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Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

  Operatives of the Nigerian Navy have arrested two fishing trawlers for alleged illegal activities in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Nigerian flagged vessels...

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

  Operatives of the Nigerian Navy have arrested two fishing trawlers for alleged illegal activities in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Nigerian flagged vessels...

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$2bn annual loss to illegal fishing worries GoG countries

The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) Commission on Monday decried the loss of more than $2 billion yearly to illegal and unregulated fishing in the region. The Gulf of Guinea...

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Nigeria loses $20m annually to illegal fishing

A Fisheries Consultant for Norwegian Seafood Council, Abiodun Cheke has said that Nigeria loses an estimated $20 million annually to illegal fishing by foreigners. An...

FG approves purchase of vessels to curb illegal fishing 

By Patience Danjuma  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the purchase of monitoring vessels to reduce unregulated fishing and boost security on the waterways. The...

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen to fight illegal fishing with $40m 

By Jite Eriabie  Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen, concerned about illegal fishing depleting global fish populations, will spend $40 million to develop a system...

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Eight Chinese vessels detained off West Africa for illegal fishing

Authorities in West Africa have detained eight Chinese vessels for fishing illegally and the boat owners could be subject to millions of dollars in fines, officials at...

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Eight Chinese vessels detained off West Africa for illegal fishing

Authorities in West Africa have detained eight Chinese vessels for fishing illegally and the boat owners could be subject to millions of dollars in fines, officials at...

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Illegal Fishing: West Africa loses 1.3 billion dollars annually – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that Illegal Unreported and Unregulated ( IUU ) fishing leads to an annual loss of over 1.3...

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Somali regional anti-piracy chief sacked over illegal fishing comments 

The head of anti-piracy operations in the semi-autonomous Puntland region of Somalia said he had been fired for speaking out about illegal fishing, which he claims could...

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Somali regional anti-piracy chief says sacked over illegal fishing comments

The head of anti-piracy operations in the semi-autonomous Puntland region of Somalia said he had been fired for speaking out about illegal fishing, which he claims could...

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African Union adopts charter on piracy, illegal fishing

The African Union on Saturday adopted an agreement on piracy, illegal fishing and maritime security at a summit in Togo. “We are happy to announce the adoption and...