Thursday, April 22, 2021


Nigerian Navy

Controversy trails retirement of 178 Nigerian Navy ratings

Controversy is beginning to trail the recent retirement of about 178 Ratings by the Nigerian Navy as some of retiring officers claimed that they were not due for retirement.

Illegal bunkering: Navy seizes vessel, arrests 5 suspects in A’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.

COVID-19: Nigerian Navy distributes palliatives, sanitizers to Cross River communities

The Eastern Naval Command, ENC, of the Nigerian Navy has distributed palliatives which includes rice, noodles, groundnut oil, face mask and sanitisers to communities in Cross River.

Alleged oil theft: DPR hands over 9 vessels to Navy, EFCC

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, said nine vessels allegedly involved in oil theft had been handed over to the Nigerian Navy and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Nigerian Navy hands over 3 seized barges to EFCC in Rivers

Three barges allegedly involved in illicit oil deal and seized by the Nigerian Navy may be forfeited to the Federal Government on conclusion of investigation, a naval official said on Thursday.

Nigerian Navy seizes 1,425 bags of smuggled rice, arrests 20 suspects

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, FOB, Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom, has arrested 20 suspects and seized 1, 425 bags of smuggled rice within one week.

Nigerian Navy begins ‘recruitment’ for Direct Short Service

The Nigerian Navy has commenced the enlistment of graduates and HND holders into the Direct Short Service Commission.

We’re committed to attracting investments to Eastern Ports – Bala-Usman

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has restated the authority’s commitment to the optimal utilisation of Eastern Ports, in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s administrations Ease of Doing Business Policy.

Nigerian Navy uncovers illegal AGO depot in Akwa Ibom community

The Nigerian Navy in Ikot Abasi, says it has uncovered illegal Automated Gas Oil, AGO, depot at Liverpool Street in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

Navy parades 9 illegal petrol suspects with 92 drums of adulterated PMS in Ondo

The Nigerian Navy on Friday paraded nine suspected illegal petroleum dealers arrested during their operation on the Igbokoda coastal-line in the Ilaje local government area of Ondo state.

Cost of moving election logistics, enormous — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has described the cost of operations and logistics in the country as enormous.

Nigerian Navy nabs 11 suspected rice smugglers, seizes 483 bags

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base located at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it arrested eleven suspects conveying 483 bags of smuggled rice in two wooden boats.

Nigerian Navy recovers 3,181 jerry cans of stolen petrol worth N11m

The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it recovered and handed over to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,  3,181 jerry cans of petrol – Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) worth N11 million.

Nigerian Navy arrests 80 vessels over crude oil theft, other crimes

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Friday said it had arrested over 80 vessels within the last three years for various maritime offences.

Pipeline Vandalism: Navy arrests alleged notorious kingpin

The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday said it had arrested Mr Shaibu Ogunmola, an alleged notorious pipeline vandal kingpin under its Operation Awase in Lagos.

2 soldiers killed as Nigerian troops give Boko Haram bloody nose in Borno

Troops from the newly-formed Nigerian Army Special Forces Command, supported by the Air Force and Navy, have cleared Boko Haram terrorists/ISWAP from Zare, Kukawa,...

Suleman Dahun becomes spokesman of Nigerian Navy

The Nigerian Navy has appointed Navy Commodore Suleman Dahun as the new spokesperson to head its information and public relations directorate, replacing Navy Commodore Ayo Olugbode.

Military to update Nigerians on Baga attacks today

The Nigerian Army will today address the press in Maiduguri on the confusing reports from Baga, a fishing town north of Borno.

Nigerian Navy hands over 4 oil bunkering suspects, vessel to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy has handed over four persons and a vessel allegedly involved in illegal oil bunkering to operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, for further investigation and possible prosecution.

Nigerian Navy intercepts 12.8m litres fake diesel in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy has impounded five barges laden with about 12.8 million litres of petroleum product suspected to be adulterated diesel, an official has...

Oil bunkering: Nigerian Navy hands over 32 suspects, exhibits to police

The Nigerian Navy says it has handed over 32 suspects with illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil, AGO, to the Area Commander, Nigerian Police, Okitipupa.

Nigerian Navy hands over 2 impounded vessels to EFCC

The Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS DELTA, on Thursday handed over two impounded ocean-going vessels to the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Warri.

Navy impounds vessel with 280,000 litres alleged ‘stolen diesel’

The Nigerian Navy said it had arrested seven suspected oil thieves transporting 280,000 litres of diesel allegedly syphoned from pipelines. The Executive Officer, Nigerian Navy...

Navy destroys 150 illegal refineries in 7 months, says FOC

The out gone Flag Officer Commanding, FOC, Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy,  Calabar ,Victor Adedipe, has said the command destroyed no fewer...

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