Nigerian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack in Lagos
5 May 2015

Nigerian navy thwarted a pirate attack in Lagos over the weekend targeting a product tanker loaded with petroleum bound for Nigeria. A group of ten men in two speed boats followed the tanker and managed to board the ship identified as […]

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Three Bourbon Crew Members Kidnapped off Nigeria
5 May 2015

French vessel operator Bourbon confirmed on Monday that three of its crew members of Nigerian nationality have been kidnapped. The company’s crew boat, the Surfer 1440, was boarded off the Nigerian coast in the night of the […]

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Financing Secured for Lekki Deepwater Port
5 May 2015

A consortium of six banks have agreed the terms of loans with a Singaporean firm, Tolaram Group, aimed at financing the development of the Nigeria’s $1.5 billion Lekki port. The consortium is comprised of the African Development Bank […]

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One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria
5 May 2015

One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in a pirate attack on a Greek-owned tanker pending unloading off Nigeria late Tuesday, the Hellenic Coast Guard informed. The killed sailor was Greek and was the vessel’s deputy […]

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Dozens killed as Nigeria boat sinks
5 May 2015

A boat has sunk on the River Niger in central Nigeria, leaving at least 42 people dead, officials say. Rescue teams are searching for a further 100 people reported missing. Officials say the boat, which capsized on […]

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Nigeria-Gabon boat capsize: Survivors found
5 May 2015

Twenty-nine people have been rescued after a boat carrying about 130 people from Nigeria to Gabon sank, rescue officials say. The vessel was initially said to have been carrying 160 people but officials say the real number […]

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