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Nigerian Navy reaches out to 1,000 families in Lagos, Ogun

The Nigerian Navy (NN) at the weekend gave succour to about 1,000 vulnerable families in Lagos and Ogun states to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigerian Navy redeploys top senior military officers

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, on Thursday approved new appointments of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy.

Nigerian Navy: 33 rear admirals, 77 commodores redeployed

To this effect, the affected officers, consisting of 33 Rear Admirals and 77 Commodores, are to steer the affairs of Naval commands, units, and training institutions across Nigeria.
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Transport minister inaugurates new NIMASA board

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, inaugurated the Board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Thursday in Abuja, with a charge to the members to speed up completion of the Deep Blue Project.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to- “declare the life pension edict-law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null and void.

Abuja residents protest proposed location of infectious disease cemetery

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have protested against an alleged decision by the authorities to site a cemetery for COVID-19 victims and other infectious diseases close to their residences.
Many people have been feared dead and over 70 houses destroyed in Sunday’s pipeline explosion which rocked Abule Ado area of Ojo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

NEMA: Lagos explosion kills family of four, 11 others

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 15 corpses, including a family of four, have been recovered from the scene of Sunday’s explosion which occurred at Abule Ado, Trade Fair axis of Lagos State.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps lauds navy for maritime security

The House of Representatives Committee on Navy has commended the Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy for maintaining steady presence at sea and protecting Nigeria’s natural resources and maritime businesses.
Chris Olukolade

General Olukolade: Military jets consume N200,000 fuel per trip

A former Director of Defence Information at the Defence Headquarters, Maj. Gen Chris Olukolade (retd.), has said each alpha jet consumes a minimum of N200,000 worth of fuel on each trip no matter how short the distance is.
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Military foils 419 pipeline vandalism attempts in 2019

Four hundred and nineteen oil pipeline vandalism attempts by hoodlums were foiled in the Niger Delta region in 2019, the Nigerian military has said.

Nigerian Navy arrests five suspects, impounds 181 drums of petrol

The Nigerian Navy fight against smuggling activities on the waterways has continued unabated as the command has arrested five suspects.and impounded 4 boats.
Chieftains of the PDP and APC were reunited on Sunday at the thanksgiving service of the deputy-governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) held at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Okaka, Yenagoa.

How God helped me to survive seven-hour surgery in Dubai – Bayelsa deputy governor

Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah (retd) at the weekend relieved his experience during a surgery that was performed on him by a team of doctors in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Chieftains of the PDP and APC were reunited on Sunday at the thanksgiving service of the deputy-governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) held at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Okaka, Yenagoa.

Bayelsa deputy governor reunites PDP, APC chieftains at thanksgiving

Chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) were reunited on Sunday at the thanksgiving service of the deputy-governor of Bayelsa State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd) held at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Okaka, Yenagoa.
The rescued foreigners, Roman Dimitriev, Mikhail Finenko and Varunraj Anandan at the Naval Base, Warri

Nigerian Navy arrests suspected pirates, rescues abducted Russians, Indian

The Nigerian Navy (NN), Central Naval Command (CNC) says some suspected sea robbers have been arrested in connection to the killing of four naval ratings and the abduction of two Russians and an Indian, off the Ramos River entrance, bordering Delta and Bayelsa states, on January 2.
Rear Admiral Suleiman Sa’idu (Rtd), former Chief of Naval Staff, has called for the promotion of girl-child education to secure a sound and productive society.

Former naval chief advocates girl-child education

Rear Admiral Suleiman Sa’idu (Rtd), former Chief of Naval Staff, has called for the promotion of girl-child education to secure a sound and productive society.
THE Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has lamented that public misconducts of some soldiers in recent times were giving the public negative perception about the Nigerian Military.

DHQ: Public misconducts of some soldiers giving military bad name

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has lamented that public misconducts of some soldiers in recent times were giving the public negative perception about the Nigerian Military.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Boko Haram, ISWAP attacked Northeast 27 times in 14 days – military

Troops repelled 27 attacks from Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the Northeast within two weeks, the military said on Monday.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Attack: JTF, Nigerian Navy visit ex-President Jonathan in Otuoke to ascertain level of damage

The Joint Task Force (JFT), code named Operation Delta Safe, and the Nigerian Navy on Monday visited former President Goodluck Jonathan’s residence in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

Naval officers urged to rededicate themselves to service of Nigeria

Nigerian Navy personnel have been tasked to ensure that they work for the uplift of the country and to be conscious of their responsibilities, especially as they perform their role of protecting the country’s oil facilities.

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Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Malaysia records 10 days without new coronavirus deaths

Malaysia has gone 10 days without any new COVID-19 deaths, the health ministry said on Monday, leaving the total deaths so far at 115.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour: Nigerians must respect financial autonomy for judiciary, state legislatures

The Organized Labour has urged political leaders at every level to respect the wishes of the Nigerian people and allow the full exercise of financial autonomy for the judiciary and legislature in the states.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has continued his good run of form between the sticks as he kept his fourth consecutive clean sheet in the league when Kaizer Chiefs ran out 2-0 winners against Chippa United in an ABSA Premiership clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday.

Vincent Enyeama backs Daniel Akpeyi to shine in Europe

Akpeyi has been linked with clubs in Europe and Asia following an excellent season with Kaizer Chiefs in the Absa Premier League.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Arsenal table new contract offer to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

The club captain is yet to sign a contract extension and, with his current deal up in 2021, Arsenal will have to consider selling him or risk losing him on a free next summer.
“I have presented my resignation as president of La Liga in order to begin new presidential elections, in which I will be a candidate,” Tebas said on Twitter.

Javier Tebas: La Liga fixtures could change in hot weather

La Liga has taken the unusual step of including temperature predictions in its fixture lists for the remainder of the Spanish football season.