Tag: pirates

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 1, 2017

“I feel pained losing revenue from online sales of #AgainstTheRunOfPlay” | Segun Adeniyi reacts to piracy of his newly released book

by Dolapo Adelana Author of ‘Against The Run Of Play’, Segun Adeniyi has expressed displeasure that his creative work has ...

AzeezJuly 25, 2016

Pirates kill NSCDC personnel in Bayelsa

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed the death of one of its personnel who was killed ...

Janeth JFebruary 7, 2016

How Nigerian Navy saved ship with ’25 foreigners’ from being hijacked by pirates

The Nigerian Navy has averted an attempt by suspected sea pirates to hijack and abduct 25 foreign nationals aboard a ...

SolaJuly 29, 2014

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. ...

November 12, 2013

Just in: 2 American citizens kidnapped in Nigeria last month have been released today

by Chi Ibe The two Americans kidnapped from a U.S.-flagged oil vessel in the south of Nigeria on 23 October ...

November 8, 2013

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 ...

October 25, 2013

2 JTF operatives dead, one missing after attack by suspected pirates in Rivers

by ‘Jola Sotubo Gunmen suspected to be pirates have shot and killed two soldiers on escort duty in Rivers State. ...

October 24, 2013

Two American sailors kidnapped by pirates off the Nigerian coast

  Pirates have stormed an oil supply vessel off southern Nigeria and kidnapped the ship’s captain and chief engineer, both ...

August 30, 2013

Not good: Economist Group ranks Lagos as 4th worst city in the world

Lagos is the fourth worst city in the world, Economist Intelligence Unit, EIU, an independent forecasting and advisory business within ...

April 29, 2013

Just In: 5 expatriates abducted by pirates in Bayelsa

by Isi Esene A German flag vessel has been attacked by pirates at 10 Nautical Miles, Middleton Rivers, close to ...

December 19, 2012

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 ...

August 4, 2012

Pirates kill two sailors, kidnap four foreigners off the coast of Nigeria

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Navy has today confirmed that pirates off the coast of the Niger Delta have killed ...

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