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Nigerian Navy seizes 825 bags of rice

Parading the suspected smugglers and their commodity in Offa, Offa local government of Kwara State, Commandant Nigeria Navy School of Health Sciences, Capt Ayodele Olowolagba, said the arrest was made around 5am yesterday.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Nigerian Navy, DIA indict DSS for failure to produce detained Lagos hotelier in court

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).

Amnesty office to train 2,500 ex-militants on fishing, other vocations

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.

Nigerian Navy intensifies destruction of illegal refineries in Niger Delta

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).

Nigerian Navy trains personnel on attitudinal change

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.

NIMASA hands over rescue helicopter to Nigeria Navy

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.

Nigerian Navy seizes vessel with 773,472 litres of adulterated diesel, arrests eight

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.

Nigerian Navy seizes 100,000 litres of illegally refined diesel, arrests eight in Calabar

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.

APC chieftain urges federal government to declare Akoko land disadvantaged area

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’’.

Naval officer killed by Boko Haram buried in Bayelsa

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.

Ondo ex-militants picket OSOPADEC over amnesty slots

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.

Low funding hampering our effective operations – Ibok-Ete Ibas

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said inadequate resources was hampering its effective operations.

NSCDC destroys 156 illegal refineries in Rivers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Rivers State Command, said at least 156 illegal refineries have been destroyed by its operatives this year.

We destroy illegal refineries every day – Nigerian Navy

The Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral Victor Adedipe, on Friday, disclosed that illegal refineries were being destroyed on a daily basis in the command.

Nigerian Navy decorates first female nurse as one star general

The Nigerian Navy on Monday in Lagos, decorated the first female nurse in Nigeria to rise to the rank of a one star general with the rank of Navy Commodore.

Gov. Wike national wrestling championships filled with debutantes

New wrestling sensations are currently pulling their strings at the ongoing maiden edition of Wike National Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt.

Defence chief Gabriel Olonisakin tasks Navy on North East, Niger Delta security threats

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has charged the Nigerian Navy to braced up for the security challenges in the North-East and Niger Delta areas of the country.

Nigerian Navy deploys seven ships, 37 boats for Operation Octopusgrip in Niger Delta

The Flag Officer Commanding Central Naval Command, Rear Adm. Bello Al-hassan, on Tuesday said the Navy had deployed seven ships and 37 patrol boats for martime security drill in the Niger Delta.

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