Pirates seize vessel, kidnap crew in Port-Harcourt

A group of eight pirates attacked the Malta-flagged tanker MT Puli and kidnapped the vessel’s crew members some 118 nautical miles off Port Harcourt, Nigeria, OPS Clearwater confirmed to World Maritime News. The attack was reported in Turkish media. This comes as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr.… Read More Pirates seize vessel, kidnap crew in Port-Harcourt

Kaduna, Port Harcourt refineries shut down due to pipeline vandalism- NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Wednesday Jan. 20th shut down two refineries, one in Port Harcourt and the other in Kaduna following blowing up of pipelines in the Niger Delta. “The plants were shut on Sunday because of “breaches” to the Bonny-Okrika supply line to Port Harcourt and the Escravos-Warri pipeline to Kaduna”… Read More Kaduna, Port Harcourt refineries shut down due to pipeline vandalism- NNPC

Rivers State police place ban on use of siren by private individuals

The Rivers Police Command on Friday banned the use of siren by private individuals in the State. The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Ahmad Muhammad, disclosed this in a statement in Port Harcourt. The statement said the ban forbids private individuals from using siren in the state. ‘’No private individual is allowed to… Read More Rivers State police place ban on use of siren by private individuals

Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara kidnapped by gunmen

Vanguard newspaper Columnist, Donu Kogbara has been abducted in Port Harcourt by unknown gunmen. The state Police Public relations officer, DSP Ahmed Muhammad confirmed the ugly development, saying police was on the trail of the kidnappers. Dornu Kogbara who maintains a column in the Vanguard was whisked away in the early hours of Sunday by… Read More Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara kidnapped by gunmen