Tag Archives: GULF OF GUINEA

EXERCISE OBANGAME 2014: NIGERIA SET TO HOST 22 NAVIES IN SEA-BASED EXERCISE; 10 NIGERIAN WARSHIPS AND PATROL CRAFT, 2 NAVAL HELICOPTERS AND NAF ALENIA ATR 42-500 MPA-ELINT PLANES PARTICIPATING

NNS Thunder F90 PHOTO CREDIT: ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY VOICE OF NIGERIA 14 April, 2014 Written by Chiamaka Ikechukwu Lagos The Nigerian Navy is set to host multinational maritime exercise to enhance security in the maritime environment and the Gulf of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN NAVY KILL 6 SEA PIRATES, INJURE ONE IN GUN BATTLE ; JOINT OFFENSIVE MOUNTED FROM NAVAL BASES AT CALABAR AND IKOT ABASI

(PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN NAVY) ASSOCIATED PRESS (with additional reporting by the NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA) August 29, 2013 LAGOS, Nigeria Nigeria’s navy killed six pirates and injured one other in its latest attack to try to stop the outlaws from … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIAN MARITIME ADMINISTRATION AND SAFETY AGENCY (NIMASA) SIGN MoU ON MARITIME SECURITY ; NAF TO PROVIDE AIR SUPPORT FOR ANTI-PIRACY OPERATIONS

PM NEWS 27 August, 2013 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is set to deploy its war planes to fight piracy on Nigerian waters. This was revealed yesterday during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Nigerian Maritime … Continue reading

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JTF NAB PPMC PIPELINE VANDALS..SHUT DOWN 27 ILLEGAL OIL REFINERIES IN MULTIPLE RAIDS

A barge impounded during the operations Some of the suspected oil thieves who were arrested during the raids BEEGEAGLE’S BLOG 13 August, 2013 Troops of the 3 Battalion, 19 Battalion, 29 Battalion, 146 Battalion and 343 Regiment operating in Sectors … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN MILITARY ON MISSION TO RESCUE SUNKEN CRUDE OIL-LADEN BARGE ; CREW RESCUED BY JTF TROOPS

YENAGOA, Nigeria Aug. 12 (Xinhua) Nigerian troops operating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region on Monday said efforts are underway to rescue a crude oil-laden barge that ran aground in southern Bayelsa Sate. Local residents of Odioama Community reported that … Continue reading

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SECURITY ALERT: IS THE FRENCH NAVY FRIGATE ‘LATOUCHE TREVILLE’ PATROLLING IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS OR INSIDE NIGERIAN TERRITORIAL WATERS ?? YAGAZIE, A BEEGEAGLE’S BLOGGER, POSITS

President Goodluck Jonathan Dear Cyber Generals- I am sorry once again to go off on another tangent. A while ago on this blog, concerning the ongoing piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, I forewarned that as nature abhorred a vacuum, … Continue reading

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JOINT ARMY AMPHIBIOUS FORCES-NAVAL PATROL BOATS’ ARRAY IN THE NIGER DELTA

Rear view of a mixed detachment of Nigerian military boats – left to right; a Chinese-built DShK 12.7mm-armed (fore and aft) patrol boat, a Made-in-Nigeria Modant Marine MM90E patrol boat and a twin-engined boat (most probably, a 12 metre K38 … Continue reading

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ARMY CHIEF LAUDS TRANSFORMATION AGENDA…NDDC-FUNDED 30-UNIT ACCOMODATION BLOCK COMMISSIONED AT THE 2 AMPHIBIOUS BRIGADE; NDDC, TOTAL RENOVATE OFFICERS’ QUARTERS, SOLDIERS’ ACCOMODATION

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen Onyeabo Ihejirika addresses Nigerian soldiers THISDAY 31 July, 2013 The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika, has said the army is happy with the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan. He said the … Continue reading

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AFRICAN MILITARY CHIEFS ADVOCATE JOINT MILITARY TRAINING

Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service commandos do their traditionally qualitative thing PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN NAVY VOICE OF NIGERIA 30 July, 2013 Delegates to the First Regional Maritime Awareness Capability Conference have advocated for joint military training to curb the security … Continue reading

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JTF – OP PULO SHIELD PRESENT 2013 HALF-YEAR REPORT; 24 SEAGOING VESSELS, 133 BARGES AND 861 ‘COTONOU’ BOATS SEIZED IN 594 RAIDS…608 SUSPECTED OIL THIEVES ARRESTED, 748 ILLEGAL REFINERIES SCUTTLED

Seized bunkering vessel(aka ‘Cotonou boat’) used for conveying barrels by oil racketeers VANGUARD Wednesday July 31st, 2013 The Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta code-named ‘Operation Pulo Shield’, said it has arrested 608 suspected oil thieves in 594 raids … Continue reading

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