy Nabs Operators Along Calabar Water Channel Some Nigerians and foreign nationals operating illegal oil deal have been arrested […]

  • Delta militants, army clash

    No mention of casualties. Militants, army engage in gun battle in Calabar There was a deadly gun battle between Niger Delta militants and men of the Nigerian army over attempt […]

  • 2 pirates arrested in Calabar

    Armed robbery still an issue. 2 suspected sea pirates arrested in Calabar The Cross River Police Command says it has arrested two sea pirates raiding fishermen on the Edibe Edibe […]

  • Nigerian Navy crude crackdown

    Incoming FOC promises crackdown. Crude Theft: Navy Assures Of 24/7 Sea Patrol By Lanre Arotimi The Nigerian Navy has reiterated its readiness to checkmate the incidence of crude oil theft […]

  • Nigeria piracy taskforce plan

    “Navy declares Gulf of Guinea safe”, will come as news to shipping, offshore. Police, others plan taskforce to curb militancy, piracy in S’South By Anietie Akpan IN an effort to […]

  • Nigeria: Cross River grapples with piracy

    Recent attacks highlight dangers. Cross River Grapples with Kidnapping, Militancy, Piracy Written by Eyo Charles, Calabar Whereas in the North-East of Nigeria Boko Haram insurgency holds sway, in the South-South, […]

  • Nigerian Air Force attack pirates

    Nigerian Air Force Raid Pirates Hideout In Calabar Manuel Ndimele he Nigerian Air Force, 207 Special Mobility unleashed its men on the hideouts of criminal elements on Calabar waterways according to the Navy. The 207 Special […]

  • Pirates raid Nigeria Police armoury

    Gun boats and weapons stolen from police. Pirates raid Nigeria Police armoury, seize weapons Edem Darlington Armed pirates attacked the Nigerian Marine Police Armoury in Calabar, Cross River State, early […]