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Nigerian Navy effects major shake-up, redeploys 21 Rear Admirals

Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has approved a major re-organisation of the upper echelons of the Nigerian Navy. In a major posting of senior officers which offered no reason, 21 Rear Admirals were moved. The new Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command is Rear Admiral SAG Abbah, formerly Navy Secretary while [...]

Fighting Illegal Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing

Without controversy, Africa’s ocean and seas have been subjected to unnecessary pressure and pillaging by foreign vessels and fishermen that rummage the environment uninhibited, carting away precious aquatic habitats. While these foreigners smile to the bank with their catch, Africans are left in a quandary, in hunger, malnutrition and acute poverty, looking [...]

Buhari approves $186 million to combat pirates, criminalities on waterways

  Nigeria’s President Mr Muhammadu Buhari has approved $186million to combat and stem criminalities on the Nigerian waters, the Minister for Transportation disclosed on Thursday. Speaking at the Day One of the National Conference on Fast-Tracking Port Reforms organised by the Federal Ministry of Transportation in collaboration with The Nation Newspaper and Epsilon Limited, the minister [...]

vessel Hijacked off Somalia

Pirates have hijacked an Indian commercial vessel off the coast of Somalia, the second attack in weeks after years without such seizures, industry and security sources said on Monday.United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO), which coordinates shipping in the Gulf of Aden area, said it had received information that a dhow had been hijacked “in [...]