Archive for: pirates

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

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 have been released, according to US State Department today. The captain and the chief...

 

BUSTED: JTF arrests 3 armed pirates in Rivers

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...

 

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

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. One other soldier has been reported missing after the incident. The security...

 

Two American sailors kidnapped by pirates off the Nigerian coast

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 US citizens, a private security firm and US officials said Thursday. A...

 

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

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 the Economist Group has said. And its top worst cities, are...

 

Just In: 5 expatriates abducted by pirates in Bayelsa

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 Sangana, Brass LGA of Bayelsa state. The armed pirates numbering about fourteen...

 

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...

 

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

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 two Nigerian navy sailors and kidnapped four foreigners. It was gathered that two navy...