Nigerian Navy

Chhattisgarh engineer, wife among 18 Indians kidnapped by Nigerian pirates

Vijay Tiwari, who is an engineer with Merchant Navy, and his wife Anju were kidnapped by pirates when they were on board a Hong Kong-flagged vessel on December 3, his family said. ASP Praful Thakur said that Tiwari was employed with a shipping company in Nigeria, and added that the administration was working for his early rescue. 

Dec 07, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Hijacked 'Maximus' ship: Sushma Swaraj tweets Indian sailors rescued from pirates

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that ten Indian crew of a ship named 'Maximus', which was hijacked by pirates off the Ivory Coast, have been rescued with the help of the Nigerian navy.

Feb 21, 2016, 22:26 PM IST

Nigerian Navy kills six pirates, injures one

An official says Nigeria`s navy killed six pirates and injured one in an attack against the outlaws expanding their territory in the Gulf of Guinea.

Aug 28, 2013, 21:33 PM IST

Indians abducted, Nigerian Navy hunts for pirates

Nigerian Navy has said it has sent rescue ships to trace five Indians who were abducted by pirates from a German oil tanker off country`s notorious territorial waters.

Dec 20, 2012, 10:16 AM IST

Nigerian Navy intercepts Russian ship with weapons

A 15-man crew on a Russian ship, which had weapons on board, was arrested by the Nigerian navy.

Oct 23, 2012, 13:14 PM IST