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8 Nov 2019
he Senate yesterday mandated its committees on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance to carry out a comprehensive investigation into the activities of Messrs OMLS Limited and other security agencies at the Safe Anchorage Area of the Lagos ports.
13 Oct 2019
The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom has nabbed four suspected smugglers in connection with the smuggling of 220 bags of 50kg rice.
2 Oct 2019
The huge untapped prospects inherent in Nigeria’s maritime space have denied the nation a significant amount of revenue capable of sustaining the overall economy.
13 Jun 2019
In its drive to cater for the health of the citizenry especially during emergencies, Abia State Government has approved and pledged full logistics support for the training of military, para-military and other allied personnel on their role during medical emergencies in the state. The state deputy governor, Dr. Ude Oko Chukwu, made this known when…
7 Jun 2019
The Nigeria Navy and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) yesterday informed a Federal High Court, Abuja, that a Lagos-based hotelier, Mr. Saibu Ogunmola, whom the court had directed them to produce before it is in custody of Department of State Security (DSS). Ogunmola, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Peace and Love International Hotel, Igbo Eseyore, Snake Island,…
4 Jun 2019
The Department of State Security Services (DSS) at the weekend reportedly took into custody the Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Edward Onoja, over alleged plot to attack a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Jibrin Usman (rtd). However, he denied that he was arrested, saying it was fake news.…
29 May 2019
I would like to begin this commentary by asking a common question. Do you believe Nigerian politicians? The correct answer for many should be no, of course not, you must be joking to say that. Why take no for an answer with all the performance by rhetoric? Indeed, one can see how things have improved…
23 May 2019
The navy, NNS Delta, has arrested 21 suspected illegal oil bunkerers. They have already been handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Benin City office in Edo State, for investigation and possible prosecution. Also, vessels reportedly used for the operation were impounded. The suspects are: George Nwafor, John Obukene, Elijah Ibitoye, Lawal…
20 May 2019
A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of Nigerians in ‘illegal custody’ of the Nigerian Navy (NN). In a statement yesterday, Falana alleged that the individuals had been arrested and imprisoned without being arraigned in court. Falana also alleged that some…
1 May 2019
More than seven months since the arrest and illegal detention of 15 Nigerians, including three top military officers, by the Nigerian Navy without prosecution, distraught family members of the victims said their patience is running out. To underscore the anguish families of the detainees have been going through, foremost human rights activist and lawyer, Mr…
29 Apr 2019
The Nigerian Navy said it discovered a barge and boat laden with suspected stolen crude oil on January 29 along Bolo Creek in Rivers state. "The barge and wooden boat were laden with an estimated 900,000 litres of a substance suspected to be stolen crude oil and 2,500 litres of product suspected to be illegally…
15 Mar 2019
Top leaders from the United States Africa Command, Nigerian Navy, representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South America as well as regional and international organisations gathered in Lagos yesterday for the opening ceremony of the 2019 multi-national sea drills tagged ‘Exercise Obangame Express.’ The yearly event is to improve…

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