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24 Feb 2019
Bangladesh commandos stormed a passenger jet in the country's southeast Sunday and shot dead an armed man who allegedly tried to hijack the Dubai-bound flight, an army official said. The suspect, described by officials as a Bangladeshi man in his mid 20s, was shot as special forces rushed the Boeing 737-800 plane after it landed…
13 Feb 2019
The navy has disclosed that the country lost about 23.1 million litres of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), known as diesel, as a result of illegal oil refining in 2018. Giving the 2018 scorecard of the Navy during the first quarter media dialogue at Navy Headquarters (NHQ), the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok…
8 Dec 2018
What is your take on the leadership of the Nigerian military, in view of the rising attacks on military formations in the Northeast? What does it tell of the military and leadership? The leadership of the Nigerian military has been highly applauded for competently combating the Boko Haram threat. The heads of the Army, Navy…
28 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Navy has denied the latest allegations that some of its personnel collected huge sums of bribes from illegal bunkerers to operate freely in Bille coastal communities in Rivers. An online media had recently released a damming report and video that accused the navy and other security agencies of colluding with illegal oil refiners…
10 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Navy has urged job seekers to be wary of recruitment scammers on the prowl nationwide. Naval spokesman, Commodore Ayo Olugbode, gave the warning yesterday in a statement. He said: “The attention of the Nigerian Navy has been drawn to the activities of fraudsters impersonating as Nigerian Navy enlistment agents and fraudulently extorting money…
18 Jun 2018
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…
6 Jun 2018
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…
22 May 2018
At its height, the Boko Haram insurgency not only threatens to decimate Nigeria as we know it; it also sought 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…
5 Dec 2017
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…
1 Dec 2017
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…
11 Aug 2017
The Nigerian Navy (NN) has announced tomorrow, August 12, 2017 as the date for its recruitment aptitude test.A statement signed by Acting Director of Information, Nigerian Navy, Captain Suleman Dahun, yesterday in Abuja....
27 Jul 2016
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.


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Stakeholders and experts in the security and business sectors have said that until the police Act 2020 is fully implemented, public safety will continue to elope the nation. The experts who met to proffer solutions and find a way out towards the implantation of the Act yesterday in Abuja, lamented the rise in insecurity across…
42 mins ago
Top Republican leaders flung their support behind former US president Donald Trump on Tuesday after an extraordinary FBI raid on his palatial Florida residence sparked a political firestorm in an already bitterly divided country.
2 hours ago
The internal strife rocking the nation’s major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) six months to presidential election did not show signs of abating yesterday as peace talks between the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, remained in abeyance.
2 hours ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, denied doctoring and backdating documents to accommodate nominations of Ahmad Lawan and Godswill Akpabio as senatorial candidates for the 2023 general elections. INEC also said it is yet to recognise “any of the two personalities as a senatorial candidate.”
2 hours ago
Coming on the heels of a growing concern about Nigeria’s rising population, a new study by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) highlights “new fertility facts” that are challenging old theories on the relationship between childbearing, years of education and income level.