Nigeria claims piracy drop

Comments fail to take drop in oil price, making tanker hijack less attractive, into account.

Nigeria records reduced pirates’ attacks in 2017

By Johnson Eyiangho

Pirate attacks in the coast of Nigeria, reduced significantly in the first half of 2017 following some measures adopted by the Federal Government, the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali has said.

Dan-Ali disclosed this in Rome, Wednesday at the conclusion of a two-day meeting of representatives of Government of G7++ Friends of Gulf of Guinea and representatives of Gulf of Guinea States.

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