The Commander, 34 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Obinze, Brig.-Gen. Sani Sulaiman, said this while addressing the combined troops of the Nigerian Army, Navy, Air Force, Nigeria Police, Department of State Service and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Olawunmi spoke on Wednesday when he featured on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ breakfast programme.
Speaking after the exercise, Henry Okokon, the Security Adviser, South, to Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday that most recorded kidnap cases in Calabar were planned and coordinated from the hotel.
Code-named: “Operation Akpakwu,”,the outfit draws personnel from the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.
Oyeyemi revealed this when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja on Friday.
The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral David Adeniran, flagged off the operation at the Nigerian Navy Ship Victory jetty in Calabar.
Captain Adegoke Ebo, Executive Officer, Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder, Port Harcourt, handed over the barges and some petroleum products to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday.
The combined efforts of operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service and Nigerian Navy at Ibaka in Akwa Ibom State led to the interception of 12 adult Nigerians on their way to Cameroon from Nigeria through the sea.
The Nigerian Navy on Saturday debunked the allegations making the round that some of its men set ablaze a shop in Igbokoda, Ondo State on April 16.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Wednesday, decorated five newly promoted brigadier generals, two Navy commodores and one commander serving in Defence Headquarters.
Raphael, a Senior Immigration Inspector from the Rivers Marine Command, Nigerian Immigration Service in Onne, Rivers, was abducted alongside three others by suspected militants on Tuesday.
Vasudev told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos shortly after the ship berthed that they were not only visiting to celebrate 60 years of Nigeria and India’s diplomatic relations.
The Corporation said this in a statement issued by its Spokesman, Ndu Ughamadu in Abuja on Sunday.
Abbo had in 2004 applied for admission into the Nigerian Naval Training College, Onne, Port Harcourt, Rivers State and had passed the examination.
A civil rights group, Centre Against Impunity in Nigeria on Thursday, appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the Nigeria Navy to release some 22 Nigerians in their custody.
Troops of the Nigerian Army and the Navy in Port Harcourt, on Friday took delivery of new accommodation blocks donated by oil and gas major, Total E&P.
The National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd), has commended Nigerian Navy at curbing illegal maritime security activities across the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the show of force is an apparent response to the September 14 stay-at-home directive, issued by the Independent People of Biafra.
Capt. Suleiman Olorundare, the Commanding Officer of the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base in Bonny, Rivers, handed over the crewmen to the anti-graft agency in Bony after parading them before newsmen.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that heavily armed personnel of the Army, Navy, Police and NSCDC were strategically positioned on the adjoining roads to the venue.