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6 Dec
Suspected pirates have abducted an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) and four contract staff working at the Conoil field in Koluama 1 in Bayelsa.
29 Nov
Few days after Bayelsa Security Council and state Police Command re-imposed a 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew on its waterways, suspected sea pirates, in the early hours of Sunday
15 Nov
Gunmen, suspected to be sea pirates, weekend, attacked a fishing community in Akwa Ibom State, injuring many.
10 Nov
Akwa Ibom State Police Command has vowed to make the state waterways unsafe for criminals.
21 Jul 2021
Military operatives reportedly killed two suspected sea robbers, but lost an officer during a fierce battle with pirates at Tuomo Community in Burutu Council of Delta State.
12 Mar 2021
Pirates have kidnapped 15 crew members from a chemical tanker in the Gulf of Guinea after boarding the vessel off the coast of Benin, the ship's Dutch owners said on Friday.
8 Mar 2021
A Special Force in Akwa Ibom State has reportedly killed six sea pirates in a gun duel along the Eastern Obolo Escravos, recovered a speedboat, three 200 horsepower engines, AK 47 rifles, and other sophisticated weapons and charms. Chairman of Ibeno Council, Williams Mkpah, disclosed this in Ibeno, while addressing a team of the Special…
12 Nov 2020
What could have been another deadly pirates attack was averted off Lagos waters at the weekend when armed guards aboard the M/T Wesley vessel with IMO number 8917924 opened fire on a speed boat conveying seven pirates
18 Oct 2020
The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has arrested and arraigned seven suspected and notorious pirates in Court.
21 Jul 2020
The ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest piracy report, has indicated that crew kidnappings and violent attacks on vessels in the West African region have soared in 2020, with 77 seafarers taken hostage or kidnapped for ransom in the past seven months. The Gulf of Guinea, off West Africa, is increasingly dangerous for commercial shipping,…
11 Mar 2020
What could have been another deadly attack on Nigerian waters was averted recently when an indigenous firm Ocean Marine Solutions Limited, (OMSL), deployed its mercenaries in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy
10 Jan 2020
The Nigeria Navy yesterday said it has rescued the three ship crewmembers of Sterling Global Oil Vessel, MV Ambika, who were abducted by pirates after a gun duel

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