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The Nigerian navy Ship (NNS) Ibusa, yesterday handed over a seized vessel, MT Itiri, it arrested for maritime illegalities to the International police of the Nigerian Police Force. Confirming the handover, the Commanding Officer, NNS Beecroft ...
Poor coordination among government agencies to enforce laws on plagiarism, piracy and counterfeiting is to blame for losses in the creative industry in Kenya, a forum on how to address the problem was told yesterday.

The firm used a new security monitoring service known as terrorism and Security Dashboard (MTSD) which "logs, analyses and plots all reported incidents of terrorism, piracy, political violence and human rights abuses by security forces." Iraq was rated ...
It also emerged that poor coordination among government agencies to enforce laws on plagiarism, piracy and counterfeiting is to blame for losses in the creative industry in Kenya.
The firm used a new security monitoring service known as terrorism and Security Dashboard (MTSD) which "logs, analyses and plots all reported incidents of terrorism, piracy, political violence and human rights abuses by security forces." Iraq was rated ...
ONITSHA - (Anambra) The Nigerian copyright Commission (NCC) said yesterday it had planned to amend its enabling Act to tackle technological forms of piracy. The Zonal Manager of the commission, Mr Emeka Ogbonna, told newsmen in Onitsha, Anambra ...

In view of the high rate of abandoned vessels within the territorial and internal waters of Nigeria and other states in GoG, it will be highly appropriate for the Nigerian authorities to rely on Article 3 of the convention to extend its application to ...
Niger Delta militants Tife Owolabi An investment forum organized by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State hit a snag on Friday when news filtered into the state capital, Yenagoa, that pirates had killed two persons, including an aide to a former ...
The 32 film companies that passed the interview included Minek Entertainment and Films Limited, Denziot Integrated and logistics Limited, Alternative cinema, Zealview Nigeria Limited, Greenville Production International Limited, Akins Squared Limited ...
The investment forum organized by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State hit a snag during the weekend when news filtered into the state capital, Yenagoa, that pirates had killed two persons, including an aide to a former state commissioner. ... had ...
gunmen suspected to be sea pirates, on Sunday, attacked a passenger boat on the Ogbia-Nembe waterways, killing two persons.
In terms of Nigerian history, the Biafran war is still an open wound, and the film allows for more dialogue with a view to clearing out the bad energy.
"This raid is part of our nationwide anti piracy activity which followed the complaints and petitions lodged with the commission by aggrieved groups who are mainly the Bible Society of Nigeria. "Our Commission is now bent more than ever before to stop ...
While some persons claim the armed men were suspected pirates, others claimed the gunmen were laying ambush for the boat conveying the deceased and his friend, Alfred, who is a popular contenders for the State House of Assembly election.
gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Sunday attacked a passenger boat on the Ogbia-Nembe waterways and killed two persons.
"This raid is part of our nationwide anti piracy activity which followed the complaints and petitions lodged with the commission by aggrieved groups who are mainly the Bible Society of Nigeria. "Our Commission is now bent more than ever before to stop ...
Two persons, including an aide to the former Commissioner for Information of Delta Sate, were reported to have been killed by suspected gunmen on Saturday, July 19, during an attack on a passenger boat along the Ogbia and Nembe waterways of Bayelsa ...

It should be known that the events in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Nigeria and other places, including murders, suicide attacks, the kidnapping of innocent girls, bombing of mosques, destruction of holy places and forcing millions of people out of their homes ...
There is a general consensus in the global maritime industry that the rate of unlawful acts against vessels in the gulf of Guinea (GoG) has been on the increase in recent years.
It is the tragic fate of this film that was largely financed with a loan from the US$200 million Entertainment Intervention Fund of the Nigerian Creative and Entertainment Industry Stimulation Loan Scheme (NCEILS), run by the Bank of Industry in ...
A charitable organisation, Mission to seafarers, is set to hold this year's 'sea day' with a commemorative service at Apapa, Lagos.
A graduation ceremony for 26 participants from Africa in the maiden English-speaking session of maritime safety and security course has been held in Accra.
The reaffirmation was made by the Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, on behalf of the President, during his familiarization tour of Nigerian navy facilities in Akwa Ibom State, South-South Nigeria. With special focus on the ...
What explains the growing involvement of Nigeria's navy and police forces in private maritime security activities, specifically off the West African coast?
What explains the growing involvement of Nigeria's navy and police forces in private maritime security activities, specifically off the West African coast?
I'm Nigerian and was expected to grow up to become a professional, like my father, a doctor." Have we chosen to sacrifice joy in the job for material musts or societal expectations?
I don't believe the real issue is Iraq, Syria, Mali, Somalia, Nigeria, etc. In his May 2013 speech, President Obama stated: ... The concept would come into play only if an attack results in a situation the member nation can't solve by itself, such as ...
It is almost three months that the Jonathan government has been "unable" to rescue over 200 abducted Chibok schoolgirls, and over three years since the first sets of abducted boys and girls have been with - and died at the hands of - Boko Haram in ...
We are all aware that Nigeria is now Number one kidnap capital of the world; most terrorised nation on earth; for dangerous high sea piracy; in oil spill pollution; and in poverty in cognisance of population/economy figures. The list goes on and on. It ...
The 8-week course was organised by Regional Maritime University with support from European Union Maritime piracy and Armed Robbery at sea in the gulf of Guinea (CRIMGO) for mid-managers to address issues relating to maritime regulations, ...
Of these, 20 percent took place in international waters. - Last year, 60 percent of attacks took place in Nigerian waters. - Last year, 36 seafarers were kidnapped, and 13 ships were fired upon.
The communique said " The Heads of State and government, express their deep concerns over the growing menace of terrorism in the Member States, as well as the damning effects of piracy, human trafficking, proliferation of small arms and light weapons ...
Captain Richard Phillips, the Underhill man who commanded the freighter Maersk Alabama when it was seized by pirates in a 2009 incident off the coast of Africa, is taking issue with a new White House plan for dealing with pirate attacks on the open ...
The communique said " The Heads of State and government, express their deep concerns over the growing menace of terrorism in the Member States, as well as the damning effects of piracy, human trafficking, proliferation of small arms and light weapons ...
Africa also is a region where piracy threatens international shipping, and where the terrorist organization Boko Haram is active, having kidnapped 200 girls in Nigeria for daring to attend school. Lately, Secretary of State John Kerry has been ...
The passengers, Nigerian Tribune learnt, boarded the commercial speedboat from Swali jetty in Yenagoa to Southern Ijaw before their journey was aborted.
Shockingly, I have even come across praise for terrorists, cold-blooded and ruthless murderers, comrades of deceit, wolves in sheep's clothing, infantile Inventors of hoax literature, and intellectual lightweights and pirates who adorn their clumsy ...
The lecture, themed, "This house must not fall; Renegotiating Nigeria's social contract after 100 years of nationhood", was organized by the National Association of Seadogs (pirates Confraternity) as part of events marking the Nobel laureate's 80th ...
The passengers, Nigerian Tribune learnt, boarded the commercial speedboat from Swali jetty in Yenagoa to Southern Ijaw before their journey was aborted.
Seems like it could stike fear into the hearts of Somalli pirates or Nigerian kidnappers, if they have hearts. In other words it supports Americas vision of being the worlds sheriff, and raises the question in this era of limited resources if that role ...
The lecture, themed, "This house must not fall; Renegotiating Nigeria's social contract after 100 years of nationhood", was organized by the National Association of Seadogs (pirates Confraternity) as part of events marking the Nobel laureate's 80th ...
'Keeping Jonathan as president of Nigeria is just like keeping a fake doctor's practice open;' this was my recent response to a die-hard trying to defend the deplorable status quo in Nigeria. Will we keep such doctor operating in the village for fear ...
BIBLE Society of Nigeria (BSN) has lost over N20 million within one year to piracy. Assistant General ... He accused the Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) and other security agencies of conniving with importers of the pirated products. However, traders ...
'Keeping Jonathan as president of Nigeria is just like keeping a fake doctor's practice open;' this was my recent response to a die-hard trying to defend the deplorable status quo in Nigeria. ... after 3 months of 'rape and murder' at the hands of Boko ...
It noted that in 2013, 60 per cent of attacks were within Nigerian territorial waters. The report said that most people were aware of pirate activities off Somalia, but lawlessness in the gulf of Guinea was a major threat to seafarers. According to it ...
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'Keeping Jonathan as president of Nigeria is just like keeping a fake doctor's practice open;' this was my recent response to a die-hard trying to defend the deplorable status quo in Nigeria. ... after 3 months of 'rape and murder' at the hands of Boko ...
Commenting on the report, the Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of shipping, Guy Platten stated that "Most people are aware of pirate activity off Somalia, but lawlessness in the gulf of Guinea is a major threat to our seafarers, the UK's energy and ...
The 15-nation UN body, in a statement issued to the press here, said that it is deeply concerned at the current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa and the threat posed by the activities of the terrorist group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria ...


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