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Navy launches operation Okun Alafia II to curb maritime criminalities

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.

Navy seizes vessel, arrests five suspects for illegal bunkering in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy Ship Jubilee (NNS) on Tuesday said that it has seized a vessel used for oil bunkering and arrested five suspects in Akwa Ibom.
The Nigerian Navy at the weekend moved to ameliorate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its host communities, stating that the current situation has brought untold hardship to the people.

Nigerian Navy donates to vulnerable communities in Bayelsa

The Nigerian Navy at the weekend moved to ameliorate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its host communities, stating that the current situation has brought untold hardship to the people.

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.

Nigerian Navy suspends 2020 recruitment exercise

The Nigerian Navy, NN, has suspended its 2020 recruitment exercise, due to what it described as a response to national concerns.
President Buhari on Monday,on 24th Feb 2020 held a Special Consultation with Service Chiefs in State House. 2

Nigeria defence chief seeks security forces synergy

The Service Chiefs on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. At the meeting were: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai; Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ibas and the Inspector-General (IG) Mohammed Adamu.
President Buhari on Monday,on 24th Feb 2020 held a Special Consultation with Service Chiefs in State House. 4

Insecurity: NSA Monguno absent as President Buhari meets security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja met behind closed door with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari presides over National Security Council meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over the meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Barely 24 hours after the National Assembly asked for the sack of the security chiefs, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over national security council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari in closed-door meeting with security chiefs

Barely 24 hours after the National Assembly asked for the sack of the security chiefs, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over national security council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari clarifies on directives to withdraw military operations

President Muhammadu Buhari has clarified earlier directives on gradual withdrawal of military operations in some volatile spots that have experienced the return of peace, beginning from the first quarter of 2020.
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.

Federal government to withdraw military from volatile spots in 2020

The Federal Government will gradually withdraw military operations in some volatile spots in the country, beginning from the first quarter of 2020.

Senator Ndume: Why President Buhari can’t appoint new service chiefs

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has given reasons President Muhammadu Buhari cannot afford to change or appoint new service chiefs for now.

Kogi: I’m not in position to decide my successor – Governor Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said that he was not in the position to decide where his successor would come from after his second term in office, saying only God and the Kogi electorates can decide that.
Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Alison Madueke: I wrote my biography to tell my story

Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Minister urges Nigerian Navy to crush maritime terrorism

The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), has called on the Nigerian Navy to counter Maritime terrorism and protect the nation’s critical economic infrastructure against sabotage.

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Customs officer shoots motorist in Oyo

An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
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Ondo guber: PDP candidate seeks ex-President Obasanjo’s blessings

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Former minister rejects APC reconciliation committee

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Ondo guber: Governor Akeredolu’s work will speak for him during election – APC chair

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