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7,200 Joysticks Found In A Ship From Nigeria, Impounded In China – FFK
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7,200 Joysticks Found In A Ship From Nigeria, Impounded In China – FFK

Omo it's like we go begin get personal security for our joysticks or better still only me go go sell my own instead of someone else stealing it and sell it. But China sef, can any good thing come from China? Everything about them is today today there is no tomorrow or future Africa is finished. A ship from Nigeria has been impounded in China whilst trying to smuggle in 7,200 joysticks. Hundreds of thousands of Nigerian joysticks are smuggled into China every year. Nigeria is the worlds largest exporter of joysticks & this is why kidnapping & ritual killings are rife here. What do the Chinese do with these joysticks & why are they obsessed with Nigerian ones in particular? This is not joke but a serious question. The Chinese should leave our joysticks alone & tho...
“Ship Of Lagos State Was Heading In The Wrong Direction” – Tinubu Slams Ambode
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“Ship Of Lagos State Was Heading In The Wrong Direction” – Tinubu Slams Ambode

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday slammed the governorship era of Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos. At a ceremony to commission a flyover bridge at Pen Cinema, which was begun by Ambode’s administration, Tinubu said the ship of state, under Ambode was heading in the wrong direction. He said the drift became noticeable between 2017-2018. The ship had to be steadied, he said, leading to the decision by political leaders to bring Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Obafemi Hamzat, on board. According to the APC leader, though there was skepticism about the Sanwo-olu and Hamzat, they have not disappointed. And this was despite the setbacks of COVID-19, with the accompanying lockdown and the EndSARS protest last October. In the ...
Several Sailors Killed After Iran Missile ‘Accidentally’ Strikes Own Ship
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Several Sailors Killed After Iran Missile ‘Accidentally’ Strikes Own Ship

Iranian army says missile hit support ship in 'friendly-fire' incident, killing at least 19 sailors and wounding 15. At least 19 sailors have been killed and 15 wounded after an Iranian missile fired during a training exercise in the Gulf of Oman struck a support vessel near its target, Iran's army said. The friendly fire incident happened on Sunday near the port of Jask, about 1,270 kilometres (790 miles) southeast of Tehran on the Gulf of Oman, a statement on the army's website said on Monday. "On Sunday afternoon, during an exercise by a number of the navy's vessels in Jask and Chabahar waters, the Konarak light support vessel had an accident," said a statement on the army's website. "The number of this accident's martyrs is 19 and 15 have also been injured," it added,...
We Think The Ship Is Heading To Spain, 3 Nigerians Find Themselves Is Ghana
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We Think The Ship Is Heading To Spain, 3 Nigerians Find Themselves Is Ghana

Three Nigerians Sneaked Into A Ship At Apapa Wharf Lagos, Thinking The Ship Is Heading To Spain Only For Them To Find Themselves In Ghana. Three Nigerian guys have been by the Tema Port Authorities in a failed stowaway attempt to Spain. The 3 guys, Isaac Daniel 32, Stephen Nuta 28 and Kelvin Popoola 26 are currently in police custody following their arrest. They outsmarted port security in Apapa Port, Nigeria and sneaked onboard the vessel MV Unity, with the conviction that the vessel was headed towards Spain. See Photos Below  
Nigeria Floors Switzerland At International Sea Tribunal Over Detained Ship
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Nigeria Floors Switzerland At International Sea Tribunal Over Detained Ship

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it had successfully defended Nigeria’s rights in the dispute against Switzerland at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). The International Tribunal had on July 6, 2019, delivered a ruling in favour of Nigeria in an order on provisional measures, announced in the M/T San Padre Pio case (Switzerland v. Nigeria). Briefing newsmen on Tuesday, the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata, said the case was in respect of Nigeria’s arrest and detention of a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its crew, and cargo. Apata stated that the vessel and its crew were arrested and detained having violated Nigeria’s laws by engaging in ship-to-ship transfers of fuel oil for use in hyd...
Ortom Hits Back At Akume Describes His Group As Fortune Seekers
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Ortom Hits Back At Akume Describes His Group As Fortune Seekers

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State has hit back at his one-time political benefactor, Senator George Akume and his supporters accusing them of being fortune-seekers determined to foist havoc on the state to achieve their political goals. Gov. Ortom of Benue State Reacting to a recent media briefing by Akume, the governor, speaking through his Media Adviser, Tahav Agerzua, urged Nigerians and people of the state to “disregard the vituperations of Senator Akume and his group. Akume is the leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Benue State; the platform Governor Ortom belonged to before his recent defection to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Ortom said: “In that group are failed contractors, expired politicians and discredited people without the slightest consideration...
India Seeks Help From Nigeria, Benin To Locate Missing Ship
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India Seeks Help From Nigeria, Benin To Locate Missing Ship

India has sought the help of Nigeria and Benin to find an Indian ship that has been missing in the sea for the past 48 hours off the coast of West Africa, fueling fears of a hijack, officials said Saturday. The tanker vessel, owned by a Mumbai-based firm, is carrying gasoline worth nearly US$8 million and crew of 22 Indians. "India has sought the help of the navies of Nigeria and Benin to track down the missing vessel. The Ministry of Shipping has also contacted its counterparts in Nigeria and Benin to help locate the missing vessel," an official said. "Nothing is known at this point of time," he added. In January, another ship went missing off the coast of Benin and two days later, it was confirmed to have been hijacked.
Defiant North Korea Fires Multiple Land-To-Ship Missiles
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Defiant North Korea Fires Multiple Land-To-Ship Missiles

North Korea has fired multiple land-to-ship missiles off its east coast, according to South Korea. The missiles are believed to have travelled 200km (124 miles). The launch is the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions. It comes less than a week after the United Nations Security Council passed fresh sanctions on the reclusive state, which said it would continue to pursue its nuclear and weapons programme without delay. The projectiles were launched Thursday morning from the North Korean coastal city of Wonsan, South Korea’s Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. South Korean President Moon-Jae-in has been briefed on the latest launch, the military said, declining to give further details. Thursday’s...
Navy Hands Over Six Suspected Oil Thieves To EFCC
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Navy Hands Over Six Suspected Oil Thieves To EFCC

Six suspected oil thieves and a wooden boat were on Monday, march 20, 2017, handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) PATHFINDER Naval Base, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State for further investigation and prosecution. At the brief hand-over session, NNS Pathfinder’s Commander, Commodore W. O Kayoda, said that the suspects were arrested by the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) PATHFINDER patrol team deployed for anti-crude oil theft and illegal bunkering operations around Liquid Bulk axis, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The wooden boat was laden with about 32,000 litres of products suspected to be Automated Gas Oil, AGO. The suspects aboard the boat were Sunday Nwate, Olipo Rolins, Sunday David, Kingsman Elekimah Alex, Abuye Suku a...

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