27 January 2014, 2014, Lagos – Dare-devil pirates operating along the creeks and waterways of the Niger Delta struck again over the weekend when a tug boat belonging to the Nigerian Agip Company, NOAC, was attacked along the Nembe Waterways in Bayelsa State and the captain and engineer aboard the vessel abducted.
The incident, which occurred on Saturday evening was carried out by seven armed pirates operating from a speed boat. The incident occurred at an area known as Peter’s town in Nembe Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.
The whereabouts of the abducted men is still unknown as at press time.
Details to follow
– Segun James, This Day