Nigeria talks piracy laws

Amazingly, still no piracy legislation in place in Nigeria.

Anti-Piracy law ‘ll boost maritime security, says Defence Minister

By: Precious Igbonwelundu 

Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali yesterday said an Anti-Piracy Bill has been sent to the National Assembly to fight the menace and other maritime security threats in the nation’s waters.

When passed, the law will be the first in Africa to specifically address the arrest and prosecution of maritime criminals. Dan-Ali spoke at a two-day conference of G7++Friends of the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) group at Eko Hotels and Suites on Victoria Island in Lagos.

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