• Military kills pirates, recovers weapons, destroys refineries in Niger Delta

    Military kills pirates, recovers weapons, destroys refineries in Niger Delta

    According to reports, the Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to root out suspected criminal hideouts in the riverine areas of Delta, Rivers and Cross River states has declared war on pirates, killing about seven suspects, recovering different ammunition and discovering large illegal refineries.

    In a release signed by the Deputy Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre, Bayelsa State, Lieutenant Commander, Thomas Ogar Otunji, the task force also gave an account of the challenges they faced in tracking the suspected criminals in the […]

  • NCC arrests 25 suspected pirates, confiscates N105m goods

    NCC arrests 25 suspected pirates, confiscates N105m goods

    The Lagos Zonal Office of the Nigeria Copyright Commission says it arrested 25 persons engaged in pirating creative works and seized N105 million goods in the last nine months.

    The Zonal Manager, Obi Ezeilo, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos that the commission carried out the raid in Mushin, Ojo, Shomolu, Festac town and Ikorodu.

    He added that the action was also extended to some major markets in the state.

    Ezeilo said: “The commission carried out a very huge […]

  • NCC arrests 15 pirates, seizes goods worth N60m

    NCC arrests 15 pirates, seizes goods worth N60m

    The Lagos zonal office of the Nigerian Copyright Commission has arrested 15 suspected pirates and seized goods worth N60 million in the last seven months.

    Mr Uwem Udoh, the Zonal Manager, said on Wednesday in Lagos that the commission carried out the anti-piracy raids in Ojo, Somolu and Festac town.

    He said that the action was also extended to some major markets in the state.

    He said, “The commission carried out raids in Alaba Market , Festac town and Somolu about two months […]

  • Sea pirates kill three Agip workers in Bayelsa

    Sea pirates kill three Agip workers in Bayelsa

    Hoodlums, suspected to be sea pirates, have killed three workers of an international oil company, Nigerian Agip Oil Company, in Bayelsa State.

    It was learnt that the incident occurred on Wednesday at a work station in the creeks of Nembe around Obama flow station operated by Eni Oil, a parent company of Agip.

    A security source, who craved anonymity, said the victims were two engineers and a driver.

    The source said the three workers were ambushed and killed along the creeks while carrying […]