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When at break of day at a riverside: Niger Delta Militancy in 2016

Recent attacks in the Niger Delta would indicate that security will once more become a national and international strategic issue.

Timeline of events:

14th January: The Federal High Court, Lagos issued an arrest warrant for Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) a former MEND leader turned security contractor on charges of fraud and money laundering. 474 more words

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Surfing at Busua

As noted in the last post, Ghana is a wonderful destination for surfers. The beach at Busua has long been a destination for backpackers, … 23 more words


The lighthouse in Accra

Jamestown looks like a fishing village. The lighthouse is really beautiful there! You will need a local guide to walk around the area, people won’t be happy seeing a foreigner with a camera. 31 more words


Summary of Gulf of Guinea piracy events 2011-2015

Summary of Gulf of Guinea piracy events to 7/22/2015.

Hijacked: 19
Boarding: 41
Fired Upon/Attempted Boarding: 26
Kidnapping: 18
Total: 104

Hijacked: 14… 37 more words