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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday disclosed the readiness of the state government to give former Military Governor of the State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd) a befitting burial.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented that the nation’s ranks of dedicated and resourceful patriotic leaders have been depleted by the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic.
The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed sadness over the passing of a former military governor of Lagos State, Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Godwin Kanu (rtd).
Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has described the death of former Chairman of National Democratic Coalition, retired Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu as a big loss to Ndigbo and Nigeria as a whole.
The Nigerian Navy has completed the construction of a transit accommodation that will take not less than 230 Junior Ratings, with a view to motivating personnel and enhance efficiency.
The Republic of Qatar has released $1billion to provide scientific equipment and build an ultra-mordern hospital for officers and men of the Armed Forces including the transformation of Nigerian Police training schools and colleges.
Military personnel attached to the Defence Headquarters operation, Operation Awatse, late on Monday swooped on vandals in the Arepo area of Lagos, arresting ten persons who had brought trucks and container laden trucks to scoop fuel from a broken Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline.
Director Naval Information, Commodore Suleiman Dahun, who made this known in a statement said 122 Lieutenant Commanders were promoted to the rank of Commander, 38 Commanders to Captain, 24 Captains to Commodore and 19 Commodores promoted Rear Admiral.
The maritime sector has the capacity to generate more than 1.6 trillion dollars annually if properly harnessed, Mr Bashir Jamoh, Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has said.
“The former Director of Plans Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Christian Ezekobe, is the new Chief of Naval Transformation Naval Headquarters while Rear Admiral Kamarudeen Lawal who was the Director of Research and Development Naval Headquarters has been reappointed to Naval Headquarters as Chief of Naval Safety and Standards”.
The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral David Adeniran, has charged the Naval War College Nigeria Course 4 participants not to allow their personal interests override that of the nation while fighting against maritime criminality.
The former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has warned politicians against politics of bitterness and violence and charged them to forge a common agenda that would promote peace and sustainable development in the nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged heads of security and defence services to promote and implement comprehensive security philosophies of joint efforts and synergy through interagency cooperation to address the nation’s security challenge.
The Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy has flagged off Exercise Okun Alafia II, a Yoruba word for Calm Water, to address insecurity in the maritime environment within its area of command, spanning Lagos up to 200 nautical miles of the nation’s Exclusive Economic Zone.
The Central Naval Command (CNC) has initiated moves to avert threats by restive youths in the Niger Delta region especially in Delta State to attack oil facilities and other maritime infrastructure.
“I’ve heard lots of it has happened, it has happened, there is nothing you can do to bring her back, you are a strong girl… I just cannot process these lines, mummy, you are not gone; it is not possible.”
Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comment in response to a question about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision this month to lift restrictions on contacts between U.S. officials and their Taiwanese counterparts.
Britain is worried about the safety of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny after he was detained on return to Moscow, British Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday.
According to him, during the inward clearance of the flight, the vigilant officers of the Command became suspicious upon noticing that the two brief cases were abandoned on the conveyor belt without any of the passengers claiming them.
The Nigerian Governors Forum on Monday said it will meet on Wednesday to chart a way out of the second wave of the pandemic as schools reopen across the country.
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NARSDA) has unveiled its newly developed Disinfection Tunnel to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
A lecturer in Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State, James Finwe, has been kidnapped by yet to be identified gunmen from his residence.
The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, has pledged Federal Government’s resolve to continously provide necessary support and resources to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in a bid to adequately address the issue of human trafficking and other associated humanitarian crisis in the Country.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Friday warned that the agency has not approved any vaccines or receive any application from Covid Vaccine manufacturers yet.
The Bauchi State government says it would reopen its 4,816 schools on January 18 for the 2020/2021 academic session, according to Aliyu Tilde, the state commissioner of education.