Tagged: pirates

Naval police stand guard as suspected pirates are paraded aboard a naval ship after their arrest by the Nigerian Navy at a defence jetty in Lagos

Busted! Nigerian Navy arrest ship hijackers

by Mayowa Aboah   The Nigerian Navy ship, NNS Ibusa, has arrested a vessel named MT Itiri in Lagos waters. The arrest is in connection with a hijack incident off Pennington Terminal in the...

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BUSTED: JTF arrests 3 armed pirates in Rivers

by ‘Jola Sotubo Three suspected pirates have been arrested by men of the Joint Task Force (JTF) along the Twene waterways around Torah community in the Ikwere Local Government Area of Rivers State. The...

Pirates kidnap 5 on oil tanker in Niger-Delta

Pirates kidnap 5 on oil tanker in Niger-Delta

Pirates have attacked and looted a tanker off the coast of Nigeria, taking five crew members hostage, the ship’s operating company said on Wednesday. Piracy and kidnapping in the oil-producing Delta and offshore are...