Navy alleges conspiracy against African over illegal fishing

By Joke Falaju

Piqued by the manner at which foreign trawlers get away with illegal and irresponsible fishing in the Gulf of Guinea (GOG), the Nigerian Navy has affirmed that Nigeria and other member countries may be dealing with international conspiracy.

Hence, Maritime stakeholders from about 70 countries at the Global Maritime Security Conference, agreed that GOG states and the international community should put in place mechanisms that would ensure that resources that are illegally harvested or explored including stolen oil, and illegal fishery are internationally banned as the case of blood diamonds.

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Source: guardian.ng

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