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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

A Nigerian court made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law, giving hope to the world's shipping fleets that legal reforms will help stem rising attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.

Three kidnapped expatriates regain freedom in Delta

Three expatriates kidnapped by suspected pirates along the creeks of Sigbene community, in Burutu council area of Delta state, have reportedly regained their freedom.

Femi Falana threatens to sue NHRC over Nigerian Navy’s ‘illegal’ detention

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Thursday threatened to sue the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) if it fails to take appropriate actions against the Nigerian Navy (NN) for alleged illegal detention of 67 persons.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday arrested oil thieves along Bakana creeks, Port Harcourt in Rivers state.

Nigerian Navy destroys N8.4 billion crude oil

About 131,085.06 barrels of crude oil and 29,612,202 litres of illegally refined products valued at about N8.4 billion have been destroyed by the Nigerian Navy (NN) between January and June 19, it was learnt.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday arrested oil thieves along Bakana creeks, Port Harcourt in Rivers state.

Nigerian Navy arrests 19 suspects, recovers five boats, 168 drums of diesel

Operatives of the Nigerian Navy (NN) on Wednesday arrested 19 suspected oil thieves including two women and recovered five boats laden with 168 drums of 300 litre each of AGO.
In continuation of its war against crude oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta, the Nigerian Navy (NN) on Tuesday said over 50 illegal refineries have been destroyed in the past 32 days around Yeye, Burutu and Ibafa creeks in Delta State.

Nigerian Navy destroys 50 illegal refineries, arrests 80 boats, others

In continuation of its war against crude oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta, the Nigerian Navy (NN) on Tuesday said over 50 illegal refineries have been destroyed in the past 32 days around Yeye, Burutu and Ibafa creeks in Delta State.

Nigerian Navy to deploy warships for multinational sea exercise

The Nigerian Navy (NN) is set to deploy several warships and helicopters to participate in a multinational sea exercise codenamed ‘Obangame’, a Funtua word for ‘togetherness’.

Nigerian Navy acquires 2 French patrol boats to boost maritime security

The Nigerian Navy said it is about taking delivery of two new French-built OCEA FPB 72 patrol boats.

Nigerian Navy arrests, hands over suspected recruitment fraudster to police

The Nigerian Navy on Friday said it had arrested a 27- year-old man, Yohanna Ahmadu, for allegedly attempting to defraud one Adamu Ibrahim, during the last naval recruitment.

Naval chief Ibok Ete-Ibas decorates newly-promoted rear admirals

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas, has decorated 16 newly-promoted rear admirals.

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.

Nigerian Navy to launch 20 new patrol boats in Delta – official

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says it will on Saturday inaugurate 20 new patrol boats at NNS DELTA in Warri, Delta.

Nigerian Navy to investigate alleged brutality of civilian by rating

The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday said it would investigate the alleged brutalisation of a civilian by a rating, which went viral on social media.

Nigerian Navy denies holding sacked rating

The Nigerian Navy has denied detaining a former rating, Lucky Nyeke, who had been held incommuncado since March 2017 over his alleged involvement in stolen arms.

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Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city.

Ohanaeze: Burning of Nnamdi Azikiwe’s statue, disrespectful

The youth wing of the apex Igbo sociocultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the organization believed in the indivisibility of Nigeria, insisting that it would not be part of any agenda that would bring disunity in the country.
Mark Schwarzer (right) claims Petr Cech (left) is the second-best keeper at Chelsea right now

​Mark Schwarzer: Petr Cech told me he’s ready for Premier League after Chelsea training

Former Chelsea shot-stopper Mark Schwarzer believes Petr Cech is performing better than the other keepers at the club.
Former Manchester United star Phil Neville was not pleased with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team selection against Chelsea in the FA Cup.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer promises key role for Donny van de Beek

He said to Sky Sports: “Donny is going to play a big, big part this year. At the moment, I realise the topic is Donny van de Beek, it’s nice for some players or commentators to have a little go. I know you’re short for time on TV and have to put your point across quickly, but you have to know you don’t have to start the first three games to be a very important member of the squad.
Reports earlier this year said Ankhi Das had refused to take down anti-Muslim posts on the social media platform, tirggering a political storm.

Facebook’s India policy chief quits after hate speech allegations

Facebook’s top India public policy executive, who was at the centre of a controversy over her alleged failure to address hate speech on the platform, has quit, the social media giant said on Tuesday.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Volume of beneficiaries responsible for staggered palliative distribution

The Coalition Against COVID-19 has explained that the scale of the nationwide food distribution programme and the number of persons to benefit from the palliatives are some of the reasons that delayed the delivery of the items.