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Chevron Oil Well Blown Up in Nigeria

The Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday claimed it had blown up another oil well – 8th June 2016 The group equally said it was not negotiating with the Federal Government. A source familiar with the development told Oil and Gas People the affected crude oil pipeline is between Opia and Dagbolo villages in Warri North. Confirming […]
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Suspected pirates kill executive member of IYC

Suspected Pirates Kill Executive in Nigeria – 5th June 2016 Some gunmen believed to be sea pirates, have reportedly killed an executive member of Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, IYC, Diepreye Peters. Sunday Punch reports that the incident occurred on Saturday along Brass waterways in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The victim is an indigene […]
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Who Are The Niger delta Avengers?

5th June 2016 – Who Are The Niger Delta Avengers? With a name that sounds like it has come from the pages of a superhero comic book, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) is the latest militant group to emerge in Nigeria – attacking oil installations in a campaign which threatens the economy of Africa’s most populous […]
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India Release Italian Marine

26 May 2016 – India Release Italian Marine India’s top court Thursday allowed an Italian marine accused of killing two fishermen to return home pending a ruling on where he should be tried in a long-running case that has soured ties between the two countries. Salvatore Girone and fellow marine Massimiliano Latorre are accused of shooting […]
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Niger Delta Avengers Fresh Attack

Niger Delta Avengers Fresh Attack

26 May 2016 – Niger Delta Avengers Fresh Attack Chevron’s onshore activities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta have been shut down by a militant attack at its Escravos terminal, a company source said on Thursday. A militant group called the Niger Delta Avengers, which has told oil firms to leave the delta before the end of May, […]
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Niger Delta Avengers Statement

Posted 28 May 2016 – Niger Delta Avengers Here is the statement  from a spokesperson of the faceless  Niger Delta Avengers, who styles himself, Col. Mudoch Agbinibo about why their militants are attacking Nigeria’s oil installations. It is republished for the Nigerian leadership to know and disabuse  the raison d’etre of this new brand of militants, […]
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The Economics of Piracy in SE Asia

27 May 2016 – Piracy in South East Asia In 2010, the UN published a report, “The Globalisation of Crime” which stated that “Until .. the recent and dramatic increase of piracy off the Coast of Somalia … piracy was a phenomenon in decline … thanks to effective and coordinated international action against the pirates”.  Though this […]
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Yemen security raids in Mukalla

ADEN // Yemeni forces killed 13 extremists militants and arrested two others in overnight raids in Mukalla district, while several more died in a blast hours later, the military and residents said on Sunday. Two soldiers were killed and nine injured in the operations launched on Saturday night, which were backed by the Saudi-led military […]
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IMO Piracy Statement

5 May 2016 – IMO Piracy Statement IMO’s work to address maritime piracy has been highlighted at the launch of The Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) report on “The State of Maritime Piracy 2015 – Assessing the Economic and Human Cost of Piracy” in London, United Kingdom (3 May). In his opening address, IMO’s Chris Trelawny set out […]
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IMO tackle maritime crime prevention

15 May 2016 – IMO tackle maritime crime prevention The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) attended the 3rd Regional Ministerial Meeting for Promoting Maritime Safety and Security in the Eastern and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean Region (ESA-IO) . The meeting in Djibouti adopted a declaration that identifies key priorities and paves the way for long […]
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U.S. forces remain in Yemen

By Carlo Muñoz – The Washington Times – Friday, May 20, 2016 An American military intelligence team remains on the ground in Yemen, supporting the Arab coalition battling al Qaeda’s main faction in the country, amid an upswing in violence against the coalition and the country’s armed forces. “We [still] have an operation that is […]
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