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The Central Naval Command has promised to help ensure that the general elections are peaceful and devoid of violence and ballot snatching.
The Nigeria Navy (NN) at the weekend stepped up the destruction of illegal refineries in the Niger Delta following the launching of “Operation Ex Toru-Gbown” (Waterways Protection).
The Nigerian Navy said it will court-martial three naval personnel allegedly involved in the theft of some equipment belonging to Mr Government Ekpemukpolo, a.k.a Tompolo.
The Nigerian Navy has appointed new Principal Staff Officers and Flag Officers Commanding to head various Commands in the country.
The Nigerian Navy said it acquired 179 new high speed boasts to tackle piracy, illegal bunkering and other insecurity in the nation’s maritime domain in the last one year.
Emotions ran high, on Saturday, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, as the body of Lt. Waze Kamara Egba of the Nigeria Navy killed by Boko Haram, last Tuesday, was brought home for burial.
The outgoing Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear Adm. Abubakar Al-Hassan, said the Command had destroyed over 712 illegal refining units in the last seven months.
They are Rear Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade for the Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State, Rear Admiral Matthew Emuekpere for the Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, Cross River State and Rear Admiral Saleh Usman who is taking over at the Central Naval Command, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Monday in Yenagoa urged security agencies to treat political leaders who sponsor criminals as criminals themselves.
The Nigerian military, yesterday, said while it was not averse to legitimate agitations by any section of the country, it would put down agitations with violent disposition.
The Nigerian Navy, Central Naval Command has launched “Operation Octopus Grip” phase two with eleven gunboats in Delta State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.
Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
AEK Athens have been hit with a one-season ban from European competition after fan violence in a Champions League game against Ajax, but UEFA has suspended the punishment for two years.
The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.
The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.
The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.
Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced.
Former Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba has begged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to vote for Governor Ibikunle Amosun and put behind the attacks on the party’s campaign rally in the state
The All Progressives Congress Leaders and Elders in Akoko North-West Local Government, on Monday appealed to the national leadership of the APC to warn the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
The Election Monitor (EM) has said that its track of violent incidences from August 18, 2018 till February 14, 2019 recorded 145 cases of pre-election violence leading to 122 deaths and leaving 256 injured.