Nigeria naval officers attack pirates, rescue Chinese vessel
Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, yesterday disclosed that the Nigerian Navy intercepted a Chinese vessel, which was attacked by pirates, off the Coast of Cote D’ Ivoire.
Navy destroyed 124 illegal refineries, 450 boats in 2019
The Central Naval Command (CNC) of the Nigerian Navy, at the weekend, disclosed that its operation in the Niger Delta destroyed 124 illegal refineries...
Tension as Diri, Lyon battle for soul of Bayelsa
There has been uneasy tension and apprehension in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, and its neighbouring local government areas as the major political parties- the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressive Congress (APC)- battle for the soul of oil rich state.
Navy hands over MT Maro to steel company for recycling
The Forward Operating Base, FORMOSO, Nigeria Navy, has handed over a grounded seized vessel, MT Maro as scrap to a steel company to dismantle and recycle. The Navy seized the grounded vessel after its crew members were arrested for involvement in illegal bunkering since 2014.
Nigeria Navy assures EFCC of support against illegal oil dealings
The Nigerian Navy has promised to support the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in tackling the menace of illegal oil dealings and maritime-related offences.
NIMASA unveils new scheme to tackle insecurity on Nigerian waters
To further improve security on the country’s territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has launched its Command, Control Computer Communication and Information (C41) operation centre
Court orders Switzerland to post $14 million bond over bunkering case
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, Hamburg Germany, has issued an order to have Switzerland post a US $14 million bond to Nigeria...
Nigeria troops arrests 11 bandits, recovers 37 weapons in Nassarawa
A combined team of Nigerian troops said it has arrested 11 suspected bandits and recovered 37 weapons during an operation in Nasarawa State. The troop consists of personnel of the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Air Force, Nigeria Navy, the police and Department of State Service of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS). Commander of the operation Adeyemi Yekini…
Nigeria Navy begins recruitment of officers
The Nigerian Navy says it has commenced the recruitment of interested Nigerians into the service for the year 2019. Nigeria Navy spokesman Suleman Dahun made the announcement in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. He said interested members of the public are requested to apply online at www.joinnigeriannavy.com. Dahun said applicants must possess a minimum…