Tag: boko-haram

  • Boko Haram Is Back, With Better Drones

    September 13: Nigeria’s war against the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram was supposed to be over by now. President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, was re-elected earlier this year […]

  • New WAF service for Risk Intelligence

    Intelligence focus on West Africa. Risk Intelligence launches new service providing overview of operational and regulatory risks of privately contracted maritime security in West Africa. Maritime operations in West Africa […]

  • Nigeria seeks US oil theft aid

    Gulf of Guinea security to be ramped up. Crude theft: Buhari canvasses greater US cooperation in securing Gulf of Guinea President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appealed for greater cooperation from […]

  • ECOWAS to raise multinational force

    No timetable reported. ECOWAS to raise multinational force on terrorism, piracy FIDELIS SORIWEI The member countries of the Economic Community of West African States, have agreed to establish a multinational […]

  • US Offers To Help Fight Oil Theft

    Training and intel offered. US Offers To Help Check Crude Oil Theft In Gulf Of Guinea Joseph Bakare/Ijeoma Agudosi The United States of America has pledged to lend a hand […]

  • Nigerian Navy deployed in waterways

    Aim to ensure safe elections. Navy to deploy troops on waterways, coastal areas to check violence Written by Ann Godwin THE Nigerian Navy has said it would deploy troops on […]

  • Security and Counter-Terrorism Summit underway

    Somali reps in attendance. African Security and Counter-Terrorism Summit gets underway Written by Jonathan Katzenellenbogen The growing threat of jihadist terrorism, organised crime, and other African security challenges will be […]

  • Nigeria begs for gun boats

    News comes in a week where multiple kidnaps take place yet Navy downplays piracy. Nigeria: Piracy – Navy Begs Partners for Gun Boats By Eyo Charles Calabar — Following increase […]

  • UK must tackle W. African piracy

    Concern over ‘perfect storm’ in region.  Former head of Royal Navy says Britain must do more to tackle piracy off west Africa West Africa is facing a “perfect storm” of […]

  • Royal Navy exercises with Nigerian Navy

    Opportunity to share knowledge and experience. Royal Navy exercises with Nigerian Navy A Royal Navy frigate has been training with the Nigerian Navy allowing for an exchange of skills and […]

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