Navy promotes 87 officers
Morale of Nigerian security forces, no doubt, has received some boost, as the federal government seems to have directed its encouragement searchlight at them. Few days after the police promoted over 200 officers, the Nigerian Navy Board has approved the promotion of 87 senior officers to the ranks of rear admiral, commodore, captain and commander.…
52 vessels, 40 persons currently in our custody — Navy
The Nigerian Navy on Monday said it had 52 vessels and no fewer than 40 persons currently in its custody, for various alleged piracy related offences.
Navy tasks personnel on professionalism attitude
The Nigerian Navy (NN) has urged its officers and ratings to develop a positive attitude of professionalism in carrying out their duties.Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, gave this charge yesterday in Calabar during a three-day sensitisation lecture on Nigerian Navy transformation.
Navy seizes 1.2m litres diesel, arrest 6 suspected smugglers
The Nigerian Navy in Bonny, Rivers, says it seized about 1.22 million litres of adulterated diesel from six crewmen believed to be smugglers.
Nigerian Navy embarks on 24hr patrol along River Niger
The Nigerian Naval Outpost, Onitsha has commenced a 24-hour patrol along the various waterways and creeks in the state aimed at sustaining the current security network in the state. In a telephone chat with newsmen yesterday, commander, Onitsha Naval Outpost, Captain K. Mohammed noted that the exercise would cover the entire state including riverine communities,…
Appeal court sets aside N300m judgment against Nigerian Navy
An Appeal Court in Calabar on Tuesday set aside a N300 million judgment made against the Nigerian Navy seven years ago. The Federal High Court, Calabar presided over by Justice A. F. Ademola on February, 2011 delivered a judgment against the navy and four others in a suit instituted by Mr. Friday Ukpong, claiming damages…
Navy begins enforcement of quit order on tanker drivers
Truck drivers on bridges around Apapa area of Lagos were yesterday forced to make U-turn after the Nigerian Navy commenced enforcement of the quit order. The military and state government...
Court strikes out ex-Naval staff reinstatement’s suit
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has struck out the suit instituted by Enoch Iliya against the Nigerian Navy, seeking reinstatement and payment of his entitlements since 2015, when he was forcefully retired. Iliya, who was a Petty Officer in the Nigerian Navy served as a Radio Supervisor at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, until…
Navy acquires combat boats to tackle maritime crime
The Nigerian Navy has bought new combat boats and revamped others to tackle maritime crime in the country.The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral I. E Ibas, disclosed this yesterday at the Nigerian Naval Engineering College in Sapele, Delta State.
Don’t undermine our budget estimate, says Naval Chief
Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, has told the House Committee on Navy not to undermine the budget estimate of the Nigerian Navy pending before it for approval. He said non-approval of the estimated budget of the service had grave consequence for the country, as it would spend heavier sums of money to contain…