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US warship arrives Nigeria to boost fight against pirates

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, the first ship permanently assigned to Africa, arrived in Nigeria’s commercial capital city of Lagos on Saturday as part of the U.S. government’s support to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. “Ship visits like this one clearly demonstrate the U.S.’s continued dedication to our partners in the Gulf

Drones, Choppers to Police Pirate-Infested Waters Off Nigeria

By William Clowes Government to deploy $195 million of equipment by JuneGulf of Guinea is world’s most dangerous waterway for shippers Nigeria will commission $195 million worth of aircraft, boats and vehicles in the next three months to strengthen security in the pirate-infested Gulf of Guinea, Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi said. The deployment will

Nigeria To Prosecute Pirates Under New Anti-piracy Law–NIMASA

Jude Johnson Nigeria’s newly approved anti- piracy law will facilitate effective prosecution of pirates, the Director General,  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Jamoh has said. Jamoh who was represented by, the Agency’s Head of Legal Services, Victor Egejuru, disclosed this on Monday in a statement signed by the