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        Nigeria's Pirates Switch From Kidnapping Seafarers to Stealing Oil

        The Gulf of Guinea is witnessing a shift in the dynamics of piracy, with criminal networks moving away from targeting commercial maritime and switching to oil bunkering, theft and illegal fishing, a..

        Piracy: EU extends naval presence in Gulf of Guinea to February 2024

        The European Union (EU) has extended its naval presence in the Gulf of Guinea under the auspices of the Commercial Maritime Presence (CMP) until February 2024.

        Yaounde Architecture reinforces fight against piracy

        The fight against piracy and response to current maritime security challenges on the Gulf of Guinea have been reinforced with the utilization of the Yaounde Architecture Regional Information System..

        Police rescue 28 fishermen abducted by pirates in Akwa Ibom

        The Akwa Ibom State Police Command says it has rescued 28 fishermen kidnapped by a five-man gang in Akwakpa, in Uruan Local Government Area of the state.

        Nigeria & shipping industry launch strategy to eliminate piracy in GoG

        The Government of Nigeria and a coalition of global shipping stakeholders have launched a new strategy to end piracy, armed robbery, and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).

        Niger Delta activist warns against fresh oil war

        A human rights activist and legal practitioner, Comrade Cleric Alaowei, has warned the Federal Government and the National Assembly to stop further hearing on the controversial water bill, saying..

        High unemployment rate of Nigerian seafarers may fuel piracy attacks

        Stakeholders in the maritime industry have warned that with over 70 per cent of Nigerian seafarers out of job, there could be a spike in piracy attacks in the nation’s waters.

        Vessel Boarded 55nm SSW Cotonou

        Reporting by the IMB has indicated that a vessel has been boarded 55nm SSW of Cotonou. 

        Agents to shut down Lagos ports Monday over 15% levy

        The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) says they will embark on a one-day warning strike on April 25, over the introduction of 15 per cent National Automotive Council (NAC) levy.

        Denmark's Anti-Piracy Effort in the GoG Ends

        Denmark will withdraw its frigate from the Gulf of Guinea due to the current situation in Ukraine.