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For more than a week, the armed rebels held Jandries Groenendijk, Erhard Leffers, Marianne Vos and the Nigerian environmental activist Sunny Ohefe who lives in The Netherlands.
Poor governance in Nigeria has produced insurgent-like activities, which have in turn produced piracy including groups such as Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Niger Delta people's Volunteer Force (NDPV), Boko Haram, Ansaru, ...

Well known to audiences across the world, he has had roles on some major feature films, such as Hotel Rwanda and pirates of the Carribean.
In 2013 and 2014, Kenya, Somalia, Algeria, Mali, Nigeria and Tunisia have been theaters of some of the bloodiest terrorist actions that the African continent has ever seen.
South Africa has better measures in place to tackle software piracy when compared to its African peers. This is the ... While software piracy runs into the billions of rands in South Africa, the country does lead other African nations in terms of ...
In an effort to curb the rising level of commercial piracy of Pay TV signals, MultiChoice, Nigeria's leading provider of premium pay Entertainment, has urged individuals or entities that use DStv services for public use without a commercial licence to ...

For more than a week, the armed rebels held Jandries Groenendijk, Erhard Leffers, Marianne Vos and the Nigerian environmental activist Sunny Ohefe who lives in The Netherlands.
However, the Maritime workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN), Bayelsa State chapter, has threatened to go on an indefinite strike, if the government fails to protect its members from attacks by pirates. ... sea piracy has increased this year. The creeks and ...
I am in serious debt now. The marketer of the movie, Adikaz and I are confused at the moment because we're yet to come to terms on how the evil deal was done despite being very careful.
Poor governance in Nigeria has produced insurgent-like activities, which have in turn produced piracy including groups such as Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Niger Delta people's Volunteer Force (NDPV), Boko Haram, Ansaru, ...
The issues discussed were quite germane for the growth of the Nigerian economy. These include, piracy which remains an ever- burning issue in Nigeria. We called for the implementation of municipal laws to govern piracy because there is a lacuna there ...
The wretched on the high seas, skies and roads are now more feared than pirates. The Tilbury group, we hear, is from the Punjab in India ... and now Bollywood and Nollywood films too. (Nollywood is the term used for the booming Nigerian film industry).
It clearly explains the results for the past 5 years and the incremental capacity and success of Boko Haram terror and southern Nigeria, Niger Delta high sea piracy, vandalism oil bunkering and related criminality. We are pleased that the SSS is ready ...
On the other hand, countries like Somalia and Nigeria can make use of drones technology to fight against the so called terrorist groups like al Shabab and Boko Haram, in fact most developing countries including Asia sub continent could benefit in one ...
The Joint Task Force (JTF) operating in the Niger Delta has disclosed that troops under its 'Operation Grand Slam' have set ablaze a pirates' camp at Meibegbemo, near Lobia and Furopa communities in the creeks of Southern Ijaw Local government Area of ...
Emmanuel Osita is a Nigerian footballer who recently lost his life on the Air Algeire flight. It's two weeks ... The complexities of global finance (legitimate and illicit), trade, technology, migration, intellectual rights, climate change, piracy ...
Olufemi Abatan likes to talk about nothing else other than his work. As a member of the Director's Guild of Nigeria, he's passionate about telling the story of the success that Nollywood has become.

Lamenting what they described as the insensitivity of the state government to their plight, the boat operators, under the auspices of the Maritime workers Union of Nigeria, have issued a two-week ultimatum to the government to address the insecurity on ...
As difficult as it is to believe, Adeyemi is yet to make up his mind about shooting more movies, for fear of pirates. Adeyemi believes that piracy is silently killing the film business in Nigeria, especially in Kannywood. His wonder, though, is that ...
INTERNATIONAL: Aiyetoro emerges as Nigeria piracy capital. by David Osler - last modified Aug 15, 2014 12:21 PM. The gulf of Guinea saw four piracy incidents last month, including one hijacking, two confirmed or suspected kidnaps and one suspicious ...
The statement further said that occupants of the destroyed camp were responsible for pirate attacks on vessels, boats and ferries plying through the Forupa channel, while their kidnapped victims were kept in the camp.
The 15 countries in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have a population of more than 300 million, including Nigeria, Africa`s economic and demographic giant. The region expects to see its urban population increase by 56 million by ...
Emmanuel Osita is a Nigerian footballer who recently lost his life on the Air Algeire flight. It's 2 weeks ... The complexities of global finance(legitimate and illicit), trade, technology, migration, intellectual rights, climate change, piracy ...
The value of digitally pirated products downloaded and sold through the Internet globally will rise to $240 billion (N38.4 trillion) by 2015 if precautionary measures are not taken immediately, according to Frontier Economies, an online business ...
"Nigeria cannot afford to carry the toga of a nation of pirates as it grapples with the arduous task of transforming the fortunes of its citizenry," he said.
It explained that the task force was aimed at stemming the tide of kidnapping, sea piracy, illegal bunkering and oil pipeline vandalism.
Apart from piracy and armed robbery, we now have the threat of maritime terrorism, which poses real danger to the industry.
According to an article in the Punch of August 11th, the Alhaji Sule Maitama-led Northern Elders Forum, NEF has "given the president of Nigeria till October to recover the abducted 234 Chibok girls or forget his 2015 re-election bid. ... in Nigeria to ...
The uncertainty of getting the minimum returns from movies made and marketed in Nigeria is real. That is one of the reasons film producers get broke after producing a major movie.
Apart from piracy and armed robbery, we now have the threat of maritime terrorism, which poses real danger to the industry.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has appointed former Niger Delta militant , Ebikabowei Victor-Ben, popularly known as Boyloaf and 10 other persons into an 11-man special task force to secure creeks and waterways in the state against ...
"If Tanzanian government is able to catch illegal vehicles from South Africa, why is it so difficult to catch those who are stealling artists' works," this is how Steve Nyerere as well as known comedian, an actor and movie producer queried on the way ...
Bayelsa State has been plagued recently by a spate of high-profile abductions and homicidal attacks by pirates. Among recent kidnap victims were the 90-year-old mother of a senator from Bayelsa State as well as a brother of the speaker of the state ...
"If Tanzanian government is able to catch illegal vehicles from South Africa, why is it so difficult to catch those who are stealling artists' works," this is how Steve Nyerere as well as known comedian, an actor and movie producer queried on the way ...
Some artistes now indulge in piracy to 'blow up. They even pay pirators so that their music can be ... So, when I won the Kora award recently, I decided to visit my home, Nigeria and Edo State in particular. To my amazement, I discovered that the Edo ...
MT Fair Artemis was confirmed missing by Noel Choong, the head of IMB's Piracy Reporting Centre based in Kuala Lumpur in June this year, after the master of the ship called the Tema Port to announce the hijacking of the vessel by pirates. The ...
We will not continue to tolerate piracy in Nigeria. That is why the commission is everywhere in Nigeria with searchlight, watching what Nigerians are doing with specific reference to pirate. "It is unfortunate that people do not have sympathy for ...
... have been patrolled by the country's navy with only one piracy incident being recorded last year. According to IMB, 19 per cent of the pirate attacks for 2013 totalling 51 were in West Africa, with nearly 60 per cent of them being conducted by ...
We will also look into working with faith-based schools. How do you avoid piracy and plagiarisation, especially with e-publishing?
We will not continue to tolerate piracy in Nigeria. That is why the commission is everywhere in Nigeria with searchlight, watching what Nigerians are doing with specific reference to pirate. "It is unfortunate that people do not have sympathy for ...
Sage, a global vendor of business management software, has announced that it has won three court cases against pirate companies in Maghreb and in Francophone Africa.
Hann Powerboats, of Sarasota Fla., recently shifted from making fishing and patrol boats to also churning out high-powered gunboats that are fending off oil pirates off the coast of Nigeria. Not only does ... Hann says his Nigerian business is ...
He also announced plans for a joint Security governance Initiative with Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Tunisia. In the initial year, the United States will contribute $65 million to improve security sector capabilities to address threats from ...
Due to the increase in fake and substandard telecommunication equipment in the country, the producer of HP telecommunication equipment, Hewlett Packard (HP) Nigeria Limited, on Wednesday warned Nigerians against buying fake products. Jean- Paul Pinto ...
He said that because terrorism, piracy and transnational organised crimes had become global in scope, greater regional and international collaboration was needed to combat them.
Sage, a global vendor of business management software, has announced that it has won three court cases against pirate companies in Maghreb and in Francophone Africa.
Nigerian popstar D'Banj, an ambassador for the ONE Campaign, discussed the summit on ABC's This Week on Aug. 3. He promoted investing in African agriculture, through the power of music.
The recommendation comes from a very frustrated Stella Monye, a celebrated Nigerian samba artist who has witnessed her sales decline precipitously over the past ten years.
"In each year, businesses worldwide lose excessively due to counterfeiting and piracy, especially in the IT industry. "Nigeria is one of the global largest mobile growths and it becomes necessary for us to raise this call because one in 10 IT products ...
Due to the increase in fake and substandard telecommunication equipment in the country, the producer of HP telecommunication equipment, Hewlett Packard (HP) Nigeria Limited, on Wednesday warned Nigerians against buying fake products. Jean- Paul Pinto ...


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