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Central Naval Command promises to help ensure free and fair elections

The Central Naval Command has promised to help ensure that the general elections are peaceful and devoid of violence and ballot snatching.

Nigerian Navy intensifies destruction of illegal refineries in Niger Delta

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).

Nigerian Navy to court-martial personnel over alleged theft of Tompolo’s equipment

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.

Nigerian Navy appoints new principal staff officers, flag officers commanding

The Nigerian Navy has appointed new Principal Staff Officers and Flag Officers Commanding to head various Commands in the country.

Nigerian Navy acquires 179 new boats, arrests 42 vessels for oil theft in 1...

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.

Naval officer killed by Boko Haram buried in Bayelsa

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.

Nigerian Navy destroys over 700 illegal refineries in Niger Delta

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.

Nigerian Navy appoints new flag officers

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.

Politicians sponsoring killers should be arrested – Governor Dickson

The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Monday in Yenagoa urged security agencies to treat political leaders who sponsor criminals as criminals themselves.

Nigerian military will put down violent agitations in Niger Delta – CDS Abayomi Olonisakin

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.

Nigeria Air Force inaugurates hospital for troops

The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday inaugurated a 60-bed hospital in Port Harcourt to cater for the medical needs of wounded troops and their families.

Nigerian Navy launches “Operation Octopus Grip” with gunboats in Delta

The Nigerian Navy, Central Naval Command has launched “Operation Octopus Grip” phase two with eleven gunboats in Delta State.

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