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The Nigerian Navy has arrested a vessel with suspected illegal petroleum products while carrying out excercise ‘NchekwaOshimiri’ interpreted in Igbo language as ‘protection of the sea’.
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The Nigerian Navy says it has successfully secured the country’s territorial waters for local and international merchant ships to transport goods and services without fear of criminal attacks.
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.To fight insecurity, criminality on waterways The Nigerian Navy said it has deplored 13 ships, two helicopters, 88 boats, among others, to battle crude oil theft, piracy, insecurity among other criminal activities in the water ways, This was disclosed, yesterday, at the flag-off of Chief of Naval Staff’s Sea Exercise 2023, code-named “Exercise Nchekwa Oshimiri”…
The Nigerian Navy (NN) said that it has successfully rescued a Cameroonian fishing vessel one month after it drifted off course and was declared ‘missing’.
The Quick Response Team of Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT has Intercepted bags of substances suspected to be Cannabis sativa at Eleko Beach, Lekki, Lagos. Commander, NNS BEECROFT, Commodore Kolawole Olumide Oguntuga , said the team acting on credible Intelligence on Friday, November 27, swiftly responded, leading to the confiscation of 113 bags of Cannabis sativa at the beach. According to…
In a significant stride towards safeguarding Nigeria’s economic interest, Operation WATER GUARD, activated by the Nigerian Navy last week to combat illicit activities, has yielded a major breakthrough. Naval officers, leveraging the operation’s electro-optic facilities and air assets, successfully discovered and dismantled multiple depots where thousands of jerrycans both empty and filled with Premium Motor…
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday evening destroyed over 6,000 empty jerrycans and three wooden boats used in syphoning Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), known as petrol, from Badagry to neighbouring countries.
Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) SOROH at Naval Base, Yenagoa in an effort to rid its Area of Operation of criminality, illegalities and illegally possessed weapons has sustained operations and aggressive patrols geared towards curbing the menace of Sea Robbery and piracy as well as Crude Oil Theft (COT) within Nigeria’s Maritime Environment.
The Nigerian Navy has assured residents of coastal environments in Rivers State of their readiness to keep maritime travellers safe during the festive period. The Commanding Officer of the Forward Operations Base, Bonny, Captain Reginald Adoki made this known while parading the crew of the Marine Vessel (MV) Mother Cabrini who were arrested and…
Western Naval Command, led by Rear Admiral M. B Hassan, yesterday, inaugurated "Operation Water Guard" (OP WG) in the Badagry area of Lagos State.
The Nigerian Navy said a kidnap victim, one Mr Raymond Ayibacake, has been rescued, after hoodlums whisked him away at Agba Agwat Asarama in Andoni Council of Rivers State. The Navy also disclosed that two persons suspected to have a hand in the kidnap have been arrested. Narrating his ordeal, Ayibacake, a captain of a…
Ima Niboro, a former presidential spokesman, has dismissed what he labelled as a rehashed 2010 report detailing how former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, rejected a presidential yacht from the navy, and directed them to use the funds to refurbish their aging fleet. In a statement issued on Saturday, Niboro pointed out that this was a…