INTERPOL Secretary-General Counts Gains: …As UN Resolution Calls for Greater Cooperation

Piriye Kiyaramo INTERPOL Secretary-General Jürgen Stock says his organization’s global network assists law enforcement to make arrests around the world, in some cases within 24 hours of a source country sharing information on suspected foreign terrorist fighters. Addressing the UN General Assembly recently, the INTERPOL Chief also disclosed that biometric data recovered from improvised explosive devices in the Middle…

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IMO to Reduce Carbon Emissions from Global Shipping To 50% By 2050.

  Piriye Kiyaramo ‘The world’s shipping industry has now, for the first time, defined its commitment to tackle climate change’ Despite opposition from Brazil, Saudi Arabia and the US, representatives from over 170 countries took the position after spending two weeks at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in London, debating ways to clean up the global shipping sector. The decision by…

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Prosperity and Security of Maritime Nations, Linked to the Seas, says Navy, …Launches “Exercise Amum Buneng” (Calm Waters)


Nigerian Navy has said that the prosperity and security of maritime nations are inevitably linked to the seas. Rear Adm. Habila Ngalabak, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command (WNC), stated this at the launch of the Nigeria Navy Fourth Quarter Sea Exercise Codenamed “Execise Amum Buneng” (Calm Waters) onboard Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Unity at the Naval…

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CBN Confirms Buhari Gov’t Withdrew $3.2bn From NLNG Dividend Account In 3 Years


Twenty-two withdrawals totaling 3.12 billion dollars were made from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) dividends account domiciled in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the last three years. This is according to documents submitted to the Senate Committee on Gas Resources by the CBN in Abuja on Thursday. Chairman of the committee, Bassey Akpan, read out the…

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Dokubo Raises Hope Of Boom In Fishing Sector

Prof Charles Dokubo

Hopes that the fishing sector will rebound soon flickered Tuesday with the arrival of eight Greek experts in the maritime industry to train 2,500 beneficiaries of the Amnesty Programme. The project initiated by the Presidential Amnesty Office is expected to be launched soon. In a statement by his spokesman, Murphy Ganagana, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger…

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121 Repatriated Nigerian Migrants From Libya Arrive Lagos


Another batch of 121 repatriated Nigerian migrants late Thursday, arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, from Libya The migrants came aboard a chartered Al-Buraq aircraft and were received by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other government agencies. The NEMA Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zone, Segun Afolayan, who disclosed this to…

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