State Of Insecurity/Sea Piracy In Bonny: Concerned Indigenes Vow To Stop NLNG Boats, Accuse Security Of Complicity

Concerned indigenes of Bonny under the aegis of Bonny Stakeholders Vanguard (BSV) have threatened to shut down movement, and boat shuttles of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) should the deplorable security situation in Bonny Island continue unabated, without security intervention.

The group who gave this indication has also accused security agencies especially the Police, Marine Police and Navy of complicity in protecting perpetrators of crime and violence on the Island.

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Source: thenigerianvoice.com

Peace returns to Akwa Ibom creeks as ex-militants, police pursue pirates

Joe Effiong

Fishermen in Akwa Ibom have commended the combined efforts of the ex-militants and a team of amphibious mobile police squad from the office of the Inspector-General of Police, who have worked together to reduce frequent attacks by sea pirates.

The chairman of Mbo Indigenous Fishers Association, Mr Offong Ettekamba, told journalists at Rnwang, Mbo LGA of the state, that there was remarkable peace in the sea within the past two weeks since the amphibious police and some ex-militant leaders took over the surveillance of the waterways.

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Source: sunnewsonline.com