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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that it had secured the services of some helicopters to deliver sensitive materials to difficult terrains in Bayelsa State as part of its preparations for the November 16 governorship election.
The House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kolo Kyari, Director-General, Department of the State Security Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Ali Hameed (rtd).
A brass band of the United States (US) Naval Forces, Europe, “Topside,” captivated guests at Freedom Park, Lagos when they performed a special rendition of the late Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s classic “Water No Get Enemy” to the delight of music lovers, who sang and danced along with the band.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted a naval officer, Lieutenant Commander Bola Labinjo, bail for 10 million with one surety.
The Economic Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned a woman said to be a naval officer and four others over alleged oil theft.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has been informed by the Nigerian Navy and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) that the detained Lagos-based hotelier, Mr. Saibu Ogunmola, whom the court had directed them to produce before it, was not in their custody but that of the Department of State Security (DSS).
Prof. Charles Dokubo, of the Office of Special Adviser to the President and Coordinator Amnesty Programme, has said that the office would train 2500 ex-militants on fishing and other vocations.
The Nigeria Navy (NN) at the weekend stepped up the destruction of illegal refineries in the Niger Delta following the launching of “Operation Ex Toru-Gbown” (Waterways Protection).
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 Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Friday handed over its 16-seater AW149 Search and Rescue helicopter to the Nigeria Navy (NN) for for better maritime domain security.
The Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Victory in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, have arrested a merchant ship, MV EFEMENA, containing 773, 472 litres of adulterated diesel, as well as eight suspects along the Calabar Channel.
Men of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Victory in Calabar, Cross River State, have seized 100, 000 litres of illegally refined automotive gas oil (AGO) popularly known as diesel, as well as arrested eight suspects.
Mr Olatunde Giwa-Daramola, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akoko North-East Federal Constituency, Ondo State, has urged the Federal Government to declare the four local government areas in Akoko “disadvantaged areas’’.
Emotions ran high, on Saturday, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, as the body of Lt. Waze Kamara Egba of the Nigeria Navy killed by Boko Haram, last Tuesday, was brought home for burial.
Some ex-militants under the aegis of United Sea-Wolf Avengers, on Thursday, began a protest at the premises of Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission office in Akure.
The Nigerian Navy on Monday said inadequate resources was hampering its effective operations.
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Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.
Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room
It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.
A Professor of Mathematics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Samuel Segun Okoya, has hinged attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 4, which is ‘Quality Education’ by 2030 in Nigeria on effective passage of knowledge and its correct application by the society.
Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Lanre Fagbohun, has called for more investments from both the government and private individuals to revamp the Educational Sector.
Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.
The Appeal Court in Owerri on Saturday sacked the member representing Isiala Mbano/Onuimo/Okigwe federal constituency of Imo State in the House of representatives, Obinna Onwubuariri.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has urged Muslims in the country to uphold the principles of unity, peace and tolerance practiced by Prophet Muhammad as the faithful mark Eid el Maulud.