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US-supplied patrol boat aims to enhance Benin’s anti-piracy fight

The United States has delivered a new 10 metre long patrol boat as well as maintenance and launch facilities to Benin to assist it combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.

U.S. Partnering with Benin to Combat Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Piracy is a serious concern in the Gulf of Guinea along the southern coast of Western Africa and the United States is working with Beninese officials to increase their capacity to combat..

Where Is the Most Dangerous Offshore Region for Oil, Gas Right Now?

The answer to that question really depends on the sector of oil and gas where you work, Dryad Global Chief Executive Officer Corey Ranslem told Rigzone.

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..

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).

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..

New EU military missions in West Africa to counter Russia

The EU is aiming to launch three new military missions in West Africa after Russia pushed Europe out of the Central African Republic (CAR) and Mali and threatens to do so in Burkina Faso.