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/

Buhari pledges to rid Nigerian waters of pirates

Oladeinde Olawoyin President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian government to rid the nation’s waters of pirates and their nefarious activities. Mr. Buhari made this known at a workshop organised by the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) for the Heads of Maritime Administrations. To continue reading, please click here. Source: http://www.premiumtimesng.com/

African Leaders adopt Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development

Lomé, Togo, 15 October 2016: African Heads of State and Government have adopted and signed the African Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development on Saturday, 15 October 2016 at the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government.  The adoption of the Charter followed recommendations for its adoption made by the Permanent Representatives Committee […]

Ex-militant Leader Nabs Army Personnel Killers in Bayelsa

The incident, which occurred at 10 a.m also claimed some civilian casualties as stray bullets killed two persons around the waterside. Three notorious sea robbers operating in Nembe waterways of Bayelsa who recently killed three soldiers when they attacked a military post in Nembe carting away military arms, ammunitions, and a gunboat have been arrested […]