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Frequency of attacks drops in East Africa but kidnappings rise in the Gulf of Guinea – AU says seaport security crucial.

On July 26th the… 508 more words

The Castle

It is so dark that you constantly have your hand in front of you as a safety precaution in case of a fall. Despite being unable to see the floor, you can feel how uneven it is underneath your feet. 779 more words


Avengers Assemble: Renewed Conflict in the Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have in a short space of time wrought havoc on the Nigerian oil industry with a series of well targeted and executed attacks that have reduced Nigeria’s production from 2.2m barrels per day to 1.4m barrels per day in less than 3 months. 1,086 more words

Nigeria Defence

As Somali pirates lay low, West Africa's waters are now the continent's most dangerous

For the better part of a decade, the threat of piracy in Somali waters made the area the world’s most dangerous for seafarers. But a new report by the non-profit  261 more words

Soon Multinational Task-Force To Patrol Waters of Gulf of Guinea - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja that a multinational taskforce will soon be established to patrol the waters of the Gulf of Guinea.

Speaking at an audience with the French Minister of Defence, Mr. 184 more words


Four tanker crew kidnapped by armed Pirates

At least four crew members were kidnapped by pirates on March 5 when a group of armed pirates hijacked a chemical tanker underway some 32nm South West of Bonny Island, Nigeria. 150 more words

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