Tag: Delta State

  • 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 […]

  • Pirates Reportedly Attack Community in Delta State, Nigeria – 3 Children Missing, Multiple Women Raped, and Items/Cash Stolen

    November 23: Unconfirmed local media reports indicate that on Friday November 22 an unknown number of persons estimated to be between 17-24 years old raided the Opurudiegbene community in Burutu […]

  • Nigerian Navy parades prisoners

    Men accused of pipeline vandalism and piracy, too. Navy parades two suspected members of Avengers Simon Utebor and Ovie Okpare The Nigerian Navy on Saturday paraded two suspects believed to […]

  • Pipelines attacked in Niger Delta

    Ex-militant accused of multi-million dollar fraud, arrest warrant issued. Tompolo Accused Of Blowing Up Oil Pipelines In Delta The former Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpemupolo (alias Tompolo), and his associates […]

  • Nigerian Navy Destroys 6 Illegal Refineries

    No arrests mentioned in reports. Nigerian Navy Destroys 6 Illegal Refineries Operated By Oil Thieves In S’South Bayelsa The Central Naval Command in Yenagoa has raided six illegal refineries, operated […]

  • Nigerian Navy receives 3 patrol vessels

    The Nigerian Navy has taken a delivery of three patrol boats to checkmate crimes Navy takes delivery of 3 patrol vessels from US, China …Arrests 38 illegal fishing vessels in four […]