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Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Nigerian Navy arrests 130 vessels in two years

Over 130 vessels have been arrested for various maritime infractions by the Nigerian Navy (NN) since 2017, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said on Thursday.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday arrested oil thieves along Bakana creeks, Port Harcourt in Rivers state.

Nigerian Navy destroys N8.4 billion crude oil

About 131,085.06 barrels of crude oil and 29,612,202 litres of illegally refined products valued at about N8.4 billion have been destroyed by the Nigerian Navy (NN) between January and June 19, it was learnt.

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.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 5

In Pictures: President Buhari hails VP Osinbajo, urges him to remain exemplary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

Governor Sanwo-Olu, SGF Mustapha praise Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime, others

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, have showered praises on Nigerian Navy (NN) for reducing maritime crimes to the barest minimum as well as playing vital roles in counter-insurgency.

Nigerian Navy seeks more collaboration between public, agencies against crime in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy has called for more effective collaboration between security agencies and the people to tackle crime in Rivers.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari orders service chiefs to halt small arms proliferation

Ahead of today’s inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, met with service chiefs and ordered them to halt proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the country.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari tasks service chiefs to halt illegal arms entering Nigeria

Ahead of his inauguration for a second term in office, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the service chiefs and reviewed the security situation in the country.
Theresa Ibas

Nigerian Navy wives urge personnel to write their wills

Officers and Ratings of the Nigerian Navy (NN) were on Monday advised to write their wills and testament in order to spare their wives, children untoward hardship when they die.
Admiralty University of Nigeria ADUN

Nigerian Navy university inaugurated, matriculates 231 students

The Admiralty University of Nigeria (ADUN), Ibusa, near Asaba was inaugurated on Friday by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Ibok Ete-Ibas, with the first batch of 231 students matriculating.

Nigerian Navy to establish warrant officers academy

Plans are underway to establish a Warrant Officers’ (WO) Academy in order to address challenges of command and control among order ranks in the Nigerian Navy (NN), Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Olonisakin: How military can achieve complete defeat of terrorism, insurgency

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, explained that for the Nigerian Military to completely defeat insurgency, terrorism, militancy and other criminal elements in the country, theatre and field commanders must strictly adhere to the joint operational structures.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai begs Nigerian Navy to help fight banditry, kidnapping in Kaduna

As Nigerian Navy officially commissioned the permanent site of its School of Armament Technology, Kachia, Kaduna State on Friday, the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has appealed to the authority of the force to help fight banditry and kidnapping in the state.

Governor Dickson commends Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime in waterways

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has commended the Nigerian Navy for reduced maritime crime in Bayelsa waterways.

Nigerian Navy embarks on major reorganization

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has approved a major re-organisation affecting 32 Rear Admirals serving in the upper echelons of the Nigerian Navy.

Nigerian Navy: Dedicated vessels to fight illegal fishing underway

Following rising cases of Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing in the country, plans have been concluded by the Nigerian Navy (NN) and the Federal Department of Fisheries for the acquisition of dedicated vessels to contain the trend.
The Nigerian Navy has handed over 19 suspects and two fibre boats laden with petroleum products to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for further investigation and prosecution.-4

Nigerian Navy intercepts boat with jerry cans of stolen petrol

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Wednesday said it intercepted a wooden boat with outboard engines and 1,400 jerry cans of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) all valued at N20 million.

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Head coach of the national U17 team, Fatai Amoo, is confident of building a very solid team for the country before the next international outing.
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