Ete-Ibas: Smuggling, kidnapping of sailors threaten Nigeria’s economy

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, on Wednesday in Abuja said smuggling…

Switzerland investigates kidnapping of 12 ship crew in Niger Delta 

The public prosecutor in Basel, Switzerland, has opened an investigation into the case of a Swiss-registered…

ReCAAP warns of Abu Sayyaf kidnapping threat in Malaysia

Asian piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC issued a warning on May 1st to seafarers over crew abduction…

India jails 15 Somali pirates for murder, kidnapping

A court in Mumbai on Tuesday convicted 15 Somali pirates who had hijacked a fishing boat and taken…

Pirates shift from hijacking to kidnapping   

Global piracy has shifted away from hijacking and towards kidnapping as the number of kidnappings now…

Pirates shift from hijacking to kidnapping

Global piracy has shifted away from hijacking and towards kidnapping as the number of kidnappings now…

NUPENG flays kidnapping of oil workers

  The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has lamented the kidnap of…

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