Navy denies losing officer to electoral violence in Bayelsa
The Central Naval Command, Nigerian Navy, Yenagoa, has clarified that the rating officer that died in the command last Saturday was not due to violence...
Robbers attack two tanker vessels off Lagos
Anxiety continues to trail the safety of the crew on vessel offshore Nigeria, as armed robbers reportedly attacked two tankers off Lagos.
‘Protection for merchant shipping will boost international trade’
stakeholders in the maritime industry have stated that the successes recorded by the Nigerian Navy (NN) in the fight against piracy, sea robbery and other illegalities..
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.…
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,…
Navy hands over two impounded vessels to EFCC
The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) DELTA on Thursday handed over two impounded ocean-going vessels to the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Warri.
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…