Wednesday, June 19Nigeria's Authoritative Maritime News Magazine
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*SWAIMS PARTNERS NPA ON MARITIME SECURITY AND SAFETY*

*SWAIMS PARTNERS NPA ON MARITIME SECURITY AND SAFETY*

Maritime, Press Release
Maritime security experts under the aegis of the ‘’Support for West African Maritime Security’’ (SWAIMS), has pledged to partner the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to address maritime security and safety within the country's waters. The group, affiliated to the European Union, provides support to ECOWAS Countries and Mauritania in the drive to fight against piracy and related crimes in the sub-region offered its technical assistance on the anti-piracy and nautical security services, among others. The SWAIMS team on a working visit to the Authority's head office in Marina Lagos, identified electronic management control, deepening of International Ships and Ports Facility Security ISPS Code compliance and sustenance, security surveillance and deterrence as critical areas of concern...
Buhari names Col MD Dikio Adviser on Presidential Amnesty Program

Buhari names Col MD Dikio Adviser on Presidential Amnesty Program

Breaking News, News Feature
Colonel MD Dikio President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new Cordinator for the Presidential Amnesty Program. He is Col Milland Dixon Dikio. Usually dependable Presidency sources told Shipping World that Col Dikio's appointment takes immediate effect. Col Dikio hails from Rivers State. Colonel Milland Dixon Dikio (rtd) is from Mbiama In Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State. He attended Baptist High School, Port Harcourt (1971-1975). He was admitted into Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 21st Regular Combatant Course and was appointed the Academy Cadets Adjutant in recognition of his leadership qualities. He was posted to the elite Nigerian Army Armored Corps on commission as a Second Lieutenant effective Jan 03, 1977. He is a seasoned professional who held command, dipl...
News Feature: Nigerians and the Cannibals of Libya

News Feature: Nigerians and the Cannibals of Libya

Breaking News, Law, News Feature
By Sylvanus Ekpo, Tina Edogor The slave markets of Libya are abuzz with young Nigerian slaves who are tortured, humiliated and eventually sold off on the auction block for a few, miserable dollars. While some are held in detention centres waiting to be deported, the not-so-lucky ones are roasted as suya and their body parts serve as barbecue for the cannibals of Libya. Once a thriving nation, Libya was ruled by Col. Muamar Gaddafi, who took power in 1969 in a bloodless revolution. He used the oil wealth of his country to improve healthcare, free education, free housing and a strong economy. Millions of impoverished peoples around the world flocked to Libya in search of the good life. Nigerians, tired of bad governance and failed promises, saw that country as the next best destinatio...