Tag: Militants

  • 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 […]

  • Legal hiccup for Nigeria

    President urged the Senate to focus on passing the Suppression of Piracy Bill. Buhari rejects Maritime Security Bill, 4 others  By Patience Danjuma President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the […]

  • JTF pirate arrest

    Information provided by locals. JTF destroys militant camps, arrests suspected pirates, others in Niger Delta By Wale Odunsi The Joint Task Force, JTF, Operation Delta Safe has destroyed active militant […]

  • Niger Delta neglect fuels crime

    Nigeria’s problems persist. FG’s neglect of Niger/Delta encouraging piracy — stakeholders By Godfrey Bivbere THE Federal Government has been accused of fueling the problem of piracy in the nation’s maritime […]

  • Nigeria’s piracy loss

    Huge scale of loss highlights the issues in region. Maritime piracy: Nigeria loses US$2.74bn in four years Piracy attacks in the Nigerian maritime domain are taking alarming toll on shipping […]

  • JTF Delta crackdown

    JTF continue crackdown. Nigerian military taskforce destroys 156 boats, 300 refineries in Niger Delta The Commander of the joint military taskforce operating in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta Safe, Rear […]

  • Houthi WBIED attempt

    Another suspected WBIED attack by Houthis. Arab Coalition destroys Houthi explosives-laden boat in Red Sea The Arab Coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemen intercepted and destroyed on Friday, a booby-trapped boat […]

  • UKMTO issues warnings

    November has got off to an interesting start in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, where UKMTO has reported two approaches on merchant vessels in the last few days. On November 1st, […]

  • Nigeria’s huge freight cost loss

    Huge scale of cost revealed. Nigeria Loses $6bn Freight Cost Yearly to Maritime Piracy By Eromosele Abiodun The federal government is losing $6 billion on freight cost yearly to piracy […]

  • Droning on and on

    Portable surveillance may be the answer. Deploying drones for maritime security By Sulaimon Salau As the development of drone technology gathers momentum, and gets attention of the global maritime space, Nigeria […]