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Chief of Naval Transformation
“The former Director of Plans Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Christian Ezekobe, is the new Chief of Naval Transformation Naval Headquarters while Rear Admiral Kamarudeen Lawal who was the Director of Research and Development Naval Headquarters has been reappointed to Naval Headquarters as Chief of Naval Safety and Standards”.
The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, on Thursday approved new appointments of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy.
To this effect, the affected officers, consisting of 33 Rear Admirals and 77 Commodores, are to steer the affairs of Naval commands, units, and training institutions across Nigeria.
The Eastern Naval Command of the Nigeria Navy, Calabar, says it has trained no fewer than 100 ratings of the command on attitudinal change.
The Nigerian Navy said it would continue to perform its constitutional role in collaboration with other security agencies in the country to improve national security.
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.
Nigerian Navy (NN) acquired 173 assorted boats, including Epenal boats, Rigid Hull Inflatable boats and Hydrographic Survey boats in 2017 to boost its operations in the maritime domain, the Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ibas, said.
The Nigerian Navy and her counterparts from 24 other countries on Thursday commenced a multinational sea exercise against piracy, oil theft and other maritime crimes in the Gulf of Guinea (GOG).
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 Nigerian Navy said weekend, that it was fully on alert to protect Nigeria’s unity in the face of the ongoing ethnic tension precipitated by agitations by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.
President Muhammadu Buhari has not spoken about the shooting of peaceful protesters by soldiers at Lekki toll gate because all the facts are yet to be established, his office has said.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Andrew Amiengheme who disclosed this to newsmen weekend at the Police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, said the suspects were arrested following the quick deployment of Anti-Riot Policemen in conjunction with the efforts of other sister security agencies such as the Army and Department of State Service (DSS).
Mr Timothy Owoeye, the Speaker of Osun House of Assembly, on Sunday condemned the widespread looting and vandalism of private and public property in the state by residents and hoodlums under the guise of EndSARS protest.
Manchester United fans have been reacting on social media to the news that centre-back Eric Bailly is once again injured and will face a spell of around four weeks on the sidelines.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”