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Pirates kidnap two American sailors off Nigeria

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 11:39

Pirates have stormed an oil supply vessel off southern Nigeria and kidnapped two American crew members, Nigeria`s navy and US defence officials said on Thursday.

Pirates kidnap five foreign sailors off Nigeria coast

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 09:18

Pirates stormed a cargo ship off Nigeria`s southern coast and kidnapped five foreign sailors, including three Sri Lankans, a military spokesman said on Monday.

Pirates kidnap Italian sailors off Nigerian coast

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012, 09:15

Pirates have kidnapped four Italian sailors after raiding their ship off a Nigerian coast.

Four foreigners kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria

Last Updated: Sunday, August 05, 2012, 00:32

Two Nigerian Navy officers were killed and four foreigners -- a Malaysian, an Iranian, a Thai and an Indonesian -- were taken hostage by suspected pirates.

Nigeria: Pirates kill Captain, chief engineer of cargo ship

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 21:09

Hijacking and attacks on ships by pirates are common in Nigeria waters.

Fifteen foreign sailors kidnapped in Nigeria freed

Last Updated: Monday, July 05, 2010, 09:08

Pirates` activities off the coast of Niger Delta have increased in few years.