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Nigeria: Security and corruption

Is corruption truly endemic in the country and how does it affect security? Nigeria's Security System: A Crisis of Corruption? By Cassie Blombaum, Guardian Global Resources Piracy and terrorism may fill the headlines ...
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Seagull Maritime: Safety, Security

New training modules released. Seagull Maritime Response on Safety, Security By Joseph R. Fonseca Key areas of concern for seafarer safety and security in both marine and offshore operations have triggered the release ...
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Black gold buccaneers

Piracy and oil theft still rife.  Black gold buccaneers: Is Nigeria’s failing amnesty causing rise in oil piracy? Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media For five years, there has been no direct combat ...
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Security in the Gulf of Guinea

Hiring security services in the Gulf of Guinea continues to vex shipping companies. Risks in Contracting Government Security Forces in Gulf of Guinea By Dirk Steffen My previous article explored the use of ...
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Nigerian Piracy: A Small Step

Moves to combat piracy in West Africa move slowly.  Nigerian Piracy: A Small Step Op-Ed by John Guy A small step where a giant leap is needed. The Economic Community Of West African ...
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New challenges in the maritime sector

Togo ready to tackle piracy and maritime crime. New challenges in the maritime sector Meet the challenges of the maritime sector, that is the mission of the High Council for the sea ...
Worrying Surge in Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Piracy Update: West Africa, SE Asia

Crew kidnap in West Africa and tanker hijacked off Indonesia. Piracy Update: West Africa, South East Asia We have been informed of two noteworthy incidents in the last 24 hours which continue ...
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Nigeria: Onne port is still not safe

ISPS code: Onne port is still not safe — Capt Omotesho Tokunbo Oloke A former Consultant to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on maritime, Captain Abiodun Omotesho, has bemoaned the continued placement ...
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Nigeria: 5,000 cadets lack sea time

Lack of experience potentially hindering maritime security. ANLCA: over 5,000 cadets lack sea time training Posted by: Oluwakemi Dauda The National Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has raised an alarm that ...
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Nigerian pirates kill two naval ratings

Joint Task Force members killed by armed robbers. Two naval ratings killed Two naval ratings have been killed by sea pirates in Oron, Akwa Ibom State, it was learnt yesterday. The killings were ...

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