Tag: Niger Delta militants

  • Piracy continues off Nigeria

    Despite efforts of Navy and NIMASA, Nigerian waters remain dangerous. Nigeria waters experience persistent pirates attack By Sulaimon Salau Persistent pirate attacks on Nigerian waters seems not to be abating, with […]

  • 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 […]

  • Delta pirate attack

    Pirates have had a busy week in the Delta, with 10 crew kidnapped elsewhere. Another pirate attack in Bayelsa kills one Arodiegwu Eziukwu Less than 24 hours after gunmen suspected […]

  • Nigeria chasing pirates

    Captured pirates reveal useful intel. Navy urges DSS to hunt sea pirate network in Rivers The Nigerian Navy has called on the Department of State Security (DSS) to go after […]

  • Eagle Eye II

    Eagle Eye II underway. Navy deploys 80 boats, 13 ships against militants in Niger Delta By: Precious Igbonwelundu To contain activities of militants and sea pirates in Niger Delta, the Nigerian […]

  • Nigeria missing assets

    Plan seems to have been cast aside. Government misses delivery target on $186m anti-piracy equipment fighting By Sulaimon Salau The Federal Government may have shelved its promise of floating some high-tech […]

  • Nigeria’s weapons woes

    Customs regularly intercept shipments. Nigeria: How Shipping Companies Import Illicit Firearms Into Nigeria – Customs Boss By Kingsley Adeniyi The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has lashed […]

  • Security boost for Delta

    Renewed threat of militancy in region. Nigerian police deploy gunboats to tackle sea piracy in oil rich state Nigeria’s police in southern oil rich Bayelsa had deployed 16 patrol gunboats […]

  • Nigeria MSI launched

    New MSI will hopefully improve domain awareness. Navy unveils Safety Information portal By: Precious Igbonwelundu The Navy has launched an online Maritime Safety Information (MSI) portal and data centre to provide […]

  • Navy warns Delta militants

    Renewed threat of militancy in Niger Delta. Naval chief to Avengers: We will stop you from bombing oil facilities Ibok-Ete Ibas, chief of naval staff, has warned the Niger Delta […]