Tag: Rivers State

  • Suspected Pirates in Rivers State Flee Security Officials, Abandoning One Vessel With 11 Corpses

    December 02: Nigerian Government Security Agents on patrol around Ke waterways in Rivers State encountered suspected sea pirates at about 1530hrs on December 01. The suspected pirates who were traveling […]

  • Local Reports of Three Persons Killed and Five Boats Hijacked In Rivers, Nigeria

    November 03: Unconfirmed initial news by local media report that as many as three persons have been killed, an unspecified number have been injured, and up to five boats hijacked […]

  • 7 Suspected Security Personnel Impersonators Amongst 23 Suspected Oil Thieves Arrested in Last Month in Rivers, Nigeria

    October 18: The Nigerian Navy on Friday [October 18] said it arrested seven alleged impostors parading themselves as security personnel in Port Harcourt the day before. Cdr. Murtala Rogo, Base Operations […]

  • Nigerians call for gunboats

    Series of attacks reported this week. Stakeholders Want Deployment Of Gunboats To Bonny Waterways Stakeholders in Rivers State have called on the security operatives to deploy more gunboats to Bonny […]

  • NIMASA begins search

    Still no indication of where hostages may have been taken. NIMASA speaks on pirate hijack of 12 crew members in Rivers The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on […]

  • Delta port security

    Insufficient port security putting vessels and crews at risk. Attacks On Vessels Place Nigerian Ports At Risk By YUSUF BABALOLA In the last two weeks, Nigerian ports have been under […]

  • 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 […]

  • NIMASA port security boost

    Promise of new patrol boats. NPA, Navy, NIMASA Partner To Secure Onne, Rivers Ports Following the incessant attacks of vessels by sea pirates in Onne and Rivers Ports, Nigeria Ports […]

  • Police Nab Three Pirates

    Men believed to be behind hijacks and kidnapping. Police Nab Three Sea Pirates In Rivers By Akujobi Amadi Operatives of the Commissioner of Police Crack Squad (CP’s Cracks Squad) of the […]

  • Delta piracy concerns

    Attacks on waterways often go unreported. Boat Drivers Alert On Rising Cases Of Pirate Attacks Stakeholders in Rivers State have continued to raise alarm over the rising cases of pirate […]