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Pirates kidnap 10 Turkish sailors in Niger Delta

10 Turkish sailors have been taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region early on Tuesday, according to the shipping company Kadioglu...

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Niger Delta pirates abduct 10 Turkish sailors

10 Turkish sailors have been taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region early on Tuesday, according to the shipping company Kadioglu...

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Niger Delta pirates 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, according to the International Maritime...

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Niger Delta oil spills rose to 111 in 2018 — Shell

An International Oil Company, Shell said the number of spills caused by sabotage and theft in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region rose to 111 in 2018 from 67 in 2017,...

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson

International oil companies brazenly destroying Niger Delta — Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson on Thursday accused international oil companies of brazenly destroying the Niger Delta environment without adherence to...

Piracy-attacks

Pirates kill naval officer; kidnap 5 sailors in Niger Delta 

Armed pirates last weekend shot dead Nigerian Navy armed guard escorting an offshore support vessel and kidnapped five crew members from the vessel in the latest pirate...

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Niger Delta pirates open fire on ships

Armed pirates in the Niger Delta area attempted to attack two ships in two separate incidents off Nigeria last week.  The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy...

Buhari promises to pay Niger Delta more attention

Buhari promises Niger Delta more attention

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the people of the Niger Delta that his promise to develop the region would continue to receive serious attention. President...

Buhari promises to pay Niger Delta more attention

Buhari promises to pay Niger Delta more attention

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the people of the Niger Delta that his promise to develop the region would continue to receive serious attention. President...

Niger Delta: JTF inaugurates gunboat, transit accommodation for personnel

Niger Delta: JTF inaugurates gunboat, transit accommodation for personnel

Sector 3 of Operation Delta Safe (OPDS), a joint military task force operating in the Niger Delta has inaugurated a 200-horse power gunboat and transit accommodation for...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,

Wike asks IOCs to relocate headquarters to Niger Delta

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has asked International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria to relocate their headquarters to the Niger Delta region, where...

Liberian-flagged container ship, the Pomerenia Sky

Niger Delta pirates release crew kidnapped from ship in October

By Godspower Edoza  The 11 crew kidnapped by pirates from a container ship off the coast of Nigeria on October 27, 2018 including eight Polish nationals, have been...