Police arrest fisherman, herbalist for piracy, recover guns

Afeez Hanafi A 40-year-old fisherman, Seth Akpot, has been arrested in the Badagry area of Lagos for allegedly belonging to a gang of sea pirates. It was learnt that three AK-47 rifles with ammunition reportedly used by the gang were recovered from Akpot’s uncle, Mustapha Sumaila, an herbalist. To continue reading, please click here. Source: http://punchng.com/

Police reiterate commitment to maritime security in Niger Delta

Austin Ebipade – Yenagoa The Nigeria Police Force has reiterated its commitment to ensure adequate security of life and property in the maritime environment of the Niger Delta region. Chinedu Iwuozo, Force Marine Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, said this in Yenagoa during an interaction with members of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Bayelsa […]

EUCAP Train Somali Police Force and AMISOM’s Marine Unit off Coast of Mogadishu

Following their successful hosting of the Somali Prime Minister and the EU Ambassador to Somalia on Monday, sailors and marines from EU NAVFOR’s Spanish flagship, ESPS Galicia, have been assisting staff from EUCAP Somalia, to train members of the Somali maritime police unit together with the AMISOM’s marine unit at sea off the coast of […]

Militants invade Nigerian marine police base, kill one

Patience Ogbo Suspected militants who have held Ogun riverine communities hostage for months have attacked the marine police base in Iwopin community in Ogun Waterside local government area, killing one policeman. The victims was identified as Segun Akinola, a sergeant. The heavily armed militants stormed the base on Thursday night, and shot two other policemen, […]

Sea pirates kill four marine policemen

Stolen gunboat a major cause for concern. Posted By: Precious Dikewoha Sea pirates have killed four policemen after hijacking their gunboat on routine patrol of the Abonnema waterways. The bodies of the policemen have been recovered. The Nation gathered that the gunboat was attacked shortly after departing Abonnema wharf jetty in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area […]