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Navy arrests 32 suspected pipeline vandals, recovers 11,000 litres of diesel

In line with the strategic directive of the naval authorities to curb the burgeoning menace of pipeline vandalism, it’s Forward Operating Base (FOB), in Igbokoda, Ondo State, has arrested 32 suspects for illegally siphoning and selling stolen AGO.

Nigeria Navy appeals to federal government for rehabilitation of barracks

Following the shortage of operational base for many Navy personnel, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ete Ibas, has appealed to the federal government for a special presidential intervention for the rehabilitation of Navy barracks across the country.

Naval chief Ibok Ette-Ibas unveils Navy’s intellectual pursuits at War College

The Naval War College Nigeria, Ubima, Rivers State has inaugurated its Naval Warfare Course 2/2018 with the Chief of Naval Staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok Ette-Ibas, saying the school has made unexpected level of impact within the short period of existence.

Nigerian Navy special forces trains operatives on counter terrorism, air assaults

To ensure fit personnel ready for deployment to dangerous operations, especially in areas ridden with insecurity, the Special Boat Service (SBS) of the Nigerian Navy (NN) has trained 41 officers and soldiers in counter terrorism, air assault and tactical warfare.

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.

National Assembly urged to appropriately approve Navy’s budget

The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, has urged the National Assembly (NASS) to appropriately approve the budget estimate of the Nigerian Navy before it.

Naval chief Ibok Ete-Ibas decorates newly-promoted rear admirals

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas, has decorated 16 newly-promoted rear admirals.

University College Hospital will solve medical tourism challenges in Nigeria – CMD

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State, is capable of resolving the brain drain and medical tourism challenges plaguing the nation’s health sector.

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.

Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin inaugurates 20 gunboats in Delta

In a bid to further boost security in the Niger Delta, the Chief of Defence Staff, (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, on Saturday inaugurated 20 gunboats.

Defence chief Abayomi Olonisakin vows to strictly prosecute violent agitators

Nine days after the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), issued threats to blow up critical oil assets in the Niger Delta region, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin, has vowed that the Nigerian Armed Forces will strictly prosecute groups associated with violent agitations in the country.

Nigerian Navy to launch 20 new patrol boats in Delta – official

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says it will on Saturday inaugurate 20 new patrol boats at NNS DELTA in Warri, Delta.

Nigerian Navy ready to deal with assets’ vandals – Naval chief Ibok-Ete Ibas

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, says the Nigerian Navy is fully prepared to deal with any group of criminals trying to vandalise the nation’s assets

NAMA begins sectorising of Lagos area control centre

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has begun the process of splitting the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into Lagos West and Lagos East Area Control sectors.

Nigerian economy remains under great threat – US

The United States military yesterday warned that the Nigerian economy remains under great threat following the surge in criminal activities in the Niger Delta and the threats by militants to resume bombing of oil facilities in the region.

Nigerian Navy commitment to protect nation’s maritime domain

The Nigerian Navy (NN) said it would continue to protect the nation’s maritime domain against crude oil theft and any other criminal activities.

UK commends Nigeria for tackling piracy in Gulf of Guinea

The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary, Mr. Boris Johnson, yesterday in Lagos commended the role Nigeria was playing in tackling piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, pointing out that a lot of the UK’s oil came from the Nigerian Waters.

UK’s oil comes through Nigerian water – Johnson

The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary, Mr Boris Johnson, on Thursday in Lagos said that a lot of the UK’s oil came through the Nigerian Waters.

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