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NNPC’s Private Security Contractor Intercepts More Vessels With Stolen Crude Oil

Through two separate operations, Tantita Security Services which is the private security contractor engaged by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd has intercepted a Barge and Truck with..

Training of DBP enforcement officers critical to national maritime security

Minister of Transportation, Mauzu Sambo has said that the training of Deep Blue Project’s enforcement officer is not only critical for the nation’s maritime security but will also ensure maximising..

Nigeria’s shady seizure of oil vessel casts doubts over country’s anti-piracy laws

An international oil tanker and its crew remain in the custody of the Nigerian authorities, after they were arrested more than three months ago in unclear circumstances.

Nigeria increases collaborative efforts to tackle human trafficking

The Nigerian Government has reiterated its commitment to increase efforts and collaboration with partners including the European Union to eradicate human trafficking in the country.

IMO To Prevail On 25 African Countries to Adopt Nigeria’s SPOMO Act

There are fresh indications that the International Maritime Organisations (IMO) is set to prevail on twenty five countries in West and Central Africa on the need to adopt the Suppression of Piracy..

Nigeria navy produces gunboats for military operations in Niger-Delta

The Defence Headquarters says it has taken delivery of ballistic gunboats built locally by Nigeria’s Navy Shipyard Limited (NSL). NSL was established to maintain Nigerian Navy vessels.

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).

Côte d’Ivoire to Nigeria…West Africa’s security challenges and ripple effects

The vulnerability of coastal West Africa to a spillover of extremist activity from far-off parts of the Sahel can no longer be glossed over. The growing threat also highlights erroneous security..

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..