Gulf of Guinea
Secured Anchorage: Concerned stakeholders fault NPA’s fresh bid to resuscitate settled matters
The recent Marine Notice issued by the management of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) to ship masters, ship owners, and other operators whose vessels currently enjoy some level of security...
Nigeria vows to end piracy in Gulf of Guinea
The Federal Government has promised to employ all machinery to eliminate the act of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
Piracy, armed robbery in Gulf of Guinea and other Maritime Offences Act 2019
The increasing rise in piracy in the Gulf of Guinea has become alarming. Until recently, the concern about piracy has been the Gulf of Eden operated by Somalia pirates; however, piracy has witnessed a drastic shift to the Gulf of Guinea.
Nigeria seeks collaboration to tackle maritime crimes
Worried by the impact of maritime crime on the regional economy, Nigeria has sought partnership with other countries to tackle the menace headlong.
War on sea pirates tightens as world navies end Operation Obangame
The Nigerian Navy and its partners at the weekend concluded the ninth edition of Exercise Obangame Express, a multinational one-week sea exercise that involved 33 nations, 95 ships, 12 aircrafts and 19 maritime operations centres. They resolved to keep the West African waters safe and address piracy and other various forms of criminality in the…
U.S. navy, others to tackle illegal maritime activities
Top leaders from the United States Africa Command, Nigerian Navy, representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South America as well as regional and international organisations gathered in Lagos yesterday for the opening ceremony of the 2019 multi-national sea drills tagged ‘Exercise Obangame Express.’ The yearly event is to improve…
NIMASA targets 2018 to clear off pirates in Gulf of Guinea
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) has set a target of June 2018, to achieve zero per cent piracy in the nation’s maritime domain.
Possession of arms by Bakassi militants threatens Gulf of Guinea countries
Despite pressures being mounted on the Federal Government over the offering of amnesty to militants of the Bakassi Strike Force (BSF), they still hold sway in the Gulf of Guinea...