Naval rating arrested for stabbing woman to death
A Naval rating is now cooling his heels in police custody at the Lagos command for allegedly stabbing a middle-aged woman to death. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Friday night at Egan village, a riverine community in Ojo local government area of Lagos. The deceased, identified as Taibat Badru, was stabbed at…
Bloodbath averted as Navy, Topline officials fight over pipeline security
Officials in charge of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT, yesterday averted a situation, which could have resulted into a bloody fracas between its personnel and guards attached to Topline Security at Idi-Mongoro area of Atlas Cove, Lagos State. The Federal Government had in 2014 awarded the contract of securing pipelines belonging to the Nigerian…
Appreciating the Nigerian Military
At its height, the Boko Haram insurgency not only threatens to decimate Nigeria as we know it; it also seeks to bring large swathes of land under the absolute control of a bloodthirsty sect. Boko Haram declared a caliphate that spanned 11 local councils in states such as Borno, Yobe and Adamawa and reigned with…
Navy expresses worry over insecurity in maritime domain
The Nigerian Navy has expressed concern over festering insecurity within the nation’s maritime domain. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, stated this yesterday at Onne, Rivers State, while flagging off the 2017 CNS yearly sea inspection, ‘Exercise Eagle Eye.’ Ibas, who noted that the maritime activities were vital to the economic…
Navy arrests, hands over suspect to Police, for recruitment fraud
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 exercise. The suspect, according to the statement issued by the Director, Naval Information, Navy Capt. Suleiman Dahun, said the suspect allegedly defrauded his victim of N50, 000…
Oghara indigenes protest against alleged Navy’s take-over of land
Indigenes of Oghara in Delta State have protested against alleged forceful and illegal acquisition of their land by Nigerian Navy Logistic Command in their state.
Navy restates commitment to improving personnel welfare
The Nigerian Navy on Saturday restated its commitment to improving the welfare of personnel for effective and efficient service delivery.
Navy anniversary: Sailing club holds diamond Jubilee boat race
Etta-Ibas who was represented by Rear Adm. Joe Okojie said this at a championship organised by the club to celebrate the diamond jubilee of the Nigeria Navy on Sunday in Lagos.
Navy provides free medical services to Borno IDPs
Ibas spoke yesterday in Maiduguri while inaugurating the free medical services to be benefitted by over 25,000 displaced persons at the Dalori II resettlement camp.