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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana calls on federal government to publish names of naval, police detainees

A Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the federal government to publish names of the 67 Nigerians ‘illegally’ detained and held incommunicado by the Nigerian Navy and Police since last year.

Femi Falana urges President Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of detainees

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of all detainees in their custody and the locations they were being kept.

2023: Isuikwuato district demands Abia guber seat

Almost four years to next governorship election, the Isuikwuato District Welfare Association in Abia State, has asked all political parties to choose their candidate from the district in 2023, in the spirit of Abia Charter of Equity.
A US Navy Global Hawk surveillance drone. Erik Hildebrandt-US Navy

Donald Trump triggers anxiety over possible Iran attack

US President Donald Trump left journalists guessing on Thursday over whether the United States would hit Iran in retaliation for the shooting down of an American military drone.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard force said Thursday it shot down a US spy drone over its territory, Iranian state television reported.

Report: Iran’s revolutionary guard shoots down US ‘spy’ drone

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard force said Thursday it shot down a US "spy drone" over its territory, Iranian state television reported.

Man docked for allegedly impersonating naval officer

A 60-year-old man, Martins Anyakoro, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly posing as a Naval officer.

Revolution: DHQ warns agitators, orders law enforcement agencies to unravel promoters

The Defence Headquarters, yesterday, warned promoters of revolution against the Federal Government as contained in a document being circulated in the country to desist or face the wrath of the Nigerian military.

Nigerian Navy arrests six suspected smugglers, seizes 416 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Akwa Ibom, says it has arrested six suspects and seized 416 bags of contraband rice in two different operations.

Elections: Governor Ikpeazu commends Nigerian Navy for ensuring adequate security in Abia

The governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has commended members of the Nigerian Navy for the security role they played in the state during the last general election which led to a peaceful and orderly elections.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC nabs 12 crew members, vessel for illegal oil bunkering

A team of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, led by the Uyo Zonal Head, Mr. Abdulkarim Chukkol, has arrested 12 crew members and illegally bunkered diesel, (Automotive Gas Oil AGO), which were arrested by the Nigerian Navy.

Nigerian Navy arrests 3 Cameroonians, 16 others over 834 bags of smuggled rice

No fewer than 834 bags of smuggled parboiled rice worth over N13m were confiscated from 19 suspects by operatives of the Nigerian Navy in Calabar, Cross River state capital.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Muhammadu Buhari swears in 23 NPC commissioners, Code Of Conduct members

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in 23 National Commissioners of the National Population Commision (NPC) and seven members of the Code of Conduct Bureau including its chairman, Malam Muhammed Isah.

Nigerian Navy arrests three smugglers, impounds 759 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

Three Nigerian smugglers have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy for illegally importing 759 bags of rice into the country from Cameroon through Akwa Ibom State.

Nigerian Navy elevates 78 officers

Seventy-eight senior officers of the Nigerian Navy, among whom, 18 Commodores, 40 Captains and 20 Commanders have been elevated to the next higher rank in the force, authorities of the Navy has revealed.

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