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Navy recruits 1,176 to fight sea pirates, oil bunkers

The Nigerian Navy said it has recruited 1,176 young men and women to aid its…

Pirates abduct 6 Russian Sailors off West Africa, Embassy says

Six Russian Sailors have been abducted by pirates off the coast of Benin, the Russian…

Pirates hijack ship, kidnap 12 crew members in Nigeria

12 of the 19 crew members of a ship have been kidnapped from a Swiss…

Africa Cup of Nations: NFF announces new date for Nigeria, Seychelles clash

The Super Eagles will meet Seychelles National team, known as Pirates on Saturday, Sept. 8,…

Pirates shot pregnant woman, steal engine boat in Bayelsa

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Gunmen suspected to be sea pirates attacked Yenagoa-bound boat loaded with passengers…

Suspected pirates kill 2, injure 3 in Bayelsa

Suspected Sea Pirates have killed two persons and injured three others in Ayama community, Ogbia…

Pirates hijack passenger boat at Bayelsa waterways

Barely 48 hours after an ambush that killed three passengers on Tuesday, gunmen suspected to…

Pirates kill 2 soldiers, injure 3 in Bayelsa waterways

Two soldiers attached to the Joint Military Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Operation Delta…

Boat operators decry attacks by pirates

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Travellers and Boat Operators plying the Port Harcourt-Bonny Sea routes have raised…

Tanker hijacked on Nigerian waters, 2 Greek crew kidnapped, one killed

*Greek deputy commander of the ship killed by the pirates Pirates have hijacked a crude…