Tag Archives: BENIN

NIGERIA, REPUBLIC OF BENIN RENEW COMMITMENT TO TACKLING ILLEGAL ARMS TRADE

Mr Abdullahi Dikko Inde, Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service FREEDOM RADIO Jos Tuesday, 28 August 2012 Nigeria and the Republic of Benin on Tuesday in Abuja renewed their commitment to tackling illegal trade in small arms and light weapons across … Continue reading

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WEST AFRICA: ECCAS, ECOWAS TAKE STEPS TO COUNTER PIRACY, ROBBERY AT SEA AND ILLEGAL MARITIME ACTIVITIES

Commodore Bola Ajibade, Commander, Joint Benin-Nigeria Anti-Piracy Task Group 11.1 (OP. Prosperity) UNITED STATES AFRICA COMMAND BY STAFF SERGEANT OLUFEMI A. OWOLABI 2 APRIL 2012 Cotonou, Benin More than 250 representatives from more than 20 African nations attended the official … Continue reading

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UN MISSION IN GABON MULLS FIGHT AGAINST PIRACY IN GULF OF GUINEA

TheNigerian Navy’s NNS Nwamba of the Joint Nigeria-Benin Anti-Piracy Task Group 11.1 in Cotonou LIBREVILLE, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) A UN mission is in the Gabonese capital Libreville to evaluate ways to fight against piracy in the oil-rich Gulf of Guinea, … Continue reading

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NIMASA COLLABORATES WITH SPANISH NAVY TO CHECK PIRACY

THIS DAY 19 Nov 2011 The Nigerian Maritime  Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASDA) is to collaborate with  the Spanish Navy to fight piracy   on international waters. This was disclosed when the  captain of a Spanish Ship MV Cazadora, Lt. Commander Ignacio … Continue reading

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FRANCE LAUNCHES GULF OF GUINEA ANTI-PIRACY OP

Nigeria’s Commodore Bola Ajibade, Commander Joint Benin-Nigeria Anti-Piracy Task Group 11.1 * French to spend $10 million on regional security operation * Benin, Togo and Ghana to benefit from training, planes COTONOU, Nov 10 (Reuters) France has launched a three-year … Continue reading

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BENIN, GHANA, TOGO DISCUSS WEST AFRICA’S SURGE IN PIRACY

Benin Navy RBS Defender response boat (AFP)  COTONOU 8 November, 2011 West African military and political officials met Tuesday in Benin to discuss strategies to combat a surge in pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea that has raised alarm … Continue reading

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NIMASA(MARITIME GUARD COMMAND)ACQUIRE BOATS TO PATROL BENIN REPUBLIC WATERS

SHIPPING POSITION October 2, 2011 Coming on the heels of a recent Public Private Partnership (PPP) scheme that it entered into with a boat company; Global West Vessel Specialist, and coupled with the subsequent success it has recorded through the … Continue reading

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JOINT PATROL WITH BENIN WILL CURB PIRACY – NIMASA BOSS

Mr Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi, Director General, Nigerian Maritime Admistration and Safety Agency THIS DAY 08 October 2011 The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency ( NIMASA), Mr. Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi, has said that the  joint patrol between … Continue reading

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NIGERIA, BENIN COLLABORATE TO FIGHT PIRATES

Navy SBS commandos and RBS Defender boats such as this are in action with TG 11.1 out there in Benin DAILY SUN October 05, 2011 It was cheers and feeling of ease for the President of Benin Republic Thomas Boni … Continue reading

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WEST AFRICAN DEFENCE CHIEFS INTENSIFY EFFORTS ON MARITIME SECURITY

ECOWAS Chairman, President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria (ECOWAS) 5 October 2011 Abuja PRESS RELEASE The ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff (CCDS) has recommended an expansion of membership of its sub-committee on maritime security from five to 10 members, … Continue reading

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