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Nigeria backs regional framework to fight piracy

Nigeria has expressed its support for any regional initiative geared towards eliminating the scourge of piracy and maritime crimes especially in the Gulf of Guinea. This...

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Gulf of Guinea piracy has become more sophisticated – Report

The Gulf of Guinea is the most dangerous region in the world for seafarers, according to a report by Oceans Beyond Piracy. The report revealed that there have been 32...

Somalia End of Piracy

Three southeast Asian nations to designate shipping corridor in piracy battle

Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines agreed to designate a transit corridor for commercial vessels crossing a maritime zone hit by a spate of hijackings by Islamist...

Nigeria spends $370m to combat piracy

Nigeria’s maritime industry in 2015 spent about $370m to combat piracy and provide security services, a report by Oceans beyond Piracy has revealed. The amount is...

U.S. says Nigeria loses $1.5bn monthly to robbery, piracy at sea

Nigeria is losing about 1.5 billion dollars a month to piracy, armed robbery at sea, smuggling, and fuel supply fraud, a U.S. official said. Amb. Michele Sison, U.S....

Piracy: Navy hands over vessel to InterPol

The Nigerian Navy has handed over a vessel, MT Itiri, suspected to have aided piracy off Pennington Terminal in Warri, Delta State, to the International Police...

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Nigerian Navy partners Italy to fight piracy

To nip the rising tide of maritime illegalities like piracy and crude oil theft, especially in the Gulf of Guinea, as well as boost the economy of both countries...