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Nigeria: Bayelsa and its creeks of death

Armed robbers and pirates attacking and killing locals in Niger Delta Nigeria: Bayelsa and its creeks of death BY MIKE ODIEGWU Mrs. Timi Iyabi, a young woman in her early 30s, is now ...
Ghana Oil Boom Raises Piracy Specter

Ghana policing its waters

Piracy and maritime crime key areas of operations. Ghana policing its waters Many have questioned the relevance of the Marine Police Unit, especially considering the fact that the Police Service is said ...
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AFRIPOL one step closer

African police chiefs push for multinational crime organisation. AFRIPOL expected soon- Seychelles joins African nations to set up police organization for all of Africa By: Sharon Uranie and Joana Nicette As they seek ...
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UK to support Nigerian maritime security

HMS Iron Duke visit offers opportunity for training and regional cooperation.  Britain pledges support for Nigeria in promoting maritime security Written by NAN THE British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr Andrew Pocock, on ...
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Nigeria blames piracy on foreigners

Aims to rid territorial waters of private maritime security companies. Navy blames foreigners for most of crime on Nigeria waters By Benson Akomo The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Wednesday blamed foreigners for responsible ...
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Nigerian pirates fool Naval Command

The curious case of the MV Gare and MT Kerala. MV-GARE Piracy Scandal : How Sea Pirates Hoodwinked Naval Command …Nigerian Navy Denies Involvement BEVERLY HILLS, July 28, (THEWILL) - Indications have emerged that ...
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‘Sea pirates’ hit community

Local armed robbers continue to attack communities and boats. Sea pirates attack Ondewari community Palpable fear gripped the people of Ondewari community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, as ...
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Security weighs on Nigeria oil industry

Piracy, oil theft still major industry issues. Offshore security threats weighing on Nigeria’s oil industry Author: FEMI ASU Boasting huge hydrocarbons resources yet to be exploited, Nigerian offshore domain is fraught with increasing threats, ...
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‘Connected ship’ ambitions

Integrated systems aim to improve overall safety. Surveillance integration can achieve ‘Connected Ship’ ambition for marine industry The marine industry has been called on to embrace technology that delivers real-time situational awareness ...
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Nigeria continues oil theft fight

Lack of equipment and bribery becoming potential issues for JTF. JTF arrests 20 vessels, destroys 854 refineries in Q1 The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield said at the weekend that ...

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