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Members of 78 Regular Recruits Intake (RRI) during their Passing Out Parade at the Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State on October 18, 2019

General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.

Nigerian Navy nabs four suspected rice smugglers in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom has nabbed four suspected smugglers in connection with the smuggling of 220 bags of 50kg rice.

House of Reps summons Customs, NIMASA, Navy, others over Calabar port

The ad-hoc committee set up by the House of Representative to determine why Eastern Ports are not put to maximal use has invited the heads of some key security agencies operating in Calabar seaport to appear before it in Abuja on Wednesday, September 26.

Navy committed to supporting Nigeria’s democracy – Naval chief

The Nigerian Navy has said that as a partner in ensuring the restoration of internal security, it would continue to support democracy by remaining loyal and dedicated to the service of the country.

Nigerian Navy uncovers illegal diesel depot

The Nigerian Navy in Ikot Abasi, says it has uncovered illegal Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) depot at Liverpool Street in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday said it had impounded over 130 vessels, some of which were laden with stolen crude and petroleum products.

Nigerian Navy impounds 130 vessels with stolen crude

The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday said it had impounded over 130 vessels, some of which were laden with stolen crude and petroleum products.

Nigerian Navy, NEXIM partner on inland waterways, others

The Nigerian Export–Import Bank (NEXIM) has solicited partnership with the Nigerian Navy towards facilitating the regional Sealink Project, internal waterways operation and coastal trade.

Nigerian Navy dismisses personnel indicted in extortion

The Nigerian Navy, last week, dismissed the unspecified number of personnel, following the recommendation of a special panel constituted to investigate allegations of extortion brought against them.
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APC panel disqualifies Usman Jibrin, Mohammed Audu, Sani Lulu, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) screening committee for the Kogi State governorship primary has disqualified 12 of the 16 aspirants from running for the party’s ticket.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello, three others scale screening hurdle

Tension is brewing tension regarding reports of disqualification of many governorship aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, with many of them holding different strategy-review meetings in Abuja, yesterday, to decide their immediate political future should the party hierarchy uphold their disqualification.
Over 100 naval officers on Saturday engaged in the clean-up of Ikoyi and other communities in Lagos in a bid to foster civil-military relations. 3

Naval officers defy early morning rain to clean-up Lagos — in pictures

Over 100 naval officers on Saturday engaged in the clean-up of Ikoyi and other communities in Lagos in a bid to foster civil-military relations.

Nigerian Navy seizes 130 vessels in two years

Over 130 vessels have been seized for maritime infractions by the Navy since 2017, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said on Thursday.
Usman Jibrin

Usman Jibril: I’m on a rescue mission in Kogi

Former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jibril, has joined the growing list of governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi state saying he was in a rescue mission to redeem the state from the clutches of maladministration.

Nigerian Navy assures of commitment to safer maritime operations

The Nigerian Navy has assured of its commitment to safer maritime operations in the country.

Nigerian Navy warns operatives to shun drugs, embrace regular exercise

The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday warned its personnel to stay away from drugs in order to perform their assigned tasks optimally.

Naval chief reads riot act to personnel

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, has warned personnel of the Nigerian Navy (NN) against any act of misconduct.
Hadiza Bala Usman

NPA: Hydrographic knowledge key to territorial waters operations

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has lauded the Nigerian Navy for taking the lead in producing the first navigational chart of the Nigerian waters.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC leaders, elders endorse Admiral Jubril for Kogi governor

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi West Senatorial district have endorsed the governorship aspiration of the former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jubril (retd).

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An Air Peace flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos experienced a hard landing which caused a tyre burst and damage to the aircraft’s nose wheel at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja Lagos. The aircraft with 133 passengers and six crew members after making emergency landing reportedly veered off the runway on 18R. Photo: Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos 23/7/19

Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
Robert Lewandowski

Timo Werner: Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing at Robert Lewandowski’s level

Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.