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7 armed pirates board ship near Singapore Strait

Pirates attack ship near Singapore Strait

A South Korean bulk carrier was boarded by seven armed pirates while underway 100 metres from the entrance of the Singapore Strait on Monday morning. Seafarers aboard...

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Pirates attack ship in Bonny, kidnap six sailors 

Sea pirates in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region have kidnapped six sailors who were crew members of a Palau-flagged tanker ship at the Bonny Outer Anchorage, according to...

Somali pirates launch first attack in two years 

Somali pirates launch first attack in two years 

For the first time in two years, suspected pirates have attacked two fishing vessels in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Somalia. The latest incident underscores the...

Again smugglers attack Customs operatives in Ogun, injure 2 

Smugglers attack customs personnel in Kano

At least a customs personnel attached to Kano/Jigawa Command has sustained injury in Kano state following a clash between officials of the service and rice smugglers. A...

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Two armed robbers attack importer, steal N250,000 cash

Two armed robbers namely, Habeeb Adebara (27) and Habeeb Salami (23), were on Friday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly attacking an importer...

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Center on Monday said pirates in a speedboat chased and fired on an LNG tanker last week off the coast of Bonny,...

5 missing as smugglers attack Customs, burn patrol van in Ogun

Suspected smuggler attack Customs operatives

Scores of hoodlums on Tuesday attacked officials of the Nigeria Customs Service in Abeokuta, Ogun State trying to arrest a suspected rice smuggler. The assailants were...

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Thieves attack Air Peace aircraft at Lagos airport

Suspected thieves on Thursday night opened the cargo hold of an Air Peace aircraft scheduled for departure at the runway of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport...

Two Nigerians shot in attack on African migrants in Italy

Two Nigerians shot in attack on African migrants in Italy 

By Jite Eriabie  Two Nigerians, a man and a woman, were among the six African victims of the lone gunman, who went on shooting spree in the central Italian city of...

Saudi-led coalition thwarts attack on oil tanker off Yemen

By Jite Eriabie   The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday it had thwarted an attack on a Saudi oil tanker over the weekend by Houthi fighters...

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One dead in Bayelsa pirate attack

By Godspower Edoza  Less than 24 hours after gunmen suspected to be pirates attacked a local boat along the Sangana- Igbemotoru route, another attack which killed a...

Houthi threatens attack on Saudi tankers

Houthi threatens attack on Saudi tankers

By Jite Eriabie  Yemen’s Houthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi said on Thursday that his group could target Saudi oil tankers should Saudi Arabia attack Yemen’s main...