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Pirates kidnap 20 Indians, spare Nigerian seafarer off Togo

Pirates kidnap 13 Russian, Ukranian sailors off Bayelsa 

  Pirates have kidnapped 13 seafarers from a Liberian-flagged tanker 210 nautical miles off Bayelsa, according to multiple sources. Seven of the kidnapped crew...

Pirates attack general cargo ship in Bayelsa 

Pirates attack general cargo ship in Bayelsa 

A general cargo ship believed to be named ‘ESL Australia’ was attacked by persons suspected to be pirates off Bayelsa in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region on Wednesday,...

Troops rescue 15 held by sea robbers in Bayelsa

Troops rescue 15 held by sea robbers in Bayelsa

  No fewer than 15 persons held hostage by ‘sea robbers’ in Bayelsa State have been rescued by Troops of Sector 2, the military has said. Five speedboats stolen...

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Troops kill one; arrest three suspected sea robbers in Bayelsa

  Troops attached to Sector II of Operation Delta Safe have arrested three sea robbers and killed one suspect in a gun battle in Bayelsa. The Coordinator, Defence...

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Pirates attack containership off Bayelsa

  A group of armed men fired upon a containership suspected to belong to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) while it was underway some 19 nautical miles South...

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Pirates attack containership off Bayelsa

  A group of armed men fired upon a containership suspected to belong to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) while it was underway some 19 nautical miles South...

Gunmen kill 4 naval ratings, abduct foreigners in Bayelsa

Gunmen kill 4 naval ratings, abduct foreigners in Bayelsa

  The Nigerian Navy has commenced manhunt for gunmen, who killed four naval ratings and abducted two foreigners at Agge coastal areas in Bayelsa State. It was...

Court orders transfer of Soku oil field from Bayelsa to Rivers

Court orders transfer of Soku oil field from Bayelsa to Rivers

  The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the transfer of Soku oil field from Bayelsa State to its rightful owner, Rivers State. Delivering judgment in a...

Navy intercepts fishing trawlers, arrests Nigerians, foreigners for alleged illegal fishing activities in Bayelsa

Navy intercepts fishing trawlers, arrests Nigerians, foreigners for alleged illegal fishing activities in Bayelsa

  The Nigerian Navy has arrested two fishing trawlers named ORC 5 and CYNTHIA belonging to ORC Fishing and Food Processing Limited along the Brass coastline in...

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Pirates kill two Army officers in Bayelsa

Suspected sea pirates have attacked and killed two soldiers at an oil flow station located at Azagbene community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State....

Bayelsa Deputy Governor asks Nigerian Navy to build own ships 

Bayelsa Deputy Governor asks Nigerian Navy to build own ships 

The Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, retired Rear Adm. John Jonah yesterday told the Nigerian Navy that it would enhance the nation’s maritime trade by building its...

'How naval rating died in Bayelsa'

‘How naval rating died in Bayelsa’

The Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy has said that the naval rating who died on Saturday during the state assembly election in Bayelsa State was on escort duty...