Navy reaffirms commitment to protect nation’s maritime domain
The Chief of Naval Staff, (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas, said this briefing journalists at the end of the second quarter route match at Mogadishu Military Cantonment, Abuja.
Nigerian Navy foils sea robbery, destroys illegal refineries in Rivers
The Nigerian Navy said it has successfully foiled an attempt by sea pirates to hijack a Merchant Vessel, MV UAL Houston around Bonny Fairway Buoy in Rivers state. A statement signed by Acting Director of Information, Nigerian Navy, Navy Captain Suleman Dahun in Abuja....
Aba assumes duty at Western Naval Command
The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ferguson Dukas Bobai yesterday handed over to a new Flag Officer, Rear Admiral Sylvanus Aba at the NNS BEECROFT parade ground, Apapa Lagos.
Over 500 illegal refineries shut down in six months, says naval chief
The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, has said that within the last six months, over 500 illegal refineries operating at various locations in the creeks of the Niger Delta region have been shut down by the Nigerian Navy (NN).
Wike, Olanisakin urge Navy to end piracy in Niger Delta
Nyesom Wike and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin have tasked the Navy to become more resolute in the battle against terrorism in the North-East and oil theft in the Niger Delta region.
Navy destroys boats with petroleum products
Navy Capt. Mohammed Dahiru, Commander of the Outpost, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the destruction was carried out on April 22 in the presence of other security agencies.
Navy destroy illegal refinery, 1.59m litres of stolen diesel
Speaking at the destruction exercise, Commodore Williams Kayoda, the Commander of Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder, however, said no arrest was made during the raid.
52 incidents of pirates attacks offshore Nigeria recorded in 2016
The Gulf of Guinea definitely remains one of the most dangerous waters in the world for merchant shipping, as the latest report by EOS Risk Group stated that pirate’s incidents rose to 52 attacks last year.