The urgent strategic imperative for increased maritime security in West Africa

The dynamics of maritime operations, emerging threats and the economic importance of the sea as well as their effects on national prosperity have changed the context in which the Nigerian Navy operates at sea. That’s the synopsis of a presentation recently given by Rear Admiral AOA Ikioda, Chief of Policy and Plans, Nigerian Navy, at the CAMSA conference in Ghana. "Nigeria aspires to be a stable, viable and prosperous economy," said Rear Admiral Ikioda, making an assured statement. "...
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