Nigeria in new anti-piracy push
Ongoing battle against oil theft and piracy.
Nigeria: Fresh Onslaught On Oil Thieves, Sea Pirates, Other Maritime Criminals
Nigeria’s attention, for a long while, has been fixated on the war against Boko Haram terrorists, apart from occasional cases of disaster and mind-boggling reports of corruption.
This trend has continued to enjoy media attention while the economy hemorrhages through unbridled acts of sabotage by oil thieves, sea pirates, pipeline vandals, , illegal bunkerers, illegal and unregulated fishing and sea robbers within Nigeria’s coastline of about of 420 nautical miles and the Exclusive Economic Zone of about 84,000 square miles.
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