Nigeria Transportation - note

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Transportation - note: the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial and offshore waters in the Niger Delta and Gulf of Guinea as high risk for piracy and armed robbery of ships; in 2014, 18 commercial vessels were boarded or attacked compared with 31 attacks in 2013; crews were robbed and stores or cargoes stolen; Nigerian pirates have extended the range of their attacks to as far away as Cote d'Ivoire

Definition: This entry includes miscellaneous transportation information of significance not included elsewhere.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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